ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — One of two teenage girls charged with stalking a Florida classmate who complained of being bullied before her suicide no longer faces any criminal counts, her attorney said Wednesday.
By Joseph Lichterman DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit has paid almost $23 million in fees to lawyers, consultants and financial advisers through October 1, including nearly $11 million to law firm Jones Day, which is representing the city in bankruptcy court, according to figures released by Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr's office on Wednesday. Detroit, which is awaiting a decision from a federal bankruptcy judge to determine if it is eligible for bankruptcy protection, has agreed to pay more than $60 million to more than a dozen firms aiding in its restructuring efforts, Orr's office said. Through October 1, the city has paid $4.59 million to Conway MacKenzie, a Detroit area restructuring firm, and $4.17 million to accounting firm Ernst & Young. Accounting firm Plante Moran was paid $1.5 million through October 1 and investment banking firm Miller Buckfire was paid $1.2 million.