armed home invasion in southwest Miami-Dade

armed home invasion in southwest Miami-DadeLocal 10An armed home invasion in Southwest Miami-Dade has police officers looking for 4 would-be robbers. Investigators say one man was armed with a gun, another with a machete, and a third had pepper spray. Miami-Dade police say the fourth man was not ...

Toyota

Toyota      NEWARK - Toyota 2AZ-FE engines burn so much oil they can cause engine failure, a class action claims in Federal Court.
  September 2, 2014  

Brokerage Merger

Brokerage Merger      MANHATTAN - Directors are selling GFI Group (brokerage services) too cheaply through an unfair process to CME Group, for $4.55 a share or $580 million, plus assumption of $240 million of GFI debt, shareholders claim in a class action in New York County Court.
  September 2, 2014  

Energy Merger

     MILWAUKEE - Directors are selling Integrys Energy Group too cheaply through an unfair to process to Wisconsin Energy, for $18.58 cash plus 1.128 Wisconsin Energy shares per Integrys share, or $9.1 billion, shareholders claim in a class action in Milwaukee County Court.
  September 2, 2014  

Put-in-Bay police dept. under investigation

Put-in-Bay police dept. under investigation Put-in-Bay police dept. under investigationWKYC-TVPUT-IN-BAY, Ohio -- A sheriff in northern Ohio and state investigators are looking into allegations of misconduct against police in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay. The sheriff in Ottawa County says his office is investigating numerous ...Put-in-Bay police officers accused of excessive force, harassment Columbus Dispatch
  September 2, 2014  

Robbery suspects raid home, impersonate deputies

Robbery suspects raid home, impersonate deputiesKHOULIBERTY COUNTY, Texas - Robbery suspects impersonating deputies raided a home and put pillow cases over the homeowners' heads, according to police. Around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, a couple who lives on FM 2830 South called the Liberty County Sheriff's ...
  September 2, 2014  

Three Get Nod for Calif. Appellate Bench

     SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - California's Commission on Judicial Appointments unanimously confirmed two Los Angeles judges and a Sacramento attorney to the appellate bench.     Edmon's elevation to Presiding Justice of the Third Division of the Second Appellate District was the second time in court history in which a judge has gone from the superior court bench straight to presiding justice. She replaces retiring Senior Presiding Justice Joan Dempse...
  September 2, 2014  

ArthroCare Execs Get Long Prison Terms

     AUSTIN (CN) - Four former executives of surgical device maker ArthroCare were sentenced Friday to lengthy federal prison terms for their roles in a $756 million securities fraud scheme.     Former CEO Michael Baker, 55, was sentenced to 20 years. He was convicted of conspiracy to commit wire and securities fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud and false statements, after a four-week trial in June.     Former CFO Michae...
  September 2, 2014  

Seattle Attorney Killed in Bicycle Accident

Seattle Attorney Killed in Bicycle Accident      SEATTLE (CN) - A well-known Seattle attorney who litigated a case leading to the overturn of the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy was killed in a bicycle accident Friday.     Sher Kung, 31, was an associate at Perkins Coie and a legal fellow with the American Civil Liberties Union when she helped successfully challenge the policy barring openly gay and lesbian service members.     Kung represented Major Marga...
  September 2, 2014  

Fired Worker Slams ConocoPhillips on Safety

     GALLUP, N.M. (CN) - ConocoPhillips fired a New Mexico man for complaining about safety violations at a natural gas liquid extraction facility, the man claims in court.     Gregory Orphey sued ConocoPhillips in McKinley County Court on Aug. 28.     Orphey had worked at the company's Wingate Fractionator facility since 2006.     He claims supervisors retaliated after he reported his supervisors...
  September 2, 2014