Last mission to repair the Hubble telescope Hubble space telescope discoveries have enriched our understanding of the cosmos. In this special report, you will see facts about the Hubble space telescope, discoveries it has made and what the last mission's goals are.
For their own good
Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
Fill out this form to email this article to a friend
Fire Miami chief, union urges
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published September 5, 2007
MIAMI - The Fraternal Order of Police sent a strong message to city officials Tuesday, calling for the ouster of Miami police Chief John Timoney in an unusual no-confidence vote.
More than 500 officers voted against Timoney, who has drawn criticism for his free use of a $54,000 sport utility vehicle for more than a year. Of the 62 percent who voted, 126 supported the chief, said union president Armando Aguilar.
"I want to send a message out to the elected officials. The moral is so low that we have taken these drastic measures and it's up to them to do the right thing and that's to fire the chief," Aguilar said after the vote.
Timoney has said he hasn't broken any laws but acknowledged that his use of the Lexus RX Hybrid provided by a dealership raised ethical questions.
Timoney acknowledged keeping the vehicle for too long, but also said he bought the vehicle for the full sticker price of $54,000 in an effort to resolve the matter.