George Zimmerman released from jail on $150K bond

ShareThis George Zimmerman released from jail on $ 150K bond 23 Apr 2012 George Zimmerman was released around midnight Sunday from a Florida county jail on $ 150,000 bail as he awaits his second-degree murder trial for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin. The neighborhood watch volunteer [alleged killer] was wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans […]

Arizona man arrested after rescuing and adopting drowning raccoon

When 57-year-old Stan Morris saw a raccoon drowning in the Colorado River, he decided to put his own health at risk by saving the struggling animal. Seven months later, the good-hearted deed landed Morris in jail. Before his arrest, Morris and the raccoon he affectionately named “Sonny,” had developed quite a bond, according to the […]

When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond

ShareThis When Romney ran Bain Capital, his word was not his bond By William D. Cohan 13 Jan 2012 Make no mistake: Under Mitt Romney’s leadership in the 1980s and 1990s, Bain Capital was a top-performing private-equity fund. According to an internal 2000 estimate, the fund achieved annualized returns of an astounding 88 percent from […]