| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:46 PM
Did you hear the one about the lawyers with the slick TV ads who sued the Better Business Bureau for false advertising?
No joke. Kaufman, Englett & Lynd, the Orlando law firm known as KEL, sued the bureau last month in a huff over the firm's F rating...
| 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 3, 2012
| 8:12 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Boomers beware: Scams, frauds and other financial exploitation schemes targeting older Americans are a growing multibillion-dollar industry enriching the schemers, anguishing the victims and vexing law enforcement officials who...
| Mar 6, 2012
We first heard rumors that Lake County jail inmate Eugene Gruber had been paralyzed while in custody while reporting on the Jan. 5 death of another former inmate, Lyvita Gomes.
Sheriff Mark Curran had recently reshuffled some jail administrators but he...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 2:30 AM
Q: I wrote to you earlier regarding a suit to partition elicited by the co-owners of my home. I owned the home with a friend and when he died without a will, they became my co-owners. In lieu of filing suit, I've agreed to buy them out for a price which...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 3:03 PM
A 38-year-old Somerset man was sentenced Wednesday to two to 10 years in state prison for using the Internet to sexually proposition an undercover agent posing as a 13-year-old girl.
Richard Michael Woy, 38, Lowry Road, sobbed as he was escorted by...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Robert Zimmerman Sr. arrived at the Orlando Sentinel lobby alone March 15.
He was so nervous that he was trembling. Sad and resigned, he discussed death threats his family had received.
But the father of George Zimmerman also was determined as he...
| Oct 7, 2012
Dear Liz: We have $130,000 invested in mutual funds, but the returns the last few years have been less than 4%. With the financial advisor taking 2% as a fee annually, we are not satisfied with the growth. A co-worker suggested buying blue-chip stocks...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 4:52 PM
January is the month for new beginnings – and that's evident not just in gyms, but also in family court, where every new year brings a spike in the number of people filing for divorce.
So for divorce attorneys, the new year is usually a busy time....
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Now that the school board has hired a new attorney, it would be a very good time for the board to institute provisions that guarantee much better transparency, less costs and less politics than took place under the previous school board attorney. For...