Mark NeJame 2017 News

First look: Inside the newly renovated Florida Hospital for Children cancer unit
The Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando today unveiled its newly renovated cancer unit, on which it spent $3.2 million to provide more space and comfort to patients and families. The 7,773-square-foothematology/oncology unit, which is on the hospital's sixth floor, features significantly larger patient rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and a parent lounge.

Family sues Orange County jail, nursing staff after inmate's death from police-dog bite (With Video)
The last two years have been hard for Willine Gracia. The 46-year-old mother says she can’t eat or sleep and feels she has become a burden on her family since her son died in 2015 — a death that she says was preventable and never should have happened.

George Zimmerman verdict: The jury speaks
Three jurors from the George Zimmerman trial are going on national television to defend their controversial verdict and legal analysts say they could perform a public service. “People don’t understand you have to follow the law,” juror Madelin Rivera said in an interview. “They give directions to the jury, and you follow that.”

Court records: Warrant delay let Christopher Redding bond out of jail
Christopher Redding Jr., the Orange County man who shot a deputy and was killed during the confrontation Tuesday, should have been in jail, according to Orange County court records.

Black dog of depression: RIP, my friend — Central Florida 100
Lawyer Mark E. NeJame shares about a friend who mask symptoms of depression — until it was too late. 100 of Central Florida's most influential people weigh in on current events. Read their thoughts on the biggest stories of the week and see what they think will make headlines next week.

Lawyer of Loyd's ex-girlfriend says she's not threat to society
The lawyer for Markeith Loyd's ex-girlfriend Jameis Slaughter said she is not a threat to society after she bonded out of the Orange County Jail after she bonded out late Tuesday night. The State Attorney's Office agreed to lower Slaughter's bond from $500,000 to $25,000 on Tuesday morning.

Sex Predator Who Won Lottery Settles Lawsuit (With Video)
A convicted sex predator who won a $3 million Florida Lottery jackpot has settled a lawsuit filed by his alleged victims. The plaintiffs' suit against Timothy Poole, 45, was scheduled to go trial this week in Orange County Circuit Court. However, like many other civil cases, the parties were able to reach an agreement days before jury selection was expected to begin.