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Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed

Everyone is capable of making a mistake in the workplace – it is just human error. But sometimes something as simple as forgetting to double-check a lock can lead to a widespread problem. Such ...
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Brian Edwards Discusses Tragic Cape Coral Fatality on NBC 2 News

Following a fatal Cape Coral car crash, Brian Edwards joined NBC 2 News to discuss the case. His insight as a former prosecutor is especially beneficial and gave viewers a better understanding of what ...
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Surprise ruling in the George Zimmerman case

Wow! What a surprising ruling! This type of evidence is almost always inadmissible in Florida because the probative value of the evidence does not usually outweigh the possible prejudicial affect of ...
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Aaron Hernandez

Police are looking at Aaron Hernandez in connection to a double homicide that happened on July 16, 2012 in downtown Boston. According to the Boston Police, officers responded to the intersection of ...
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Proposal to Lower DUI Threshold from .08 to .05

The federal government is already tough on drunk driving but some are now saying it is not enough. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has pointed out that alcohol-related crash fatalities ...
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Arrested at a DUI Checkpoint?

Studies show that 90% of all drunk driving occurs right after people drink with their friends, coworkers or family members. There are about half a million people injured and approximately 17,000 ...
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Fort Myers Police Seize Illegal Drugs and Firearms

According to the News Press, Fort Myers police recently took drugs and weapons from an apartment complex in the city. Reports show that police and a SWAT team served warrants at a Royal Palm Avenue ...
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Some people never get the lesson

Such a sad scenario when William Coe of Davenport, Fl. was accused and later acquitted of three counts of manslaughter. I don't know if Coe was legally impaired or not on that awful manslaughter ...
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Officer accused of falsifying dozens of DUI reports

A former Utah trooper of the year was fired accused of falsifying dozens of arrest reports. After over 40 complaints filed against Lisa Steed, she had her employment terminated by the Utah highway ...
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Naples Police officer arrested for a DUI

A Naples police officer was arrested for a DUI and resisting an offcer on December 17, 2012. After being pulled over, officer Michael Little admitted to drinking a few beers. The deputy then called ...
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Boston police officer deemed hero

A Boston police officer bravely entered the fridged waters of Boston harbor to save a woman who was clinging to a small raft. The episode was captured on video. Officer Edward Norten did not hesitate ...
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DUI breathalyzer arguements postponed by supreme court

The supreme court recently ruled that oral arguments against the maker of Florida's only approved intoxilyzer will be delayed until February 5, 2013. CMI, Inc. is the company that makes the ...
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Fort Myers DUI checkpoint planned this weekend December 14th and 15th

The Lee county Sheriff office is conducting a sobriety checkpoint the weekend of December 14th and 15th. They are conducting a checkpoint at undisclosed locations all over the county until January 1, ...
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As Colorado and Washington legalize marijuana, what is next?

An interesting debate. I wonder if more and more states keep legalizing marijuana, if it will eventually be legal everywhere. I believe it will eventually come down to money. If a state close in ...
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A Closer Look at Your Trusted Criminal Defense Attorney

You see those bright lights flashing, feel the cuffs lock around your wrists, and you can hear the officers tell you the Miranda Rights, and surely enough you are taken into the local police station ...
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One more joint please judge?

An Ohio man was given the opportunity to keep himself out of prison if he would stop smoking marijuana. The one problem for 19 year old Damaine Mitchell, he liked smoking his weed too much. He ...
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Gainesville woman accused of DUI after running into deputy...

A Gainesville woman accused of DUI after running into deputy... A good time turned very bad for a Gainesville woman when she hit the wrong car. According to the Gainesville Sun, "GPD Officer L. ...
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Edward Furlong arrested

Actor Edward Furlong was arrested today for domestic violence. He was booked on suspicion of felony domestic violence involving a spouse or girlfriend. Police did not identify the person who Furlong ...
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Trayvon Martin's personal records

A Florida judge ruled yesterday that George Zimmerman's defense team is entitled to access toTrayvon Martin's facebook and twitter account records. They successfully argued that because the ...
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