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STATE OF KANSAS v. SCOTT ROBERT BOLLIG

After consulting with the parties, the district court made written findings and conclusions that have been added to the record on appeal. We now affirm the district court's original and reiterated ruling denying the motion to suppress the text messages because Bollig signed a valid consent for a search of his smartphone. In turn, the State properly used the text messages as evidence against Bollig... More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. RASHAUDE ALI WOODLEY

Rashaude Woodley appeals the district court's decision to revoke his probation and send him to prison to serve his 20-month sentence for felony cocaine possession. Woodley argues that the court should have first ordered him to serve a limited amount of jail time—what's known as an intermediate sanction—before revoking the probation and sending him to prison.

The district court generall... More...
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JANICE M. GILLETTE v. AMY HAYS THOMAS

Janice and Edward Gillette were married on July 4, 2009. Edward was a wellknown lawyer in the community and well liked. He previously dated several women including Thomas. The record reflects prior incidents where Thomas went to the Gillette home and the police were called. During the summer of 2014 or 2015, the Gillettes saw Thomas driving a black vehicle near their home on several occasions. More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

United States of America v. Paul R. Hansmeier District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Minneapolis, MN - Minnesota Attorney Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges In Connection With Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

PAUL R. HANSMEIER, 37, pled guilty to orchestrating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme to obtain payments from extortion victims to settle sham copyright infringement lawsuits by lying to state and federal courts throughout the country. HAN... More...
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United States of America v. Shelton Oliver, a/k/a Sinbad Northern District of Iowa Federal Courthouse - Cedar Rapids, Iowa Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Sioux City, IA - Jury Finds Three Time Convicted Felon Guilty of Heroin Conspiracy
Also guilty of distributing heroin on 4 separate occasions near parks and schools

A man who conspired to distribute heroin within protected locations was convicted by a jury on August 14, 2018, after a 3 ½-day trial in federal court in Sioux City.

Shelton Oliver, a/k/a Sinbad, 47, from Sioux Ci... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. URTIS ANTHONY THAXTON

On January 28, 2016, Brandy Blomgren reported to the police that someone had stolen her 1999 Ford Explorer from the driveway in front of her house. Blomgren saw her car drive down the street away from her house, but she did not see who was driving it. About two weeks later, on February 11, 2016, Kansas City Police Officer Michael Moulin was on patrol at night when he saw a Ford Explorer stopped on... More...   $0 (08-18-2018 - KS)

STATE OF KANSAS v. DAMIEN M. TERRELL

In 2011, Terrell pled guilty to possession of cocaine and marijuana, a drug tax stamp violation, and two offender registration violations. The district court imposed a 120-month underlying prison sentence, although the court granted a dispositional departure to probation. Terrell filed no appeal.

In 2013, Terrell admitted to violating the terms of his probation. The district court revo... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. WENDELL E. TUMBERG

On May 28, 2015, Tumberg's girlfriend and her 9-year-old daughter, A.R., moved in with him. During the next 19 days, Tumberg sexually assaulted A.R. several times. After his girlfriend saw Tumberg and A.R. together in a bathtub, A.R. was taken to a hospital. A sexual assault examination revealed that A.R. had redness on her vaginal area.

When interviewed, A.R. described the incident in ... More...
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United States of America v. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker” Western District of Missouri Federal Courthouse - Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, MO - KC, Independence Men Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

A Kansas City, Mo., man and an Independence, Mo., man have pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that involved the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Mo., man.

Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 26, of Kansas C... More...
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Debbie Sheltra, et al. v. Nevada Division of Forestry

Reno, NV - Jury Finds Nevada Forestry Department Grossly Negligence

Debbie Sheltra sued the Nevada Division of Forestry and the University of Nevada on a governmental tort claim negligence theory claiming that her house was burned down in 2016 as a direct result of gross negligence.

The State apparently admitted some fault starting and managing a controlled burn that got out of c... More...
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Benjamin Thomas Reavis and Kristi Carol Reavis, individually and as next frient of Owen and Emily Reavis v. Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Sales Dallas County Courthouse - Dallas, Texas

Dallas, TX - Benjamin Thomas Reavis and Kristi CArol Reavis, individually and as next friends of Owen Reavis, age 3, and Emily Reavis, age 5, sued Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyotya Motor Sales, U.S.C., Inc. on product liability theories claiming that the 2002 Lexus ES 300 sedan was defective and unreasonably dangerous and that the defect in the vehicle directly caused injuries to the children i... More...   $202000000 (08-18-2018 - TX)

Lisa Levingston v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.

