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  • What new law does to combat prescription-drug abuse

    What new law does to combat prescription-drug abuse
    New law will combat prescription-drug abuse On July 1, when Florida's new anti-pill-mill bill takes effect, it will: Ban doctors from selling controlled drugs such as the painkiller oxycodone at their offices, except under specific circumstances....
  • Lawyers: Casey Anthony has grounds to appeal conviction on charges of lying to police

    Lawyers: Casey Anthony has grounds to appeal conviction on charges of lying to police
    Will Casey Anthony — cleared by a jury of killing her daughter — appeal her conviction on charges she lied to deputies who were trying to find her child? There certainly are grounds, said Florida attorneys who have followed the case. Nancy...
  • 'Dougherty Gang' Sentenced For Multi-State Crime Rampage

    'Dougherty Gang' Sentenced For Multi-State Crime Rampage
    PUEBLO, CO. -- The “Dougherty gang,” accused of carrying out a multi-state crime rampage that set off a national manhunt, was sentenced to prison in Colorado on Monday and will probably be extradited to Georgia to face more charges. Ryan Dougherty, 22,...
  • Casey Anthony defense explains late witness list

    Casey Anthony defense explains late witness list
    The Casey Anthony defense team filed a motion explaining the late addition of defense witnesses in the high-profile case, including the addition of a WFTV reporter. On Tuesday, the prosecution challenged a defense team's supplemental witness list which...
  • Russian sex-ring suspects appear in federal court

    Russian sex-ring suspects appear in federal court
    Several people suspected of working in a Russian sex trafficking ring in Central Florida appeared in Orlando federal court Friday. The first of those to appear was 25-year-old Tatiana Belinschi, who was recently indicted and arrested on charges...
  • WFTV fights attempt to have reporter testify

    WFTV fights attempt to have reporter testify
    Attorneys for WFTV-Channel 9 have filed a motion to block reporter Kathi Belich from being called as a witness by Casey Anthony's defense team. Belich, who regularly covers the case, has been listed by the defense as a witness for two separate matters....
  • Orange County's top law-enforcers, prosecutor urge governor to enact Rx-drug monitoring program

    Orange County's top law-enforcers, prosecutor urge governor to enact Rx-drug monitoring program
    Orange County's chief prosecutor and top law-enforcers have joined the growing list of people calling for the governor to reverse his plans to eliminate Florida's prescription drug database, which is touted as being one of the best tools in battling the...
  • Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor asked statewide police group to destroy records of his suspension

    Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor asked statewide police group to destroy records of his suspension
    More than a year before his recent arrest, Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor asked Florida's largest police executive organization to destroy public records documenting his suspension for misbehavior, records released this week show. The Florida...
  • Millionaire murder suspect Bob Ward files motion to hide his finances

    Millionaire murder suspect Bob Ward files motion to hide his finances
    The defense attorney for James Robert "Bob" Ward just filed a motion in court seeking to hide financial details concerning the Isleworth man accused of killing his wife Diane in 2009. The motion asks the court to determine the confidentiality of...
  • Group blocked from distributing jury pamphlets hires legal team

     Group blocked from distributing jury pamphlets hires legal team
    The Fully Informed Jury Association, the group blocked by court order from distributing jury information pamphlets outside the Orange County Courthouse, has hired the ACLU and the Walters Law Group to represent the organization in the brewing free...
  • Fugitive ringleader of suspected Russian sex ring says Orlando feds have it wrong

    Fugitive ringleader of suspected Russian sex ring says Orlando feds have it wrong
    The fugitive ringleader of a suspected Russian sex trafficking ring that operated in Central Florida told the Orlando Sentinel on Monday that federal prosecutors handling the case against him have it wrong. Roman Caraiman, who faces more than two...