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Confessed Ponzi Scheme Mastermind Reaches Plea Agreement

Confessed Ponzi Scheme Mastermind Reaches Plea Agreement

Confessed Ponzi scheme mastermind Daniel Rudden has reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, agreeing to plead guilty to one count of mail fraud. He will be sentenced later this year. “The damage is more than I ever dreamed I could do to people,” Rudden told CBS4 in an interview last July. The plea agreement,…MORE

Los Angeles teachers’ union says it’s ready to strike Monday

Los Angeles teachers’ union says it’s ready to strike Monday

The Los Angeles teachers’ union rejected the school district’s latest offer on Friday, meaning the union is ready to go on strike Monday morning, union leaders said at a news conference. “At the end of today’s session, we declared impasse,” said Arlene Inouye, co-chair of the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) bargaining team. Inouye said…MORE

Work Continues in Scranton to Fill Large Hole Behind Homes

Work Continues in Scranton to Fill Large Hole Behind Homes

Work continues to fill a large hole in Scranton. On Friday workers placed a six-ton piece of concrete in the hole behind homes on Wyoming Avenue. It will be used to secure a plastic conduit which will carry Meadow Brook underneath the properties and prevent future flooding. The fix is the result of a lawsuit…MORE

Analysis: It’s time to give some bigots a break

Analysis: It’s time to give some bigots a break

I’m a bigot. I’m sexist. I’m a homophobe. Yes, I’m one of those people. I haven’t been busted on social media. No one has caught me using a racial slur — no tearful Facebook apology from me with statements like, “I’m sorry you took that word in a way I didn’t mean.” So what prompts…MORE

Woman finds drunk man in bed with guard dog

Woman finds drunk man in bed with guard dog

A Waukesha woman had a shocking start to the new year: she found a stranger in her house, sleeping in her dog’s bed. Officers were called to the home on Cardinal Drive around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to police, the man said he had too much to drink during his New Year’s Eve celebration and…MORE