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  • Former New Orleans mayor starts 10-year sentence for graft

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin reported to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a 10-year sentence for corruption committed during the years when the city was struggling to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane...
  • Church Street Exchange rebirth almost complete

    Church Street Exchange rebirth almost complete
    It was only last year that the Church Street Exchange building was an empty reminder of better days in downtown Orlando’s entertainment-and-shopping district. With Tuesday’s grand opening for the Canvs co-working space, however, the...
  • A look back at the last time Orlando Predators were division champs

    A look back at the last time Orlando Predators were division champs
    Jay Gruden has come a long way since 2006. Eight years ago, he was synonymous with the Orlando Predators as the Arena Football League team's highly successful coach. Now he is in his first season as coach of the Washington Redskins. As for his former...
  • Victims get another small payment in Lou Pearlman fraud

    Victims get another small payment in Lou Pearlman fraud
    The trustee overseeing the Ponzi scheme of “boy band” promoter Lou Pearlman is sending out more checks to victims, but the amount is still paltry compared to the nearly $300 million fraud case. On Monday a second distribution of $5.6 million...
  • Leading Florida bankruptcy investigators form new firm

    Leading Florida bankruptcy investigators form new firm
    Two bankruptcy investigators who handled some of Florida’s biggest frauds are joining forces to launch a new firm. Soneet Kapila, who is wrapping up work on the Orlando-based Lou Pearlman fraud case, is joining Barry Mukamal, who handled such...
  • Twenty years later, Backstreet Boys still 'got it goin' on'

    Twenty years later, Backstreet Boys still 'got it goin' on'
    Nearly 20 years after declaring they’ve "got it goin' on," the Backstreet Boys are still in demand. The boy band that graduated from teenage dreams to full-fledged adults without spiraling into obscurity (or worse) is packing arenas across the...
  • Pearlman fraud victims will get first checks soon

    Pearlman fraud victims will get first checks soon
    More than seven years after former boy-band promoter Lou Pearlman's empire collapsed, victims of one of the biggest financial scams in Florida history will soon be getting some of their money back — but it's literally just pennies on the dollar....
  • Aaron Carter: He's only 25, but it's comeback time

    Aaron Carter: He's only 25, but it's comeback time
    Aaron Carter was a famous teen pop star in the early 2000s, when a famous teen pop star was a fairly common thing to be. Now 25 and in search of a comeback, Carter has launched his first tour as an adult, playing for the grown-up versions of the screaming...
  • Backstreet Boys set for American Music Awards

     
    The Backstreet Boys, one of the top acts from disgraced music mogul Lou Pearlman, has a major date coming on national television. The group will perform on the American Music Awards with the New Kids on the Block. The two groups will tour next summer. The...
  • The Bieber verdict? Decent reviews

     
    The early reviews are trending toward endorsing “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.” Perhaps those critics embracing this are genuinely charmed by the kid who is a non-presence in much of his own documentary. Or perhaps they're afraid of...
  • This weekend’s interviews — Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis

     
    The last time I chatted with Justin Timberlake, it was on the steps of the Federal Courthouse in Orlando. He and the other members of *NSync were suing to get out of their contract with Lou Pearlman and he was so young and so much more articulate than the...