People behind the effort to expand the Convention Center have a plan they think will ease traffic in the Warehouse District.more>>
People behind the effort to expand the Convention Center have a plan they think will ease traffic in the Warehouse District and rework the way cars, bikes and pedestrians circulate in the area.more>>
This one-star review earned her one lawsuit according to Fox News.com.
home-owner Jane Perez wrote a poison-pill review of a contractor on Yelp,
citing work he failed to do and jewelry missing from her home. She gave him one
star, noting "do not put yourself through this nightmare of a contractor."
Christopher Deitz responded by slapping her with a $750,000 lawsuit for
defamation, according to the Washington Post. A local judge will rule today on
his request for a preliminary injunction to prevent Perez from writing similar
Lawyers label it a growing trend, citing a number of defamation lawsuits
over online reviews at Yelp, Angie's List and TripAdvisor. They say the
freewheeling and acerbic world of Web speech is colliding with the ever-growing
importance of online reputations for businesses, doctors, restaurants, even
teachers, the Post reported.
Perez, a retired captain in the armed services who stands by what she wrote
on Yelp, said she never fathomed that her review could land her in court. It
has left her reeling and potentially facing thousands of dollars in legal bills
to defend herself.
"I don't want to see what happened to me happen to
anyone else," Perez said.
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked robber who held him and his wife at gunpoint. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of West Homestead Drive. Policemore>>
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked gunman who attempted to rob him and his wife at their home.more>>
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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on bymore>>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.more>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andmore>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.more>>
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