Archive for May 2012

Woman sues Pasco for 2009 run-in with police

Three years after it happened, Maria Davila-Marquez can’t shake the memory of the day two Pasco police officers handcuffed her and pushed her against a car — bruising her arm and burning her face on the hot car hood. She can’t forget being charged with hindering the police even after it was determined she wasn’t…

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18 join sex abuse lawsuit against Helena diocese

One of two major sex abuse lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena grew Tuesday with the addition of 18 plaintiffs, bringing the total to 76 alleged victims in that case. Vito de la Cruz, a lawyer for the plaintiffs with the Yakima, Wash.-based Tamaki Law Firm, said more plaintiffs are still to come.…

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