Archive | March, 2012

Appeals court hears arguments in Burke case

March 21, 2012


Texas’ highest criminal court will decide if the judge in the trial in which former Beaumont police officer David Todd Burke was convicted of official oppression erred by not allowing defense attorneys to strike for cause a potential juror who indicated he might not be able to be fair.

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Springsteen delivers a ‘Wrecking Ball’ to restore

March 17, 2012


Leave it to The Boss to craft a masterful musical ode to the plight of working people in a frightful economy.

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Federal appeals court sides with Beaumont in Newman case

March 15, 2012

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A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld a district judge’s ruling that the city of Beaumont should not be a defendant in the civil rights lawsuit of Derrick Newman against two police officers.

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