Monthly Archives: January 2016

Man found hiding in abandoned house after carjacking woman

Man found hiding in abandoned house after carjacking woman, police sayMIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man is in custody after carjacking a woman Tuesday morning in northwest Miami-Dade County, police said.According to detectives, the woman was carjacked at Northwest 87th Street and 24th Avenue.A police officer patrolling the area nearby spotted the stolen car and attempted to pull the driver Continue Reading...

Woman forced from Florida hospital dies after arrest

Woman forced from Florida hospital dies after arrest; audio of scene released (CNN)Barbara Dawson has no intention of leaving her hospital room. Although the staff at the hospital in the Florida Panhandle town of Blountstown has discharged her, the patient refuses to leave, prompting a call to the police department on December 21. “No, no, no, no,” Dawson implores the Continue Reading...

Suspect in Pa. cop ambush said he acted ‘in the name of Islam,’ police confirm

Suspect in Pa. cop ambush said he acted ‘in the name of Islam,’ police confirmThe man caught in surveillance footage ambushing a Philadelphia officer in a squad car, shooting him multiple times, claimed he acted “in the name of Islam,” police said at a news conference Friday.The suspect’s gun had been stolen from police in 2013, Commissioner Richard Ross said.The Continue Reading...

A Busy Year for Securities Class Actions

A Busy Year for Securities Class ActionsThe number of securities class-action lawsuits filed in federal courts last year ticked up to the highest level in several years.That’s according to an early analysis by D&O Diary’s Kevin LaCroix, who reports that the 186 federal court securities lawsuits filed in 2015 was the most recorded in a single year since 2011. Last Continue Reading...

Obama’s Gun Plan: A Legal Assessment

Obama’s Gun Plan: A Legal AssessmentPresident Barack Obama’s executive moves on gun policy won’t likely run afoul of the Supreme Court’s Second Amendment precedents, which in 2008 for the first time recognized an individual right to own firearms and have rejected local ordinances that effectively outlawed handgun possession.Much of the president’s program appears to fall under his discretion, such as Continue Reading...

Top 5 Things to Ask Your (Potential) Divorce Lawyer

Top 5 Things to Ask Your (Potential) Divorce LawyerWhile there are many things you should ask your divorce lawyer, you should really also ask yourself many things such as simply “do I feel good about him or her.” There is often not much time to decide upon which lawyer to choose, so your gut instinct may be your best guidepost. Continue Reading...

Man found dead in burning Pompano Beach storage unit

Man found dead in burning Pompano Beach storage unitPOMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A body was found Monday at a Pompano Beach storage facility after firefighters were called to the building.The fire was reported shortly after 1 p.m. at a Storage Post Self Storage facility at 1000 S. Dixie Highway.Pompano Beach Fire Rescue spokeswoman Sandra King said two bays were on Continue Reading...

Woman shot at Kindred Hospital in Coral Gables

Woman shot at Kindred Hospital in Coral GablesCORAL GABLES, Fla. – Police are investigating a shooting at a Coral Gables hospital Monday.Sky 10 was above Kindred Hospital, 5190 SW Eighth St., as police tape could be seen surrounding the property.Police told Local 10 News that the shooting happened about 9:30 a.m.Miami-Dade police said a man in his 80s shot a Continue Reading...
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