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  • Trayvon Martin death: How did Stand Your Ground pass Senate 39-0?

     
    Thirty-nine yeas, zero nays. Hard to believe that such a bad bill could have been approved unanimously, but it was. When the so-called Stand Your Ground bill went to a vote in the Florida Senate on March 25, 2005, the......
  • Will John Goodman's testimony help or hurt in DUI manslaughter trial?

     
    Polo magnate and air-conditioning heir John Goodman took the stand in his own defense at his DUI manslaughter trial in West Palm Beach on Wednesday. The fact he testified is indication that his defense, headed by superstar lawyer Roy Black,......
  • Coral Springs Police promote one of their own

     
    Coral Springs' Deputy Police Chief Tony Pustizzi was promoted to the chief's job and will be pinned with his new badge Friday at 9 a.m. at the Coral Springs Police Department. Pustizzi won the job after the city did a??nation-wide??search, agency...
  • Trayvon Martin death shows the perils of Stand Your Ground law

     
    We've seen it before in Florida, and we'll see it again. A confrontation turns deadly, with shots fired under questionable circumstances. People wonder whether the shooter overreacted, and whether the response was disproportionate to the threat. In the...
  • Dream Catcher or Air Freshener: What Hangs From Your Rearview Mirror?

     
    I've never been one of those people who dangle items from their rearview mirrors. While the law differs from state to state, in Colorado, where I live, having an item dangle from your rearview mirror can be considered an "obstruction......
  • 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......
  • Trayvon Martin death -- $10,000 bounty is despicable

     
    There's a right way and a wrong way to express outrage over Trayvon Martin's tragic shooting death by Sanford neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. The wrong way: Offering a $10,000 bounty for Zimmerman's capture. That's what a group called the.....
  • Seminoles re-take control of Hollywood Mobile Estates community

     
    The Seminole Tribe has retaken control of a disputed mobile home park on its Hollywood reservation, but this time the tribe did it through peaceful negotiations, not armed muscle. The Seminoles are back in charge at the Hollywood Mobile Estates/Seminole.....
  • Car Seat Basics Part One: Get Your Seat Checked

     
    As adults, we can choose whether or not to wear a seat belt no matter what the law says. Children, however, are our most vulnerable passengers, and they rely on others to make the right choice. I recently became a......
  • Jewish Federations help win new anti-Iran law

     
    A new law requires Florida-chartered banks to report information to the state on any accounts that might be linked to foreign financial institutions supporting terrorism. Aimed at Iran, the law stemmed from efforts by the Jewish Federations in Palm Beach....
  • 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...