Year: 2015

Eric Weddle Fined for Watching Daughter Perform at Halftime

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Eric Weddle Fined for Watching Daughter Perform at Halftime San Diego Chargers star safety Eric Weddle was fined $10,000 by the team for watching his daughter partake in a halftime performance during Week 15's game against the Miami Dolphins.Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported the news Monday, noting the 30-year-old was "furious" about it. Weddle's agent, David Canter, had been mum about the fine but elected to make it public... [...]

NY Man Who Abducted 2 Amish Girls Appeals 580-Year Sentence

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NY Man Who Abducted 2 Amish Girls Appeals 580-Year SentenceA 40-year-old man is appealing his 580-year prison sentence for sexually abusing six children, including two Amish girls he and his girlfriend kidnapped in northern New York last year.The public defender for Stephen Howells filed the appeal Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Syracuse, where he and 26-year-old Nicole Vaisey were sentenced Dec. 17 for sexually abusing children ranging in... [...]

Chicago police kill Quintonio Legrier, Bettie Jones; families outraged

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Chicago police kill 2 during domestic disturbance callCHICAGO -- A Chicago police officer responding to a domestic disturbance call Saturday accidentally shot and killed a 55-year-old woman, who was among two people fatally wounded, police said late Saturday.Relatives said Bettie Jones lived downstairs from Quintonio LeGrier, the 19-year-old subject of the initial call to police, who also was killed by the officer.Officers who responded to the... [...]

Texas may seek prison for teen who cried ‘affluenza’ in drunk-drive case

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Texas may seek prison for teen who cried 'affluenza' in drunk-drive caseTexas authorities may seek adult prison for Ethan Couch — the Texas teen who used affluence, or 'affluenza,' as a juvenile defense to skip jail time for a drunk-driving accident that killed four people — after they announced he was taken into custody with his mother, Tonya, by Mexican authorities Monday in Puerto Vallarta, nearly two weeks after the 18-year-old failed... [...]

Survive Parenting After Divorce: Don’t Make These 5 Common Mistakes!

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Survive Parenting After Divorce: Don't Make These 5 Common Mistakes!You have given up half your belongings. You have recovered from the headache of decoding legal jargon and shelling out legal fees! You think you are almost out of the woods when the reality of co-parenting hits you like a ton of bricks. How are you going to parent after divorce?Parenting after divorce can be difficult. Every divorcing couple has different degrees of civility... [...]