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Holy Ground Tiny Homes builder under criminal investigation, bankruptcy

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (KDVR) — A convicted felon who promised to build people their tiny dream home has instead filed for bankruptcy and faces an investigation by the Englewood Police Department.

Matthew Sowash and his attorneys did not return phone calls or emails to the Problem Solvers, but FOX31 spoke to multiple people who fear they could be out of their life’s savings.

“I really hope he’s not a fraudster,” Samara Nait, a 24-year-old mom with a 3-year-old daughter, said.

She was the first customer the Problem Solvers interviewed back in September.

At the time she was living out of her car because the 400-square-foot tiny home she paid for in full, $64,000, never arrived in Paonia by Sept. 1.

“It’s super stressful. I mean I feel like I have no other choice but to just trust that he’s going to come through because I don’t even want to think about losing that money,” Nait said.

Status of Sowash’s tiny home business

The day before FOX31 interviewed Nait, she showed up at the Holy Ground Real Estate warehouse in Englewood, where the tiny homes are built, to ask for her house or a refund.

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Everything you need to know before July 4th

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – A new fireworks law goes into effect July 3 across Ohio, but not all fireworks are legal everywhere, and exceptions apply.

The law newly allows people to set off “consumer fireworks” on their own property or on another person’s property with permission.

Consumer fireworks are sandwiched in the middle of Ohio’s fireworks classifications between “trick fireworks” and “display fireworks.”

Trick fireworks

Trick fireworks (or “novelty fireworks”) are smoke bombs, snaps, glow snakes and sparklers. For the most part, these fireworks can be purchased anywhere and used anytime, but some local communities have passed ordinances that prevent even these from being sold.

In jurisdictions where novelty fireworks are allowed, the State Fire Marshal urges extreme caution.

“While legal, these can still pose serious health problems, including severe burns, injuries to the hands, eyes and face, and even blindness or hearing loss. For example, sparklers burn at up to 1800°, hot enough to melt gold. The risk of severe burns is real. In addition, puncture-type injuries to the eye are not uncommon,” a DOC spokesperson says.

The City of Cincinnati permits these fireworks, but a decades-old ordinance remains in effect prohibiting consumer fireworks, meaning

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Atlanta lawyers will rep anyone prosecuted for abortions for free

Attorney Drew Findling issued a similar statement following the decision.

“The Findling Law Firm is committed to fighting to restore a woman’s right to choose which has been destroyed by the Supreme Court in the Dobbs decision,” he said. “We will defend anyone prosecuted under Georgia’s anti-abortion ‘heartbeat law’ free of charge and do everything we can to help right this wrong through advocacy across the country.”

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Law enforcement agencies across the state are taking a wait-and-see approach in enforcing the Georgia abortion law until it actually goes into effect. House Bill 481, which was signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp in 2019, outlaws most abortions when a doctor can detect fetal cardiac activity, which is typically around six weeks of pregnancy.

The law has been stalled by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which was awaiting the Supreme Court decision. On Friday afternoon, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said his office had filed a notice in the 11th Circuit requesting a reversal of the District Court’s decision and allow the law to go into effect.

Savannah Police Department spokeswoman Bianca Johnson said since abortion

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