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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Thursday 04 February 2010
Employees of AIG's disaster-stricken derivatives business are drawing renewed political fire after reneging on promises to hand back a portion of last year's bonus, and amid news that they are just days away from receiving another $100m (£63m) in "retention payments".
Friday 29 January 2010
Oracle Corp has filed a suit against a little known rival that provides low-cost software maintenance services, in a case similar to one that Oracle is fighting against rival SAP AG.
Tuesday 12 January 2010
The first federal trial to determine if the US Constitution prohibits states from outlawing same-sex marriage got under way yesterday, with the two gay couples on whose behalf the case was brought among the first witnesses.
Thursday 12 November 2009
Monday 09 November 2009
A US Roman Catholic deacon spoke today of how the agonising pain he had suffered from a spinal disorder disappeared after praying to the revered English Cardinal John Henry Newman.
Saturday 31 October 2009
A girl who wants to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world is still too inexperienced to be allowed to set off on her quest, a court ruled yesterday.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
A Russian court ruled against Josef Stalin's grandson in a libel suit over a newspaper article that said the Soviet dictator had sent thousands of people to their deaths.
Thursday 01 October 2009
A federal judge threw out a $388 million (£242 million)patent infringement jury verdict against Microsoft, ending a six-year legal skirmish.
Thursday 24 September 2009
More charges were filed yesterday against the lawyer-boyfriend of Anna Nicole Smith, with prosecutors claiming he helped obtain the drugs that killed the former Playboy model.
Friday 18 September 2009
A judge in the Republic of Ireland was accidentally shot in the face by a solicitor who was trying to demonstrate that an air pistol was harmless.
Monday 14 September 2009
A computer hacker who was once a federal informant and was a driving force behind one of the largest cases of identity theft in US history pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors that will send him to prison for up to 25 years.
Wednesday 26 August 2009
Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay is back online after a temporary shutdown overnight.
Thursday 06 August 2009
Little marks the case out except its almost banal brutality: Two Tokyo pensioners argued for months before a final confrontation ended in the death of 66-year-old Mun Chun Ja after her 72-year-old neighbour, Katsuyoshi Fujii, plunged a knife into her back. That deadly squabble, however, became part of a radical legal experiment that has held Japan in thrall all week.
Thursday 25 June 2009
A veteran songwriter and film director who won an Oscar for his 1977 hit "You Light Up My Life" used Craigslist to lure 11 women into his apartment where he sexually assaulted them, according to charges filed against him in a New York court yesterday.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
An 11-year-old boy in Mississippi accidentally killed his 9-year-old brother with a shotgun blast as the two struggled over the gun after arguing about a video game, authorities said.
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