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I just listened to the reading of the verdicts in the trial of the three former Milwaukee police officers charged with beating Frank Jude Jr in October 2004. On 4 of the 5 counts the defendants were charged with,

Two existing companies came together to form the company that would later be known as Enron. The original companies were Houston Natural Gas (HNG) and InterNorth. The new company was called HNG/InterNorth, but constant power struggles between the two

Pen thief?

Maruicio Aguirre-Orcutt is currently serving a 57 month sentence in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining a $4,200 pen. Over three years, Aguirre-Orcutt collected dozens of limited-edition fountain pens by telling people that the pens would be given to celebrities

The former president of [tag]Enron Corp[/tag], [tag]Jeffrey Skilling[/tag], has taken the witness stand in his own defense Monday. He said, “I am absolutely innocent.” His testimony included a narrative on the company’s growth and quality of employees, and he

Ancient book may be covered in human skin

From Yahoo and the Associated Press: LONDON – A 300-year-old book that appears to be bound in human skin has been found in northern England, police said Saturday.The macabre discovery was made on a central street in Leeds, and

Louis Eppolito, 57, and Steven Caracappa, 64, former New York Police Department detectives were convicted today of participating in eight murders between 1986 and 1990. Some of the victims were murdered by Eppolito and Caracappa, while others were delivered

Netflix Inc. is suing Blockbuster Inc. for illegally copying its ideas, namely having a DVD wish list and offering rentals with no time limits and no late fees. Both companies offer subscribers up to three DVDs at a time

From the Wall Street Journal: Executive/company Testified? Trial Outcome Franklin Brown former general counsel Rite Aid No. Convicted. Sentenced to 10 years in prison. More. Bernard Ebbers former chairman, CEO WorldCom Yes. Convicted. Sentenced to 25 years to life.