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Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

A judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees. Read full article: Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Reset...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisd… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued a preliminary injunction requested by three national refugee resettlement agencies that sued to challenge the executive order. Read full article: Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Ref...→

First Shift: Trump administration closer to rolling back fuel efficiency rules

White House closer to rolling back mpg rules | Volvo plans S.C. battery plant | N.J. lawmakers pass EV rebate | GMC's redesigned Yukon | Genesis' first CUV | Why white leads paint shades Read full article: First Shift: Trump administration closer...→

Trump administration moves closer to rolling back mpg increases

The EPA and NHTSA submitted proposed rules for 2021 through 2026 model year fuel efficiency to the White House Office of Management and Budget. Final rules are expected as early as late February or March. Read full article: Trump administration moves closer to rol...→

Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments at US Supreme Court

Allies-turned-adversaries sat uncomfortably close to one another in the gallery at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case.Former Republican Gov. Chris Christie was among the spectators as the high court heard arguments on... Read full article: Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments...→

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

A number of the justices seemed to find merit in the defendants‘ arguments that they did not defraud the government of its “property.” Read full article: Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director.... The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case involving two former state officials convicted in New Jersey’s infamous George Washington Bridge scandal. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seems skeptical of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam as political payback. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say

The latest proposal omits an Obama-era effort that would have made it easier for livestock farmers to win lawsuits against meat processors. Read full article: The Trump administration chose meatpacki...→

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border.  Read full article: Trump administration starts returning mi...→

Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

New Jersey's 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal arrives at the Supreme Court. Two former aides to then-Gov. Chris Christie will ask the justices to throw out fraud convictions Read full article: Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal ...→

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning t Read full article: Judge backs Trump administration on fami...→

Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the Nipple' appeal in New Hampshire case

Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the Nipple' appeal in New Hampshire case

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by three women arrested for violating a local New Hampshire ordinance by exposing their breasts in public as part of the so-called "Free the Nipple" movement.  Read full article: Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the ...→

While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore, Trump administration delays protections

While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore, Trump administration delays protections

The lake is claiming beachfront homes, flooding basements, submerging piers, closing parts of Lake Shore Drive and bike paths, and washing away beaches. Read full article: While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore...→

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to prison after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal of his conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old forme Read full article: Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sherif...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Former NJ governor Chris Christie made a surprise appearance to observe Tuesday’s hearing. Read full article: Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss B...→

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

President Trump Tuesday touted the successful nomination of 187 federal judges, including two Supreme Court justices, since he took office. Read full article: Trump touts number of federal judges app...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made an unexpected visit to the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard arguments in the "Bridegate" corruption case. Read full article: Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' C...→

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

Babb v. Wilkie could determine precisely what a plaintiff needs to prove in order to be protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read full article: What Wednesday's Supreme Court case coul...→

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in "Bridgegate" scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case involving two former political aides convicted in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Read full article: Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-N...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seems skeptical of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam as political payback. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seemed broadly skeptical Tuesday of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam to punish a mayor who refused to endorse then-governor Chris Christie’s reelection. The justices suggested during arguments that the government had overreached in prosecuting Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni. Both were convicted of fraud and conspiracy… Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To Prison After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal

Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To Prison After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal

In 2017, Baca was convicted for his role in obstructing an FBI investigation into a large-scale corruption scheme in the county jail system. Read full article: Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To ...→

Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alameda Superior Court judge

Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alameda Superior Court judge

Of three candidates, she’s best experienced and most familiar with the workings of the county’s court system. Read full article: Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alamed...→

Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from ‘Free the Nipple’ activists

Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from ‘Free the Nipple’ activists

The US Supreme Court on Monday denied to hear an appeal of three New Hampshire women challenging a law that led to their arrest for being nude in public, a report said. The “Free the Nipple” activi… Read full article: Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from...→

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation. Read full article: Judge rules Trump administration within ...→

Boiling point: Trump administration sees Iran protests as game-changer

Boiling point: Trump administration sees Iran protests as game-changer

Furious Iranian protesters took to the streets for the third straight day Monday as anger with leadership in Tehran reached a boiling point, while the Trump administration seized on the popular uprising as a potential game-changer in the struggle between the Iranian people and their government. Read full article: Boiling point: Trump administration sees...→

Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene Park

Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene Park

The city had determined that 32 of the trees are diseased, but as the judge noted, it did not indicate "why the other 51 trees must be removed." Read full article: Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens O...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so. Read full article: Judge blocks Trump order allowing local ...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland... Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

January 14, 2020 / 7:21 PM / CBS News... Malloy ruled Monday that the state elections panel and three of its members would face daily fines if they continued to refuse to deactivate the registrations in question. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Fraud cases typically accuse public officials of diverting public resources to line their own pockets and there was no such claim in this case. Read full article: Supreme Court may toss out convictions i...→

