The Palm Beach Post
More than 3,000 pages of newly released documents from Wellington's 1990 cold case shed new light on the days leading up to and following the infamous "clown killer" murder.
Two years after Tyler Miller reported being sexually harassed by four of his high school basketball teammates, the district still won’t tell him or his family the outcome of its investigation. After Miller transferred schools, the district pitted him in a game against his harassers.
In his first of four trials for trespassing, Rod Adams, a 61-year-old homeless man in Eugene, Oregon, argued in front of a jury that his arrest for sleeping on private property criminalizes homelessness. The judge wasn't hearing it.
Tuition costs have nearly doubled for University of Oregon students in the past decade, while the Oregon athletic department’s continues to balloon. Yet students continue to pay athletics roughly $5 million a year in subsidies, including the cost of engraved MacBooks for athletes and the president’s luxury seats in Autzen Stadium.
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A San Diego judge took measures to protect attorney-client privilege in the case of an indicted marijuana attorney accused of destroying evidence.
Each year the Oregon athletic department asks students to pay more money for tickets to sporting events, but for the past three years students have refused. This time, with athletics threatening to pull out of the ticket agreement altogether, student government decided to make a one-time, $10,000 payment to athletics in hopes of making peace.
Eugene police have arrested or ticketed Rod Adams, a 60-year-old homeless man, 40 times in nine years for a slew of non-violent crimes, from sleeping on private property to "theft of electricity" for plugging his laptop into an outlet he did not have permission to use. He plans to use the necessity defense at four upcoming jury trials.
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Then-athletic director Pat Kilkenny projected Oregon’s baseball team would turn profitable in five years when he decided to add the program and drop wrestling in 2009. But financial reports show the team’s annual budget deficit has increased every year since, ticket sales are down by half, and administrative salaries now exceed the sport’s total revenue.