Mark NeJame 2000 News

Autopsy: Wife's Ills not Deathly the Volusia Medical Examiner Said the Deltona Woman Shot to Death by her Husband Didn't Have Cancer
The elderly Deltona woman shot to death this week by her husband wasn't terminally ill and may not have been in debilitating pain, Volusia County's medical examiner said Friday.

Stahl's tales From the Dark Side
A couple of months back, I was one of a handful of people invited to Sapphire owner Jim Faherty's house to hear author Jerry Stahl reading selections from his two books, "Perv" and "Permanent Midnight," for possible inclusion on a spoken-word record.

Bottle Club Can Keep Partying for now Orange's Drug Fears don't Sway Judge
The party continues at Cyberzone, the Lee Road nightclub associated with two overdose deaths last weekend. Orange County failed Friday to convince a judge that others might die unless the club were closed temporarily.

Breath Test Thrown Out in DUI Case Defense: Ex-Prosecutor Wanted Blood Test
A judge Friday threw out a breath test that showed the blood-alcohol level of former Assistant U.S. Attorney John Francis McLaughlin was three times the legal limit for driving the night he was arrested on a charge of trying to rape a barmaid.

`Trash Talking' Led to Football Player's Scuffle, Lawyer Says The Michigan State Athlete Was Needling a UF Fan After The Game But Did Nothing Criminal, His Attorney Contends
A Michigan State football player accused in a downtown scuffle was needling a Florida fan about the Gators' loss - not trying to snatch a purse, his lawyer said Monday.