According to the disciplinary order handed down Wednesday, Tarek E. Mercho of Indianapolis law firm Mercho Caughey “misappropriated funds from his attorney trust account over a period of several years.
The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the fourth quarter, but the small change did not alter the growth rate for the entire year, which came in at an anemic 1.6 percent. It was the worst showing in five years.
Procedural hurdles, delays and the NCAA's struggle to settle on charges have a multi-year academic scandal at the University of North Carolina crawling through the governing body's infractions system. In the meantime, the Tar Heels basketball program keeps rolling along.