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  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • A judge just rescued Sherlock Holmes from an extortion threat

    A judge just rescued Sherlock Holmes from an extortion threat
    When last we visited with Sherlock Holmes, a federal judge had just saved him from the clutches of perhaps his most menacing foe ever -- the copyright law.  Now an appeals judge has saved the great detective from an even greater threat -- extortion by a...
  • Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault

    Attorney: U. of Md. lacrosse player cleared in sex assault
    A University of Maryland lacrosse player was cleared in a Virginia sexual assault case Thursday after being accused of molesting a woman at a concert, his lawyer said. Prosecutors dropped a felony sex assault charge against Benjamin Chisolm and a...
  • 5 life sentences for man convicted in '08 'execution style' slayings

    5 life sentences for man convicted in '08 'execution style' slayings
    A Chicago man was sentenced today to five life sentences for the 2008 killings of five people who were shot "execution style" during home invasion on the South Side, prosecutors said. Torolan Williams, 28, was found guilty in May of five counts of first-...
  • Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant

    Exide hit with federal grand jury subpoena over Vernon battery plant
    A federal grand jury is investigating Exide Technologies over emissions of harmful pollutants from its Vernon battery recycling plant, according to a financial disclosure filed this week. Exide on Aug. 8 received a “grand jury subpoena from the...
  • Chinese national charged with hacking U.S. defense contractors

    A Chinese businessman has been indicted in California on charges he hacked the computer systems of Boeing Co and other U.S. defense contractors and stole confidential plans for military aircraft, federal prosecutors said on Friday. According to the...
  • McDonnell trial: Judge denies defense request to dismiss charges

    McDonnell trial: Judge denies defense request to dismiss charges
    RICHMOND  — Federal Judge James R. Spencer will leave Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s case in a jury's hands, he said Friday, denying the couple’s longshot request that he dismiss the charges against them. This is a common motion in...
  • 'No final decision' from Donald Sterling on state Supreme Court appeal

    Donald Sterling hasn’t ruled out appealing the sale of the Clippers to the state Supreme Court. “No final decision has been made,” Maxwell Blecher, one of Sterling's attorneys, said in an email Friday. Attorneys familiar with the...
  • Actor Michael Jace pleads not guilty to murder in wife's death

    Actor Michael Jace pleads not guilty to murder in wife's death
    Actor Michael Jace pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of murder in the shooting death of his wife, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Jace, who appeared on the television show "The Shield," waived his right to a...
  • Al Gore sues Al Jazeera America for allegedly withholding $65 million

    Former Vice President Al Gore has sued Al Jazeera America, claiming the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family has withheld $65 million of the proceeds from the sale of cable channel Current TV. Gore and his business partner, Joel Hyatt,...
  • 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...