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Former Saginaw County worker gets 18 months probation for theft of Probate Court money (MI)

SAGINAW, MI — A former Saginaw County maintenance worker will serve 18 months probation and must repay money she stole from the county’s Probate Court office. Saginaw County Circuit Judge Darnell Jackson on Nov. 13 sentenced Sandra L. Burger for larceny from a building. Burger in October pleaded guilty as charged to the larceny count, Keep Reading…

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Wrongful death suit of Brooklyn ‘Kung Fu Judge’ Phillips moving ahead (NY)

Samuel Boykin, administrator of the estate of famed Brooklyn “Kung Fu Judge” John Phillips, is moving ahead with his suit against the Prospect Park Residence, which he blames for the death of his uncle. On Thursday, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Donald Kurtz set a hearing date for Jan. 9, 2015. The controversial Park Slope assisted Keep Reading…

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Connecticut jury awards $638K in disabled S&M case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A jury has awarded about $638,000 to a woman who sued a man she said had a sadomasochistic sexual relationship with her adult daughter in a case that led to a state Supreme Court ruling on whether mentally ill people can consent to sex. Mary Kortner, of Greenwich, filed a civil Keep Reading…

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New Fairfield veteran home at last (CT)

NEW FAIRFIELD — When Lou Russo sits down to count his blessings on Thanksgiving Day, the first thing out of his mouth will probably be a joke. After all, the 96-year-old World War II veteran is feeling more like himself now that he is out of the nursing home where he was confined against his will Keep Reading…

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Belfast lawyer accused of exploiting elderly clients indicted by grand jury (ME)

BELFAST, Maine — A Belfast lawyer accused last year of financially exploiting two elderly clients was indicted by the Waldo County grand jury on charges of theft and misuse of entrusted property on Thursday. Last October, the Waldo County Probate Court removed two elderly women from the control of William L. Dawson, 60, who had Keep Reading…

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