The attorneys for plaintiff Lisa Levingston, O.D., failed to file an opposition to a
motion for summary judgment. They had been substituted into the case after
Levingston’s former attorneys were disqualified and the opposition that the former
attorneys had filed was stricken. At the hearing on the motion, Levingston’s new counsel
claimed they had not known that they needed to file... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. CHRISTOPHER J. SCHRADER

On April 28, 2015, the State charged Schrader with five counts, including involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence under K.S.A. 2014 Supp. 215405(a)(3). After entering into a plea agreement, Schrader pleaded no contest to the involuntary manslaughter charge, as well as to conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance.
Schrader's presentence investigation report assigned hi... More...
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STATE OF KANSAS v. WILLIE FLEMING

The State charged Fleming with theft, aggravated robbery, and aggravated burglary after an investigation revealed evidence that he and others broke into a residence at night and took property. The noise they made while entering the residence startled Carrington Dean and Quintez Secka, who had been asleep in separate upstairs bedrooms.
Dean was a guest who was sleeping over that night, and Sec... More...
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LARRY D. LINCOLN; BRAD C. MOSBRUCKER v. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY

On October 9, 2007, a BNSF tank car sprung a leak near where Appellants were working, exposing Appellants to 2-chlorobenzyl chloride. Following the tank car spill accident, Appellants attempted, for over two years, to negotiate a monetary settlement with BNSF as to the injuries they sustained from the accident. During that two-year period, Appellants continued to perform their duties as MOW wo... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - )

Zach Hillesheim v. Holiday Stationstores, Inc. District of Minnesota Federal Courthouse - Minneapolis, Minnesota Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Zach Hillesheim alleges that Holiday Stationstores discriminated against him
by failing to have an accessible parking lot at one of its stores. Hillesheim’s
complaint identifies three alleged problems with the parking lot, each giving rise to
a separate claim. For two of the three claims, Hillesheim suffered no injury, so we
vacate the district court’s decision and instruct the cou... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ADRIAN NATURE

After drinking three or four containers of beer, Nature got into his vehicle outside of the El Portal Community Center. He planned to drive fifteen miles along a curvy mountain road to his campsite in Yosemite National Park. Bystanders saw him stagger and stumble while heading to his vehicle. They tried to persuade him not to drive and even parked behind his vehicle. A National Park Service ranger... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - CA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. KEVIN TERRELL HARVEY

On July 11, 2015, Karen Harvey filed an affidavit and petition for involuntary commitment in Forsyth County, North Carolina. The affidavit stated that her son, Kevin Harvey (“Harvey”) was mentally ill and a substance abuser dangerous to himself and others. It claimed that Harvey had not been taking his depression medication, had been diagnosed with multiple personality disorder, had attacked... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - )

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. ROY ALLEN GREEN

In 2001, Green was sentenced to 687 months of imprisonment for convictions on federal drug and firearms charges, including a conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Later that same year, while serving that sentence, Green attacked another inmate with a shank. Green then pleaded guilty to one count of assault with intent to commit murder, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 113(a)(1). A... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DOMINIQUE JOHNSON

During the late spring and summer of 2009, Dominique Johnson participated in five bank robberies in the Philadelphia area. In early May, Johnson committed the first robbery by himself, carrying a BB gun. In late May, he committed the second robbery, again carrying a BB gun, but this time assisted by two others: Gregory Lawrence and Jerry Taylor. In June, Johnson bought a .40 caliber Glock pistol. ... More...   $0 (08-17-2018 - PA)

United States of America v. Todd J. Fendler Northern District of Illinois Federal Courthouse - Rockford, Illinois Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Rockbord, IL - Rockford Insurance Executive Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Clients

A Rockford man was sentenced on August 15, 2018 by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala for mail fraud.

TODD J. FENDLER, 42, was sentenced to 50 months in federal prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, in addition to being ordered to pay $9... More...
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United States of America v. Damien D. Gambrell Eastern District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI - Green Bay Man Sentenced to Prison for Drug Dealing and Sex Trafficking

Damien D. Gambrell (age: 37) of Green Bay, Wisconsin, was sentenced on August 3, 2018 in federal court in Green Bay for conspiracy to distribute heroin and enticement of another to travel in interstate commerce to engage in a prostitution act. Chief United States District Judge William C. Griesbach sent... More...
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United States of America v. Dalwayne Howard Western District of Wisconsin Federal Courthouse - Madison, Wisconsin Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Madison, WI - Convicted Felon Sentenced to 18 Months for Possessing Firearm

Dalwayne Howard, 26, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced on August 15, 2018 by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 18 months in federal prison, followed by a two-year term of supervised release, for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Howard pleaded guilty to this charge on May 14, 2018.

On Dece... More...
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Leta Penrod v. Nancy A. Berryhill (Commissioner, Social Security Administration) Northern District of Indiana Federal Courthouse - Lafayette, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Hammond Morelaw Internet Marketing National Find A Lawyer Directory 888-354-4529

Leta Penrod brings this appeal on behalf of
her deceased husband, Tod Penrod, who before his death applied
for disability insurance benefits based on various impairments,
including arthritis, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
An administrative law judge determined that, despite
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these impairments, Penrod retained the capacity to work
through his last... More...
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. CHAKA FATTAH, SR., KAREN NICHOLAS, ROBERT BRAND, HERBERT VEDERMAN

During the 1980s and ’90s, Fattah served in both houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, first as a member of the House of Representatives and later as a Senator. In 1995, Fattah was elected to the United States House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s Second Congressional District. In 2006, Fattah launched an unsuccessful run for Mayor of Philadelphia, setting in motion the events that wo... More...   $0 (08-16-2018 - PA)

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