| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A man 20 to 25 years old with a thin mustache robbed the Fifth Third Bank, 840 S. Oak Park Ave., of an unknown amount of cash Oct. 3.
He approached the teller at 10:34 a.m., implied he had a gun and handed her a note. After getting the cash, he fled...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Virginia white supremacist William White sent death threats to Central Florida law enforcers in 2012, he covered his digital tracks, according to testimony in his trial this week.
But despite an encrypted laptop and untraceable Internet...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:31 PM
After getting nailed in an FBI sting, convicted fraudster Edward Laborio should've been in prison in February.
But the Boca Raton man asked to delay his surrender in Miami so he could face separate fraud charges in Boston in May. A federal judge said...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Rodney Gray went to his wife's aid when she phoned to say she had been in a fender bender in their gated neighborhood. He heard someone in the background insulting her, her attorneys said.
Gray told his mother, who was visiting from New York for his...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Ted Flicker, who co-created the hit TV series "Barney Miller" and directed the cult-favorite political film satire "The President's Analyst," died Saturday at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 84.
The cause was coronary artery disease, said his wife,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Joe Sample, a soft-spoken keyboard player and composer whose blending of funk, blues, jazz, gospel and the Zydeco music of his childhood lent a distinctive sound to his well-known group, the Crusaders, has died. He was 75.
Sample died Friday at a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Michael Fischer was fooling around with a laser pointer in a friend's backyard late one night when he heard the roar of a plane overhead.
Not thinking anything of it, he turned the $5 device upward. He aimed at the light coming from the aircraft and held...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Judge in Stringfellow toxic dump case
Judge Harry Peetris, 94, who oversaw proceedings in the long-running battle over the cleanup of the Stringfellow Acid Pits, died Aug. 15 at USC Medical Center, said his son, Harry Peetris II. He...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:41 PM
John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The slaying of Monica Rivera-Valdizan shocked West Boca in January 2004. Residents feared a serial killer was on the prowl, after the 26-year-old nanny was raped, murdered and dumped in the Boca Del Mar development.
Numerous leads emerged after an...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Buying a pricey plane ticket and standing in the slow-moving airport security line may not be the most glamorous travel accommodations. But ex-convict Demetrice Hall learned that there are worse ways to try to get to New York City.
Hall, 32, of Orlando,...