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

The Supreme Court took strong issue Tuesday at the federal government's prosecution of two New Jersey officials convicted of fraud in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, where traffic gridlock was tied to political payback. Read full article: Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgeg...→

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a surprise appearance at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in the “Bridgegate” case. Read full article: Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Co...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

Kelly said, "I hope he had a harder time seeing me than I have seeing him."... In a prepared statement following the hearing, Kelly said, "This past week marked six years since my world was turned upside down. The journey has been long for me, my children, my family, my legal team and my friends. As I said in Newark l Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift injunctions on the administration’s “public charge" rule -- which would restrict green cards for immigrants deemed likely to be reliant on welfare. Read full article: Trump administration asks Supreme Court ...→

Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate'

Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate'

The “Bridgegate” case gives the court an opening to further limit public corruption prosecutions. Read full article: Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supre...→

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.The American Civil... Read full article: Judge: Trump Administration Within Autho...→

US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

The United States Supreme Court said Monday that it will not take up an appeal brought by Michelle Carter, who was convicted of encouraging her boyfriend through texts and phone calls to take his own life. The decision leaves Carter’s conviction intact, though she is expected to be released from jail this week. Carter was convicted in 2017 of involuntary… Read full article: US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’...→

Trump administration to curb lawsuits by franchise workers

Trump administration to curb lawsuits by franchise workers

Under the new rule, which will take effect in March, employees of a fast-food franchise like a McDonald’s restaurant, for example, may struggle to win a legal claim against the parent company if a franchisee violates minimum-wage and overtime laws.... Read full article: Trump administration to curb lawsuits by...→

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to prison after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal of his conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017 to three years in federal prison, but has… Read full article: Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sherif...→

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

A judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees. Read full article: Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Reset...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Former NJ governor Chris Christie made a surprise appearance to observe Tuesday’s hearing. Read full article: Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss B...→

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued a preliminary injunction requested by three national refugee resettlement agencies that sued to challenge the executive order. Read full article: Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland... Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

President Trump Tuesday touted the successful nomination of 187 federal judges, including two Supreme Court justices, since he took office. Read full article: Trump touts number of federal judges app...→

Trump administration moves closer to rolling back mpg increases

The EPA and NHTSA submitted proposed rules for 2021 through 2026 model year fuel efficiency to the White House Office of Management and Budget. Final rules are expected as early as late February or March. Read full article: Trump administration moves closer to rol...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

January 14, 2020 / 7:21 PM / CBS News... Malloy ruled Monday that the state elections panel and three of its members would face daily fines if they continued to refuse to deactivate the registrations in question. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made an unexpected visit to the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard arguments in the "Bridegate" corruption case. Read full article: Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' C...→

Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments at US Supreme Court

Allies-turned-adversaries sat uncomfortably close to one another in the gallery at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case.Former Republican Gov. Chris Christie was among the spectators as the high court heard arguments on... Read full article: Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments...→

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

The Supreme Court took strong issue Tuesday at the federal government's prosecution of two New Jersey officials convicted of fraud in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, where traffic gridlock was tied to political payback. Read full article: Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgeg...→

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in "Bridgegate" scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case involving two former political aides convicted in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Read full article: Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-N...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director.... The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case involving two former state officials convicted in New Jersey’s infamous George Washington Bridge scandal. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

Kelly said, "I hope he had a harder time seeing me than I have seeing him."... In a prepared statement following the hearing, Kelly said, "This past week marked six years since my world was turned upside down. The journey has been long for me, my children, my family, my legal team and my friends. As I said in Newark l Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seemed broadly skeptical Tuesday of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam to punish a mayor who refused to endorse then-governor Chris Christie’s reelection. The justices suggested during arguments that the government had overreached in prosecuting Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni. Both were convicted of fraud and conspiracy… Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say

The latest proposal omits an Obama-era effort that would have made it easier for livestock farmers to win lawsuits against meat processors. Read full article: The Trump administration chose meatpacki...→

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift injunctions on the administration’s “public charge" rule -- which would restrict green cards for immigrants deemed likely to be reliant on welfare. Read full article: Trump administration asks Supreme Court ...→

Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alameda Superior Court judge

Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alameda Superior Court judge

Of three candidates, she’s best experienced and most familiar with the workings of the county’s court system. Read full article: Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alamed...→

Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

New Jersey's 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal arrives at the Supreme Court. Two former aides to then-Gov. Chris Christie will ask the justices to throw out fraud convictions Read full article: Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal ...→

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.The American Civil... Read full article: Judge: Trump Administration Within Autho...→

