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Supreme Court to Hear Case Against New York City Gun Control

Supreme Court to Hear Case Against New York City Gun Control

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear oral arguments Monday in a case against New York City gun control. Read full article: Supreme Court to Hear Case Against New Y...→

Supreme Court to Hear Case Against New York City Gun Control

Supreme Court to Hear Case Against New York City Gun Control

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will hear oral arguments Monday in a case against New York City gun control. Read full article: Supreme Court to Hear Case Against New Y...→

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The decision says a woman can't use them to have a baby if her ex-husband doesn't want to have children with her. Read full article: Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos,...→

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

The Supreme Court doesn’t have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate’s. Read full article: Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for f...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

A state appeals court panel refused Thursday to reconsider its ruling that directed a lower court to dismiss charges against four social workers who were accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old Antelope Valley boy killed in May 2013. Los Angeles County prosecutors had asked the three-justice panel to either re-hear or modify its opinion in the case of social… Read full article: Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Ca...→

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New... Read full article: New York City Council votes to ban cashl...→

Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City

Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City

Up to one million non-citizens living in New York City may obtain voting rights for local elections if a plan by Democrats is approved. Read full article: Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get ...→

Report: New York City Council Aims to Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

Report: New York City Council Aims to Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

A faction of New York City Council members are aiming to provide citywide voting rights to non-citizens living in the five boroughs.  Read full article: Report: New York City Council Aims to Gi...→

BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford stepping down, report says - amNewYork

The "train daddy" is apparently leaving us. New York City Transit President Andy Byford, who oversees the city's subways and buses, is stepping down for Read full article: BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit Pres...→

New study finds that these New York City neighborhoods are the most 'livable' - amNewYork

Finding the right apartment can be a daunting task. What could be even more intimidating is starting with a search to find the right neighborhood for you. Read full article: New study finds that these New York City...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim... Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court

Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court

A judge refused to overturn part of Utah’s lewdness law Tuesday in a blow to a woman who’s fighting criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home. Read full article: Utah woman charged for being topless at ...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case

The Supreme Court appeared closely split during oral arguments Wednesday in a case with potentially major implications for the school choice movement, as the justices -- including Chief Justice John Roberts, who presided over President Trump's impeachment trial the previous night until 2 a.m. -- sparred with the lawyers and each other.  Read full article: Supreme Court justices clash over major ...→

Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case

Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case

The Supreme Court’s liberal justices on Wednesday pounced on a Montana voucher program case, peppering attorneys with questions about the program’s ban on funding tuition at religious schools. Read full article: Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on schoo...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

The Supreme Court's conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty. At issue are the state laws known as Blaine Amendments, which prohibit the use … Read full article: Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court...→

Why New York City should embrace — not shun — people from Ohio

Why New York City should embrace — not shun — people from Ohio

During his Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech, as he prepared to stage a mayoral run, Brooklyn Borough President Adams took a swipe at Midwestern interlopers to the city. Read full article: Why New York City should embrace — not s...→

New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago

New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago

The CDC says there are now 63 patients under investigation from 22 states, although 11 of those patients have tested negative for coronavirus. Read full article: New York Officials Prepare For Possible ...→

Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the rat parade in New York City, date, time

Chinese New Year begins on January 25, and the 15 day long celebration ends on February 9. New Yorkers can celebrate by attending a number of different Lunar New Year parades and celebrations. Read full article: Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the rat p...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City

Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City

Nationwide, 63% of the homeless live in some form of sheltered accommodation. However, once again, things are much different in California. Read full article: Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City ...→

Retailer Coach to fold up New York City flagship

Retailer Coach to fold up New York City flagship

Luxury leather goods merchant Coach has abruptly shuttered its flagship boutique at Madison Avenue and East 57th Street — the latest blow to the fabled but troubled shopping district, which continu… Read full article: Retailer Coach to fold up New York City ...→

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines. Read full article: Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under Peopl...→

BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford stepping down, report says

After a stint as the transit boss in Toronto, Byford joined the MTA in 2017 and helped oversee improvements in a New York City subway system beset with infrastructure problems and delays. ... “I’m very proud of what we have achieved as a team over the past two years and I believe New York City Transit is well-placed to continue its forward progress now that the MTA has a record breaking $51.5 billion Capital Program in place,” s Read full article: BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit Pres...→

