FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Several lawsuits have been filed by detainees at the Washington County jail concerning the use of ivermectin, despite a recent out-of-court settlement in a federal lawsuit involving the same issue. The settlement resulted in a total of $10,000 being awarded to five men, but four others have now stepped forward to file similar claims. Ivermectin, a drug primarily used to treat parasitic infections in animals, has gained attention in recent months due to false claims suggesting its efficacy in combating COVID-19. The lawsuits allege that the Washington County jail administered the drug … Read more
Hopkinsville, Kentucky – A Christian County Grand Jury has issued several indictments for various crimes, including manslaughter, assault, and sex-related offenses, in a recent announcement. The indictments come as a result of ongoing investigations into several separate incidents. One of the cases involves Debbie Elliot, a resident of Hopkinsville. Elliot was arrested in December 2023 in connection with the overdose death of Gladys Henry. The Hopkinsville Police Department reported that Henry was found deceased at a residence on West 20th Street on December 8. An autopsy revealed that her death was caused by a fatal … Read more
ELKINS, West Virginia — Clyde Henry Huffman, a 69-year-old man from Elkins, has been convicted of numerous counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse following a two-day jury trial. The verdict was delivered by the jury in Randolph County Circuit Court, finding Huffman guilty on all 10 counts. The trial was prosecuted by Randolph County Prosecutor Michael Parker and Assistant Prosecutor Chrissy Harper. The charges against Huffman include five counts of first-degree sexual assault and five counts of sexual abuse by a parent, guardian, or custodian. The case was brought to light when a woman … Read more
YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma man has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly setting his apartment on fire. Agustin Vera, 44, appeared in court and now faces nine felony charges, including aggravated assault and endangerment. The indictment follows charges filed against him last month. Vera, who pleaded not guilty to all charges, has been provided representation from the public defender’s office. He is scheduled to appear in court again on March 8th for a case management conference, which will determine if he can be released provisionally during his court proceedings.