Published: 4/8/2019 12:01:06 AM The Monitor of April 2 ran a story about the woman who ran over cyclist Patrick Bettens on Fisherville Road last September. Among other charges, she has been charged with following too closely. If she can be charged with following too closely, then following too closely is a material cause of the crash. After all, had she not been too close, she could have avoided the crash. Instead she ran over Bettens and dragged him a distance, failing to immediately stop. She should be charged with a felony. She was driving after suspension of her license, not only after suspension in February 2017 but after being convicted for driving after suspension in January 2018. Killing Bettens is her third encounter with the law that punishes people who drive under suspension. State law provides that someone driving under suspension can be charged with a felony if prosecutors can prove the unlawful operation of the vehicle caused or materially contributed to the collision. … [Read more...] about Letter: Driver should be charged with a felony
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By MARK HAYWARDNew Hampshire Union Leader September 26. 2018 4:27PM A 20-year-old University of New Hampshire student is facing felony charges for allegedly voting twice in the 2016 presidential election, the third person to be named in an ongoing investigation into voter fraud in New Hampshire. Attorney General Gordon MacDonald announced the arrest of Spencer McKinnon on Wednesday. McKinnon, who identifies himself as a UNH student on his Facebook page, was indicted last week by a Strafford County grand jury. He is charged with knowingly voting twice in the Nov. 8, 2016, general election. McKinnon allegedly voted in person in Durham according to its town clerk and he voted via absentee ballot in Dracut, Mass., according to the clerk’s office there. McKinnon registered as an undeclared voter, according to the Durham town clerk’s office. McKinnon registered to vote for the first time in Dracut on Feb. 1, 2016, according to records the clerk supplied under a … [Read more...] about UNH student charged with a felony for voting here and in Mass. in 2016 presidential election
By Jack Healy Published 3:27 pm PDT, Thursday, August 2, 2018 Photo: Travis Dove / New York Times Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Whitney Brown (left) and Keith Sellars are among 12 people being prosecuted in North Carolina. Whitney Brown (left) and Keith Sellars are among 12 people being prosecuted in North Carolina. Photo: Travis Dove / New York Times Arrested, jailed, charged with a felony — for voting. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery GRAHAM, N.C. — Keith Sellars and his daughters were driving home from dinner at a Mexican restaurant last December when he was pulled over for running a red light. The officer ran a background check and came back with bad news for Sellars. There was a warrant out for his arrest. As his girls cried in the back seat, Sellars was handcuffed and taken to jail. His crime: … [Read more...] about Arrested, jailed, charged with a felony — for voting.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByJack Healy Aug. 2, 2018 GRAHAM, N.C. — Keith Sellars and his daughters were driving home from dinner at a Mexican restaurant last December when he was pulled over for running a red light. The officer ran a background check and came back with bad news for Mr. Sellars. There was a warrant out for his arrest. As his girls cried in the back seat, Mr. Sellars was handcuffed and taken to jail. His crime: Illegal voting. “I didn’t know,” said Mr. Sellars, who spent the night in jail before his family paid his $2,500 bond. “I thought I was practicing my right.” Mr. Sellars, 44, is one of a dozen people in Alamance County in North Carolina who have been charged with voting illegally in the 2016 presidential election. All were on probation or parole for felony convictions, … [Read more...] about Arrested, Jailed and Charged With a Felony. For Voting.
click to enlarge Shutterstock Pro-life protesters surround Ferndale's Planned Parenthood. The announcement of President Donald Trump's nomination of conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh’s to the Supreme Court has galvanized pro-life and pro-choice activists over one key issue: the potential overturning of Roe V. Wade, the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that gave women the constitutional right to end their pregnancies. In Michigan, the ramifications would be substantial if Roe is overturned. A 1931 law that states a woman could be charged with manslaughter after having an abortion, unless her life is at risk, could be enforced again. The law has never been repealed, and does not make exceptions for rape or incest. Roe v. Wade has been decided law since 1973,” Robert Sedler, a Wayne State constitutional law professor told the Detroit Free Press. “An overwhelming number of women have assumed they could have a safe and legal abortion for decades. It … [Read more...] about You could be charged with a felony for having an abortion in Michigan if Roe v. Wade is overturned