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RALEIGH, N.C. — Jeffrey MacDonald will not receive compassionate release from prison, another setback in the former Green Beret’s struggle to step away from the notorious Fort Bragg murders of his family. U.S. District Court Judge Terrence Boyle rejected the 77-year-old inmate’s request Friday, which his lawyers urged last month due to his age, failing health and decades behind bars. In 1970, ...

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Joe Frater and Chris Stone were on their way to social media stardom in the elite world of trophy deer hunting. The two law enforcement officers — Frater is a corrections officer at a local prison; Stone is an investigator for the Amador County district attorney — regularly showed off their trophies from just a few years of hunting with bows and arrows in the Sierra ...

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Joel Greenberg, the former Seminole County tax collector and associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges by the middle of next month, his attorney and prosecutors with the U.S. attorney’s office confirmed during a court hearing Thursday. The lawyers were given until May 15 to work out the plea deal, otherwise the case will proceed to trial ...

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BATON ROUGE, La. - Attorneys representing an LSU executive who recently announced plans to sue the school officially filed the federal lawsuit Thursday.Sharon Lewis, represented by attorneys Larry English, Bridgett Brown, and Tammye Brown, serves as LSU's Associate Athletic Director of Football Recruiting and Alumni Relations.During a recent interview with USA Today reporters, Lewis claimed that ever since she approached university officials in 2013, informing them of inappropriate behavior on the part of then-football coach Les Miles, she became the target of harassment and retaliation.Her attorneys addressed the public with more on the case during an Wednesday, April 7 news conference.Click here to read the full lawsuitShe said the mistreatment she suffered, in addition to experiencing workplace racial prejudice and gender discrimination, negatively impacted her health and well-being.Lewis added that as an overwhelming number of women who'd been abused by prominent members of the LSU community began to speak out, she was inspired to come forward with her own account.Attorneys representing Lewis claim a law firm hired by LSU was part of the coverup and conspiracy. Taylor Porter is named as a defendant in the lawsuit."That is why Taylor Porter is involved," Brown said. "They conducted the investigation. They drafted the memorandum that demonstrated the conspiracy and part of the conspiracy was to hide documents to circumvent compliance with Title IX."Taylor Porter adamantly denied any coverups. A letter issued by Vicki Crochet who conducted the work states she stands behind the work they did to protect the alleged victims.

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NEW YORK – Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers have fired back at claims that she’s letting her jail cell become filthy, and argue that the entire Brooklyn facility where she’s being held is a disgusting cesspool. The letter filed Thursday in Manhattan Federal Court is the latest in an increasingly hostile dispute over the conditions of the British socialite’s confinement at the Metropolitan Detention ...