Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Week That Was: The Senator & The Schlub

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Sen. Ted Stevens was presumably campaigning in Alaska Wednesday while his lawyer, Brendan Sullivan was in a courtroom In Washington trying to persuade Judge Emmet Sullivan to move the Senator’s trial to his home state so that he could campaign nights and weekends. The Judge denied the request.

The story in the Anchorage Daily News is here.

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And in local news: Erik Collins got the maximum sentence the judge could give him in an attempted murder for hire.  Collins had tried on two occasions to arrange the murder of his on again off again boyfriend after taking out insurance policies on him. To make it all a little more miserable he was previously convicted of manslaughter of another lover.

NBC4 story here.

 

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Faux Rockefeller?

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In Baltimore this weekend FBI agents arrested a fugitive charged with kidnapping his 7-year old daughter during a supervised visit in Boston a week ago, but that’s just the beginning. In a story that gets curiouser and curiouser it seems that Clark Rockefeller, aka Chip Smith, Clark Rock, Michael Brown, James Frederick, etc… may be an accomplished confidence artist.

Read about it in the Baltimore Sun here,

and in the Boston Globe here.

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