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation. Read full article: Judge rules Trump administration within ...→

Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the Nipple' appeal in New Hampshire case

Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the Nipple' appeal in New Hampshire case

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by three women arrested for violating a local New Hampshire ordinance by exposing their breasts in public as part of the so-called "Free the Nipple" movement.  Read full article: Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the ...→

Trump administration to curb lawsuits by franchise workers

Trump administration to curb lawsuits by franchise workers

Under the new rule, which will take effect in March, employees of a fast-food franchise like a McDonald’s restaurant, for example, may struggle to win a legal claim against the parent company if a franchisee violates minimum-wage and overtime laws.... Read full article: Trump administration to curb lawsuits by...→

Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene Park

Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene Park

The city had determined that 32 of the trees are diseased, but as the judge noted, it did not indicate "why the other 51 trees must be removed." Read full article: Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens O...→

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to prison after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal of his conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old forme Read full article: Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sherif...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisd… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so. Read full article: Judge blocks Trump order allowing local ...→

First Shift: Trump administration closer to rolling back fuel efficiency rules

White House closer to rolling back mpg rules | Volvo plans S.C. battery plant | N.J. lawmakers pass EV rebate | GMC's redesigned Yukon | Genesis' first CUV | Why white leads paint shades Read full article: First Shift: Trump administration closer...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Fraud cases typically accuse public officials of diverting public resources to line their own pockets and there was no such claim in this case. Read full article: Supreme Court may toss out convictions i...→

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

Babb v. Wilkie could determine precisely what a plaintiff needs to prove in order to be protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read full article: What Wednesday's Supreme Court case coul...→

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

A number of the justices seemed to find merit in the defendants‘ arguments that they did not defraud the government of its “property.” Read full article: Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with...→

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a surprise appearance at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in the “Bridgegate” case. Read full article: Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Co...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seems skeptical of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam as political payback. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seems skeptical of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam as political payback. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To Prison After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal

Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To Prison After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal

In 2017, Baca was convicted for his role in obstructing an FBI investigation into a large-scale corruption scheme in the county jail system. Read full article: Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To ...→

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border.  Read full article: Trump administration starts returning mi...→

Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate'

Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate'

The “Bridgegate” case gives the court an opening to further limit public corruption prosecutions. Read full article: Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supre...→

Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from ‘Free the Nipple’ activists

Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from ‘Free the Nipple’ activists

The US Supreme Court on Monday denied to hear an appeal of three New Hampshire women challenging a law that led to their arrest for being nude in public, a report said. The “Free the Nipple” activi… Read full article: Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from...→

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning t Read full article: Judge backs Trump administration on fami...→

US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

The United States Supreme Court said Monday that it will not take up an appeal brought by Michelle Carter, who was convicted of encouraging her boyfriend through texts and phone calls to take his own life. The decision leaves Carter’s conviction intact, though she is expected to be released from jail this week. Carter was convicted in 2017 of involuntary… Read full article: US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’...→

Boiling point: Trump administration sees Iran protests as game-changer

Boiling point: Trump administration sees Iran protests as game-changer

Furious Iranian protesters took to the streets for the third straight day Monday as anger with leadership in Tehran reached a boiling point, while the Trump administration seized on the popular uprising as a potential game-changer in the struggle between the Iranian people and their government. Read full article: Boiling point: Trump administration sees...→

While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore, Trump administration delays protections

While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore, Trump administration delays protections

The lake is claiming beachfront homes, flooding basements, submerging piers, closing parts of Lake Shore Drive and bike paths, and washing away beaches. Read full article: While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore...→

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to prison after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal of his conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017 to three years in federal prison, but has… Read full article: Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sherif...→

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Resettlement After Gov. Abbott Was 1st To Sign On

A judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local governments to reject the resettlement of refugees. Read full article: Judge Halts Trump Order On Refugee Reset...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement | WTOP

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisd… Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss Bridgegate Convictions

Former NJ governor Chris Christie made a surprise appearance to observe Tuesday’s hearing. Read full article: Supreme Court Appears Inclined To Toss B...→

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

Judge blocks Trump order allowing local governments to refuse refugees

The decision comes less than a week after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said his state would not accept new refugees, making it the first in the nation to do so. Read full article: Judge blocks Trump order allowing local ...→

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Refugee Resettlement

A federal judge has agreed to block the Trump administration from enforcing a presidential executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte issued a preliminary injunction requested by three national refugee resettlement agencies that sued to challenge the executive order. Read full article: Judge Agrees to Block Trump Order on Ref...→

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

Judge agrees to block Trump order on refugee resettlement

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge agreed Wednesday to block the Trump administration from enforcing an executive order allowing state and local government officials to reject refugees from resettling in their jurisdictions. U.S. District Judge Peter Messitte in Maryland... Read full article: Judge agrees to block Trump order on ref...→

