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James E. Wade v. Johnny Wade, Individually; Amanda Wade, Individually; and Amanda Wade, as the Independent Executor of the Estate of Edell Wade

This is an appeal from a take-nothing judgment of the county court-at-law of
Burnet County in a suit to rescind the sale of a ranch. Appellant is James E. Wade (Bud), and
appellees are his brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Amanda Wade. Amanda was sued
individually and as executor of the Estate of Edell Wade.
In 2004, Edell Wade, Bud and Johnny’s mother, sold her ranch to Johnny... More...
   $0 (03-08-2017 - )

James Brand v. Shaunte Degrate-Greer

This case involves a landlord-tenant dispute. In eight issues, Appellant
James Brand appeals the judgment rendered by the trial court in the suit brought
against him by his former tenant, Appellee Shaunte Degrate-Greer (Degrate-
Greer), for breach of contract and for violations of the property code. Because
we hold that Brand was legally entitled to withhold $129 of Degrate-Greer’s... More...
   $0 (02-09-2017 - TX)


On January 21, 1997, eighteen-year-old Anthony Strachan was at home in
his family’s apartment on 580 Northwest 64th Street in Miami, cutting a friend’s
hair. Strachan went into the kitchen and, through the kitchen window, saw one of
his neighbors, “Shorty,” standing outside on 64th Street with two unknown men.
One man, who wore a skull cap and a heavy brown coat that resemble... More...
   $0 (01-27-2017 - FL)


On March 29, 2015, at around 7 p.m. Joe Morgan met Justin Cook at a property Morgan was buying. An older house and Rodney Wright's camper both stood on the property. This property was next door to a property Morgan already owned.
Morgan and Cook began examining the house for possible repairs. Wright came out of his camper and told Morgan he was trespassing. Morgan told Wright he was buying th... More...
   $0 (12-07-2016 - KS)

Daniel Lynn Easter v. The State of Texas

Archie Glenn Hashaw, Jr., executive director of Waller County Emergency
Medical Service (“Waller County EMS”), a non-profit organization and the
complainant in this case, testified that Waller County EMS provides “9-1-1

1 See TEX. PENAL CODE ANN. §§ 15.01(a), (d) (Vernon 2011) (criminal attempt), 31.03(a) (Vernon Supp. 2015) (th... More...
   $0 (11-14-2016 - TX)


Mustang Run Wind Project, LLC, (Mustang) filed an application with the Osage County Board of Adjustment for a conditional use permit involving between 9,406 and 9,453 acres of land. Mustang proposed to use the land for placing sixty-eight wind turbines on less than 150 acres and generating electricity.1 Public meetings on the proposed wind energy facility were held in April and May 2014. The prop... More...   $0 (11-13-2016 - OK)


In the late evening or early morning of July 23 and 24, 2009, the defendant broke into the house where his six year old daughter lived with the defendant's former girl friend and slit his daughter's throat, causing her death.

1 Justices Spina and Duffly participated in the deliberation on this case prior to their retirem... More...
   $0 (11-04-2016 - )

United States of America v. Kathleen M. Stegman

Kansas City, KS - Kansas Business Owner Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

A Leawood, Kansas business owner was sentenced to serve 51 months in prison after being convicted of tax evasion following a five-week jury trial.

According to the evidence at trial, Kathleen M. Stegman, 58, owned and operated Midwest Medical Aesthetics (Midwest). During the years 2006 through 2010, Ste... More...
   $0 (10-24-2016 - KS)

Bernie C. Harmon v. State of Indiana

Harmon and his wife, Melissa Harmon (“Melissa”) (collectively “the
Harmons”) lived in Crawford County, Indiana with their biological son, K.H.,.
and biological daughter, W.H. The Harmons drove school buses and operated a
car repair shop near their home. In 2005, the Harmons became foster parents to
five children1 (“the Children”). C.H.2, S.H.3, and C.A.H., 4 who were biological... More...
   $0 (10-20-2016 - IN)


James F. Ford, with assistance from his wife Darlene and his sons Paul and Jim,1 directed a marijuana-growing operation out of a home in Monroe, Maine. Acting on a tip from Jim's girlfriend, police executed a search warrant and interviewed James, who openly described the sophisticated operation and discussed his previous marijuana growing case in Massachusetts. After a trial, a jury convicted hi... More...   $0 (10-17-2016 - ME)


In this Contract Disputes Act matter, the California Department of Water Resources, seeks to recover $10,473,957 in damages from the United States Bureau of Reclamation (“USBR”) and the Western Area Power Administration (“WAPA”), as reimbursement for scheduling coordinator charges that the CDWR incurred in connection with its operation of certain water storage and distribution facilities (“Schedul... More...   $0 (10-09-2016 - DC)

Kazie Sekou Cole v. State of Indiana

The facts most favorable to the verdict reveal that, in June 2015, Shanita
Osborne (“Osborne”) rented a room from Cole at his residence on Grant Street
in South Bend, Indiana. On June 29, while Osborne was out of the house
visiting her mother, a disconnection notice was placed on Cole’s door,
informing him that his electricity would be turned off due to an overdue
account... More...
   $0 (10-05-2016 - IN)

TXU Portfolio Management Company, L.P. N/K/A Luninant Energy Company, L.L.C. v. FPL Energy, LLC; FPL Energy Pecos Wind I, LP; FPL Energy Pecos Wind II, Et AlL

