Monthly Archives: January 2014

Miami Beach police sued by family of teen who died in Taser incident – Miami Beach

 http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/27/3588485/family-of-teen… Miami Beach police sued by family of teen who died in Taser incidentThe family of Israel Hernandez-Llach says the police department used excessive force when they used the stun gun to subdue the artist during an arrest. Miami Beach police used excessive force in shooting teenage street artist Israel Hernandez-Llach with a Taser stun gun, and failed to give Continue Reading...

Deputies: Man kidnapped, killed after meeting escort – Sun Sentinel

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2013-12-19/news/fl-lake-wor… Deputies: Man kidnapped, killed after meeting escort – Sun SentinelA 31-year-old Coconut Creek man was kidnapped, robbed and killed after meeting up with a woman who advertised herself as an escort on Backpage.com, deputies say. Koral Ben Shimon, 20, who wrote on the website that she was “looking to have an amazing time,” admitted setting Gustavo Cabral up to Continue Reading...

Blind Man Granted ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense After Killing Drinking Pal

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/10/blind-man-stand-you… Blind Man Granted ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense After Killing Drinking PalA 40-year-old blind man was granted immunity from prosecution on Friday even though he admitted to shooting and killing his friend. John Wayne Rogers killed his friend, James T. DeWitt, 34, two years ago after what the Orlando Sentinel calls “an all-night drinking session,” inside Rogers’ Geneva, Fla. home Continue Reading...

Accused woman blames partner in child abuse case

http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20140110/CRIME/301100024/Accused-woman-blames-partner-child-abuse-case Accused woman blames partner in child abuse case After watching testimony from the boy she is accused of starving, after seeing photos of his withered body, after hearing a doctor explain that the boy’s full potential will never be known, Sharon Glass took the stand on Thursday. She testified after the state rested its case in her trial. She Continue Reading...

Hialeah couple on short crime spree arrested – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/10/02/3666314/hialeah-couple… Hialeah couple on short crime spree arrested – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com A young Hialeah couple who police said appeared to be on a crime spree have been arrested along with a third person who allegedly acted as their get-away driver. The couple reportedly pulled two armed robberies in the last four days, Hialeah police said. Last Saturday, around 8:30 Continue Reading...

Wellington woman breaks silence about ‘years in captivity’

http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/local_news/special_reports/well… Wellington woman breaks silence about ‘years in captivity’ PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla.– For three years, Fouzia said, she was held captive in her own home. “I really wished for death,” she said through an Arabic translator. Fouzia, born in Morocco, moved to Florida in 2010 to be with her new husband Qasem Alabed. “I loved him very much,” she Continue Reading...
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