Monthly Archives: October 2015

DEA Informant Who Helped Defeat Medellín Cartel Sues Feds For Back Pay

DEA Informant Who Helped Defeat Medellín Cartel Sues Feds For Back Pay Carlos Toro spent more than 25 years helping the Drug Enforcement Administration build cases against some of the world’s biggest drug traffickers. Now, the ex-informant, who first told his story to The Huffington Post earlier this year, is suing the federal government for allegedly failing to compensate him Continue Reading...

The End of (Unregulated) Daily Fantasy?

The End of (Unregulated) Daily Fantasy?You may have missed this little tidbit in the latest deluge of daily fantasy advertisements, but the New York Attorney General’s Office has begun investigating both daily fantasy sites on the suspicion that their employees “have won lucrative payouts based on inside information not available to the public.” This after news broke that a DraftKings Continue Reading...

Here are the 11 craziest airline patents

Here are the 11 craziest airline patents This jet that can cross the Atlantic in less than an hour Airbus This patent, approved in August 2015, would allow passengers to travel from London to New York in around an hour, smashing the previous record held by Concorde, which could do the trip in around 3 1/2 hours. Airbus’s patent describes Continue Reading...

Autopsy report reveals graphic details of 91-year-old woman’s body after dog attack

Autopsy report reveals graphic details of 91-year-old woman’s body after dog attackA Miami-Dade County medical examiner’s report obtained Thursday by Local 10 News describes in detail how a 91-year-old woman was killed in a dog attack last month.Carmen Reigada was found unresponsive in her southwest Miami-Dade County home Sept. 22. She was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center, where she Continue Reading...

Man accused of skipping prison sentence may have fled to South Florida

Man accused of skipping prison sentence may have fled to South FloridaA man accused of skipping out on a 10-year federal prison sentence for meth trafficking in Hawaii may have fled to the South Florida area, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.Luke Warner, 48, is also facing a prison sentence on state charges, officials said.“Luke Warner’s blatant disregard of the Continue Reading...

When I Attended My Former Wife’s Wedding

When I Attended My Former Wife’s WeddingThis is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, Divorce: A Love Story, co-written with my former wife, Anne Menkens. The book is available for pre-order now, and will be out on October 15.On a sunny June day in 2009, I attended the wedding of my former wife, Anne. The small church included many people Continue Reading...
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