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Hands of the jury: Closing arguments made in Lovett trial

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — It’s day four of the Willie Lovett trial and the case is already in the hands of the jury.

Closing arguments began – and ended – Thursday morning with each side maintaining their original arguments in a little over an hour. 342 more words

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Lovett takes stand, calls accusations 'a misunderstanding'

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — After three days of being accused of corruption, former Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Chief Willie Lovett said that it’s all a misunderstanding. 220 more words

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Day 3: Prosecutors focus on sting operation, audio tapes in Lovett trial

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Day three of the trial against former Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Chief Willie Lovett focused on a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sting operation and audio tapes the prosecution hopes will show his involvement in an illegal gambling operation. 297 more words


Trial against former SCMPD chief is underway

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — The trial against the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police chief is underway.

Jury selection took place Monday morning inside the federal courthouse in Savannah for the case against Willie Lovett. 167 more words

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New Jersey Legislature passes sports betting bill – Issue still opposed by State Department

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing saga of legalized professional sports betting in New Jersey. This battle has been fought over 4 years and presumably ended when the Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling making legislation passed by New Jersey to legalize sports betting void. 221 more words

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Scranton Company Charged with Money Laundering Charges

WILLIAMSPORT — The U.S.  Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania filed a money laundering charge at federal court in Williamsport against a company from Scranton.  94 more words


BBC to offer tips on 'most dangerous poker games'

The BBC has announced that it will be expanding its advice to gamblers, from simple horse tips to how to locate the really full-on poker games where you can lose all your fingers. 219 more words