Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ex-Foundry executive gets 6-1/2 years prison for insider trading

Ex-Foundry executive gets 6-1/2 years prison for insider trading(Reuters) – A former executive of Foundry Networks Inc was sentenced to 6-1/2 years in prison on Monday for leaking inside information about the data-equipment maker to a hedge fund analyst.David Riley, Foundry’s former chief information officer, was also fined $50,000 by U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni, who said the case should Continue Reading...

Divided U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage case

Divided U.S. Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage case(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on Tuesday on whether to legalize gay marriage across the United States, with Justice Anthony Kennedy, the likely swing vote, asking skeptical questions but saying same-sex couples can have a “noble purpose” for marrying.The nine justices peppered lawyers on both sides of the Continue Reading...

Family Of Man Killed By Cop Releases Video Of Shooting

  MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A dash cam video which shows the moments leading up to Miami Gardens police fatally shooting a mentally ill man was released to the public Wednesday afternoon. The family’s attorney, at a press conference Wednesday ahead of the video’s release, said the family was “outraged” after watching the video.“When you see this video, you will realize Continue Reading...

Broward Police searching for gunman in fatal Lauderhill McDonald’s shooting | Miami Herald

Broward Police searching for gunman in fatal Lauderhill McDonald’s shooting Police are searching for the gunman who left one man dead after a shooting at a Lauderhill McDonald’s on Friday night. At around 7 p.m., Lauderhill Police responded to reports of gunfire at a McDonald’s restaurant within the Inverness Shopping Center on West Oakland Park Boulevard. Lauderhill Police spokesman Rick Continue Reading...

Miami-Dade‘s new children’s courthouse called ‘place of hope’ | Miami Herald

Hundreds of civic leaders and the biggest names in the legal community gathered on Friday to celebrate the opening of Miami-Dade’s Children’s Courthouse — a gleaming modern building featuring 18 courtrooms and bear sculptures in the lobby to greet visitors. After more than a decade of planning, the courthouse replaces the tiny, aging and universally disdained juvenile courthouse about five Continue Reading...

Florida Senate Passes Bill Requiring 24-Hour Wait For Abortions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 24 (Reuters) – The Florida Senate approved a bill on Friday mandating a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions, with all Republicans voting in favor and all Democrats opposed. The bill is now headed to Republican Governor Rick Scott, who is expected to sign it into law. Senator Anitere Flores, a Miami Republican who sponsored the Continue Reading...

‘Justice For Freddie’: Hundreds Protest Death Of Man After Arrest By Baltimore Police

‘Justice For Freddie’: Hundreds Protest Death Of Man After Arrest By Baltimore Police WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) – Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Baltimore on Tuesday to protest the death of a 27-year-old black man who died after being arrested by local police. The U.S. Justice Department is looking into the case of Freddie Gray, who was arrested on April Continue Reading...

Pro se murder defendant found in contempt should be removed as his own counsel

Pro se murder defendant found in contempt should be removed as his own counsel, DA saysA self-represented capital murder defendant who removed exhibits from court records should be treated like any other attorney, a Texas prosecutor said at a Tuesday day hearing.“Hold him in contempt,” Smith County District Attorney Matt Bingham urged Judge Jack Skeen, Jr. “Even if he never Continue Reading...

Atlanta Cheating Scandal: Ex-Educators Sentenced to Prison

Atlanta Cheating Scandal: Ex-Educators Sentenced to Prison Calling the case “the sickest thing that’s ever happened in this town,” a judge sentenced eight former Atlanta public school educators to prison terms Tuesday following their convictions earlier this month of participating in a broad conspiracy to cheat on student standardized tests. Reports WSJ: Three former high-ranking administrators were given 20-year sentences with Continue Reading...

8 Things Kids Of Divorce Want Parents To Know

8 Things Kids of Divorce Want Parents to Know Parents going through divorce are constantly on the lookout for expert advice on how to raise healthy, resilient kids. But hey, the kids themselves just might have the best answers. Below, eight writers share what it was like growing up with divorced parents and the one piece of advice they want Continue Reading...
Page 1 of 3123