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  • Robber's gun goes 'click' during Deerfield Beach holdup

    Robber's gun goes 'click' during Deerfield Beach holdup
    The gun either misfired or was an empty prop, but the Broward Sheriff's Office says it was still a brush with death for the cashier when an armed robber pulled the trigger during a holdup in Deerfield Beach. "The robber says, 'Give me all the money,'...
  • Bending the arc of justice

    Bending the arc of justice
    In 1853, Unitarian minister and abolitionist Theodore Parker said that he did not understand the arc of the moral universe, and though it was long, he was sure that it was bending toward justice. In a speech in Montgomery, Ala., 112 years later, Rev....
  • FBI joins probe into death of Mississippi woman burned alive

    Federal investigators have joined local and state authorities to probe the death of a 19-year-old woman burned alive, a county sheriff said on Tuesday, in a case that has stymied police and horrified residents of a small Mississippi town. Jessica...
  • South Plantation RB Leacock pleads not guilty in bomb-threat case

    South Plantation RB Leacock pleads not guilty in bomb-threat case
    Andrew Leacock did not appear in court Tuesday, but a written plea of not guilty was filed on his behalf in Broward circuit court. The South Plantation senior faces a bomb-threat charge related to allegations that he used Twitter to threaten the high...
  • Cruise ship worker wired stolen cash overseas, Broward investigators say

    Cruise ship worker wired stolen cash overseas, Broward investigators say
    A night auditor is accused of stealing more than $10,000 while working aboard a cruise ship, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Anthonius Novi Hartanto, 42, is charged with 11 counts of grand theft after $10,220 disappeared while he was auditing...
  • Michael Mann's Upcoming Cyber Thriller 'Blackhat' is Frighteningly Timely

    Michael Mann's upcoming movie "Blackhat" has been largely overshadowed by intense media attention focused on the Christmas release of the assassination comedy "The Interview," linnked to the disastrous computer hack perpetrated on Sony Pictures. But...
  • Public's right to know no alternative to essential interrogation methods

    Public's right to know no alternative to essential interrogation methods
    Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were "torture." But any serious discussion of a serious issue — and surely terrorism qualifies as serious —...
  • Blotter: Man charged with impersonating an officer in Geneva

    Blotter: Man charged with impersonating an officer in Geneva
    St. Charles Two St. Charles men, both 24, were cited for public intoxication on Dec. 8 after police saw them pushing each other outside the Beehive, 204 W. Main St. Police said they both had trouble standing without swaying. A 23-year-old South...
  • Two Allentown men plead guilty in Connecticut kidnapping, robbery

    Two Allentown men plead guilty in Connecticut kidnapping, robbery
    Two Allentown men and a Bronx, N.Y., man have pleaded guilty for their roles in an April 2013 home-invasion robbery and jewelry store heist that netted between $4 million and $5 million in Meriden, Conn. William Davis, 27, and Jeffrey Houston, 28, both...
  • Couple arrested on synthetic pot sale, tax fraud charges

    Couple arrested on synthetic pot sale, tax fraud charges
    Federal agents arrested a couple at their South Florida holiday home Tuesday on allegations they illegally sold synthetic marijuana at their Wisconsin store, skimmed the profits and ripped off the IRS. John Morrison, 70, and Anna Novak, 57, were arrested...
  • Woman found in Massachusetts home with dead babies charged with murder

    A 31-year-old Massachusetts woman who authorities discovered living with the bodies of three dead babies tucked inside a closet in her rodent-infested house was charged on Tuesday with two counts of murder, prosecutors said. The woman, Erika Murray,...