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  • Federal judge strikes down gay-marriage ban in Alabama

    Alabama became the latest state to see its ban on gay marriage fall to a federal court ruling Friday, as the issue of same-sex marriage heads to the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Callie V.S. Granade ruled in favor of two Mobile women who sued to...
  • Defense tries to bar death penalty in OCC students' killings

    Defense lawyers are trying to take the death penalty off the table for a man accused of murdering two Orange Coast College students in Costa Mesa more than four years ago. According to grand jury testimony, Daniel Patrick Wozniak, 30, has admitted to...
  • S. Fla. computer worker: I stole military secrets

    S. Fla. computer worker: I stole military secrets
    A South Florida man with a mysterious past pleaded guilty Friday to spying and immigration fraud, crimes committed while he worked as a government contractor on a U.S. military base in Honduras. Christopher Glenn, 34, of West Palm Beach, admitted he...
  • Broward man gets prison for parking lot gun sales

    Broward man gets prison for parking lot gun sales
    A Broward County man who admitted he illegally sold guns in South Florida parking lots has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison. Fernando Diego Rabanal, 27, of Sunrise, was arrested in July after making a number of firearms sales to...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers defend use of juror quotes in third bid to move trial outside Massachusetts

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Friday they did nothing wrong by including excerpts from juror questionnaires in their third request to move the trial outside Massachusetts. In a court filing Thursday, Tsarnaev's...
  • Child Sex Trafficking Case Goes To Jury

    HARTFORD – A federal jury Friday afternoon began deliberations but did not reach a verdict in the case of accused child-sex trafficker Edward "Fire" Thomas, charged with recruiting two girls, age 17 and 16, from Oregon to engage in commercial sex...
  • After 36 years in prison for murder, N.C. man is freed by state panel

    Nearly 40 years after he was sentenced to prison for a double murder, 70-year-old Joseph Sledge walked free from a county prison in North Carolina on Friday after a special three-judge panel ruled that he didn’t commit the crime. "Going home....
  • Boynton officer accused of on-duty rape seeks release from jail

    Boynton officer accused of on-duty rape seeks release from jail
    Three months ago, a young woman wept as she accused a veteran Boynton Beach police officer of forcing her to perform oral sex before raping her at gunpoint on the hood of his patrol car. For the first time on Friday, the 20-year-old alleged victim's...
  • James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man

    James Herard, Dunkin' Donuts killer, sentenced to die for 'body count' murder of Lauderhill man
    James Herard is more responsible for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill than the person who actually pulled the trigger, and he deserves the harshest possible sentence for it, a Broward judge ruled Friday. A smirking Herard, 25, a...
  • Puerto Rican club shooter gets up to 31 years in prison, prosecutor wanted more time

    Puerto Rican club shooter gets up to 31 years in prison, prosecutor wanted more time
    In the end, the Bethlehem Puerto Rican social club shooting case concluded like it began: with a fight in the street. Gunman Rene Figueroa had just been sentenced Friday to 15 1/2 to 31 years in state prison after killing one person and paralyzing...
  • Jury resumes deliberations in trial of man charged with lying about Bosnian war crimes

    A federal jury was deliberating Friday whether a Bosnian man lied about his role in war crimes when he applied for U.S. citizenship after moving to Vermont more than a decade ago. The jury hearing the case against Edin Sakoc resumed talks Friday...