Ex-Phoenix police Officer Chrisman convicted of aggravated assault

Ex-Phoenix police Officer Chrisman convicted of aggravated assault
Mark Andersen, a former prosecutor and current defense attorney at Davis Miles in Tempe, said prosecutors would typically consider how the jurors voted on the murder charge in deciding whether to re-try a defendant on that count. The sentencing range …
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Prison ordeal
As Murray, 48, and his lawyers try to figure out what went wrong with his medical treatment, one thing is certain. The breakdown coincided with the turmoil surrounding the Department of Corrections' transition to a private health care provider for …
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Lawyer: Mom said she would return 2 kids to GA
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A mother arrested for investigation of killing her 9-year-old daughter and her 13-year-old autistic son in California had promised to return them to their father in Georgia after he was recently awarded full custody in a …
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