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Daniel Jeremy Torres v. The State of Texas

On December 20, 2015, Torres, Juan, and David, all brothers, were living at 514 Porter,
San Antonio, Texas. By all accounts, Juan was subleasing and was responsible for the rent. At
some point during the evening, David and Torres decided they needed to make some “fast money”
to help Juan with the rent. When Juan and Torres refused to allow David to sell his laptop, David
dec... More...
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Gary Leamon Taylor a/k/a Gary L. Taylor v. The State of Texas

In July 2016, Appellant was charged with removing a theft-detection device from a chainsaw and stealing it from Wal-Mart. See id. § 31.03(f)(5)(B). The charge was enhanced to a second-degree felony because of a prior felony conviction. See id. § 12.42(a) (West Supp. 2017). On Monday, December 11, 2017, Appellant pleaded guilty and requested that a jury assess his punishment. On the same day, a... More...   $0 (08-06-2018 - TX)

KIRK LASSEND v. UNITED STATES

In July 2010, two individuals in Fitchburg, Massachusetts called 911 to report that Lassend had been walking up and down the street with a gun and firing shots into the air. Police officers placed Lassend under arrest at the scene. The officers recovered ammunition from Lassend's pocket and found a gun in an unlocked closet in the common hallway of a nearby apartment building. A search of... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MA)

STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. MARQUIS J. HARPER

. The defendant, Marquis J. Harper, appeals from the judgment of conviction, rendered after a jury trial, of one count of attempt to commit robbery in the first degree as an accessory in violation of General Statutes §§ 53a-8 (a), 53a-49 (a) (2) and 53a-134 (a) (2). On appeal, the defendant claims that (1) the evidence adduced at trial was insufficient to sustain his conviction and (2) the court i... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - CT)

Abdur Rahim Ambrose a/k/a Abdur Ambrose v. State of Mississippi

On the afternoon of April 7, 2013, Demetrius Lee returned home from work between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. Lee resided in the DeLisle community at 7486 Lobouy Road, which is part of a larger property commonly known as “the Hill.” The Hill is comprised of two houses and a mobile home. While Lee was relaxing, someone knocked on his window, but he remained inside. Twenty to thirty minutes later, Lee wen... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - MS)

State of Tennessee v. Angela Denise Brewer

On December 8, 2013, at approximately 5:54 a.m., Defendant called Tipton County 911 and stated that she thought she had accidentally shot her husband. Deputy Chad McCommon, of the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office, was among the officers dispatched to Defendant’s residence. Deputy McCommon testified that Defendant and her children were present at the home when he arrived. Deputy McCommon found the... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

State of Tennessee v. Roger Reed

A Shelby County Criminal Court jury convicted the defendant of the November 1, 2014 first degree murder and especially aggravated robbery of the victim, Don Smith.
The evidence adduced at the defendant’s trial established that the victim’s partially-clothed body was discovered in a wooded area in Memphis by a man walking his dog. An autopsy established that the victim suffered a single gunsho... More...
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State of Tennessee v. Monica Leigh-Ann Briggs

The Defendant’s convictions relate to the September 7, 2014 homicide of Kenneth Koster in a tool shed in Campbell County. The Defendant and Brad Phillips fatally shot the victim and fled to Sevier County, where Mr. Phillips was killed by police officers, and the Defendant was arrested for public intoxication. The Defendant was later indicted for one count of first degree premeditated murder and ... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - TN)

STATE OF OHIO vs. KELVON MADDOX

In June 2017, the Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted Maddox on six counts in Cuyahoga C.P. No. CR-17-618705: two counts of attempted murder and four counts of felonious assault. All counts carried one- and three-year firearm specifications. The police report leading to this indictment indicates that on January 18, 2017, at around 12:45 a.m., Maddox was at a gas station on Kinsman Road in Cl... More...   $0 (08-05-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO vs. FRANK L. HERRINGTON

On November 9, 2016, Herrington was named in a four-count indictment charging
him with two counts of rape, and one count each of complicity to commit rape and kidnapping.
The case was tried to the bench and the following evidence was presented.
{¶3} In the late evening of November 15, 1996, the victim, who was nine-months
pregnant, left her sister’s house after a cookout and... More...
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Carolyn Staats v. Vintner's Golf Club, LLC

Plaintiff Carolyn Staats nearly died after being attacked by a swarm of yellow
jackets while playing golf on a Yountville course operated by Vintner’s Golf Club, LLC
(Club). She sued the Club for general negligence and premises liability, but the trial
court granted summary judgment against her on the basis that the Club owed no duty to
protect its patrons from yellow jackets that ... More...
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STATE OF OHIO v. ROBERT MCNAMARA

} On April 3, 2009, a Pickaway County Grand Jury returned an indictment that charged appellant with one count of nonsupport of dependents in violation of R.C. 2919.21(B), a fifth-degree felony. After appellant entered a guilty plea, the trial court: (1) sentenced appellant to serve twelve months of incarceration, to be served consecutively to Case Numbers 2009-CR-071, 2009-CR-103, and 2009-CR-... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - OH)

STATE OF OHIO v. JERRY V. RAMEY, JR.

