Monthly Archives May 2016

Tom Hanks Sued for Son’s Accident

Court papers have been filed against actor Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, because of the involvement of their son, Chet Hanks, in an alleged criminal-related car accident. The person suing, Terry Moogan, is claiming that Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are responsible for her injuries because they allowed their son to drive under the influence of either drugs or alcohol on February 25, 2016, which resulted in an accident. Moogan claims he suffered a brain injury and whiplash after hitting his head on the dashboard. The theory of the case is that his parents knew that he was
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Officer Edward Nero Found Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Case

In a controversial verdict on Monday May 23rd, 2016, Officer Edward Nero, one of the six officers charged in the Freddie Gray case was found not guilty by a judge. The prosecutors in Baltimore brought this case against all of these officers after this instance occurred a little over a year ago from the date of the verdict. The officers in Baltimore wrongfully arrested Mr. Gray, that part is not really under dispute but what is in dispute is whether or not what they did was within their duty or was it an assault on Mr. Gray. The prosecutors argued
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False Convictions from False Claims of Rape

Last December, a woman wrote a comment on a website accusing well-known singer and songwriter Conor Oberst of raping her when she was a teenager. Word spread quickly, and Mr. Oberst had to bring a lawsuit against the woman, who eventually admitted that she made up the whole story just to gain online fame. Luckily for Mr. Oberst, he had the necessary resources to clear his name, but people criticized him for pursuing legal action in the first place. For many men falsely accused of rape, they do not even have the resources to fight in this way. So how
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Well-known Manhattan Landlord Steve Croman Arrested

A prominent landlord in the Manhattan area has been taken in on criminal charges for mortgage fraud on Friday May 9th, 2016. Steve Croman was the one taken into custody and rumors today are out making the claims that in the past he would harass tenants to evict them. However, those claims are nowhere near the charges he is facing. Law enforcement has said that Croman has been charged with 20 felonies most of them related to fraud. The claims are basically that Steve Croman who owns over 100 buildings in Manhattan, falsified documents in order to inflate his profits
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Marijuana Found in San Diego

Seven tons of marijuana were found by Customs and Border Protection officers inside a commercial tractor trailer which was carrying furniture over the Otay Mesa border entry on April 29. This is an unusually large drug bust, even by San Diego standards. How the Authorities Found the Marijuana The old truck pulled into the Otay Mesa cargo area just after 9:30 in the morning. The Customs officers used an imaging system to scan the truck when it arrived, and the scan aroused their suspicion, especially after the driver said the boxes were filled with furniture. The Customs officials then opened
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