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Woman Released from Jail in Child Cruelty Case

Woman Arrested with Child Cruelty Charges for Disciplining Her Children Released from Jail a 30-year-old single mother of six was put in jail last Tuesday after admitting to hitting three of her sons with a cord after they stole from and vandalized a neighbor’s home. The woman is from New Orleans, Louisiana, and she was released from custody on … [Read more...]

Muhammad Ali’s Children Face Uphill Legal Battle Over Ali’s Estate

Some suspect unity between Muhammad Ali's children will not last during their battle over Ali’s estate, worth an estimated $80 million Muhammad Ali, the famed Olympic and professional boxer known as “The Greatest,” died on June 3, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 74. Mr. Ali is often regarded as one of the most influential sports figures … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Safety Tips

DUI and Boating Under the Influence Tips for Memorial Day Weekend in South Carolina For most South Carolinians, this holiday weekend will be filled with parties, cookouts, and other celebrations with friends and family. However, it may likely be a weekend filled with DUI check points and DNR activity which may result in DUI or Boating Under the … [Read more...]

Four Local Restaurants/Bars Named in DUI Related Lawsuit

DUI Fatality Lands Several Columbia Bars and Restaurants in Hot Water A lawsuit was recently filed against four local Columbia restaurants and bars for allegedly over serving alcohol to a customer who later caused a DUI accident resulting in death. On the early morning of September 1st, 2015, a lady and three friends went “bar hopping” in the … [Read more...]

Jury Awards $72 Million in J&J Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Case

J&J Ordered to pay $72 Milllion in Damages to Victim's Family A Missouri State jury recently awarded $72 million in damages to the family of plaintiff Jacqueline Fox, who lost her life to ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Power and Shower to Shower for several decades. Court records and family’s lawyers reported that … [Read more...]

“Dance Moms” Star Faces Federal Wire Fraud Charges

Star of “Dance Moms” Faces Federal Charges Including Wire Fraud for False Bankruptcy Reports Abby Lee Miller, star of “Dance Moms” on Lifetime, has reportedly been charged by the federal government with wire fraud and bankruptcy fraud after hiding more than $775,000 in income. Per a filing in Pittsburgh by the US Attorney’s Office, Miller has … [Read more...]

Woman Accused of Animal Cruelty After Facebook Photos

NC Woman Faces Animal Cruelty Charges After Taping Dogs Mouth and Posting Picture on Facebook A Salisbury, North Carolina woman has been criminally charged with animal cruelty after images of her dog with its mouth duct-taped shut on Facebook were reported to police. Kimberly Ann Howell, 25, has been released from jail on a $3,000 bond. She faced … [Read more...]

Video Gambling Business Owner Pleads to Tax Evasion

Magic Minutes Video Gambling Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion Charges The owner of Magic Minutes, a notorious video gambling house, has officially pleaded guilty in federal court to tax evasion charges. Although Larry W. Flynn, 40 years old, spent years insisting to police that his machines operated on phone cards and therefore did not … [Read more...]

Strom Law Firm Seeks Revision of Domestic Violence Statute

Domestic Violence Statute Vague Regarding Same Sex Married Couples Strom Law Firm Attorneys Bakari Sellers and Alexandra Benevento are asking the South Carolina Supreme Court to strike down a portion of the new domestic violence statute, arguing that it is unconstitutional as applied to unmarried, same-sex couples. Sellers and Benevento have … [Read more...]

Hilton Head Father and Son Arrested for Income Tax Evasion

Two South Carolina Residents Arrested for Evading Payment on State Income Taxes. The South Carolina Department of Revenue news release on July 9, 2015, reports Jack Molloy and S. Craig Molloy, both residents of Beaufort County, SC, were arrested on five counts each of income tax evasion. They are accused of collectively evading more than $100,000 … [Read more...]

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