The woman accused in the dragging death of a local tow truck driver told the judge that she will not take the stand in her own defense. However, defense attorneys for Detra Farries did question the detectives who interviewed her and played audio and video records of those interrogations for... more »
El Paso County Treasurer Bob Balink says he expects that he will add delinquent Stormwater Enterprise fees to property tax bills, but attorneys for the city and county are still discussing the legal fine print. What's more, he said he is legally required to add a 10 percent fee on... more »
Attorneys will volunteer their time for a low-cost clinic in El Paso County covering the topics of bankruptcy, creditor/debtor rights, consumer protection and debt collection.
The Court Care clinic will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Penrose Library, 20 N. Cascade... more »
The judge in the trial for the man accused of killing Kansas abortion provider Dr. George Tiller has warned people in the courtroom about "proper decorum."
District Judge Warren Wilbert said the case was likely headed "to more of the emotional aspects of the trial" and he wouldn't tolerate... more »
Attorneys for the parents who pleaded guilty to the balloon boy hoax say the family should pay only a small portion of the $48,000 in restitution sought by authorities.
Attorneys for Richard and Mayumi Heene filed a joint motion last week challenging the amount sought by the Larimer County... more »
Aspen prosecutors don't want a judge to lift a restraining order against actor Charlie Sheen, who is accused of threatening his wife with a knife. Attorneys for both Sheen and his wife, Brooke, say they want the order dismissed so the couple can try to reconcile. The order bars him... more »
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... more »
An Afghan immigrant has pleaded not guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on New York City using common chemicals. Najibullah Zazi'slawyer entered the plea Tuesday in Brooklyn. Zazi was ordered held without bail during the brief hearing. Defense attorney J. Michael Dowling says what he's seen so far "does not... more »