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HARRISBURG - The former Pennsylvania attorney general who's been sentenced to jail for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it said in an appeal filing Friday that a judge gave too much power to the Special Prosecutor who investigated ...
COLUMBIA - The Special Prosecutor in the Statehouse corruption probe will stay on the job after a South Carolina judge rejected claims he'd acted inappropriately in pursuing the case.

Judge B. Michael Chitty of Kaufman County, who was previously appointed as the special judge in this case, has appointed Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper as the Special Prosecutor. The complete investigation will be presented to ...
COLUMBIA - A South Carolina judge has determined that a Special Prosecutor can continue his ethics case against a suspended state representative during a Friday morning hearing.
To highlight the concern over the finances, the response points to a 2011 case in Northern Illinois in which Special Prosecutors were brought in to investigate the McHenry County state's attorney. Even after the state's attorney was acquitted of all ...
The acting head of the FBI said Wednesday that his agency is providing a substantial number of personnel to support the Special Prosecutor appointed last month to look into alleged Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election, including possible ...

Mexico's head of the Special Prosecutor's Office for crimes Against the freedom of expression, known as Feadle, Ricardo Sanchez Perez, has opened an investigation into the government's alleged espionage activities targeting journalists and human rights ...
Just the mere fact these questions can be asked within reason is enough to call in a Special Prosecutor, not to mention Donnelly's request to dismiss Towne's motion for a Special Prosecutor was written in a scathing matter, referring to Towne as ...
Suspecting that Trump did so to thwart an investigation into possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, many at the time called for appointment of a Special Prosecutor to take over the investigation. In dramatic testimony before a Senate ...
In a petition to intervene filed June 15, attorney Ed Flynn asked the court to consider the costs to the county in the appointment of a Special Prosecutor, specifically with the county looking at a $2 million budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year ...
State senator and mayoral candidate Coleman Young II calls for a Special Prosecutor to look into the Detroit Land Bank and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's ...
Robert S. Mueller III managed in a dozen years as F.B.I. director to stay above the partisan fray, carefully cultivating a rare reputation for independence and fairness.
MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO) - A Special Prosecutor will be asked to take over the case of a Fargo police officer who is facing a domestic assault charge in Moorhead.
Houston - The Texas Attorney General's office has been assigned as the Special Prosecutor in the David Temple case. The AG's office is currently receiving evidence in the case that will help them determine if Temple will be retried.
La Salle County State's Attorney Karen Donnelly says she has seen "the depths of (former state's attorney Brian Towne's) dishonesty and is about to respond ...
Harrisburg, PA. (AP) - The former Pennsylvania attorney general who's been sentenced to jail for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it said in an appeal filing Friday that a judge gave too much power to the Special Prosecutor who ...
MOORHEAD - The Clay County Attorney's Office will be asking another county attorney to deal with the case of a Fargo police officer facing a domestic assault charge here.

