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  • Former Air Force staff sergeant from Central Florida gets 10 years for child-sex attempt

    Former Air Force staff sergeant from Central Florida gets 10 years for child-sex attempt
    A former U.S. Air Force staff sergeant from Central Florida this week was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to have sex with children. Nicholas Darwin Yancey, who has lived in Orlando and Melbourne, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in...
  • In Wrana case, vet's service is honorable — but irrelevant

    In Wrana case, vet's service is honorable — but irrelevant
    Early in my career at the Tribune, I filed a feature story in which I referred to one of the women I'd interviewed as a grandmother. An hour or so later, an editor came to my desk, a printout of my story in her hand. Our conversation went something like...
  • Alibi witness willing to testify in Syed 'Serial' case

    Alibi witness willing to testify in Syed 'Serial' case
    An alibi witness is willing to testify on behalf of Adnan Syed to help challenge his 15-year-old murder conviction in a case popularized by the "Serial" podcast, according to a court filing made on Tuesday. In a sworn deposition, Asia McClain stated that...
  • Suspect charged with assault on officer who was dragged in SUV

    Suspect charged with assault on officer who was dragged in SUV
    An LAPD narcotics officer was dragged while holding onto the steering wheel of an SUV in a dramatic confrontation in Granada Hills last week. The officer was hanging out the driver's side door as the vehicle reached speeds of up to 45 mph, police say.  ...
  • Jury deadlocks in 5-year-old's Halloween killing in 2010

    Jury deadlocks in 5-year-old's Halloween killing in 2010
    A downtown L.A. jury failed to reach a verdict Tuesday in the murder case of a man accused in the fatal shooting of a young boy wearing a Spider-Man costume on Halloween. After deliberating for three days, the jury deadlocked 10-2, in favor of...
  • Norton Simon dealt setback in Nazi-looted art case

    The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Norton Simon Museum on Tuesday by refusing to review a legal ruling that has jeopardized its hold on paintings of Adam and Eve from the 1500s that have been among its most prized masterpieces. The Pasadena...
  • Past, future effects of Gulf oil spill argued in BP trial over multibillion dollar penalty

    Justice Department attorneys are back in federal court presenting their case for making BP pay billions of dollars in civil penalties for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The oil corporation, meanwhile, says the government is ignoring some of its own...
  • North Carolina pays for sending living man to morgue

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. In a rare step, North Carolina officials have agreed to pay $425,000 to a man who was mistakenly declared dead, zipped into a body bag and sent to a morgue. The payment settles a lawsuit that alleges the mix-up by a medical examiner...
  • Brown appointees to Supreme Court renew hopes in death penalty cases

    Brown appointees to Supreme Court renew hopes in death penalty cases
    On the day justices Mariano-Florentino Cuellar and Leondra R. Kruger were sworn in this month, the California Supreme Court issued a 4-3 ruling leaving in place a death sentence for a man with a long criminal record. With Gov. Jerry Brown's newest...
  • Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain injuries

    Former WWE wrestlers sue over brain injuries
    Years of "chair shots," "flying head butts," "facebreakers," and "cobra clutch slams," have left former professional wrestlers with long-term brain injuries to which the sport's dominant league has continuously turned a blind eye, two ex-wrestlers...
  • Mayo: In praise of an honest (ex-) judge

    Mayo: In praise of an honest (ex-) judge
    Gisele Pollack is human, and she has battled alcoholism, and for that she is paying with her job. Pollack stepped down as a Broward County judge earlier this month after a state judicial panel recommended her removal following a terrible year that...