Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ketut Pujayasa sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for cruise ship rape | News – Home

http://www.local10.com/news/ketut-pujayasa-sentenced-to-more… Ketut Pujayasa sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for cruise ship rape A cruise ship employee who pleaded guilty to raping a passenger and trying to throw her overboard has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison. Ketut Pujayasa, 29, was sentenced this week in federal court. Pujayasa was arrested by the FBI in February Continue Reading...

DCF changing abuse hotline criteria after girl thrown from bridge | News – Home

http://www.local10.com/news/dcf-changing-abuse-hotline-crite… DCF changing abuse hotline criteria after girl thrown from bridge The Florida Department of Children and Families is changing its abuse hotline criteria after a man threw his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge. DCF Secretary Mike Carroll announced the changes Thursday. If a caregiver is believed to be experiencing a psychotic episode, a child protective investigator would have to Continue Reading...

Couple arrested again after children left alone in car for hours | News – Home

http://www.local10.com/news/couple-arrested-again-after-chil… Couple arrested again after children left alone in car for hoursOn the heels of temporarily losing custody of her children, Tosheba Hope, 30, has also temporarily lost her freedom.Hope and her boyfriend, Gerald Moultrie, 24, were both taken into custody after a court hearing Tuesday to determine who should care for their children.According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Hope Continue Reading...

Girl dies after being thrown from Florida bridge

http://www.local10.com/news/girl-dies-after-being-thrown-fro… Girl dies after being thrown from Florida bridgeA 25-year-old Tampa man faces a first-degree murder charge after throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge, police said.John Jonchuck Jr. was arrested early Thursday after a St. Petersburg police officer saw him throw the child into Tampa Bay.Police said rescuers pulled Phoebe Jonchuk from the water, but she died shortly before Continue Reading...

Man banned from school board meetings wins $147K settlement

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/man_banned_from_schoo…  Man banned from school board meetings wins $147K settlement A Vermont man banned from school board meetings for two years after he criticized the school district has agreed to a $147,500 settlement. The settlement followed a September ruling by a federal judge that the Addison-Rutland Supervisory Union violated Marcel Cyr’s constitutional right to free speech and due process by Continue Reading...

Lawyer dad is charged with social-host violation over daughter’s ‘Playboy mansion’ themed party

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/lawyer_dad_is_charged… Lawyer dad is charged with social-host violation over daughter’s ‘Playboy mansion’ themed party A lawyer who specializes in medical marijuana cases was charged with violating a Poway, California, social-host ordinance over his daughter’s “Playboy mansion” themed 18th birthday party on Friday. San Diego County sheriff’s deputies responding to neighbor complaints said they found two teenage boys unconscious and intoxicated Continue Reading...

Appeals court OKs dropped cigarette-butt evidence in slaying at lawyer’s home

http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/appeals_court_oks_dro… Appeals court OKs dropped cigarette-butt evidence in slaying at lawyer’s homeA cigarette butt dropped in a parking lot by a suspect in a slaying at a North Carolina lawyer’s home was properly used as evidence even though police had no warrant, a state appeals court has ruled. Lawyers for Jason K. Williford had argued that DNA found on the Continue Reading...

Arrests Made In Shooting Of 2 NYPD Cops

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/06/arrest-shooting-nyp… Arrests Made In Shooting Of 2 NYPD Cops Two suspects have been arrested in the shooting of a pair of NYPD police officers on Monday night in the Bronx. CBS New York reports that two people are in custody in connection with the shooting, which took place after three plain clothes officers responded to a robbery call at a Continue Reading...

Teen mother arrested on child neglect charges

http://www.local10.com/news/teen-arrested-on-child-neglect-c… Teen mother arrested on child neglect charges Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a teenage mother after finding her young son in a home containing drug paraphernalia and no running water or electricity. Brittany Michelle Postell, 18, was charged with child neglect with great bodily harm following her arrest Sunday. Deputies claim the 3-year-old boy was left in the Continue Reading...

Judge Lifts Stay On Gay Marriage In Miami-Dade County

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/05/gay-marriage-miami_… Judge Lifts Stay On Gay Marriage In Miami-Dade County A circuit judge lifted the stay on gay marriage in Miami-Dade County Monday, making it the first county to allow same-sex marriages in the state of Florida. Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel ruled the ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in July, but stayed the order. Following her Monday decision, same-sex marriages Continue Reading...
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