Man charged in wreck that killed former University of Oregon football player Fotu Leiato is released from jail

A 22-year-old man charged with causing a drunken-driving crash that killed former University of Oregon football player Fotu Leiato has been released from jail. Court officials said Pedro Chavarin Jr. left the Lane County Jail on Friday, after a judge reduced his bail from $250,000 to $100,000. Conditions of Chavarin’s release were not made available […]

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A&M basketball player, twin sister charged with taking part in home attack of 68-year-old man

Texas A&M women’s basketball center Caylinne Martin and her twin sister, Corinne, have been charged with injury to the elderly, a third-degree felony, stemming from an altercation that occurred on Christmas Eve 2017, according to Harris County court documents. Both sisters were arrested May 25 and were released the following day, court documents show. According […]

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Mississippi man charged in Ponzi scheme across multiple states

CLOSE Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office offers tips on how to avoid investment fraud. Beth LeBlanc/Lansing State Journal U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, pictured here at a news conference in 2016, has announced a criminal complaint against a Jackson man charged in a multimillion-dollar, multi-state Ponzi scheme.(Photo: Therese Apel/ Clarion Ledger) A 58-year-old Madison businessman has […]

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