Billings man denies homicide, home invasion

Billings man denies homicide, home invasion Billings man denies homicide, home invasionGreat Falls TribuneA 28-year-old Billings man has denied charges that he shot a man to death and six weeks later beat and choked another man, breaking bones in his face. (Photo: Courtesy). CONNECT 1 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. BILLINGS – A 28-year-old ...
  November 25, 2014  

Idaho man gets life in prison for kidnapping, rape

Idaho man gets life in prison for kidnapping, rape Idaho man gets life in prison for kidnapping, rapeKREM.com (subscription)Nixon was convicted of kidnapping and rape following the July 2013 assault that ended after the girl escaped and Nixon surrendered after a nine-hour standoff with police. Nixon's older sister testified at the sentencing hearing that she and her three ...Man sentenced in rape, kidnapping case Coeur d'Alene Press
  November 25, 2014  

19-year-old Helena man accused of kidnapping

19-year-old Helena man accused of kidnappingHelena Independent RecordLane Isaac Salminen, 19, was charged with one count of felony kidnapping, according to a complaint and affidavit filed in justice court. He was also charged with partner or family member assault, criminal destruction or tampering with a communication ...
  November 25, 2014  

Man convicted of murdering woman, her 3 daughters in Lancaster

Man convicted of murdering woman, her 3 daughters in Lancaster LANCASTER >> A 24-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of murdering a woman and her three young daughters and then setting the family’s Lancaster house on fire.Jurors deliberated about three hours before finding Corey Lynn King of Altadena guilty of four counts of first-degree murder for the Sept. 9, 2008, killings of Sonya Harris, 43, and her daughters, Kayla Clark, 9, Melinda Harris, 11, and Ebony Horton, 14, according to Deputy District Attorney Robert Sherwood.The panel found true the ...
  November 25, 2014  

Washington citizen journalist’s request trumps Snonomish County Sheriff’s refusal to release public records

Check out the story live here: Via anonymous contributor Publius Publius: Snohomish County has been the subject of many lawsuits over Public Records. In nearly all cases they claim to be the injured party, and yet the courts consistently seem to disagree. There have been many more allegations of non-compliance with the Washington Public Records Act than the courts have seen, partly due to the fact that the Prosecutors office puts up a very firm front and takes a defensive posture in ...
  November 25, 2014  

GM Defect Case Headed Back to the West Coast

     NEW YORK (CN) - A judge ruled that California's lawsuit against General Motors over a dangerous ignition switch failures belongs in state court through an exemption embedded in bankruptcy law.     In an order filed Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman agreed with state prosecutors that California's case against GM, part of several others in multidistrict litigation, was removable under the police powers exception of 28 U.S.C. 1452 - ...

Police Search for Two Men for Bank Robbery

Police Search for Two Men for Bank RobberyKOLORENO, NV - Reno police and the FBI are looking for two men involved in a bank robbery Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 12:30PM November 25, 2014, dispatch got a call regarding the robbery of the Wells Fargo on Mae Anne Avenue in northwest Reno.Reno Police still searching for robbery suspects KRNV My News 4Search for Bank Robbery Suspect Forces Two Schools Into Lockdown - KTVN ... KTVN
  November 25, 2014  

New DPD Website Posts Officer Involved Shooting Information

New DPD Website Posts Officer Involved Shooting InformationCBS LocalDALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas police are taking steps to be more transparent about officer involved shootings, on the day after a grand jury declined to indict a police officer for a deadly shooting in Ferguson, Missouri. While deadly force, and law ...Dallas civil rights groups protest Ferguson, officer-involved shootings WFAA
  November 25, 2014  

EPA Pollution Rules Picked Up by High Court

     (CN) - The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to say whether costs should factor into the government's regulation of hazardous air pollutants emitted by electric utilities.     Representing state, industry and labor interests, the White Stallion Energy Center and Michigan are two of the lead challenges taking aim at emission standards that the Environmental Protection Agency set for various air pollutants emitted by coal- and oil-powered electric-...

Venezuela Sold U.S. Refineries to Evade Billion-Dollar Award, Conoco Says

     HOUSTON (CN) - Venezuela's national oil company is selling CITGO to move the money back home and prevent ConocoPhillips from collecting an impending billion-dollar arbitration award, ConocoPhillips claims in court.     Houston-based CITGO is owned by Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), Venezuela's national oil company.     CITGO owns refineries in Lake Charles, La.; Corpus Christi, Texas and Lemont, Ill., alon...