Month: May 2019

South Florida Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Slaying Blamed on Sleepwalking

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A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he stabbed his roommate to death has been sentenced to life in prison. The Palm Beach Post reports 26-year-old Randy Herman Jr. was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder and sentenced. Herman argued that he was sleepwalking when he stabbed 21-year-old Brooke Preston more than 20 times at an area home in March 2017. He testified he had no memory of the attack, just being covered in... [...]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Will Sign Controversial Felons’ Voting Measure

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Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday he will sign a controversial measure that would require repayment of financial obligations before felons’ voting rights are restored. “I’ll sign it,” DeSantis said while at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science to discuss environmental issues from the legislative session that ended Saturday. “The (constitutional) amendment says, if you read it, you have... [...]

Spirit Airlines needs to pay for anti-Semitic actions toward Jewish family, lawyer says

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Yisroel Sternberg and Chana Beck, who are Orthodox Jews, were flying with their three children from New York to Fort Lauderdale. It was supposed to be a fun family vacation, but they claim Spirit Airlines employees' anti-Semitism turned it into a nightmare.  In a civil rights and defamation federal lawsuit filed Thursday in the Southern District of Florida against the airline, a passenger... [...]

Florida Widow Sues Mexican Billionaire Over Fatal Racecar Crash

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A fatal car crash that took place during what was supposed to be a fun time is now leading to a lawsuit. The widow of an auto racing instructor is suing a Mexican billionaire and his teenage son over the man’s death last month in a training crash. The Palm Beach Post reports the wife of Peter London is suing Carlos Peralta Quintero and his 18-year-old son Nicolás Peralta Quintero for the April 16 crash at Palm Beach International... [...]

South Florida Man Serving Life in Prison Gets Second Chance at Life Thanks to Kim Kardashian-West and Lawyer

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A South Florida man will soon be free after spending more than 20 years in prison for a federal drug charge. His release was made possible by a Texas attorney – and reality TV star Kim Kardashian-West. Jeffrey Stringer was arrested in West Palm Beach in the late 90’s. He was supposed to spend his life in jail, but now he has a second chance. Jacaria Stringer has been alive for as long as her father has been in jail. “Only... [...]