Luis Rivera

Five things to know in Florida for Oct. 6

Five things to know in Florida for Oct. 6

FEDERAL JUDGE CRITICAL OF FLORIDA GAMBLING REGULATORS A three-day trial that could shape the future of gambling in the state ended Wednesday. But during closing arguments, U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle suggested state regulators had violated an existing deal with the tribe. The state and Seminoles reached an agreement in 2010 that allowed the tribe […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 5

Five Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 5

SUSPECT IN KILLING OF SLAIN LAW PROFESSOR PLEADS GUILTY Luis Rivera on Tuesday pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for his role in what police have called a murder-for-hire plot that targeted professor Dan Markel. Rivera, who is already serving a 12-year prison sentence on an unrelated charge, is now sentenced to an additional seven years […]