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  • Alleged Craigslist rapist hit with new charges

    Alleged Craigslist rapist hit with new charges
    The Woodstock man accused earlier this year of sexually assaulting five women is now facing additional charges. McHenry County prosecutors filed new aggravated criminal sexual assault charges this week against Charles Oliver, 45, after a sixth woman...
  • Sheriff's deputy charged with soliciting sexual bribes while on duty

    A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy allegedly offered not to arrest two women he pulled over in exchange for sex, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, is accused of raping women and...
  • Montana official calls 30-day rape sentence illegal, files appeal

    Montana's top law-enforcement official has called a 30-day rape sentence handed down by a district judge last week "illegal" and filed an appeal Wednesday with the state supreme court. The notice, filed by the Montana attorney general, was a legal...
  • Hundreds rally against Montana judge in rape-suicide case

    Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Billings, Mont., on Thursday to protest a local judge's light sentence for a rapist whose teenage victim killed herself. State District Judge G. Todd Baugh, 71, gained national notoriety this week after sentencing...
  • Estate of Micheline Lerner sells in Hollywood Hills West

    Estate of Micheline Lerner sells in Hollywood Hills West
    The Hollywood Hills West estate of Micheline Muselli Lerner, a former wife of lyricist and playwright Alan Jay Lerner, has sold for $6.5 million. The French-style house, designed by noted architect John Elgin Woolf and built in 1939, sits behind gates...
  • Some L.A. pot shops shut down while others look to Garcetti for relief

    Some L.A. pot shops shut down while others look to Garcetti for relief
    It was a going-out-of-business sale that only a pothead could love. Cannabis-laced brownies, chocolate bars and peanut butter cups were half-price. Sleep-inducing indica buds sold out quickly. And discounted sativa was moving well among patients whose...
  • Proving breaches of disclosure can be difficult

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I recently purchased a home in Aurora, Ill. I received the sellers' disclosure form with no disclosures marked off. During my inspection of the home, the inspector noted some cracking and peeling paint that could be...
  • Ex-Stroger aide guilty of bribery, mail fraud

    Ex-Stroger aide guilty of bribery, mail fraud
    After two days of deliberations, a federal jury on Wednesday found Eugene Mullins, a friend and onetime aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger, guilty of seven of eight counts at his corruption trial. Mullins was acquitted of one...
  • A 1031 exchange gone wrong

    Q: During the process of completing a 1031 exchange, my mortgage broker told us the day before our 180 day limit for closing on our purchase that our lender didn't approve the development. We worked with this broker for six months, got approved and...
  • Obama 'deeply disappointed' with court ruling on Voting Rights Act

    Obama 'deeply disappointed' with court ruling on Voting Rights Act
    WASHINGTON — President Obama, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and civil rights lawyers sharply criticized the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a key part of the Voting Rights Act, calling it a blow to democracy and urging Congress to take...
  • Short sale with two different lenders a tough transaction to carry off

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I have a question regarding a short sale. If somebody has a mortgage with one bank and home equity line of credit with another, how would the negotiations work if you found yourself facing a short sale? The value of...