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial. Read full article: Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

A suburban teacher is taking her case to the Illinois Supreme Court to fight for her right to use earned sick leave for the birth of her child against the district she works in. Read full article: Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave C...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapolis $15 minimum wage | MinnPost

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapolis $15 minimum wage | MinnPost

Also: U of M researchers improve the effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy; the Mayo Clinic's top salaries; Supt. Graff discusses the Comprehensive Design Plan; Kemps to close Rochester milk facility; and more. Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapo...→

Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court of the United States...→

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case tha… Read full article: Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulli...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

The future of retail is supposed to include “cashless” stores, where shoppers pay with a swipe, or tap, of their credit or debit card – or with their smartphones. But New York City lawmakers don’t seem to be buying in. Read full article: New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ st...→

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New Yorkers who lack bank accounts and credit cards. Read full article: New York City Council votes to ban cashl...→

New York City bans stores from refusing to accept cash

New York City bans stores from refusing to accept cash

Critics argue that refusing to accept cash discriminates against undocumented and homeless people. Read full article: New York City bans stores from refusing ...→

Cashless stores and restaurants could be banned in New York City

Cashless stores and restaurants could be banned in New York City

The New York City Council voted to ban cashless businesses Thursday. Under the new law, stores and restaurants must take cash payments or face a $1,000 fine. Read full article: Cashless stores and restaurants could be...→

Andy Byford resigns as president of New York City Transit

Andy Byford resigns as president of New York City Transit

MTA President Andy Byford is leaving after two years heading the transit authority, officials say. Read full article: Andy Byford resigns as president of New ...→

Court Orders NC to Pay $102K in Remapping Case

The state of North Carolina must pay over $102,000 to the winning side in a recent legislative redistricting case and the outside expert who helped analyze redrawn district lines, state judges have ruled. Read full article: Court Orders NC to Pay $102K in Remappin...→

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

The Affordable Care Act will not be reviewed by the Supreme Court and have its fate decided in 2020. But that doesn't mean that the controversy surrounding the 2010 health care legislation is over. Read full article: Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamaca...→

Attorney says jury didn't hear key information in death row case

Attorney says jury didn't hear key information in death row case

A man who has been on death row in a Florida prison for more than 30 years is seeking to have his conviction vacated based on new reporting by ABC News. Read full article: Attorney says jury didn't hear key infor...→

TPD searching for 'repeat offender' suspected of pointing gun at people inside a Ybor City parking garage

TPD searching for 'repeat offender' suspected of pointing gun at people inside a Ybor City parking garage

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man suspected of robbing people in three separate incidents in Ybor City. Read full article: TPD searching for 'repeat offender' susp...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling i… Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case that Trump abused power and... Read full article: Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulli...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The decision says a woman can't use them to have a baby if her ex-husband doesn't want to have children with her. Read full article: Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos,...→

Why New York City should embrace — not shun — people from Ohio

Why New York City should embrace — not shun — people from Ohio

During his Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech, as he prepared to stage a mayoral run, Brooklyn Borough President Adams took a swipe at Midwestern interlopers to the city. Read full article: Why New York City should embrace — not s...→

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

The Supreme Court doesn’t have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate’s. Read full article: Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for f...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the rat parade in New York City, date, time

Chinese New Year begins on January 25, and the 15 day long celebration ends on February 9. New Yorkers can celebrate by attending a number of different Lunar New Year parades and celebrations. Read full article: Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the rat p...→

Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

A state appeals court panel refused Thursday to reconsider its ruling that directed a lower court to dismiss charges against four social workers who were accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old Antelope Valley boy killed in May 2013. Los Angeles County prosecutors had asked the three-justice panel to either re-hear or modify its opinion in the case of social… Read full article: Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Ca...→

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New Yorkers who lack bank accounts and credit cards. Read full article: New York City Council votes to ban cashl...→

Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City

Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City

Nationwide, 63% of the homeless live in some form of sheltered accommodation. However, once again, things are much different in California. Read full article: Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City ...→

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New... Read full article: New York City Council votes to ban cashl...→

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines. Read full article: Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under Peopl...→

