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  • FAMU drummer endured hazing to earn bus 'privileges'

    FAMU drummer endured hazing to earn bus 'privileges'
    Lissette Sanchez, a graduate of Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, said she allowed Florida A&M University band members beat her to earn privileges on the Marching 100's percussion bus. Sanchez, 21, testified this morning at the Orange County...
  • Lawsuit alleges sex harassment in Will County public defender's office

    Lawsuit alleges sex harassment in Will County public defender's office
    Two attorneys in the Will County public defender's office filed a lawsuit this week claiming they were passed over for promotions after they complained about sexual harassment from the office's top attorney. The lawsuit, filed in federal court, names...
  • Ben Bradlee, Spiro Agnew and the 'Gray-Haired Grandmother Defense'

    Ben Bradlee, Spiro Agnew and the 'Gray-Haired Grandmother Defense'
    The death of legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee prompted an outpouring of well-deserved and laudatory tributes from across the country. Each obituary made dutiful mention of Bradlee the Georgetown neighbor and pal of John F. Kennedy, the rock of...
  • Feds: Couple pimped teens, drug rehab patients

    Feds: Couple pimped teens, drug rehab patients
    When investigators searched the cell phone of a South Florida man they say pimped out underage teen girls, they found one of his contacts saved under the name "Pedophile Frank." "Pedophile Frank" was just one of the clients who answered ads for teen...
  • John Goodman to appeal for new trial, release from jail

    John Goodman to appeal for new trial, release from jail
    After his first conviction in March 2012, Wellington polo executive John Goodman remained in the Palm Beach County Jail for nearly two months until he was sprung on a $7 million cash bond pending his appeal. Now that he's been found guilty of DUI...
  • They're baaack -- General Assembly meets Nov 10 to vote on judges

    Speaker of the House Bill Howell is calling the House of Delegates back on Monday Nov. 10 at 4  p.m. to elect appellate judges and to tweak some language in the budget to ease bond lawyers' worries. The Senate is expected to meet at the same time. The...
  • FBI cracks down on 'cracking cards'

    FBI cracks down on 'cracking cards'
    On his recent release of "Fast Life," rising Chicago rapper Bandman Kevo brags about having it all — the girls, the guns, luxury cars, snazzy clothes and, of course, stacks of cold, hard cash. But Kevo, whose real name is Kevin Ford, didn't get...
  • Jury begins deliberating in John Goodman DUI manslaughter retrial

    Update, 11 a.m.: The jury requested to listen to John Goodman's 911 call again and was brought back into the courtroom so it could be played. On the tape, which has been played several times during the trial, Goodman told a dispatcher he "just had a...
  • New York law firm wins case over $44 million in fees charged to developer's widow

    ALBANY N.Y (Reuters) - Rejecting claims that a Manhattan real estate mogul's widow fell under her lawyers' "Svengali-like influence," New York's top court has ruled that her estate must pay the law firm $44 million in fees for a few months' work. The...
  • Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal

    Suspect In Manchester Fatal Beating Rejects Plea Deal
    HARTFORD — A man charged with a brutal killing at a Manchester apartment in January rejected a plea agreement in Superior Court on Wednesday, opting instead to go to trial on charges of felony murder, sexual assault and arson. Steven Durdek Jr.'s...
  • 9 attorneys in Central Florida get spanked by Supreme Court

    9 attorneys in Central Florida get spanked by Supreme Court
    The past two months revealed a bumper crop of Central Florida attorney discipline cases. The Florida Supreme Court disciplined nine attorneys in the region, out of 32 statewide. According to a news release from the Florida Bar, one of the attorneys...