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  • LWV: Maps still stink

    LWV: Maps still stink
    TALLAHASSEE -- The voting-rights groups that sued to block Florida's congressional maps in 2012 are once again arguing lawmakers thwarted the will of the people. The League of Women Voters, Common Cause, and other plaintiffs in the ongoing legal...
  • Federal appeals court denies delay of ruling on Virginia's same-sex marriage

    Federal appeals court denies delay of ruling on Virginia's same-sex marriage
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday denied a request to delay a court ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage — opening the door for gay and lesbian couples to get married statewide beginning Aug. 20. The ruling, however, could...
  • Man indicted by Hampton grand jury in May homicide

    Man indicted by Hampton grand jury in May homicide
    HAMPTON — A Newport News man was recently indicted by a circuit court grand jury in the shooting death of a 28-year-old man, according to the Hampton Circuit Court clerk's office. Kwaume Edwards, 25, is charged in the May 17 homicide of Jonathan...
  • Boca lawyer helps win $2.3M robocall settlement

    Boca lawyer helps win $2.3M robocall settlement
    Robocalls are annoying, but is the trouble worth $1,610? A court says it is. Some 960 consumers nationwide — 128 in Florida — will get that amount in a class action suit handled by an attorney from Boca Raton. Lead attorney Michael L....
  • ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash

    ATM tech wearing burqa disguise arrested leaving bank with suitcase of cash
    The late-night scene outside the bank in west suburban LaGrange unfolded like a bad Hollywood script, complete with a burqa-wearing bank robber, a suitcase full of cash, a getaway driver and an alleged plot to escape to a tropical island with the spoils,...
  • 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...
  • Adam Sandler wins legal dispute with nanny; she must pay $81,000

    Adam Sandler has prevailed in a legal dispute with a nanny who took care of his children and later accused his company of slavery. Deanne McDonald was hired as a nanny in 2009 by the "Grown Ups" star’s company HP Production, and the next year, the...
  • James Brady's death ruled a homicide 33 years after he was shot

    The death of James Brady has been ruled a homicide after a Virginia medical examiner's office determined the gunshot wound he suffered in 1981 led to his death earlier this week, police officials told the Los Angeles Times. Gwendolyn Crump, chief...
  • Barrington teen gets 90 days, 3 years probation for 2013 crash that killed man

    Barrington teen gets 90 days, 3 years probation for 2013 crash that killed man
    A judge sentenced a Barrington Hills teen on Thursday to 90 days in jail and three years of probation following his guilty plea for a car crash that killed an Elgin man. The sentence, which also includes 300 hours of community service, came nearly a...
  • Four charged with heroin trafficking, DuPage prosecutors say

    Four charged with heroin trafficking, DuPage prosecutors say
    An Elgin man and his two sons are among four people charged with heroin trafficking following an investigation involving local and federal law enforcement agencies, DuPage prosecutors said Friday. Luis Hernandez, 47, of the 200 block of Comstock Drive...
  • Trayvon Martin autopsy doctor: State 'hoped to lose the case' against Zimmerman

    Trayvon Martin autopsy doctor: State 'hoped to lose the case' against Zimmerman
    The doctor who autopsied Trayvon Martin, and later raised eyebrows with his uneven testimony during the trial of George Zimmerman, has released an ebook in which he argues prosecutors "hoped to lose the case." Despite that claim, "Dead Men Can't Lie,"...