Report: New York City Council Aims to Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

Report: New York City Council Aims to Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

A faction of New York City Council members are aiming to provide citywide voting rights to non-citizens living in the five boroughs.  Read full article: Report: New York City Council Aims to Gi...→

Andy Byford resigns as president of New York City Transit

Andy Byford resigns as president of New York City Transit

MTA President Andy Byford is leaving after two years heading the transit authority, officials say. Read full article: Andy Byford resigns as president of New ...→

New study finds that these New York City neighborhoods are the most 'livable' - amNewYork

Finding the right apartment can be a daunting task. What could be even more intimidating is starting with a search to find the right neighborhood for you. Read full article: New study finds that these New York City...→

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

The Affordable Care Act will not be reviewed by the Supreme Court and have its fate decided in 2020. But that doesn't mean that the controversy surrounding the 2010 health care legislation is over. Read full article: Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamaca...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court

Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court

A judge refused to overturn part of Utah’s lewdness law Tuesday in a blow to a woman who’s fighting criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home. Read full article: Utah woman charged for being topless at ...→

TPD searching for 'repeat offender' suspected of pointing gun at people inside a Ybor City parking garage

TPD searching for 'repeat offender' suspected of pointing gun at people inside a Ybor City parking garage

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man suspected of robbing people in three separate incidents in Ybor City. Read full article: TPD searching for 'repeat offender' susp...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case

The Supreme Court appeared closely split during oral arguments Wednesday in a case with potentially major implications for the school choice movement, as the justices -- including Chief Justice John Roberts, who presided over President Trump's impeachment trial the previous night until 2 a.m. -- sparred with the lawyers and each other.  Read full article: Supreme Court justices clash over major ...→

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case that Trump abused power and... Read full article: Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulli...→

Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court of the United States...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

The Supreme Court's conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty. At issue are the state laws known as Blaine Amendments, which prohibit the use … Read full article: Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court...→

New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago

New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago

The CDC says there are now 63 patients under investigation from 22 states, although 11 of those patients have tested negative for coronavirus. Read full article: New York Officials Prepare For Possible ...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

The future of retail is supposed to include “cashless” stores, where shoppers pay with a swipe, or tap, of their credit or debit card – or with their smartphones. But New York City lawmakers don’t seem to be buying in. Read full article: New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ st...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

New York City bans stores from refusing to accept cash

New York City bans stores from refusing to accept cash

Critics argue that refusing to accept cash discriminates against undocumented and homeless people. Read full article: New York City bans stores from refusing ...→

Retailer Coach to fold up New York City flagship

Retailer Coach to fold up New York City flagship

Luxury leather goods merchant Coach has abruptly shuttered its flagship boutique at Madison Avenue and East 57th Street — the latest blow to the fabled but troubled shopping district, which continu… Read full article: Retailer Coach to fold up New York City ...→

Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City

Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City

Up to one million non-citizens living in New York City may obtain voting rights for local elections if a plan by Democrats is approved. Read full article: Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get ...→

Cashless stores and restaurants could be banned in New York City

Cashless stores and restaurants could be banned in New York City

The New York City Council voted to ban cashless businesses Thursday. Under the new law, stores and restaurants must take cash payments or face a $1,000 fine. Read full article: Cashless stores and restaurants could be...→

BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford stepping down, report says

After a stint as the transit boss in Toronto, Byford joined the MTA in 2017 and helped oversee improvements in a New York City subway system beset with infrastructure problems and delays. ... “I’m very proud of what we have achieved as a team over the past two years and I believe New York City Transit is well-placed to continue its forward progress now that the MTA has a record breaking $51.5 billion Capital Program in place,” s Read full article: BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit Pres...→

BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford stepping down, report says - amNewYork

The "train daddy" is apparently leaving us. New York City Transit President Andy Byford, who oversees the city's subways and buses, is stepping down for Read full article: BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit Pres...→

Court Orders NC to Pay $102K in Remapping Case

The state of North Carolina must pay over $102,000 to the winning side in a recent legislative redistricting case and the outside expert who helped analyze redrawn district lines, state judges have ruled. Read full article: Court Orders NC to Pay $102K in Remappin...→

