Monthly Archives: November 2015

Paris terror: Names of victims emerge

Paris terror: Names of victims emerge Officials: 129 killed, 352 wounded(CNN) –They were concertgoers and football fans.They were students, teachers, journalists, architects and lawyers.One was on a roller derby team.They are among the almost 500 people from all walks of life and from all corners of the world who were either killed or wounded in coordinated terror attacks Friday night Continue Reading...

Man accused of setting father on fire turns himself in to police

Man accused of setting father on fire turns himself in to policeHOMESTEAD, Fla. –A man accused of trying to kill his father by setting him on fire has been taken into custody.Miami-Dade police said Tabias Rollins, 38, turned himself in Sunday at the Homestead Police Department.Tabias Rollins, 38, turned himself over to Homestead police Sunday. Police had been searching for Continue Reading...

West Park woman accused of attempting to kill child, BSO deputies say

West Park woman accused of attempting to kill child, BSO deputies sayWEST PARK, Fla. –A West Park woman is facing multiple attempted murder charges after she threatened to kill a young child inside her home and several Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies, an arrest report said.Prissila Vargas, 30, was arrested Tuesday shorty after she called her husband, Daniel Monert, 33, and Continue Reading...

Utah judge rules lesbians can’t foster a child

Utah judge orders child removed from same-sex foster parents (CNN)They’re a same-sex couple in Utah who’ve loved and cared for a 1-year-old girl for three months as foster parents. They want to adopt the baby. Now, they’re in danger of losing her. Juvenile court Judge Scott Johansen ordered Tuesday that the child be removed from their home and sent “to Continue Reading...

Broward County Commission passes marijuana ordinance

Broward County Commission passes marijuana ordinanceFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –The Broward County Commission approved a marijuana ordinance Tuesday, as a public hearing was held to discuss options that could keep those caught with small amounts of marijuana from going to jail.Under the ordinance, which is similar to ordinances in Miami-Dade County and Key West, police officers will have the option of Continue Reading...

Man charged with impersonating officer during traffic stop

Man charged with impersonating officer during traffic stopFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –A South Florida man was charged with impersonating a police officer after authorities say a real officer rolled up on his traffic stop. Fort Lauderdale police say 35-year-old Michael Shutov was driving a white van early Saturday morning when he used red and blue lights to pull over a driver. Continue Reading...

California Adopts New Strict Digital Privacy Law

California Adopts New Strict Digital Privacy Law Law enforcement authorities in California will have to get a warrant from a judge most of the time to compel phone and Internet companies to turn over digital customer information. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the so-called California Electronic Communications Privacy Act on Thursday after the legislation passed both houses by wide margins. With Continue Reading...

Next FL “Stand Your Ground” Test: Ex-Cop Who Killed Theatergoer

Next FL “Stand Your Ground” Test: Ex-Cop Who Killed Theatergoer The next major test of Florida’s “stand your ground” law may come in January, when a hearing is scheduled in the case of retired Tampa police Capt. Curtis Reeves, who killed theater patron Chad Oulson last year, reports the St. Petersburg Times. Oulson loomed over the elderly man who had Continue Reading...

Fort Lauderdale passes law outlawing many from feeding homeless

Fort Lauderdale passes law outlawing many from feeding homelessFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –The city of Fort Lauderdale last week passed an ordinance that effectively outlaws several humanitarian groups from feeding the homeless in public with a penalty of up to 60 days in jail. The law kicked in Friday, setting up a potential showdown between those groups and police.Micah Harris is Continue Reading...

Couple wins $14.5 million in lawsuit over 2004 uninsured motorist crash on Interstate 95

Couple wins $14.5 million in lawsuit over 2004 uninsured motorist crash on Interstate 95MIAMI –A former chiropractor and his wife have won a $14.5 million jury verdict in a lawsuit filed over a 2004 car crash that involved a motorist with no insurance.Attorney Crane Johnstone says a Miami-Dade jury sided with David and Carrie Zucker, who claimed the insurance company Continue Reading...
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