Former chairman of Fla. GOP gets 18 months

ORLANDO, Fla., March 27 (UPI) -- Former Florida Republican Chairman Jim Greer was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for stealing $125,000 in party funds.

Manslaughter charges in FAMU hazing death

ORLANDO, Fla., March 5 (UPI) -- Prosecutors have added manslaughter charges for the 11 ex-Florida A&M University marching band members accused in the hazing death of Robert Champion.

FAMU band member gets probation in death

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Florida A&M marching band member Brian Jones was given probation and community service Monday in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.

FAMU hazing death trial set for Oct. 8

ORLANDO, Fla., June 14 (UPI) -- A Florida judge Thursday set an Oct. 8 trial date for 11 ex-Florida A&M University marching band members accused in the hazing death of Robert Champion.
Former astronaut to remain on probation

Former astronaut to remain on probation

ORLANDO, Fla., May 25 (UPI) -- A Florida judge says he has denied former astronaut Lisa Nowak's request to end probation early in a battery case against a female military officer.

Ex-astronaut's trial set for Dec. 7

ORLANDO, Fla., June 24 (UPI) -- A judge in Florida has set a Dec. 7 trial date for former U.S. astronaut Lisa Nowak, charged in a bizarre love triangle assault case.
'Love-struck' astronaut's case continues

'Love-struck' astronaut's case continues

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Prosecutors say items found in former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak's car trunk should be admitted as evidence in an alleged attack on a romantic rival in Florida.

Evidence tossed in ex-astronaut's case

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A judge in Florida ruled Friday prosecutors cannot use information ex-astronaut Lisa Nowak divulged to police investigating her alleged attack on another woman.

Detective testifies Nowak had deadly tools

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A police detective testified in a Florida circuit court Wednesday that potentially deadly tools were found inside the car of former astronaut Lisa Nowak.

Astronaut trial postponed

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A Florida judge has postponed the trial of former astronaut Lisa Nowak after her attorneys said they planned to use insanity as a defense.

Nowak sheds GPS ankle bracelet

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Disgraced former astronaut Lisa Nowak no longer has to wear a court-ordered, global-positioning device strapped to her ankle.
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