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Soldier Sentenced To 6 Years For Killing Lawyer In Wreck (WJXT Jacksonville)
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- A Hunter Army Airfield soldier has been sentenced to six years in prison for his role in the 2005 traffic death of an 82-year-old lawyer.
City attorney pushes to end smoking ordinance lawsuit (NWAnews.com)
Fayetteville City Attorney Kit Williams on Friday filed a motion for summary judgment that seeks to end the lawsuit by four business owners who are challenging the city’s smoking ban. (Northwest Arkansas Times)
Recall effort targets L.A. city attorney (Whittier Daily News)
LOS ANGELES - An effort to recall beleaguered City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo, who has come under fire for allegedly using city resources for personal reasons, was announced Friday by the same person who wants to have Sheriff Lee Baca recalled from office.
U.S. attorney for Southern Illinois is doing the limbo (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
And Southern Illinois isn't alone. Of 93 U.S. attorney offices in the nation, 23 — almost 25 percent — are headed by people in an acting or interim capacity.
Prosecutor says LA city attorney pressured her in grocer case (The Fresno Bee)
A career prosecutor says she was pressured to drop criminal charges by City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo, who has come under sharp scrutiny in recent weeks for allowing his wife to drive a city-owned vehicle and using his staff to baby-sit his children and run personal errands.
Lawyer charged with sodomy posts bond (St. Charles Journal)
Lawyer Eric Tolen, who once represented the St. Charles City Council, was released from St. Louis County Jail on Tuesday after a judge allowed him to post property as bond.
2 in district attorney's race for the 15th Circuit Court District (Hattiesburg American)
Two first-time campaigners will meet in the Republican primary for district attorney for the 15th Circuit Court District — incumbent Hal Kittrell and Kathy Sones Gamble, his longtime co-worker.
Boulder city attorney accused of cursing neighbor over dog (9 News Denver)
BOULDER (AP) - City Attorney Ariel Calonne has been cited for harassment and criminal mischief after allegedly cursing a neighbor who told him to keep his dog off her yard.
Enzi offers three for U.S. attorney post (KTVQ Billings)
Associated Press - June 30, 2007 5:25 PM ET CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Senator Mike Enzi says he is going to recommend three candidates for replacing Wyoming US Attorney Matt Mead, who has...
Enzi offers three for U.S. attorney post (KIFI)
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Senator Mike Enzi says he is going to recommend three candidates for replacing Wyoming US Attorney Matt Mead, who has resigned. Those three are attorneys Kelly Rankin, Harlan Rasmussen and Keith Gingery.