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Aug 28, 2013

George Zimmerman’s wife pleads guilty to perjury

SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman’s wife pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing after her husband’s arrest, and she was sentenced to a year’s probation and 100 hours of community service. Shellie Zimmerman, 26, had been charged with felony perjury after she lied about the couple’s assets during […]

Oct 3, 2012

Ex-wife: D.C. sniper had untreated stress disorder

FREDERICK — Something happened to John Allen Muhammad in Saudi Arabia that fundamentally changed the man who once had been the “life of the party,” his ex-wife said. When he returned in 1991 after a three-month tour in the Army, Muhammad distanced himself from others; he was confused, pondering his direction in life, according to […]

Jun 18, 2012

Calls: Zimmerman told wife to buy bulletproof vest

ORLANDO, Fla. — The former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse calls released Monday. “As uncomfortable as it is, I want you wearing one,” George Zimmerman told his wife. Zimmerman was wearing a bulletproof vest when he left […]

Mar 19, 2012

Ohio man not jailed for stopping Facebook apology

CINCINNATI — A man who made comments about his estranged wife on his Facebook page and was threatened with jail unless he posted daily apologies for a month won’t be locked up even though he stopped making amends early. Mark Byron agreed to begin posting the apology last month to avoid jail but later decided […]

Oct 19, 2011

Death penalty not ruled out in Maryland slain mom case

ROCKVILLE — The top prosecutor in Montgomery County said Wednesday his office may consider pursuing the death penalty against a man who is charged with killing his estranged wife and is suspected in the death of his stepson. “It’s something that I think has to be considered because of the magnitude of the crime,” State’s […]

Oct 22, 2010

Top 5: ‘I never laid a hand on her’

Here’s a look at the Top 5 law stories from The Daily Record’s staff this week. 1. Cardiologist sues St. Joseph Medical for fraud – by Danny Jacobs Stephen L. Snyder might normally be one of the plaintiffs’ lawyers suing the former St. Joseph Medical Center cardiologist accused of implanting unnecessary stents in hundreds of […]

Oct 22, 2010

Tetso guilty of second-degree murder in ‘no-body’ case

A defendant is charged in the death of a Baltimore County woman last seen and heard from on a March day. Prosecutors, though unable to find the victim’s body, build a circumstantial evidence case using surveillance videos and cell phone records and obtain a guilty verdict. It happened to Dennis Tetso, who was convicted Friday […]

Oct 18, 2010

Tetso testifies, denies ever harming his wife

Baltimore County jurors who will decide the fate of Dennis Tetso saw two sides of the murder defendant Monday. In the morning, Tetso himself took the witness stand, denying in his soft baritone voice that he ever physically harmed his wife, Tracey Gardner-Tetso, who has not been seen or heard from since March 6, 2005. […]

Oct 12, 2010

Justices to hear jealous wife’s appeal

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will decide whether an anti-terrorism law should have been used to prosecute a jealous woman who tried to harm her husband’s mistress with deadly chemicals. The high court on Tuesday agreed to hear an appeal from Carol Anne Bond of Lansdale, Pa. She was sentenced to six years in prison […]

Oct 8, 2010

Here comes the bride (and the bride, and the bride)

Earlier this year we wrote about the upcoming nuptials of the Kunkel girls, three sisters who were sharing a wedding day. Well, that special day is Saturday in Wisconsin. And now their story has been picked up by the national media. The women and their soon-to-be husbands appeared Thursday morning on the CBS Early Show. […]

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