Neal Rubin The Detroit News Published 11:40 PM EDT Jun 19, 2019 Jimmy Scandirito II cut his father into pieces and buried most of him at an abandoned golf course. That, we know. James "Skip" Scandirito, a former Macomb County judge with a shady history, left behind an estate worth $800,000. We know that, too. As Jimmy awaits sentencing Friday in Palm Beach County, Florida, what's unknown is this: Will he inherit his father's money? The same father he's blaming for driving him to drugs, dissolution and dismemberment? Jimmy, 50, who grew up in Harrison Township, faces a maximum of 15 years in prison for mutilating a dead body. Prosecutors had said desperation was his motive for murder — his own money had run out, his father had cut him off, and he saw no other way to indulge his tastes for luxury cars, cocaine and young women from Brazil and Colombia. The jury didn't see things quite the same way the prosecution did on the issue of first-degree murder. … [Read more...] about He cut up his father’s body; will he get $800K inheritance?
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Jen Yamato Los Angeles Times Published 9:13 PM EDT Mar 19, 2019 Higher, further, faster … and, finally, more diverse? Twenty-one films into its juggernaut franchise, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige says, the company’s recent wave of superhero titles led by global hits “Black Panther” and “Captain Marvel” is only the start of a more inclusive Marvel Cinematic Universe. “There will be many more announcements to come,” Feige said ahead of the “Captain Marvel” release. “Put it this way: It’s only the beginning.” Already making good on that promise as the female-fronted “Captain Marvel” crushed the box office in its worldwide debut, Marvel announced last week that Destin Daniel Cretton (“Short Term 12”) will helm the studio’s fast-tracked first Asian superhero installment, “Shang-Chi.” (Casting details are still to come.) The franchise’s newfound dedication to … [Read more...] about Marvel’s universe ready to expand
By Jim Kiest Published 11:01 am CST, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Spider-Man swings “Into the Spider-Verse” Spider-Man swings “Into the Spider-Verse” Photo: Sony Pictures Photo: Sony Pictures Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Spider-Man swings “Into the Spider-Verse” Spider-Man swings “Into the Spider-Verse” Photo: Sony Pictures Home video: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ now on digital 1 / 4 Back to Gallery Whether you stream, buy or rent, here’s a look at what’s new or notable in home video. Movies are available on streaming sites such as iTunes, Amazon and Vudu unless otherwise noted. Buy it now … [Read more...] about Home video: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ now on digital