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Orange County deputy accused of beating teen faced past problems
An Orange County sheriff's deputy was caught on camera kicking a man. A woman said the same deputy dislocated her shoulder, and now the parents of a 17-year-old boy claim the deputy beat their son in their driveway. Channel 9 has learned that the deputy faced a long list of problems before being fired from another agency.

Judge orders annulment of Alan Grayson's marriage, ending year of court battles
A judge decided Tuesday that Senate hopeful Alan Grayson and his estranged wife, Lolita, were never legally married, ending more than a year of hearings and fighting over the matter.

Man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman bonds out of jail
The man accused of shooting at George Zimmerman bonded out of jail Saturday afternoon. Channel 9 was there as Matthew Apperson walked out of the Seminole County Jail. He had no comment.

George Zimmerman's Fresh Start Hampered by New Investigation
In the two years since his acquittal in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, the one-time neighborhood watch volunteer has had several run-ins with the law. Once again, he is involved in a police investigation, only this time authorities say he was shot at in his pickup truck.

George Zimmerman Suffers Facial Wounds After Shooting (With video)
George Zimmerman, the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, suffered minor injuries in a roadside shooting Monday near a busy intersection in Lake Mary.

Google-powered biz event Startup Grind to launch in Orlando
A new monthly startup event that started in Silicon Valley a few years ago is making its way to City Beautiful next month — and it already has a few local big names lined up as featured speakers.
Startup Grind, a business event powered by Google for Entrepreneurs — the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant's organization for the business community— will launch in Orlando on May 12 at downtown Orlando's Catalyst co-working space.

Judge suggests Graysons settle bigamy case before next hearing
A Circuit Court judge on Monday urged U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and his estranged wife, Lolita, to settle their bigamy case in order to spare embarrassment for everyone involved. Judge Robert LeBlanc suggested the option during a hearing after awarding Lolita Grayson $20,000 — paid for by her congressman husband — so her attorneys can prepare for the April 7 resumption of a hearing on the bigamy allegations.

Florida sex offender allowed to spend $3 million lottery jackpot winnings despite alleged victims' lawsuit: judge
A convicted sex offender can spend his $3 million Florida lottery winnings any way he wants, over the protestations of two of his alleged victims, a judge ruled Friday.

Judge denies request to freeze assets of sex predator who won Florida lottery
When a convicted sexual predator in Lake County won the Florida Lottery, it sparked conversations about whether felons should be able to keep lottery winnings.

Should registered sex offenders be allowed to keep lottery winnings?
There are about 750,000 registered sex offenders in the U.S. as of 2014. The list of lottery winners among them goes on from Alaska to Connecticut.

Your nominees make community shine: Paul Owens
Mark NeJame, a high-profile lawyer and legal commentator, has with his wife, Josie, raised millions of dollars for kids with cancer through a nonprofit called Runway to Hope.

Hearing Next Week To Decide Bigamy Allegation In Grayson Divorce Case
Alan Grayson's attorney, Mark NeJame, told LeBlanc that allowing Wechsler to step aside would likely cause an expensive delay the upcoming...

Orlando attorney Mark NeJame grows downtown office to 10,000+ SF
The senior partner of NeJame Law's related Downtown Orlando LandHoldings Inc. in December bought a 2,636-square-foot office condo in the North Tower of the Chase Plaza for $500,000, or $189.68 per square foot, from Florida Home Showcase LLC, whose managing member is attorney Donald J. Masten, Orange County records showed.