| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:46 AM
The attorney for disgraced financier Tim Durham says the proposed sentence for his client is “absurd.”
A presentencing report recommends that Durham—convicted in a Ponzi scam that bilked $200 million from victims—spend around...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:38 AM
(CNN) -- A 20-year-old woman whose aunt allegedly beat her and held her captive for a decade in the basement of a Philadelphia apartment building has sued the city, claiming her ordeal could have been avoided if officials had acted appropriately....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:46 PM
At the prison where he sent one of the state's most notorious killers to death row, the state's top prosecutor testified on a makeshift witness stand Wednesday in an unusual and long-awaited trial challenging the fairness of Connecticut's death penalty....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Board-certified real estate attorney Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market in this space each Friday. To ask him a question about short sales, mortgages, refinancing, homeowner's associations or any other residential real estate topic.
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:09 PM
A Somerset County judge heard arguments from a convicted murderer Monday to reduce the length of his sentence or toss out his guilty plea to third-degree murder.
Brett M. Bailey, 25, Canonsburg, claimed Monday at a hearing via videoconference from SCI-...
| Sep 28, 2012
Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/housekeys each Friday. To ask him a question, go to SunSentinel.com/askpro
Q: I filed for bankruptcy over two years ago and included my primary and...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:56 PM
A grand jury charged police officer Jose Ramos and his wife Wanda Abreu with conspiring to hire a hit man to murder a witness in a criminal case against Ramos, according to Bronx District Attorney Robert T. Johnson and New York City Police Commissioner...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:45 PM
CALEXICO — The mishandling of $750,000 in voter-approved Measure J funds will now go to the Imperial County District Attorney’s Office for further investigation, the Calexico school board decided Tuesday.
The Calexico Unified School...
| Aug 12, 2012
Downers Grove retiree Robert Govenat was on the computer every day, watching prices of his stocks go down.
It was November 2007, and a bear market was threatening.
"He was about to have a nervous breakdown or a heart attack," recalls his wife, Jan, a...
| Apr 16, 2012
The Texas Supreme Court is edging closer to a decision on forms that could make it cheaper and easier for low-income Texans to get divorced. But lawyers who support and oppose the prospect of divorce-by-form are no closer to agreement on...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
When is a lobbyist not a lobbyist?
The answer, according to the complicated state laws that determine who's allowed to influence government officials in decision-making (which is what lobbying is, pretty much), is: When a person lobbies a public official...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lawyer nominated for a judgeship by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy became a central figure Friday in the federal fraud trial of two women charged with operating a "gifting table club" pyramid scheme.
Internal Revenue Service agent Eric Wethje testified that...