Fargo police Chief David Todd addresses news media on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, following the arrest of K-9 officer Jeremiah Ferris earlier that morning.
The family of a woman killed in a boating crash was disappointed Tuesday when an Ogle County judge denied their motions to investigate Ogle County State's Attorney Eric Morrow and replace him as prosecutor in the case.
Towne, who was state's attorney for nearly a decade, now works as a Special Prosecutor for the state appellate prosecutor's office, which assigns Special Prosecutors around the state. Because of Towne's connection to that office, it's likely the ...
The Special Counsel appointed to oversee the probe into possible ties between Donald Trump's campaign and Russia is investigating the business dealings of Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, according to reports.
Rightly so, in my opinion. But there is a larger issue lost in the partisan chaff about these investigations. Without the stick wielded by Special Prosecutors we'd be in deep (deeper) trouble, as there is little else restraining senior members of the ...
A Special Prosecutor has been appointed in the matter regarding an investigation into Saline County Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister's unpaid personal taxes, according to court documents filled Wednesday at the Saline County Courthouse.
WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on twitter early on Thursday after a report that he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice by the special counsel probing alleged Russian interference in the ...
The average Special Prosecutor investigation into a president usually takes 904 days. Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump has been going for 29 days.
A report from the Washington Post says a Special Prosecutor is investigating President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice.
Oregon - At the Ogle County Courthouse, David Swaziek spoke about the death of his daughter, Megan wells. "We're missing Megan so bad," said Swaziek.
However, according to the Washington Post, since Mr Comey's firing, Mr Mueller, the Special Prosecutor, has started to look at Mr Trump's actions as part of the wider investigation into alleged Russia interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
A state district judge has appointed a Special Prosecutor to oversee the case of a Northeast Texas district attorney who authorities say was driving a car that struck and fatally injured an 87-year-old crossing guard.
A friend of the president told The Associated Press that Donald Trump is considering "terminating" special counsel Robert Mueller, The Associated Press and PBS reported Monday.
Lawyer Ujjwal Nikam on Monday moved a plea before the sessions court here stating that he was retiring from the Mohsin Shaikh murder trial following the ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) - One of President Donald Trump's friends said Monday he believes the President is considering dismissing special counsel Robert Mueller, who was appointed to lead the FBI investigation into Russia's potential ties to the 2016 election ...
State's attorneys can ask circuit judges for Special Prosecutors due to conflicts of interest, potential conflicts, or the appearance of impropriety.
UPDATE: Oregon, Ill (WIFR) -- The man accused of driving the boat that struck another boat, killing a Machesney Park woman, will soon have his case heard in a jury trial.
The man accused of drunkenly crashing his boat in Ogle County and causing the death of a Rockford woman last summer will have his case go to a jury trial.
Special Prosecutors serve at the president's pleasure (for some stupid reason). In fact, the only genuine constraints on the president's capacity to suspend the rule of law are political.
"Remember that Bill Clinton hadn't met Monica Lewinsky until 19 months after the Whitewater Special Prosecutor was appointed.
A friend of the president told The Associated Press that Donald Trump is considering "terminating" special counsel Robert Mueller, The Associated Press and PBS reported Monday.
Christopher Ruddy, CEO of Newsmax (a right-wing media organ) and a close confidante of President Trump - indeed, Ruddy visited the White House on Monday - tells Judy Woodruff that Trump is considering firing Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.
President Trump will not unconditionally cooperate with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's recently opened investigation into Russia's interference in the ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The major political story this week was former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the US Senate. You will remember that President Trump fired Comey last month, spurring the appointment of a Special Prosecutor. Dr. Brian ...
A Boone County Special Prosecutor has concluded the officer who shot an ax wielding suspect in March 2016 was legally justified in doing so.
NEW Philadelphia The Ohio Attorney General's Office will handle prosecution of fired Newcomerstown police officer Bryan J. Eubanks, who is accused of claiming he had been shot in the line of duty to cover up a failed suicide attempt.
Loknath Behera, Director, Vigilance and anti-corruption Bureau, on Wednesday requested the government to authorise the appointment of Special Prosecutors to fast-track anti-corruption trials. Mr. Behera, who chaired a meeting to streamline the agency's ...
Citing a previous working relationship with the defendant, the McCracken Commonwealth Attorney Office is requesting a Special Prosecutor to handle the case against Michael J. Ward. Ward, 66, a former commonwealth attorney and local private attorney, ...
(Washington, DC) The petition is halfway to its goal of 100,000 signatures before a June 18 deadline. "The MSM [mainstream media] is not covering this murder, instead pushing it to the side, so it is now up to us," the petition asserts.
... spokesman Charles Pelkie did not immediately return messages left asking for comment. Special Prosecutors, usually from the Attorney General's office, are appointed in cases where local prosecutors would have a conflict with those involved in the case.
No President, no executive branch member, no cabinet member wants to have a Special Prosecutor appointed to investigate him, her or them.
It was by no means the headline news out of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday, but Sen. Kamala Harris' questioning of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about the powers of Special Counsel Robert Mueller offered a window into ...
"The town is gratified by the June 2 Findings and Recommendations of Hearing Officer Ponzini that found Chief Sullivan guilty of charges related to his intentional deletion of cell phone data while he was the subject of administrative charges and a ...


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