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  • Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers

    Indiana stage collapse survivors settle for $50 million: lawyers
    The night of Aug 13, 2011, shattered Alisha Brennon’s life along with dozens of others. A gust of wind from an approaching thunderstorm caused a stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to collapse, killing seven people and injuring...
  • State court system backs judge who released alleged cop shooter

    State court system backs judge who released alleged cop shooter
    The Maryland Judiciary has defended a District Court judge's decision in June to grant bail to a man who was accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer last weekend. Donte Jones, 19, who police say shot Officer Andrew Groman in the abdomen during a...
  • Broward Judge Imperato 'devastated' by DUI, reckless driving convictions

    Broward Judge Imperato 'devastated' by DUI, reckless driving convictions
    In her 12 years as a Broward County circuit judge, Cynthia Imperato has heard numerous jury verdicts. But for the first time, Friday the verdict was about her. And it was one that left her "devastated." After a three-day trial, a Palm Beach County...
  • Stephanie Kraft freed from jail

    Stephanie Kraft freed from jail
    Former Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft left the Broward courthouse late Friday morning a free woman – with strings attached. Kraft, who was found guilty of official misconduct a week ago, was handed a big break when Broward Circuit...
  • No prison time for ex-School Board member Stephanie Kraft

    No prison time for ex-School Board member Stephanie Kraft
    Update: During a sentencing hearing on Friday, former Broward School Board member Stephanie Kraft was sentenced to five years probation. Additionally, Kraft must perform 20 hours of community service.   Broward Circuit Judge Matthew Destry withheld...
  • Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month

    Supreme Court allows gay marriage to proceed in Florida next month
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state's ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Some weddings would be allowed to start when a stay expires...
  • Bill would allow secretly recorded conversations in sexual-abuse cases

    Bill would allow secretly recorded conversations in sexual-abuse cases
    Moving quickly after the Florida Supreme Court ordered a new trial for a man convicted of sexually abusing his stepdaughter, a state lawmaker Friday filed a bill that would allow secretly recorded conversations to be used as evidence in such cases. Rep....
  • Christmas concert crash: Driver pleads not guilty to five felony counts

    Christmas concert crash: Driver pleads not guilty to five felony counts
    A Redondo Beach woman accused of felony gross vehicular manslaughter for allegedly plowing into a crowd of people leaving a Christmas concert Wednesday night, killing four people, including a 6-year-old boy, has pleaded not guilty. Margo Bronstein, 56,...
  • Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer

    Federal court complaint filed against Va.-based retailer
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and attorneys general from Virginia and North Carolina are seeking penalties and restitution from a Virginia-based retailer that caters to service members, alleging it used illegal tactics to collect debts. The...
  • Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison

    Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison
    He's one of the most legendary informants in Chicago history, a former El Rukn general once described by prosecutors as a "trained killer" who bribed a Cook County judge to fix the infamous double murder case that landed him on death row. Even though...
  • Michael Phelps faces DUI trial Friday as he prepares to swim again in 2015

    Michael Phelps is scheduled to face trial on drunken driving charges in a Baltimore courtroom Friday morning. As he does, the Olympic great has already begun preparations to resume competing sometime next year. Though he's unlikely to face jail time,...