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial. Read full article: Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim... Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Attorney says jury didn't hear key information in death row case

Attorney says jury didn't hear key information in death row case

A man who has been on death row in a Florida prison for more than 30 years is seeking to have his conviction vacated based on new reporting by ABC News. Read full article: Attorney says jury didn't hear key infor...→

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

A suburban teacher is taking her case to the Illinois Supreme Court to fight for her right to use earned sick leave for the birth of her child against the district she works in. Read full article: Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave C...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling i… Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapolis $15 minimum wage | MinnPost

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapolis $15 minimum wage | MinnPost

Also: U of M researchers improve the effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy; the Mayo Clinic's top salaries; Supt. Graff discusses the Comprehensive Design Plan; Kemps to close Rochester milk facility; and more. Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapo...→

Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case

Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case

The Supreme Court’s liberal justices on Wednesday pounced on a Montana voucher program case, peppering attorneys with questions about the program’s ban on funding tuition at religious schools. Read full article: Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on schoo...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case tha… Read full article: Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulli...→

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The decision says a woman can't use them to have a baby if her ex-husband doesn't want to have children with her. Read full article: Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos,...→

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty. At issue are the state laws known as Blaine Amendments, which prohibit the use … Read full article: Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court...→

Why New York City should embrace — not shun — people from Ohio

Why New York City should embrace — not shun — people from Ohio

During his Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech, as he prepared to stage a mayoral run, Brooklyn Borough President Adams took a swipe at Midwestern interlopers to the city. Read full article: Why New York City should embrace — not s...→

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

The Supreme Court doesn’t have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate’s. Read full article: Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for f...→

New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago

New York Officials Prepare For Possible Coronavirus As 2nd U.S. Case Is Detected In Chicago

The CDC says there are now 63 patients under investigation from 22 states, although 11 of those patients have tested negative for coronavirus. Read full article: New York Officials Prepare For Possible ...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the rat parade in New York City, date, time

Chinese New Year begins on January 25, and the 15 day long celebration ends on February 9. New Yorkers can celebrate by attending a number of different Lunar New Year parades and celebrations. Read full article: Chinese New Year 2020: Year of the rat p...→

New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ stores in potential setback for Visa, MasterCard

The future of retail is supposed to include “cashless” stores, where shoppers pay with a swipe, or tap, of their credit or debit card – or with their smartphones. But New York City lawmakers don’t seem to be buying in. Read full article: New York City votes to ban ‘cashless’ st...→

Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Case Against Social Workers

A state appeals court panel refused Thursday to reconsider its ruling that directed a lower court to dismiss charges against four social workers who were accused of failing to protect an 8-year-old Antelope Valley boy killed in May 2013. Los Angeles County prosecutors had asked the three-justice panel to either re-hear or modify its opinion in the case of social… Read full article: Appeals Court Won’t Re-Hear Dismissed Ca...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New Yorkers who lack bank accounts and credit cards. Read full article: New York City Council votes to ban cashl...→

Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City

Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City

Nationwide, 63% of the homeless live in some form of sheltered accommodation. However, once again, things are much different in California. Read full article: Over 78,600 Homeless in New York City ...→

New York City bans stores from refusing to accept cash

New York City bans stores from refusing to accept cash

Critics argue that refusing to accept cash discriminates against undocumented and homeless people. Read full article: New York City bans stores from refusing ...→

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept only credit and debit cards are discriminating against New... Read full article: New York City Council votes to ban cashl...→

Retailer Coach to fold up New York City flagship

Retailer Coach to fold up New York City flagship

Luxury leather goods merchant Coach has abruptly shuttered its flagship boutique at Madison Avenue and East 57th Street — the latest blow to the fabled but troubled shopping district, which continu… Read full article: Retailer Coach to fold up New York City ...→

Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City

Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get Voting Rights in New York City

Up to one million non-citizens living in New York City may obtain voting rights for local elections if a plan by Democrats is approved. Read full article: Between 500K to 1M Non-Citizens May Get ...→

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines. Read full article: Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under Peopl...→

Cashless stores and restaurants could be banned in New York City

Cashless stores and restaurants could be banned in New York City

The New York City Council voted to ban cashless businesses Thursday. Under the new law, stores and restaurants must take cash payments or face a $1,000 fine. Read full article: Cashless stores and restaurants could be...→

