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Anna Nicole Smith dies: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Former Playboy Playmate and billionaire's widow Anna Nicole Smith collapsed in a hotel room and died on Thursday in Florida, her lawyer said.
Lawyer: 'Anna Nicole Smith Is Dead' (Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)
The actress Anna Nicole Smith has died in Florida at the age of 39. The former Playboy Playmate and billionaire's widow collapsed in a hotel room and died later, according to her lawyer.
Anna Nicole Smith dead: lawyer (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Former Playboy Playmate and billionaire's widow Anna Nicole Smith has died after apparently collapsing in a Florida hotel room, her lawyer said on Thursday.
Lawyer Says Anna Nicole Smith Has Died (ABC News)
Lawyer Says Anna Nicole Smith Has Died; She Had Been Unresponsive and Was Rushed to Hospital
Attorney: Anna Nicole Smith Dead After Collapse (CBS 4 Miami)
An attorney for Anna Nicole Smith said Thursday afternoon that the actress and former Playboy playmate died at Hollywood Regional Memorial Hospital, after collapsing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in an apparent medical emergency.
Attorney: Anna Nicole Smith Dead After Collapse (CBS 4 Miami)
An attorney for Anna Nicole Smith said Thursday afternoon that the actress and former Playboy playmate died at Hollywood Regional Memorial Hospital, after collapsing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in an apparent medical emergency.
Attorney Guilty of Assault (WNEP 16 Pennsylvania)
A attorney in Lackawanna County was found guilty of simple assault after a bar fight.
Attorney General Paul Morrison Wants to Make it Harder for Registered Sex Offenders to Beat the System (WIBW-TV Topeka)
Attorney General Morrison and Kansas Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Kyle Smith spoke to the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday about changes they want made to Kansas policy.
Federal Jury Finds Huntsville Attorney Huckaby Guilty (WHNT-TV Huntsville)
Tonight from Decatur, a prominent Huntsville attorney has been found guilty of sexual activity at the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge.
Testimony of lawyer pins suspects in ‘03 bombings (Mindanao Times)
By Romeo R. Braceros Jr. The cases filed against suspected perpetrators of the bombings in 2003 here will move ahead with the testimony yesterday of public lawyer Marlon Melodias.
Deputies Shoot, Wound Man Leaving Lawyer's Office (The Tampa Tribune)
PORT RICHEY - Pasco County sheriff's detectives shot and wounded a man wanted on an active warrant as he was leaving his lawyer's office Thursday.
Attorney general asked to investigate officer-involved shootings (North County Times)
SAN DIEGO -- Two community-based activist groups are lobbying the state attorney general to investigate several officer-involved shootings that have occurred over the last two years in San Diego County, leaders announced Wednesday at a news conference downtown.
Costs swelled in 2006 attorney general race (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Madison - Last year's race for attorney general cost five times as much as the contest four years earlier, with the...
Nichols' Lawyer Says Guilty Plea Rejected (13 WMAZ Macon)
The lead lawyer for the man accused of killing four people in a shooting rampage that began at the Fulton County Courthouse says he offered a guilty plea in exchange for a life sentence without parole.
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (KTVO-TV Kirksville)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea deal.
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (WTOL 11 Toledo)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea...
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (WTVM 9 Columbus)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea deal.
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (WANE-TV Fort Wayne)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea...
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (WLBT 3)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea deal.
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (KVOA Tucson)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea...
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (NewsChannel 10 Amarillo)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea...
Charleston lawyer files to run in ’08 county prosecutor race (The Charleston Gazette)
Charleston lawyer Bill Murray filed papers initiating his candidacy for Kanawha County prosecutor at the county’s office of voter registration Thursday.
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (KATC 3 Lafayette)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea...
Lawyer: Court shooting plea deal nixed (WHNT-TV Huntsville)
ATLANTA The lawyer for a man accused of killing four people during a shooting rampage that began inside an Atlanta courthouse in 2005 says prosecutors have rejected a plea...
EP attorney killed by tractor while riding bike (ABC 7 El Paso)
A prominent El Paso attorney dies after colliding with a tractor while riding his bike.
Local attorney recalls friendship with Anna Nicole Smith (WTHR Indianapolis)
Indianapolis - Attorney Mark Roesler found out about Anna Nicole Smith's death while flying back to Indianapolis. Roesler, an entertainment attorney, represented Smith for several years. The two became close friends.
Brighton lawyer held on drug charges (Detroit News)
HOWELL -- A Brighton lawyer and former city attorney for Ann Arbor will appear in court Wednesday on charges of cocaine possession.
West Palm selects attorney to finish Exline's term (Sun-Sentinel)
West Palm Beach · Attorney Michael Weeks was appointed Thursday to serve the remaining term of former City Commissioner James Exline, who resigned last month as part of a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.
