Florida burglar sues his victim
A Florida burglar is suing the man whose van he broke into. Michael Dupree, now serving a 12-year jail term, is seeking $500,000, saying three men knelt on his back and handcuffed him while waiting for police, causing “permanent disabilities and psychological disorders.” Van owner Anthony McKoy says he merely put Dupree in a shoulder-hold. “What gall,” he said. “I’m the victim.”
Compliance with disabilities act to cost courthouse $1.1 million
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A North Carolina county must spend $1.1 million to bring its new courthouse in line with the Americans With Disabilities Act. An inspection found that the bathroom mirrors were an inch too high and that toilet bowls were 18 inches from the wall, not the required 19. “We still haven’t had any complaints from the disabled,’’ said an Oconee County official.
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