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  • '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 legal battle that has dominated his life for the past quarter-century. "I have no faith in the district attorney's office, but we're going to get a hearing, we're going to get before a judge," said Friedman, now 47, whose 1988 arrest and conviction on more than 200 charges of child sexual abuse were chronicled in director Andrew Jarecki's Oscar-nominated 2003 documentary, "Capturing the Friedmans." "I think our chances are pretty good," he added.
  • Florida ready for new tests in 2015, will roll out sample questions June 30, commissioner says

    Florida ready for new tests in 2015, will roll out sample questions June 30, commissioner says
    Florida's work on FCAT's replacement is "on time and on schedule," and educators will get more details about the new exams, including sample questions, on June 30, Education Commissioner Pam Stewart said this morning. Stewart, speaking at the State...

    Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina Lohan sentenced in New York DWI case

    Lindsay Lohan's mom Dina Lohan sentenced in New York DWI case
    Dina Lohan avoided jail when she was sentenced in New York court on Tuesday and was ordered to serve 100 hours of community service, pay more than $3,000 in fines and participate in an anti-drunk-driving program. The mother of oft-embattled star Lindsay...

    Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble

    In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in. He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either. What...

    Week of deadly weather ends with record rain in Northeast

    A week that started with deadly tornadoes ripping through the Midwest and South, is ending with rain falling in almost Biblical volumes in some states. The major storm system causing the problems moved northward Thursday after causing 37 deaths and...