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Phoenix Jail Death Leads to $3.25M Claim Against City

The family of a man who died last year in a Phoenix, Ariz., jail has filed a $3.25 million claim. The Arizona Republic reports the attorney for Felix Martinez Torres’ family expects the case to become a lawsuit. The family …

Nebraska Counties Fighting Wrongful Death Lawsuit

County officials in western Nebraska are seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit over the death of a 47-year-old woman in the Box Butte County jail. Lori Heiting, of Hay Springs, died Dec. 4, 2010, after she was found unresponsive in …