BHC abuse suspect gets new attorney (Mohave Valley News)
KINGMAN - A Bullhead City man charged with 16 felony counts, including child pornography and child molestation, was assigned a new attorney last week.
Massachusetts Attorney General Leads TJX Investigation The Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General (ePaynews)
Feb 09 2007 : Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is leading a multi-state civil investigation into the recent security breach at TJX Companies.
Attorney General says check scams are on the rise (WQAD Moline)
CHICAGO Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is cautioning the state's residents to be extra weary of check scams. She says complaints of counterfeit cashier's checks are on the rise.Madigan says her office received 290 complaints of check scams last year.
Attorney General says check scams are on the rise (WQAD Moline)
CHICAGO Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is cautioning the state's residents to be extra weary of check scams. She says complaints of counterfeit cashier's checks are on the rise.Madigan says her office received 290 complaints of check scams last year.
Black attorney's feelings mixed on discrimination suit (The State Journal-Register)
A local black attorney said he has mixed feelings about the discrimination lawsuit filed by black former Springfield police lieutenants against the city and a former police chief that ended in a mistrial late last month.
Attorney General's Office Launches Consumer Related TV Show (WLBZ Bangor)
The Maine Attorney General's Office has taken to the airwaves with a television show designed to help educate viewers on how to protect themselves in the marketplace.
Lawyer: No DNA from Anna Nicole Smith (MSNBC)
The paternity lawyer for tragic 39-year-old Anna Nicole Smith vowed to fight a request to take DNA from her corpse. Ron Rale told TODAY that the former Playmate had doubts about the trip to Miami and missed her daughter.
Massachusetts attorney general to probe TJX data breach (Finextra)
The office of the Massachusetts Attorney General is leading a multi-state civil investigation into the security breach in January at retailer TJX which may have exposed millions of ...
Lawyer files to run for county prosecutor (Charleston Daily Mail)
The former Kanawha Circuit Court administrator has filed his papers to run for county prosecutor. Charleston lawyer Bill Murray filed papers initiating his candidacy for Kanawha County prosecutor at the county's office of voter registration Thursday.
District attorney to seek third four-year term (The Daily Item)
MIDDLEBURG — Snyder County District Attorney Michael Sholley has announced plans to seek election this year as a full-time district attorney.
Cook County state's attorney challenges Prisoner Review Board (Journal Gazette & Times Courier)
CHICAGO - Cook County State's Attorney Richard Devine and the families of victims objected to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board's recent decision to parole two convicted killers.
Lawyer guilty in refuge sex case (The Decatur Daily)
A federal jury in Decatur found Gary C. Huckaby guilty on all counts Thursday of sexual misconduct at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge. Huckaby, 68, is a prominent Huntsville lawyer and former president of the Alabama Bar Association.
Lawyer's practice in receivership (The Ann Arbor News)
The legal practice of a prominent Brighton lawyer arrested last month on suspicion of possessing illegal drugs has been put into receivership amid complaints that he abandoned his law office and clients, authorities said.
Cook County state's attorney challenges Prisoner Review Board (The Times of Northwest Indiana)
CHICAGO - Cook County State's Attorney Richard Devine and the families of victims objected to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board's recent decision to parole two convicted killers.
Local Attorney Dies (KTSM)
Local attorney Scott Segall died Thursday afternoon while riding his bicycle in the Upper Valley.
Attorney charged with rape (The Jackson Citizen Patriot)
A Jackson attorney has been charged with raping a fellow delegate at last July's convention of the National Federation of Young Republicans in Cleveland.
Defense lawyer agrees with motion to impound Worthington photos (WPRI 12 Providence)
BARNSTABLE, Mass. The lawyer for the man convicted of killing fashion writer Christa Worthington agrees with a prosecutor's motion to impound photos of her body.
New record set for spending in attorney general race (Gazette Extra Sports)
MADISON, Wis. - The $8.3 million spent on last year's race for attorney general set a new record and was five times more than was spent in 2002, an analysis released Thursday by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign showed.
Report: Fine Against Lawyer Who Lobbied Against Detox Center (10 News San Diego)
A lawyer who lobbied the City Council to keep the countywide detox center from moving to Pacific Beach is fined $5,000 by the city's Ethics Commission.
New fraud charges filed against former attorney (Gazette Extra Sports)
Wisconsin's Department of Justice will reissue criminal fraud charges against a former Rock County attorney and his paralegal, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Thursday.
Prepared Remarks of Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales to Members of the Brazilian Business Community on ... (SYS-CON Media)
Following are the prepared remarks of Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales to members of the Brazilian business community on international property rights:
KY Attorney General Warns Consumers About E-bay Auction Scams (News Channel 6 Paducah)
FRANKFORT, KY– As part of National Consumer Protection Week (February 4-10), Attorney General Greg Stumbo issued a consumer alert today, cautioning Kentuckians to be wary of new trends in Internet auction scams.