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Posted 10 months ago in Criminal Law Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
Sweet Yeezus, Will Kanye Do Time for Attacking Paparazzi?

Rapper and new dad Kanye West has been charged with two criminal counts for allegedly attacking a photographer at the Los Angeles airport in July. In the incident, a photographer tries to stop Kanye saying, “Kanye, can we talk to you?” Kanye ignores him and the photographer continues, asking “What’s up with all that stuff? Do you just want to quash all that stuff, because you’re a cool guy? Why can’t we talk to you?” It’s unclear what “stuff” he was …

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Posted 12 months ago in Crime by Aaron Kase  
Man Faces Jail Time for Drinking $100,000 of Historic Hooch

Talk about a hangover. A Pennsylvania man is facing felony theft charges for drinking over $100,000 worth of antique liquor. John Saunders, 62, will go to trial for drinking away a historic cache of Old Farm Pure Rye Whiskey. Nine cases of the spirits were discovered in an old mansion near Pittsburgh when a woman purchased and renovated it to use as a bed and breakfast. When workers tore out some old stairs, they discovered the trove. The liquor was …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime by Aaron Kase  
Owner Says It’s ‘Finders, Keepers’ in Case of Stolen Renoir

The ownership of a Renoir painting stolen from a Baltimore museum 62 years ago will be decided by a federal judge in the U.S. District Court in Alexandria. The art, an 1879 piece called “Paysage bords de Seine,” was painted by the French impressionist on a linen napkin to impress a female friend, according to legend. It is believed to be worth at least $22,000, and possibly up to $100,000. And if the woman claiming ownership is to be believed, it was …

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Posted 1 year ago in Crime Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
Is the NYPD Entrapping Good Samaritans?

If you find an unattended purse or wallet lying around New York City, you might want to be extra careful about your next move. There’s a chance the NYPD is watching — and if they think you intend to pocket the money, you could go to jail. That’s what happened in 2010 to Bronx resident Deirdre Myers and her 15-year-old daughter, neither of whom even touched the money they were accused of trying to steal. Their arrests were the result …

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Posted 1 year ago in Foreclosure by Michele Bowman  
Foreclosure Error Robs Texas Couple of $150K in Property

A Texas couple whose personal property was mistakenly scooped up in a foreclosure happening next door have yet to get their things back and were told by police that it doesn’t count as theft.   No Fence Can Hold Them Back When workers from ironically-named Safeguard Properties, an Ohio company, showed up in Taylor, Texas, to ready the house next to Mike Moors’ property for foreclosure, they mistakenly also broke into his barn and took his boat, trailers and backhoe, …

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