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Wednesday Trial Watch: Lawsuit Challenges USOC Deal

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Editor’s Note: Statewide trial reporter Peter Rossi rounds up today’s court news.

Colorado Springs lawyer Lindsay Fischer filed a lawsuit in El Paso District Court late Monday against the Colorado Springs Public Facilities Authority. Fischer alleges that the funding mechanism for a deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee is unconstitutional because there is no public vote.

Larimer Officials Ponder How To Cover Legal Fees
Larimer County officials spoke Tuesday on how to cover $182,000 in legal fees to defend a lawsuit filed by Timothy Masters. Masters spent 10 years in prison for the murder of Peggy Hettrick before his attorneys uncovered evidence that said otherwise.

Midyette Gets Deal In Plea Deal
Convicted child abuser Alex Midyette received a plea agreement Monday in Boulder on charges he violated probation while free on bond.

Thompson: Jury Hears Children’s Testimony
The jurors in the Aaron Thompson trial heard testimony from the children in the home Tuesday, and they told authorities they hadn’t seen Aarone in a long time. Thompson is charged with child abuse resulting in the death of his daughter, Aarone.

Developer Pleads To Tax Evasion
A former developer from La Plata County, Michael Thomas Nargi, pleaded guilty to felony tax evasion for withholding taxes from the Colorado Department of Revenue.

Three Fort Morgan Attorneys Vie For Judgeship
Attorneys Dennis Bradenburg, Stuart Crespin and Ropert James are the three finalists for a Fort Morgan municipal judge position.

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