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Woman who had hot wax dropped in her eye settles for $400K

May. 21, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who got hot wax dropped in her eye at beauty spa has settled a lawsuit against the now-closed business for $400,000. Frank Bailey, an attorney for 61-year-old Gail Gianpalo, of Monroe, says his client suffered permanent eyes injuries from the botched eyebrow wax...

Days after Kraft ruling, judge in Florida nixes spa video

May. 16, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge is barring prosecutors from using surveillance video taken inside a Florida massage parlor in a prostitution case, days after another judge suppressed video in a similar case involving New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The Indian River County judge ruled Thursday that...

Judge: Kraft's prosecutors cannot use massage parlor video

May. 13, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors cannot use secretly recorded video allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in massage parlor sex, a judge ruled Monday, striking a serious blow to their case against him and others charged with soliciting prostitutes at the Orchids of Asia...

Pitched battle: Kraft attorneys fire back at prosecutors

May. 8, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The rivalry between Robert Kraft's New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins appears tame compared to the heated contempt expressed between Florida prosecutors and Kraft's defense attorneys in his misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case. One day after prosecutors accused...

Prosecutors accuse Kraft's lawyers of lying in court

May. 7, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft's high-profile defense attorneys lied during his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution case and falsely alleged a police officer admitted to fabricating a traffic violation to stop another massage parlor customer, prosecutors asserted...

Hearing winds down as judge orders Kraft to appear in court

May. 1, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Robert Kraft wound down a three-day hearing Wednesday by arguing surveillance video capturing the New England Patriots owner inside a Florida massage spa should be suppressed in his prostitution case because a warrant allowing it should never have been granted....

The Latest: Kraft ordered to appear as 3-day hearing ends

May. 1, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a suppression of evidence hearing in the Robert Kraft prostitution case (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wound down a three-day hearing by arguing surveillance video capturing Kraft inside a Florida massage spa...

Inspector in Kraft case says she saw evidence of trafficking

Apr. 30, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida health inspector testified Tuesday that she saw possible evidence of human trafficking at the massage parlor where police say New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft later was accused of paying for sex, leading her to fear for her safety. Inspector Karen Herzog told a...

Wisconsin court says gun site not liable in spa shooting

Apr. 30, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging a firearms website that enabled a man to illegally purchase the pistol he used in a mass shooting at a suburban Milwaukee spa six years ago is liable in the killings, ruling that federal law grants the site operators...

2 diagnosed with HIV after injections at New Mexico spa

Apr. 29, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials say two people who received facial injections from the same spa are infected with HIV. The New Mexico Department of Health said in a news release Monday that two clients of VIP Spa in Albuquerque who received "vampire facials" last year were recently...