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Lawyer in Mexico argues for American's release
NOGALES, Mexico (AP) — The husband of an Arizona mother locked up in a Mexico prison on a drug-smuggling charge said he is confident the charges will be dropped after court officials reviewed video Thursday that showed the couple boarding a bus with ...
' Chokehold ' New York firefighter claims self - defen . . .
THE CITY firefighter charged with putting a fellow Bravest into a chokehold until the adversary fell unconscious says he resorted to the strong-armed tactic to defend himself. Baraka Smith, 43, was working his first day at Engine Co. 225 in East New ...
Lawyer For Former State Chemist Asks Judge To Dismiss Charges
BOSTON (AP) — A former state chemist whose actions authorities say sent a ripple through the criminal justice system is challenging charges connected to claims she made in court that she had a master's degree. Last year's 27-count indictment against ...
Driver acted in self-defense in fatal road-rage shooting, lawyer says
A Lake View man acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a Far South Side gentleman's club manager and injured the man'sfiancee in a road rage incident over the weekend, the alleged gunman's lawyer argued Friday. Angelo Bennett was grabbed in ...
Driver acted in self-defense in fatal road-rage shooting, lawyer says
A Lake View man acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a Far South Side gentleman's club manager and injured the man's fiancee in a road rage incident over the weekend, the alleged gunman's lawyer argued Friday. Angelo Bennett was grabbed in ...
Lawyer: Jailed killer Van der Sloot to marry Peruvian in prison
Lawyer: Jailed killer Van der Sloot to marry Peruvian in prison. Published May 31, 2013. Associated Press. LIMA, Peru – Convicted Dutch murderer Joran van der Sloot is planning nuptials with a Peruvian woman in the prison where he's serving a 28-year ...
'Drastically overweight' lawyer finds drastic solution
(CNN) -- Like many Americans, once I hit the big 4-0 I decided it was time to take inventory of my life. Good job, check. Own a home, check. Dependable car, check. Great family, check. Wonderful friends, check. Health and fitness, not so much. I ...
Sharpton And Trayvon's Lawyer Question Zimmerman's 'Credibility' In Face Of ...
Sharpton And Trayvon's Lawyer Question Zimmerman's 'Credibility' In Face Of ...
Lawyer gets 30 months in real estate scam
In between, Joseph Kriz, a 50-year-old real estate lawyer and certified public accountant, threw away both careers to help longtime fraudster, William Trudeau, finesse a scam to make millions in Fairfield County's burgeoning real estate market. But ...