Monthly Archives: February 2015

Officer Victor Ramirez Slaps Alleged Trespasser Who Wanted To Use Restroom

Officer Victor Ramirez Slaps Alleged Trespasser Who Wanted To Use RestroomA Fort Lauderdale police officer was suspended after footage emerged in which the cop appears to slap a suspect in the face.Officer Victor Ramirez was placed on leave with pay Monday, Local 10 reports. The altercation at Broward Bus Terminal, which was posted to YouTube Feb. 22, opens with Ramirez Continue Reading...

Why Where You Divorce Matters: Equitable Distribution vs. Community Property

Why Where You Divorce Matters: Equitable Distribution vs. Community PropertyWhere you divorce matters. Each state has its own unique rules governing the allocation of assets during the divorce process, and these rules can vary significantly. A court in New York and a court in California will follow strikingly different rules in dividing the assets of divorcing couples. This sharp divergence Continue Reading...

Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent

Why Divorce Made Me a Better Parent. Divorce sucks. It doesn’t matter if you were the divorcer or the divorcee, it doesn’t matter who was at fault, none of that matters– what does matter is that it’s a time in your life when you are forced to hit a reset button. You can choose to use that reset button for Continue Reading...

Suspect Stewart Charles McNeal Tells Police He Wasn’t ‘Good At The Robbery Thing’

Suspect Stewart Charles McNeal Tells Police He Wasn’t ‘Good At The Robbery Thing’He gets points for honesty.A man who allegedly attempted to rob a Dunkin’ Donuts admitted to police that he “wasn’t very good at the robbery thing.”Stewart Charles McNeal, 34, turned himself in last Thursday after police in Delray Beach, Florida, circulated a surveillance photo of a robbery of Continue Reading...

L.A.’s Shockingly Archaic Treatment Of Its Juvenile Offenders

L.A.’s Shockingly Archaic Treatment Of Its Juvenile OffendersLos Angeles has long maintained an image in America as a progressive, cutting-edge, and trend-setting environment. So it should come as a huge shock that regarding the treatment of its most vulnerable residents – children in the juvenile justice system – Los Angeles may be the most backward major metropolitan area in the Continue Reading...

This Man Faces Life in Prison for… Rapping

This Man Faces Life in Prison for … RappingI’ve heard free speech isn’t free, and Brandon Duncan, who raps as Tiny Doo, has learned that the hard way.Until recently, Mr. Duncan spent eight months in jail on “gang conspiracy” charges arising from several shootings in San Diego from May 2013 to February 2014. Prosecutors admit he wasn’t at the scene Continue Reading...

Abuse in Marriage & Divorce. Warning. As Goes the Marriage, so Goes the Divorce

Abuse in Marriage & Divorce. Warning. As Goes the Marriage, so Goes the DivorceWe marry dreaming of “happily-ever-after.” But sadly, 25% of all women in the US (and a significant % of men) find themselves in an abusive marriage or partnership. And when that occurs, most are in denial.Homelife: Shattered Dreams.It’s hard to admit, and take action, when abuse happens. Continue Reading...

It’s called ‘revenge porn’ and it’s legal in Florida

It’s called ‘revenge porn’ and it’s legal in FloridaWASHINGTON | Annmarie Chiarini’s long-distance boyfriend was goading her to pose nude. The pictures would be for his eyes only, Chiarini recalls him saying, because she was so beautiful and because he missed her so much. He promised, she said, they would be stored on a compact disc and hidden in his Continue Reading...

Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Convicted of All 7 Charges

Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Convicted of All 7 ChargesA jury has spoken, and the mask is off: Ross Ulbricht has been convicted of being the Dread Pirate Roberts, secret mastermind of the Silk Road online narcotics empire.On Wednesday, less than a month after his trial began in a downtown Manhattan courtroom, 30-year-old Ulbricht was convicted of all seven crimes Continue Reading...
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