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  • Mom to murderer: You're 'going straight to hell'

    A man convicted of strangling a pharmacist and his girlfriend was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole, after the mother of one victim called him a "useless waste of space and air" and declared, "You are going straight to hell." Hugo...
  • Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule

    Appeals court to reconsider ruling against San Diego gun-control rule
    A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris had appealed the 2-1 decision in February 2014 by a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of...
  • Assistant Public Defender Drew Atria retires

    Assistant Public Defender Drew Atria retires
    He was a fixture at the Broward County courthouse in Fort Lauderdale and known to viewers of bond court proceedings that are live streamed on SunSentinel.com every day. Assistant Public Defender Drew Atria retired Friday, after 28 years serving indigent...
  • West Boynton man to be jailed in voter registration fraud case

    West Boynton man to be jailed in voter registration fraud case
    Before the 2012 presidential election, William Hazard, of West Boynton, took a job for a firm aiming to increase the number of Republican voters in Florida. But authorities last year charged Hazard, 53, with eight voter registration fraud felonies,...
  • Va. man found competent to stand trial in trooper's slaying

    A Chesterfield County man accused in the slaying of a Virginia state trooper has been found mentally competent to stand trial. Media reports say Dinwiddie Circuit Court Judge Paul W. Cella ruled Friday on the competency of 30-year-old Russell E. Brown...
  • North Andover woman gets 6 months in jail for $1.7M theft

    A North Andover woman has been sentenced to 6 months in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $1.7 million from her employer. State Attorney General Maura Healy says 44-year-old Dorothy Giard pleaded guilty to larceny and false bookkeeping charges...
  • AP Exclusive: Snyder uses pardon for connected lawyer

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder used his pardon powers to erase the drunken driving conviction of a politically connected lawyer who was appointed to a state economic board in 2011. Snyder followed the Michigan parole board's recommendation and pardoned Alan...
  • Swiss bankers avoid prison, get probation for tax fraud

    Two former Swiss bankers avoided jail time Friday for their roles in a tax fraud scheme that helped U.S. customers hide billions of dollars in assets. Prosecutors in U.S. District Court in Alexandria recommended probation for the two men, Andreas...
  • N. Carolina parents of missing teen sentenced for tax fraud

    A federal judge administered a blistering lecture on Friday to the adoptive parents of a teenager missing from her home for years before giving them prison sentences for tax fraud, calling the girl's mother "morally bankrupt." U.S. District Court Judge...
  • Hearing set for Tuesday on Ernie Banks' mental state in months before death

    Hearing set for Tuesday on Ernie Banks' mental state in months before death
    Three months before his death in January, Cubs great Ernie Banks went to a Lombard law office far from his home in downtown Chicago and executed a will that cut out his family and left his entire estate to his longtime caretaker, records show. Now the...
  • NYPD officer pleads guilty to $200,000 Sunrise cocaine deal

    NYPD officer pleads guilty to $200,000 Sunrise cocaine deal
    A New York City police officer admitted Friday that he traveled to South Florida and used his off-duty gun to provide security for a $200,000 cocaine deal that turned out to be a law enforcement sting. Phillip LeRoy, 28, of Queens, pleaded guilty to a...