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  • Daily News Briefs: Aug. 6, 2012

     
    Onetime Saab owner Spyker filed a $3 billion lawsuit against GM for blocking the sale of the Swedish automaker to Chinese companies Pang Da Automobile Trade and Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile last December, Reuters reports. Spyker contends GM "had...
  • Jury Finds Toyota Not Liable in Camry Driver's Death

     
    After a string of federal penalties and settlements topping $1 billion, all pertaining to Toyota's unintended-acceleration recalls, the automaker scored a victory this week in Superior Court in Los Angeles. A jury ruled that Toyota was not liable for the....
  • Voters Coalition issues endorsements

     
    Palm Beach County???s influential Voters Coalition snubbed the home-county candidate, Lois Frankel, and awarded its congressional primary endorsement to Broward???s Kristin Jacobs. Full details. In one of the county???s other high-profile races, the...
  • Jury Finds 'Reckless Disregard' in Toyota Unintended-Acceleration Death

     
    Following a California court victory earlier this month that Toyota had hoped would be a good omen in its unintended-acceleration debacle, a jury in Oklahoma City on Thursday found the automaker liable for the death of one woman and the......
  • Wayne Treacy guilty verdict no surprise

     
    I didn't sit through the whole trial, but I'd have to say the jury's conviction of Wayne Treacy for first-degree attempted murder in the horrific March 2010 attack on Josie Lou Ratley is no surprise at all. Insanity defenses are......
  • Trayvon Martin case: Murder charge could be high hurdle

     
    Special prosecutor Angela Corey threw the book at Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, bringing the maximum possible charge of second-degree murder. Corey said she went where the facts led her. Cynics might say she went with the path that would......
  • Dealership has Customer Arrested Over Pricing Mistake

     
    A Virginia-area Chevrolet dealer is in hot water after a having a customer arrested. A salesman's pricing mistake led to a deep discount for the customer, along with a pair of handcuffs for him and a lawsuit against the dealership.......
  • Broward corruption cases grind along slowly

     
    The wheels of justice can grind slowly, especially when it comes to corruption trials involving former elected officials in Broward. The trial of former Broward County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin has been delayed while she gets treatment for...
  • Grand jury to review inspector general's access concerns

     
    A grand jury will look into Palm Beach County Inspector General Sheryl Steckler???s concerns about potential interference from local governments that she investigates, according to the State Attorney???s Office. Steckler in September asked the State...
  • Done! Palm Beach County finally finishes counting votes

     
    Dragging into the fourth day of vote counting after Election Day, Palm Beach County at 4:45 a.m. Saturday finally finished tallying delayed results from thousands of absentee and provisional ballots. Slowed by the tedious process of counting stacks of...
  • Palm Beach County wage theft law faces new hurdle

     
    Palm Beach County commissioners may opt for a weakened version of wage theft protections long-sought by local religious leaders for low-income workers, according to a new proposal going before the board Tuesday. For two years a coalition of local...