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  • Florida Legislature opts to re-draw Central Florida congressional map

    Florida Legislature opts to re-draw Central Florida congressional map
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature's Republican leaders said Tuesday they would re-draw two unconstitutional Orlando-area congressional districts provided the courts allowed the new map to take effect in 2016 instead of in this year's midterm...
  • Detzner: New congressional elections can't happen until 2015

    Detzner: New congressional elections can't happen until 2015
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner told a judge Friday that the state couldn't organize special elections to fill seven newly drawn congressional seats until March 2015 at the earliest. But even that schedule "in all likelihood...
  • Donald Sterling, hoping to fix his reputation, could return to court

    Donald Sterling, hoping to fix his reputation, could return to court
    Donald Sterling remains holed up in his Beverly Hills mansion, ostracized by many, banned by the NBA and yet quietly pleased that his Los Angeles Clippers last week fetched a record sales price of $2 billion. Sterling believes that if he had conducted...
  • Donald Sterling verbally attacks NBA, lawyer in trial testimony

    Donald Sterling verbally attacks NBA, lawyer in trial testimony
    Donald Sterling assailed the NBA, attacked two doctors who declared him mentally incapacitated and ridiculed opposing lawyer Bert Fields during almost an hour of rambling, contentious testimony Tuesday afternoon. Sterling took the stand in the second...
  • Donald Sterling's last resort in court: Things look desperate, ugly

    Donald Sterling's last resort in court: Things look desperate, ugly
    It was the first day of Donald Sterling's final desperate fight for the Clippers, the first day of his last battle for the reputation of his sanity and the ownership of his basketball team. And he didn't show. "We call Donald Sterling!" lawyer...
  • Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan

    Florida Legislature's Rocket Redistricting Plan
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is preparing a quick-fix this week to remedy its gerrymandered congressional map which would shed the "finger-like appendages" from two Orlando-area districts that a judge found improperly favored Republicans.  And...
  • Judge rejects Donald Sterling's motion to move probate case

    Judge rejects Donald Sterling's motion to move probate case
    An attempt by attorneys for Donald Sterling to delay the probate action in Los Angeles Superior Court ended Monday afternoon when a federal judge rejected their request to remove the case to federal court. U.S. District Judge George H. Wu remanded the...
  • Charity provides funeral for baby who died of starvation

    Charity provides funeral for baby who died of starvation
    The coffin gleamed white, measuring just a couple of feet. On top, a bouquet of ferns and pink roses cascaded down. Inside lay a baby, Mya Gianna Edwards, whom prosecutors allege was starved to death by her parents. Light streamed onto the coffin...
  • Without Sterlings on hand, testimony opens in probate trial

    Without Sterlings on hand, testimony opens in probate trial
    As testimony finally started Monday afternoon in the probate court trial that could determine the future of the $2-billion sale of the Clippers, Donald and Shelly Sterling weren’t in Los Angeles Superior Court. Pierce O’Donnell, Shelly...
  • Man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in crash that left 1 dead

    Man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in crash that left 1 dead
    A 19-year-old Barrington Hills man pleads guilty in Cook County Circuit Court on Wednesday to charges that he was under the influence of drugs when he caused a crash that killed an Elgin man and seriously injured his fiancé last year. Karsten Eilersten,...
  • Bulls' Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty to DUI charges

    Bulls' Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty to DUI charges
    LOS ANGELES -- Bulls forward Ronnie Brewer pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from a February arrest following a traffic stop in Beverly Hills, California, prosecutors said An attorney entered...