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  • Fl’s tough “zero tolerance” policies still push too many kids into criminal justice system, report says

     
    A state law passed in 2009 aimed to dial back Florida school districts' tough “zero tolerance” policies because many feared they were funneling youngsters — guilty only of petty misconduct ¬†– into the criminal justice system. The...
  • Washington State's Klay Thompson arrested on marijuana-possession charge

     
    Washington State star guard Klay Thompson was arrested late Thursday night on a charge of marijuana possession, according to the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Wash. Official said Thompson, a junior guard from Ladera Ranch who attended Santa Margarita...
  • Gloria Allred: Charlie Sheen's alleged threats merit criminal investigation

     
    Attorney Gloria Allred, who once represented a woman allegedly assaulted by Charlie Sheen, said the latest threats the actor reportedly made should be investigated by authorities. Sheen in 1996 pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of battery with...
  • Fasano pushes anti-corruption measure

     
    A proposal to crack down on public corruption cleared a Senate panel Monday, but its future is muddy, with lawmakers firing shots at the proposal and voicing reservations, despite giving it a first round vote of approval. The  bill puts into law a...
  • Mel Gibson plea expected — for the kids' sake [Poll]

     
    Mel Gibson is expected to plead guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence and get counseling but no jail time. An extortion investigation allegedly focusing on Oksana Grigorieva may be rejected at the same time....
  • Mel Gibson agrees to plea but maintains innocence in domestic violence case

     
    Mel Gibson appeared in the LAX Courthouse on Friday and pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor spousal battery charge, closing his high-profile domestic violence case involving his ex-girlfriend. Gibson thanked the judge and the prosecutor as the hearing...
  • 2 LAPD officers plead guilty to auto insurance fraud

     
    Two Los Angeles police officers Friday pleaded guilty to charges of insurance fraud stemming from a case in which one of them had his car torched and the other helped cover up the crime. As part of a deal he......
  • USC Football: Mitch Mustain is offered pre-file diversion program

     
    Former USC quarterback Mitch Mustain, who was arrested last month on suspicion of selling prescription narcotics, will not face misdemeanor charges if he completes a pre-file diversion program, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney’s...
  • Alabama’s Mark Barron arrested on misdemeanor charge

     
    Alabama's Mark Barron arrested on misdemeanor charge Alabama defensive back Mark Barron was arrested in Mobile Sunday night on a misdemeanor chage of second-degree hindering prosecution....
  • Report: Notre Dame’s Michael Floyd arrested for DUI

     
    Report: Notre Dame's Michael Floyd arrested for DUI Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested on campus Sunday morning on a misdemeanor drunken-driving charge according to WSBT-TV in South Bend....
  • Lindsay Lohan says no to plea deal in grand theft case

     
    Actress Lindsay Lohan will not seek a plea bargain that could have landed her in jail for 90 days -- and will instead take her chances with a preliminary hearing to see if there is enough evidence to try her......