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  • 3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination

    3 Davie firefighters file lawsuits alleging harassment, discrimination
    Three firefighters — including one whose complaints led to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice — have filed separate federal lawsuits against the town alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Firefighter Lori Davis...
  • Man gets prison term for human smuggling

    Man gets prison term for human smuggling
    For helping to smuggle a Brazilian couple through Mexico and into the United States, a Brazilian man was sentenced Wednesday to a federal prison term of 36 months. Mauricio Ribeiro-Prates, also known as Maurio, will face deportation proceedings after...
  • Detective praised as 'American hero' day after fatal shooting outside pub

    Detective praised as 'American hero' day after fatal shooting outside pub
    A day after a deadly gunfight outside an Irish pub, Fort Lauderdale Detective Mark Shotwell was in the hospital recovering from gunshot wounds while being lauded as a hero for possibly saving the life of a woman in distress. Shotwell, 56, was wounded...
  • 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...
  • Fair Districts group proposes to break up Corrine Brown's district, threatens further legal action

    Fair Districts group proposes to break up Corrine Brown's district, threatens further legal action
    TALLAHASSEE -- On the eve of a hearing in which a judge is set to decide whether to allow congressional elections with unconstitutional maps to go forward this year, the groups that sued to block the plan are asking him to re-draw the maps and push back...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Judge 'skeptical' he can delay election with unconstitutional map

    Judge 'skeptical' he can delay election with unconstitutional map
    TALLAHASSEE -- Facing a looming electoral deadline, a judge said Thursday he was "extremely skeptical" he could delay elections this fall using Central Florida's illegally drawn congressional maps. Instead, Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said...
  • Ex-Bull charged with attempted criminal sexual assault, battery

    Ex-Bull charged with attempted criminal sexual assault, battery
    Former Chicago Bull Rick Brunson has been indicted on charges of attempted criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual abuse, aggravated battery and domestic battery stemming from his arrest last month following an encounter with a massage therapist at a...
  • Court rejects Donald Sterling appeal in battle over Clippers ownership

    Court rejects Donald Sterling appeal in battle over Clippers ownership
    An appeals court rejected Donald Sterling’s petition late Friday to stay last month’s probate court ruling against him in the latest round of legal wrangling over the proposed $2-billion sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer. “...