This case arises from the March 21, 2016, death of Earl Davis, Jr. Davis
was in his home located on Strand Avenue in Dayton when he was strangled to death by
Ramey. Ramey was indicted on one count of murder (proximate cause aggravated
burglary) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count of murder (proximate cause felonious
assault) in violation of R.C. 2903.02(B), one count o... More...
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Jeffrey Fairbanks v. State of Indiana

Yolanda Rivera and Fairbanks were the parents of Janna, who was born in February 2015. Yolanda, Fairbanks, Janna, and Yolanda’s two other daughters—thirteen-year-old A.G. and eleven-year-old E.M.—lived at Maison Gardens, an apartment complex at 42nd Street and Post Road in Indianapolis. In May 2015, they moved to a nearby house on Candy Apple Boulevard. Yolanda, Fairbanks, and Janna slept... More...   $0 (08-04-2018 - IN)

STATE OF MISSOURI v. VICTOR D. VICKERS, JR.

The determination of whether there has been a violation of speedy trial rights involves a balancing process. In determining whether the right to speedy trial has been violated, the Court is to consider and balance all of the circumstances and to weigh four factors: Length of delay, the reason for the delay, the defendant’s assertion of his right, and prejudice to the defendant.

2. Di... More...
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Stacy Marie Parsons v. The State of Texas

Appellant was charged by indictment with capital murder and three counts of attempted capital murder. Before trial, three experts evaluated Appellant and opined that she is intellectually disabled.1 The State eventually waived the death penalty and abandoned the attempted capital murder charges. Appellant pleaded “not guilty” to capital murder and the matter proceeded to a jury trial. At tri... More...   $0 (08-03-2018 - TX)

Steven Scott Apilado v. The State of Texas

On the evening of November 28, 2015, Appellant’s 79-year old father, Vincent Apilado
was shot in his home and died from a gunshot wound to the head. On the evening of Victor’s
death, his wife, Elsa, was watching television in her bedroom while Victor and Appellant watched
television in the living room. After Vincent decided to go to sleep, Appellant informed his
mother, and s... More...
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Steven Lenard Hames v. The State of Texas MORELAW Legal Services Marketing Your Source For Marketing Your Firm Nationwide . Completely Free Marketing If It Does Not Work.

Officers Colton Ables, Eric Zimmerman and Daniel Higginson responded to an assault in
progress call at a hotel in Mesquite. The officers were a given a description of the suspect and the
suspect’s vehicle. Ables and Zimmerman were riding together; Higginson was in a separate
vehicle. When Ables pulled into the parking lot of the hotel, he saw a vehicle matching the
descripti... More...
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Kerry Gittens v. The State of Texas

On November 15, 2014, at approximately 8:30 p.m., David O’Neal, his brother Antwan
Jones, their cousin Denzel Ross, and Antwan’s three-year-old daughter were at their aunt’s house,
Lula McFadden. Lula’s son, Odell McFadden was also at the house. Antwan, Denzel, Odell, Lula,
and Antwan’s daughter were in the living room watching television and freestyling, or rapping,
when the... More...
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Steven Michael Brown v. The State of Texas

Appellant was charged by indictment with the offense of aggravated assault with a
deadly weapon. Specifically, the indictment, signed by the foreman of the grand jury, stated:
The Grand Jurors for the County of Tom Green, State of Texas, duly selected, impaneled, sworn, charged and organized as such at the January Term, A.D. 2013, of the 119th District Court of said County, upon their oat... More...
   $0 (08-02-2018 - TX)

Carlos Whitcomb v. The State of Texas

Appellant was employed as a respiratory therapist until he lost his job because he
tested positive for marijuana. After he lost his job, he moved in with his parents: his mother,
Phyllis Payne, and his stepfather, Kenneth Payne. Two years later, appellant had not regained
employment and was still living with his parents. Then, on the morning of May 24, 2013, at
approximately 11... More...
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Jennifer H Zarnfaller v. The State of Texas MoreLaw Receptionist Services Never Miss Another Call With MoreLaw's Receptionists Answering Your Calls

Veronica Parga-Lopez, formerly the assistant property manager and a tenant
at the Wimbledon Apartments in Spring, Texas (the “apartment complex”),
testified that in July 2010, appellant lived with her mother in an apartment near
Parga-Lopez. Appellant would often come to see Parga-Lopez in the leasing
office, “boo-hooing, . . . always crying, always depressed, always, . . . hy... More...
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA v. DAVID LEONARD RANDLE, JR.,

On October 24, 2015, a group of young adults attended a party at a Sioux Falls condominium leased by Mason Mitzel. There was evidence that the partygoers were drinking and using marijuana and other illegal substances. [¶3.] At some point during the evening, an AK-47 owned by Mitzel was brought out amongst the partygoers. There was testimony that different individuals handled the AK-47. Several... More...   $0 (08-02-2018 - SD)

STATE OF MONTANA v. MICHAEL GILBERT ILK

On April 15, 2015, Ilk shot Hadassah Pereslete and Tyler Wilson at a construction
site near Eureka. The 40-year-old Ilk and 23-year-old Pereslete had been in a long-term
relationship that Pereslete ended in January of 2015, after Ilk physically assaulted her.
Followingthe break-up, Ilk continued to pursue Pereslete, and sent her a letter apologizing
for the “domestic abuse” ... More...
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Mark DeWitt Yancey v. Randall Haas Eastern District of Michigan Federal Courthouse - Detroit, Michigan

Michigan jury convicted Mark Yancey of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus two years for the felony-firearm conviction. His case turned on identifying him as the passenger gunman in a drive-by shooting. Yancey’s defense counsel attacked the prosecution’s single, eyewitness account. But, obviously... More...   $0 (08-01-2018 - MI)

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