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Man in Drunk Lives Matter shirt charged with drunken driving

NEWVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say they arrested a man wearing a Drunk Lives Matter shirt for drunken driving. Police say 44-year-old Elwood Gutshall III’s blood-alcohol content was about two and a half times the state’s legal limit for drivers when he was pulled over early on March 19 in Newville. He was wearing a green St. Patrick’s Day shirt with the saying on it. Online court records don’t list an attorney for Gutshall, who faces a preliminary hearing May 26. Nobody answered the phone at his home...

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Defense lawyer’s pants catch fire during Arson trial in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami defense attorney is feeling the heat after his pants caught fire as he delivered closing arguments in an arson case. Witnesses told the Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/2m4lhIE ) 28-year-old Stephen Gutierrez was fiddling in his pocket Wednesday while addressing jurors when smoke started billowing from his pants. At the time, he was arguing that his client’s car spontaneously combusted and wasn’t intentionally set on fire. Gutierrez quickly left the courtroom. Jurors also were escorted out. When Gutierrez returned unharmed, he insisted it wasn’t a staged defense gone wrong. The Herald reports he blamed a faulty...

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Briles says he didn’t cover up sexual assaults at Baylor

BY JIM VERTUNO – AP SPORTS WRITER AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Breaking months of public silence, former Baylor coach Art Briles said Thursday he did not cover up sexual violence by his players or try to obstruct any investigations tied to the assault scandal at the nation’s largest Baptist university. Briles released a one-page letter, saying he could no longer “remain silent” and defending himself against allegations that he ignored incidents of assault and ran a football program that considered itself above the rules. The letter came a day after the Texas Rangers, the state’s elite criminal investigations unit, said...

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EXCLUSIVE: Former Edcouch Judge Arrested for Drug Charges

EDCOUCH (KFXV) — A Fox News Investigation: Tonight we have confirmed the arrest of a former Edcouch Municipal Judge, Daniel Guzmán. He remains in federal custody tonight on drug-related charges. It’s a story you’ll only see here on Fox. Daniel Guzman, II who took over as Alderman for the city of Edcouch in 2013 is behind bars tonight in Montgomery, Alabama on drug-related charges. As part of an investigation by Fox News, we were able to confirm the arrest of Guzman through the district attorney’s office in Alabama. After a joint investigation by the DEA offices in McAllen and...

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EXCLUSIVE: Legal Battle Between Hidalgo Co. Political Rivals

HIDALGO COUNTY (KFXV) — A lawsuit filed Wednesday involving two former political rivals alleges money laundering. The lawsuit was filed by former Hidalgo County Precinct One Commissioner AC Cuellar, against current commissioner, Daniel Fuentes. According to court documents, Weslaco1 attorney, Ezequiel Reyna, Jr. made significant contributions to Fuentes’ campaign– and conspired to launder cash through Fuentes’ personal checking accoun. We also reached out to attorney Ezequiel Reyna — who told fox news – he hasn’t seen the lawsuit but says he is sure the petition has no facts to support the allegations being made. Adding, it is inappropriate to...

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