Report: New York City Council Aims to Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

Report: New York City Council Aims to Give Voting Rights to Non-Citizens

A faction of New York City Council members are aiming to provide citywide voting rights to non-citizens living in the five boroughs.  Read full article: Report: New York City Council Aims to Gi...→

BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford stepping down, report says

After a stint as the transit boss in Toronto, Byford joined the MTA in 2017 and helped oversee improvements in a New York City subway system beset with infrastructure problems and delays. ... “I’m very proud of what we have achieved as a team over the past two years and I believe New York City Transit is well-placed to continue its forward progress now that the MTA has a record breaking $51.5 billion Capital Program in place,” s Read full article: BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit Pres...→

Andy Byford resigns as president of New York City Transit

Andy Byford resigns as president of New York City Transit

MTA President Andy Byford is leaving after two years heading the transit authority, officials say. Read full article: Andy Byford resigns as president of New ...→

BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit President Andy Byford stepping down, report says - amNewYork

The "train daddy" is apparently leaving us. New York City Transit President Andy Byford, who oversees the city's subways and buses, is stepping down for Read full article: BREAKING: MTA New York City Transit Pres...→

Court Orders NC to Pay $102K in Remapping Case

The state of North Carolina must pay over $102,000 to the winning side in a recent legislative redistricting case and the outside expert who helped analyze redrawn district lines, state judges have ruled. Read full article: Court Orders NC to Pay $102K in Remappin...→

New study finds that these New York City neighborhoods are the most 'livable' - amNewYork

Finding the right apartment can be a daunting task. What could be even more intimidating is starting with a search to find the right neighborhood for you. Read full article: New study finds that these New York City...→

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial. Read full article: Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so...→

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

The Affordable Care Act will not be reviewed by the Supreme Court and have its fate decided in 2020. But that doesn't mean that the controversy surrounding the 2010 health care legislation is over. Read full article: Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamaca...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim... Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Attorney says jury didn't hear key information in death row case

Attorney says jury didn't hear key information in death row case

A man who has been on death row in a Florida prison for more than 30 years is seeking to have his conviction vacated based on new reporting by ABC News. Read full article: Attorney says jury didn't hear key infor...→

Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court

Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court

A judge refused to overturn part of Utah’s lewdness law Tuesday in a blow to a woman who’s fighting criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home. Read full article: Utah woman charged for being topless at ...→

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

A suburban teacher is taking her case to the Illinois Supreme Court to fight for her right to use earned sick leave for the birth of her child against the district she works in. Read full article: Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave C...→

TPD searching for 'repeat offender' suspected of pointing gun at people inside a Ybor City parking garage

TPD searching for 'repeat offender' suspected of pointing gun at people inside a Ybor City parking garage

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man suspected of robbing people in three separate incidents in Ybor City. Read full article: TPD searching for 'repeat offender' susp...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling i… Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case

Supreme Court justices clash over major school-choice case

The Supreme Court appeared closely split during oral arguments Wednesday in a case with potentially major implications for the school choice movement, as the justices -- including Chief Justice John Roberts, who presided over President Trump's impeachment trial the previous night until 2 a.m. -- sparred with the lawyers and each other.  Read full article: Supreme Court justices clash over major ...→

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapolis $15 minimum wage | MinnPost

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapolis $15 minimum wage | MinnPost

Also: U of M researchers improve the effects of Duchenne muscular dystrophy; the Mayo Clinic's top salaries; Supt. Graff discusses the Comprehensive Design Plan; Kemps to close Rochester milk facility; and more. Read full article: Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Minneapo...→

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case that Trump abused power and... Read full article: Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulli...→

Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case

Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on school voucher case

The Supreme Court’s liberal justices on Wednesday pounced on a Montana voucher program case, peppering attorneys with questions about the program’s ban on funding tuition at religious schools. Read full article: Supreme Court’s liberals pounce on schoo...→

Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court of the United States...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

The Supreme Court's conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program making it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulling Trump from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate was poised to hear opening arguments Wednesday in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, with Democratic House managers set to make their case tha… Read full article: Rules set, Senate to hear case for pulli...→