Two months after reaching an agreement, it looks like there’s already trouble in paradise. Cablevision and Viacom are going to court over a packaging of low rated networks. The issue here is obtaining access to juggernauts ratings such as Nickelodeon, MTV, and Comedy Central. Cablevision must also support up to a dozen lesser-watched channels which hurt their overall brand. The antitrust lawsuit could be a landmark decision going forward to monitor the way cable providers reach terms for packaged channels. The case was filed in New York, stemming from a mutual contract agreed to over the winter.
In a recent speech to the National Association of Attorneys General, US Attorney General Eric Holder opened the floor to questions. The first question to be asked dealt with the the Colorado and Washington’s recent legalization of marijuana this past November.
Gilberto Valle’s sick and disturbing fetish is described by his defense lawyer Julia Gatto as a, “vibrant subculture of role playing.” Gatto is taking an extreme angle defending Valle in his actions of using police databases to find, kidnap, rape, and cannibalize about 100 women. They are resting on the mere fact that Valle never acted on his thoughts and how can you convict someone for simply talking and thinking about killing women.
I can’t say how I would feel after a kidnapping and murder but I am pretty sure that it was eating at Austin Sigg, 17 year-old from Golden, Colorado. Colorado courts have ruled that there is enough evidence to prove Austin Sigg guilty for the murder of Jessica Ridgeway.
Trooper of the year in Salt Lake City, Utah is now up against a lawsuit for false DUI charges for over 1500 people. Lisa Steed had made over 400 arrests in 2009 beating out most of the state of Utah and receiving recognition from the state, but I guess she pulled a fast one over everyone’s heads. Now, many who were arrested by the hands of Steed are coming forward to complain of the charges that were raised against them.