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  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 24

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. DEFENSE CALLS 1 WITNESS, RESTS IN FLORIDA A&M HAZING TRIAL Defense attorneys have rested in the trial of three former Florida A&M band members on trial for the...
  • Judge sentences ex-lawmaker, says politicians 'don't get it'

    A federal judge sentenced a former state lawmaker on Thursday to five months in prison for pocketing a $7,000 bribe, chiding Illinois' political class for not appearing to grasp the pitfalls to themselves and the state of corruption. Former Illinois Rep....
  • Jury indicts man accused of trying to join Islamic State

    A federal grand jury in Madison has formally indicted a Wisconsin man accused of attempting to join the Islamic State group. Prosecutors said the grand jury returned the indictment accusing Joshua Van Haften with trying to provide material support to a...
  • Judge in Oklahoma deputy shooting considers recusal

    An Oklahoma judge who is assigned to the case of a volunteer deputy accused of manslaughter in the shooting of a restrained suspect is considering whether to recuse himself due to his close ties to the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. In a court filing...
  • Defense calls 1 witness, rests in Florida A&M hazing trial

    Defense attorneys rested Thursday in the trial of three former Florida A&M band members charged in the hazing death of a drum major, calling only a single witness who testified she saw two of the defendants in the front of a bus while 26-year-old Robert...
  • Mystery of baby's death 23 years ago deepens with new autopsy finding

    Mystery of baby's death 23 years ago deepens with new autopsy finding
    The mysteries surrounding the death of a baby in Crystal Lake 23 years ago have deepened with revelations in recent court filings that the infant might have been born alive but then asphyxiated. That contradicts an autopsy performed shortly after the...
  • Correction: Oil Leak-Arkansas story

    In a story April 22 about a settlement involving an Arkansas oil spill, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of an Exxon Mobil Corp. spokesman. His name is Christian Flathman, not Christian Flatham. The AP also erroneously reported that the...
  • Woman wrongfully convicted of murder sues city, LAPD detective

    Woman wrongfully convicted of murder sues city, LAPD detective
    A woman exonerated last year after spending 17 years behind bars for murder announced Thursday that she had filed a lawsuit accusing an LAPD detective of hiding evidence that showed the case's lead witness was known as a pathological liar. Susan...
  • West Boca man who shined laser at chopper takes plea, gets 90 days

    West Boca man who shined laser at chopper takes plea, gets 90 days
    Annoyed after being awakened by a loud Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office helicopter, James McDonald grabbed a laser pointer, stepped outside his West Boca home and shined it at the cockpit. "It wasn't his intention to blind the pilot," said Bruce...
  • Driver enters plea in fatal DC crash

    A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and driving under the influence of PCP after a crash in downtown Washington that killed a pedestrian. Thirty-three-year-old James Chandler Jr. of Silver Spring entered an Alford plea Thursday in...
  • Plaintiffs decide against appeal in Alaska fishing case

    Yup'ik Eskimo fishermen have decided not to appeal a court ruling that found severe fishing restrictions on king salmon in Alaska trumped their cultural and spiritual rights, their attorney said Thursday. The state Court of Appeals ruled against the 13...