Police detained Farrar (pictured below), 42, at Collin County jail with charges of misdemeanour counts of possession, theft, and harassment by phone
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Monday 04 July 2011
A man has admitted raping and strangling British teacher Lindsay Ann Hawker - but said he did not intend to kill her.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
A serial rapist who preyed on lone women walking or biking in the small central Swedish town of Orebro has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a string of attacks between 2005 and 2010, a district court ruled today.
Friday 06 May 2011
Federal prosecutors have narrowed their criminal case against Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of running a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
Tuesday 29 March 2011
An aide to the judge who sentenced Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six more years in prison stepped down yesterday, weeks after saying the verdict was dictated by more senior members of the judiciary.
Friday 11 March 2011
A multi-millionaire fraudster is facing up to 20 years in a US jail after admitting ripping off thousands of investors in Britain's biggest "boiler room" scam.
Thursday 10 March 2011
Mel Gibson will not go to jail over his January 2010 altercation with Oksana Grigorieva.
Friday 21 January 2011
A doctor whose abortion clinic was described as a filthy, foul-smelling "house of horrors" has been accused of delivering seven babies alive and then using scissors to kill them.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Prosecutors have a "strong case" to support filing criminal charges against Mel Gibson for allegedly hitting Oksana Grigorieva.
Thursday 25 November 2010
Five Somali men accused of attacking a US Navy vessel, the USS Nicholas, off Somalia were convicted on federal piracy charges yesterday in the first trial of its kind in more than a century.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
A man suspected of a year-long shooting spree against immigrants in southern Sweden was remanded in custody yesterday on preliminary charges of one murder and five attempted murders.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Fela!, the award-winning Broadway musical about the late Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti, which opened in London this week, could face closure after the author of a book about the Nigerian superstar sued the producers. He claims that they stole his work and thought an offer of $4,000 (£2,500) was all he deserved for copying portions of his book into the play's script.
Thursday 28 October 2010
Prosecutors have demanded a two-year prison sentence for a man charged with attempting to blackmail Raymond van Barneveld by claiming he had a sex tape of the former darts world champion and a mistress.
Saturday 23 October 2010
A Dutch court ordered a retrial yesterday for the anti-Islam MP Geert Wilders, sending the closely-watched hate speech case back to square one before a whole new panel of judges.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
A federal appeals court has put same-sex weddings in California on hold indefinitely while it considers the constitutionality of the state's gay marriage ban.
Saturday 31 July 2010
Former Vice President Al Gore was cleared yesterday of allegations he groped and assaulted a masseuse in a luxury Portland hotel room in 2006, closing a case that could have tarnished the Nobel prize winner's reputation.
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- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'