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  • Oct. 26 Safewalk-Run to benefit domestic violence victims

    Oct. 26 Safewalk-Run to benefit domestic violence victims
    Every day at first appearance court in downtown Fort Lauderdale, many of the newly arrested from around Broward County are facing domestic violence charges.  Sometimes victims even come to court, bruised and tearful but fearful of retribution from their...
  • Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal

    Outcry over proposed pit bull ban leads Broward commissioner to withdraw proposal
    Pit bull lovers came out in force Tuesday to oppose a county commissioner's effort to get the breed banned in Broward. They rallied in front of the Governmental Center, holding signs saying "Don't Bully Pitbulls" and "Don't Kill My Best Friend."...
  • A round-the-world trip -- all on airline points

    A round-the-world trip -- all on airline points
    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — We had been collecting frequent-flier points for years. My husband, Keith, and I thought that, yes, of course, we would use them. We would fly around the world. Business class. Maybe next year. Queen Latifah shoved...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Suspect pleads not guilty in Burbank boy's stabbing death

    A 26-year-old Los Angeles man accused of stabbing to death his girlfriend's son — an 11-year-old student at David Starr Jordan Middle School — pleaded not guilty this week to murder and child abuse charges, officials said. The man, Rineson...
  • 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies

    'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies
    It was 1985 and the Southland was in the grip of fear as a series of grisly killings committed by a man police called "the Night Stalker" continued to scar the calendar, setting the region on edge. Among Richard Ramirez's victims were a traffic...
  • For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education

    For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education
    Brittney Bratton made it only partway through rehearsing her high school graduation speech before she had to stop. "Stay strong," called Danita Allen, school counselor at Youth Connection Leadership Academy as Bratton tried to collect herself. "If...
  • Rash of car thefts on Greenberry Road in Mount Washington area [North Baltimore crime log]

    Avon Avenue 3200 block, between 4:30 p.m. June 6 and 6:30 a.m. June 7. Registration sticker stolen from vehicle. North Calvert Street 3100 block, between 11 p.m. June 3 and 3:30 p.m. June 6. White, 2001 Hyundai with Maryland tags 7BA6560 stolen....
  • For the record

    Boy's death: A column in the June 8 Section A about the death of a Palmdale boy allegedly tortured and killed by his mother and her boyfriend, as the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services was investigating allegations of abuse,...
  • Mom and boyfriend who allegedly tortured, murdered boy due in court

    Mom and boyfriend who allegedly tortured, murdered boy due in court
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. A Palmdale mother and her boyfriend are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in the alleged torture and beating death of the woman's 8-year-old son. Pearl Fernandez, 29, and her boyfriend, Isauro...
  • Woman suing husband for sex assault, battery takes stand

    Woman suing husband for sex assault, battery takes stand
    A Gold Coast woman who alleges her ex-husband sexually assaulted her, forced her to parade around their homes naked and in heels, sleep on the floor next to their bed at night and address him as "master" took the stand this morning and testified about the...