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  • $40M for five wrongly convicted of Dixmoor rape, murder

    $40M for five wrongly convicted of Dixmoor rape, murder
    In what appears to be the largest wrongful conviction settlement in state history, the Illinois State Police has agreed to pay $40 million to five men who were wrongly imprisoned for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Dixmoor, a spokesman for...
  • 'Capturing the Friedmans' Subject Seeks to Overturn 1988 Conviction

    Jesse Friedman looked composed but slightly weary Tuesday morning as he sat in a rented mini-bus en route from Manhattan's Upper East Side to a press conference at the Nassau County Supreme Court, where he was about to begin the latest chapter in the...
  • Destination trips

    EAST HARTFORD - The following destination trips are offered by the East Hartford Parks and Recreation Department. For further information, call 860-291-7160 or visit http://www.easthartfordct.gov. All trips require payment in full at the time of...
  • The most expensive luxury hotel in the U.S. is in ... Montana?

    The most expensive luxury hotel in the U.S. is in ... Montana?
    Forget Park Avenue or Beverly Hills. The most expensive luxury hotel in the United States is a property you may not know: the Ranch at Rock Creek in Philipsburg, Mont. In fact, most of the top 10 wallet-busters, including two in California, are far from...
  • Ken Burns: Central Park Five $40 Mil Settlement Brings 'Closure'

    Ken Burns, co-director of the PBS documentary pic "The Central Park Five," said a potential $40 million settlement in the case of the five men who were wrongfully imprisoned for beating and raping a female jogger will bring "closure" to a painful...
  • New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million

    New York close to settling Central Park jogger case, reportedly for $40 million
    A proposed settlement of the civil rights suit brought by five men falsely imprisoned in the Central Park jogger case has gone to the New York comptroller’s office, a key step on the route to final approval. The proposed settlement of the racially...
  • From the Boathouse: Kicking off summer on the East Coast

    Ahoy from the Big Apple, and welcome to the official start of summer! I am visiting New York City to attend Talkers New York 2014, which is a gathering for those active in the radio industry. Receptions, guest speakers and panel discussions are planned...
  • Source: N.Y. To Pay $40M To End 'Central Park Jogger' Lawsuit

    NEW YORK — New York City has agreed to pay $40 million to five men who were convicted, and later exonerated, of brutally raping a female jogger in Central Park in 1989, settling a long-fought civil rights lawsuit, according to a person familiar with...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Crossbones' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Cold Justice Dick Wolf's unscripted series on...
  • UPDATE: Alice Walton and Edgar Bronfman, Sr. Close Real Estate Deals

    When his heirs and estate executors put billionaire booze baron Edgar Bronfman Sr.'s sprawling penthouse in New York City on the open market in early March with a publicity ensuring $65 million asking price, every property gossip on the planet --...
  • Marilyn Monroe remembered

    "Beauty is a witch, against whose charms faith melteth into blood," wrote Shakespeare. SOMETIMES PEOPLE write in "correcting" us with nothing more than their opinion. And then there are people who have a story to tell. Such as Stephen William Stern. He...