GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) - A prosecutor says he approved a no-jail plea deal for a 28-year-old man who made bomb threats against Flint-area schools because of the defendant's mental health disability. Jeffrey D. Cox pleaded no contest Wednesday to malicious use of a telecommunications device, a misdemeanor. Defense lawyer... more »
Defense attorneys representing shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to enter a guilty plea and accept a life sentence in exchange for immunity from the death penalty.
Details about the plea were publicly released Wednesday. However, the prosecution has yet to accept or decline the deal.
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It was a deadly crash that shook the Pueblo community; now, a plea deal in the case. Gilbert Sanchez reached a plea agreement with the District Attorney Wednesday night. Last April he was speeding and driving drunk when he ran a red light and t-boned another vehicle, killing three teenage... more »
It was a packed courtroom in El Paso County Monday, and most people in Division One that afternoon seemed to be on the side of 66-year-old David Leisge; who's accused of killing several cats back in March. Leisge entered a guilty plea for two charges, including felony aggravated animal cruelty.... more »
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The lawyer for a Fort Collins man accused of starting a wildfire that destroyed 13 homes says more time is needed to discuss a possible plea agreement with prosecutors.
Thirty-six-year-old Thomas Howie is charged with fourth-degree arson over the Crystal fire in April. Howie... more »
As we reported last night, Monique Lynch is reportedly making a plea deal with prosecuters to lower her charge of 1st degree murder to child abuse resulting in death. We are speaking with Monument residents and getting their reaction to the news. We'll have more on News First 5 at... more »
Actor Charlie Sheen and prosecutors have reached an agreement over domestic violence allegations involving Sheen's wife. Sheen is scheduled to be in court Monday for a disposition hearing. Chief Deputy District Attorney Arnold Mordkin Tuesday confirmed there's an agreement but declined to discuss details. Sheen has pleaded not guilty to... more »
A law enforcement official says a Colorado air shuttle driver accused of a homemade-bomb plot against New York City has agreed to enter a guilty plea. The official tells The Associated Press that Najibullah Zazi reached the plea deal after cooperating with authorities over the past few weeks. The official... more »
A plea deal has been struck in the case of a Colorado surgery technician accused of swapping her dirty syringes for ones filled with powerful painkillers meant for patients, possibly exposing them to hepatitis C. Kristen Parker pleaded guilty, Friday, to five counts of tampering with a consumer product and... more »