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1 year 7 months ago

Lohan's attorney seeks deal with prosecutors

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lindsay Lohan's attorney has suggested to prosecutors that the actress serve as a motivational speaker and perform non-jail activities to resolve her latest criminal case. Attorney Mark Heller suggests in a letter obtained Tuesday that Lohan record public service announcements and give inspirational speeches at schools...

1 year 11 months ago

Higher court halts marijuana return

The Colorado Court of Appeals has halted a court order requiring the return of seized medical marijuana to a local cancer patient. According to attorney Clifton Black, the higher court issued the eleventh hour stay after District Court Judge Timothy Schutz rejected an earlier request during an emergency hearing Friday...

3 years 7 months ago

Couple fights eviction over service cat

Michelle McCabe is a stroke survivor and traumatic brain injury patient. Her service dog Keva helps her physically to get around and her cat Mossimo helps her emotionally as a companion animal. "I'm not one who likes to take pills everyday for depression and stuff and he keeps me...

3 years 9 months ago

Free legal advice tomorrow

Attorneys from the El Paso County Bar Association will answer legal questions for free tomorrow night. Callers remain anonymous and so do the attorneys. Call 719 471-0380 between 7 and 9 p.m. For an attorney referral, call the Lawyer Referral Service of the El Paso County Bar at...

3 years 9 months ago

Swearing in set for top D.A. staffers

An Oath of Office Ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. today at Centennial Hall in downtown Colorado Springs for two top aides at the District Attorney's Office. Robyn Cafasso and Shannon Gerhart have been appointed to the post of Chief Deputy District Attorney. Robyn joined the District...

3 years 10 months ago

Pueblo D.A. says Greaves investigation ongoing

Pueblo District Attorney Bill Thiebaut says he is not filing charges against Phillip Greaves II for writing or distributing his book: "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover's Code of Conduct." However, Thiebaut cautions the investigation into the Pueblo author continues. Greaves was arrested Monday morning by law...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Law office robbed in Security

An attorney's office in Security was robbed in broad daylight Wednesday. According to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office a man walked into the law office of Kenneth Davidson in the 300 block of Main Street and demanded money. After he had showed her a gun, she handed over...

4 years 2 months ago

Douglas Bruce hires high-profile defense lawyer

Colorado anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce has hired high-profile Denver lawyer David Lane to represent him in a contempt-of-court case. The case stems from failed efforts to subpoena Bruce to testify in a lawsuit over tax-cutting measures on the November ballot. Bruce, who has represented himself in court, was in...

4 years 3 months ago

DA's Office issues report on Officer Involved Shooting

The District Attorney's Office investigated an officer-involved shooting in Colorado Springs. Its final report was released Friday afternoon. Here's a complete transcript -- "The District Attorney's Office has concluded its' investigation of the officer involved shooting that occurred on June 4, 2010 and issues the following report: Any...

4 years 4 months ago

Fake collection agency calls may come from overseas

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said Tuesday his office has received reports of fraudulent and threatening debt-collection calls. The calls often involve a supposed payday loan debt consumers have allegedly incurred. The callers, who resort to threatening tactics, use a variety of business names and have even invoked the Office...

4 years 6 months ago

McVeigh's attorney reflects on OKC bombing

On the 15 th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, MSNBC aired audio recordings of interviews with Timothy McVeigh that have never been heard in public before. McVeigh's voice was recorded in 1999 while he was at the Supermax federal prison in Florence by reporter and author Lou Michael....

4 years 7 months ago

Seven documents to prepare before you die

Larry Gaddis is a Colorado Springs attorney who has been doing estate planning for 40 years. He started out just drawing up wills, but over time, has added several documents with fancy titles for his clients. "The other fancy things really, sometimes, are more important than the will, really,"...

4 years 8 months ago

Florida ex-attorney pleads guilty in Ponzi scheme

A disbarred South Florida attorney has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he ran a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme using phony legal settlements. Scott Rothstein pleaded guilty Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale federal court to five charges, including racketeering, fraud and money-laundering conspiracy. The 47-year-old faces a maximum of 100...

4 years 9 months ago

USOC to tab Blackmun as new CEO

Two people familiar with the decision say the U.S. Olympic Committee has turned to Scott Blackmun, a former interim leader for the organization, to become its third chief executive officer in the past 10 months. The two people say Blackmun will be announced as the new CEO on Wednesday. They...

4 years 10 months ago

Woman sentenced for Security murder

A judge has sentenced a woman from Security to life in prison without parole in the fatal shooting of her sister's boyfriend. Denise Lynne Presson, 29, was sentenced after a jury convicted her Thursday of menacing and of first-degree murder in the shooting of Victor San Miguel, 28, on Dec....

4 years 10 months ago

Billion dollar fraud scheme in Florida

A once high-flying South Florida attorney is now facing federal criminal charges that he operated an investment fraud scheme using faked legal settlements. Prosecutors are expected to file criminal racketeering charges Tuesday against lawyer Scott Rothstein, according to two law enforcement officials speaking on condition of anonymity because of the...

4 years 11 months ago

Ex-Madoff computer programmers arrested

The FBI has arrested two former computer programmers for Bernard Madoff's investment firm on charges they helped cover up his massive fraud for more than 15 years. The U.S. attorney's office in New York said Jerome O'Hara and George Perez were arrested Friday at their homes. It said the pair...

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