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  • 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...
  • Psych Evaluation Of Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Nearly Complete

    Psych Evaluation Of Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Nearly Complete
    MILFORD — An attorney for Christopher Plaskon, the Jonathan Law High School teen accused of stabbing classmate Maren Sanchez, said Friday that a mental-health evaluation of the teen is almost complete. Plaskon, 17, appeared briefly Friday...
  • 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...
  • Top New York politician arrested on bribery charges, accused of misusing his 'titanic' power

    Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who bent state government to his will for more than 20 years as one of New York's most powerful and canny politicians, was arrested Thursday on charges of taking nearly $4 million in payoffs and kickbacks. The 70-year-old...
  • Martin Luther King's sons drop one of two lawsuits over father's legacy

    The long-standing squabbles among the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children may soon be over – or at least hidden from public view.  On Thursday, the slain civil rights icon’s sons dropped their lawsuit against the Martin Luther...
  • TV's 'Screech,' fiancee plead not guilty to charges related to bar fight

    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. Dustin Diamond, best known for his role as Screech in the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," and his fiancee entered formal not guilty pleas Thursday in Ozaukee County Circuit Court to charges stemming from a Christmas Day bar fight....
  • The return of foie gras to California menus offers food for thought

     The return of foie gras to California menus offers food for thought
    Chef Ken Frank, one of California's most outspoken proponents of foie gras, opened the door of La Toque's walk-in refrigerator. All sorts of wonderful aromas hit me in the face — mushrooms, savory reductions, the iron smell of raw meat. Frank bent...
  • $7M verdict against cops upheld in Caravella's DNA exoneration

    $7M verdict against cops upheld in Caravella's DNA exoneration
    Two former Miramar police officers who framed a mentally challenged 15-year-old boy for the rape and murder of a woman must pay him $7 million for the nearly 26 years he spent in prison, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. Anthony Caravella, now 46,...
  • Reies Lopez Tijerina dies at 88; Chicano rights movement leader

     Reies Lopez Tijerina dies at 88; Chicano rights movement leader
    On June 5, 1967, a group of armed men, led by fiery preacher Reies Lopez Tijerina, arrived at the county courthouse in the small New Mexico community of Tierra Amarilla. They were there to free prisoners who were arrested in a land grant dispute and to...
  • Appellate court expresses skepticism about need for new trial in Jackson suit against promoter

    Lawyers for Michael Jackson's mother argued Thursday for a new trial in her case against concert promoter AEG Live LLC, but faced a skeptical panel of appellate justices who focused on the superstar's relationship with the doctor convicted of killing him....
  • 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...