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  • Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: 150 likely perish in plane crash in France; Orlando police officer faces criminal charges for excessive force; George Zimmerman blames the president; a retirement home for horses provides for elderly...
  • California Public Utilities Commission delays vote on Comcast-TWC deal

    California Public Utilities Commission delays vote on Comcast-TWC deal
    The California Public Utilities Commission has delayed until May 7 its vote on Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable. The regulatory group also rescheduled a hearing in Los Angeles to receive public comment on the proposed media...
  • Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say

    Cops' racist messages could imperil criminal cases, attorneys say
    In a deepening scandal over racist texts and a video shared by former Fort Lauderdale police officers, the Broward Public Defender said he would seek the dismissal of at least 56 pending criminal cases in which four officers were involved. "If the State...
  • Washington auditor says he's cooperating with investigation

    Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley returned to work Monday following a week during which his home was raided by federal agents and his office turned over records subpoenaed by the Justice Department. But the elected Democrat remained out of the...
  • DOJ on Philly police shootings: New rules, training needed

    PHILADELPHIA A long-awaited U.S. Justice Department report on police shootings in Philadelphia concluded Monday that there is "significant strife between the community and the department," and recommended wholesale changes in procedures and training. The...
  • George Zimmerman: President Obama amped up racial tension against me

    George Zimmerman: President Obama amped up racial tension against me
    In his first public comments since the U.S. Department of Justice announced it would not prosecute him for violating Trayvon Martin's civil rights, George Zimmerman says he was victimized by President Obama. The president should never have allowed the...
  • US Rep's son says he's 'collateral damage' in bid to get dad

    A veteran congressman's son awaiting trial over $200,000 in bank loans that fueled his image as a self-proclaimed "entrepreneur, socialite (and) lifestyle mogul" calls himself collateral damage in the Justice Department's long-running probe of his father....
  • Cruz launches 2016 GOP presidential bid with appeal to evangelical Christians

    LYNCHBURG, Va. Ted Cruz launched his quest for the presidency Monday with a strong pitch to evangelical Christians, a bloc of voters often influential but seldom decisive in the competition for the Republican presidential nomination. "Today I am...
  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterparts ever did, and just like with New York's heavily criticized program, Chicago blacks and other racial minorities...
  • Lynch confirmation vote in Senate seen delayed until mid-April

    WASHINGTON U.S. attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch probably won't get a Senate confirmation vote until at least mid-April, five months after she was nominated, because the chamber plans to spend this week debating its budget proposal. "Budget all...
  • Zimmerman: A person in his circumstances can't feel guilty

    George Zimmerman says in a newly released video that a person in his circumstances can't feel guilty over surviving a confrontation like the one he had with Trayvon Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old he shot and killed three years ago in Florida. He also...