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  • Justified Restitution
    'Justified' recap and review: 'Restitution' sets up an intriguing final season
    It's that time again: the time in which Justified wraps up another violent, complex and witty season. This time around, it's tempered slightly by the knowledge that next season will be the show's last, and some of the pieces for the...
  • Alicia DiMichele
    Alicia DiMichele ordered to pay restitution from 'Mob Wives' earnings
    On March 3 Hot 991 shares that the "Mob Wives: New Blood" star Alicia DiMichele was ordered by a judge to pay restitution from her show earnings. That's a total of $96,000 considering that she made $8,000 per episode.After pushing...
  • Museums, heirs stake first claims to Nazi art trove found in Munich apartment
    Museums, heirs have begun to stake their claims to art found in Munich apartment
    The fall-out from the discovery of a huge trove of Nazi-era looted art continues to escalate.Museums and heirs have begun to stake their claims as calls mounted for authorities to publish a definitive list of the works.Prominent lawyer and art...
  • Former banker gets 41 months for embezzling over $2m
    Former banker gets 41 months for embezzling over $2m
    An FBI press releasedated today, Sept. 5, 2013, announced the sentencing of Jonathan Weir, 45, to 41 months in prison after having pled guilty in May of 2013 to on a charge of federal mail fraud for embezzling over $2 million from clients accounts...
  • Teaching responsible behavior to children
    Teaching responsible behavior to children
    Every parent wants to raise a child that demonstrates responsibility, one who takes care of their possessions, one that takes initiative, as well as one who accepts consequences for their behavior in an age appropriate manner. However, this is not...
  • San Bruno explosion: $70m settlement reached
    San Bruno explosion: $70m settlement reached
    PG&E to pay out within 30 days for San Bruno fire and explosionTop news coming in to San Francisco today is on the San Bruno explosion. San Bruno is on the outskirts of San Francisco.In the pipeline explosion in 2010, eight people died and...
  • Peter McKinn
    Disgraced former boxing promoter to pay $7,500 in restitution
    ‘There is justice in the United States!’PHOENIX – On Feb. 24, after two continuances, Peter McKinn, the disgraced former Top Rank boxing promoter, offered to pay $7,500 to settle restitution with former boxing trainer Joe Diaz...
  • Kilpatrick
    Kilpatrick publisher must explain why book profits withheld
    On Friday, Judge David Groner issued an order demanding that an agent of Kwame Kilpatrick’s publisher appear in court. He must explain why Creative Publishing Consultants has not paid Kilpatrick’s share of the profit from his prison...
  • Cleaned up graffiti
    There is no place for prisons in the model Hebrew republic
    The news is constantly filled with reports of prison overpopulation. Due to tightening budgets cities like Akron must find ways to decrease their prison population. In 2010 Akron spent approximately $260,000 on reentry programs in an effort to...
  • JEFFCO Sewer Scandal
    High court tells McNair no
    The U.S. Supreme Court Monday rejected an appeal by former Jefferson County Commissioner Chris McNair, convicted of bribery charges in the county's sewer scandal. With that rejection, several sewer contractors including Roland Pugh Senior,...
  • Sewer Scandal graphic
    Government to collect McNair’s restitution
    Former Jefferson County Commissioner Chris McNair will give up 25 percent of his pension to help pay $425,000 he owes the county as restitution. The 85-year old McNair was convicted in 2006 of bribery and conspiracy and was ordered to pay the...
  • Banks getting ready to settle with states over foreclosure fraud
    Banks getting ready to settle with states over foreclosure fraud
    Earlier last year, a group of state Attorney Generals came together to form a class action investigation against many of the largest financial institutions over the foreclosure fraud being brought against homeowners where the banks didn't have...
  • View of catylitic converter
    Metal thieves adusting to new regulations, many have moved to catalytic converters
    The old hustle of stealing copper fixures and tubing from construction sites, then sellingitto aftermarket metal buyers has begun to fade. Canny construction companiesnow don't bring in the copper until the time it is scheduled to be instatted...
  • Still from Arnold Reed's website. Reed has been retained to represent Kilpatrick on appeal
    News nuggets on Kwame Kilpatrick, offender #702408
    With the close of a bloody May comes just enough respite to recap events that have transpired since former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to prison for violating the terms of his probation. Though some of these events could have been the...
  • Kilpatrick frowns during earlier session.
    Kilpatrick gets up to 5 years in prison
    A collective gasp rose from the audience when Judge David Groner pronounced a maximum sentence of 5 years for Kwame Kilpatrick for violation of his probation. The ex-mayor was cuffed and led away by two deputies after he and his lawyers were...