A detailed recital of this case’s factual and procedural background is provided in our
prior opinion. See TXU Portfolio Mgmt. Co., L.P. v. FPL Energy, LLC, 328 S.W.3d 580, 581–85
(Tex. App.—Dallas 2010), aff’d in part, rev’d in part, 426 S.W.3d 59 (Tex. 2014). Here, we
limit our discussion to the matters needed to resolve the issues before us.
TXUPM sued the Wind Farms allegi... More...
   $3075000 (10-03-2016 - TX)

State of Tennessee v. Guy B. Bernal

In February 2010, a Maury County grand jury indicted the Defendant for the rape of his stepdaughter (“the victim”). At the trial on the charge, the parties presented the following evidence: The victim testified that on November 28, 2009, she lived at a residence on Kristen Street with her mother, five-year old brother, and step-father, the Defendant. She said that she was thirteen at the time o... More...   $0 (09-28-2016 - TN)


In the fall of 2009, Mr. Thornock requested that PacifiCorp provide electric service to an irrigation pivot on his property. On March 23, 2010, Mr. Thornock signed a General Service Contract (first contract) authorizing PacifiCorp to provide electric service to the pivot. The contract stated that the agreement is “between PacifiCorp, doing business as Rocky Mountain Power (“Company”), and Jason... More...   $0 (09-21-2016 - WY)

Daniel Lynn Easter v. The State of Texas

Archie Glenn Hashaw, Jr., executive director of Waller County Emergency
Medical Service (“Waller County EMS”), a non-profit organization and the
complainant in this case, testified that Waller County EMS provides “9-1-1
ambulance service” for the county. It shares “a building in downtown Monaville,”
designated as Fire Station Number 2, with the Monaville Volunteer Fire Departm... More...
   $0 (09-01-2016 - TX)

William Verlin Martz v. State of Indiana

Mark Gilland (Gilland) owned a parcel of property located at 503 East Race
Street in Eaton, Delaware County, Indiana (Property). Although Gilland did
not personally live on the Property, he kept a substantial number of his
possessions in a pole barn on the Property. The Property also contained several
other outbuildings and a small cabin in which his nephew, Greg Gilland (Gre... More...
   $0 (08-27-2016 - IN)

State of Missouri v. Katie Sprock

Union, MO - Jury Finds Motorist Guilty of Third-Degree Assault

The State of Missouri charged Katie Sprock, age 26, with third-degree assault, a Class A misdemeanors, arising out of a motor vehicle accident involving a MoDot vehicle in a work zone.

Section 565.083 for the Revised States of Missouri (RSMo) provides:

Until December 31, 2016--Assault of a law enforcement of... More...
   $0 (08-21-2016 - MO)


Joshua Daniels was convicted by a jury of domestic assault as a habitual
offender, as well as harassment in the first degree. He appeals claiming there
was insufficient evidence to support his assault conviction because the State
failed to prove the existence of a domestic relationship between himself and the
victim, his mother.1
We review challenges to the sufficiency o... More...
   $0 (08-12-2016 - IA)

United States of America v. Pacific Gas & Electric Co., et al.

San Francisco, CA - PG&E Found Guilty Of Obstruction Of An Agency Proceeding And Multiple Violations Of The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act

A federal jury found Pacific Gas and Electric Company (“PG&E”) guilty today of multiple willful violations of the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 (“PSA”) and obstructing an agency proceeding, announced U.S. Attorney Brian J. Stretch, Californi... More...
   $0 (08-10-2016 - CA)

Walter B. Saner v. BridgeTex Pipeline Company, LLC

BridgeTex is a limited liability company engaged in the location and construction of a pipeline in Texas for the transportation of crude petroleum. The pipeline is intended to transport crude petroleum from the Permian Basin to the Texas Gulf Coast. In January 2013, the Texas Railroad Commission designated BridgeTex as a common carrier and granted it a T-4 permit. Pursuant to its designation as... More...   $0 (07-21-2016 - TX)

Tracy Larance Gordon v. The State of Texas

Under the Penal Code, an individual commits burglary “if, without the effective
consent of the owner, the person . . . enters a building or habitation and commits or attempts to
commit a felony, theft, or an assault.” Tex. Penal Code § 30.02(a)(3). As mentioned above, Gordon
does not challenge the sufficiency of the evidence showing that he entered a structure without the
effecti... More...
   $0 (07-11-2016 - TX)

Robert Wayne Fry v. The State of Texas

Fry does not contest that he entered a building without the effective consent of the owner,
Jamie Dippold, or his motive for that entry; he only contests whether that building fits the
definition of a habitation. Dippold testified that about two years before the January 2, 2015,
incident at issue, she and her husband bought the farmhouse in question, which is situated on
prope... More...
   $0 (06-27-2016 - TX)

Lakeeshia Alexanderia Wright v. The State of Texas

Appellant appeals her conviction for the murder of George Esquivel.
Appellant and Esquivel were friends and lived with her mother in her mother’s
apartment. Christopher Lightfoot worked with Esquivel and lived in the same
apartment complex as Esquivel and Appellant. The back of Lightfoot’s apartment
was located diagonally from the back of Esquivel’s and Appellant’s apartment... More...
   $0 (06-23-2016 - TX)

Niare Quenette Lyte v. The State of Texas

The complainant, Jasmine Miller, was a friend of a sister of appellant Niare
Quenette Lyte. Once when her apartment lost electricity, Miller briefly stayed at
Lyte’s family’s apartment. After a dispute arose, Lyte told Miller to leave the
apartment. Miller then called the police and reported that Lyte had threatened to
kill her. Lyte was arrested and held in jail overnight, tho... More...
   $0 (06-23-2016 - TX)

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