First Shift: Trump administration closer to rolling back fuel efficiency rules

White House closer to rolling back mpg rules | Volvo plans S.C. battery plant | N.J. lawmakers pass EV rebate | GMC's redesigned Yukon | Genesis' first CUV | Why white leads paint shades Read full article: First Shift: Trump administration closer...→

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

Trump touts number of federal judges appointed during his administration

President Trump Tuesday touted the successful nomination of 187 federal judges, including two Supreme Court justices, since he took office. Read full article: Trump touts number of federal judges app...→

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

Federal judge rules in favor of Trump administration in family separation case

A San Diego judge ruled Monday the Trump administration is acting within the law in separating more than 900 children based on their parents being deemed unfit or dangerous. Read full article: Federal judge rules in favor of Trump ad...→

Trump administration moves closer to rolling back mpg increases

The EPA and NHTSA submitted proposed rules for 2021 through 2026 model year fuel efficiency to the White House Office of Management and Budget. Final rules are expected as early as late February or March. Read full article: Trump administration moves closer to rol...→

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit seeking Trump tax returns

A federal judge Tuesday put on hold a lawsuit by House Democrats to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, saying he would wait until an appeals court resolves a separate legal dispute relating to Congressional subpoenas. Read full article: Federal judge halts Democrats lawsuit se...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. 2M ago

January 14, 2020 / 7:21 PM / CBS News... Malloy ruled Monday that the state elections panel and three of its members would face daily fines if they continued to refuse to deactivate the registrations in question. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' Convictions Case Before U.S. Supreme Court

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made an unexpected visit to the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices heard arguments in the "Bridegate" corruption case. Read full article: Chris Christie Appears At 'Bridgegate' C...→

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Supreme Court may toss out convictions in Bridgegate case

Fraud cases typically accuse public officials of diverting public resources to line their own pockets and there was no such claim in this case. Read full article: Supreme Court may toss out convictions i...→

Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments at US Supreme Court

Allies-turned-adversaries sat uncomfortably close to one another in the gallery at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear arguments in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" case.Former Republican Gov. Chris Christie was among the spectators as the high court heard arguments on... Read full article: Christie Takes in 'Bridgegate' Arguments...→

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

What Wednesday's Supreme Court case could mean for age discrimination in the workplace

Babb v. Wilkie could determine precisely what a plaintiff needs to prove in order to be protected under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Read full article: What Wednesday's Supreme Court case coul...→

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgegate' prosecutions went too far

The Supreme Court took strong issue Tuesday at the federal government's prosecution of two New Jersey officials convicted of fraud in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal, where traffic gridlock was tied to political payback. Read full article: Supreme Court questions whether 'Bridgeg...→

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with Christie in the front row

A number of the justices seemed to find merit in the defendants‘ arguments that they did not defraud the government of its “property.” Read full article: Supreme Court weighs ‘Bridgegate’ — with...→

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in

Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-New Jersey officials in "Bridgegate" scandal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a case involving two former political aides convicted in the 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal. Read full article: Supreme Court weighs convictions of ex-N...→

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Court appearance for ‘Bridgegate’ case

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a surprise appearance at the US Supreme Court on Tuesday for oral arguments in the “Bridgegate” case. Read full article: Chris Christie makes surprise Supreme Co...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director.... The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case involving two former state officials convicted in New Jersey’s infamous George Washington Bridge scandal. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seems skeptical of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam as political payback. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

Kelly said, "I hope he had a harder time seeing me than I have seeing him."... In a prepared statement following the hearing, Kelly said, "This past week marked six years since my world was turned upside down. The journey has been long for me, my children, my family, my legal team and my friends. As I said in Newark l Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seems skeptical of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam as political payback. Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

The Supreme Court seemed broadly skeptical Tuesday of the convictions of two people involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal where officials created a massive traffic jam to punish a mayor who refused to endorse then-governor Chris Christie’s reelection. The justices suggested during arguments that the government had overreached in prosecuting Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni. Both were convicted of fraud and conspiracy… Read full article: U.S. Supreme Court Skeptical of New Jers...→

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 209,000 voters

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals has put on hold a lower court order requiring the immediate removal of 209,000 voters from state rolls. Read full article: Wisconsin appeals court halts purge of 2...→

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say

The latest proposal omits an Obama-era effort that would have made it easier for livestock farmers to win lawsuits against meat processors. Read full article: The Trump administration chose meatpacki...→

Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To Prison After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal

Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To Prison After Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal

In 2017, Baca was convicted for his role in obstructing an FBI investigation into a large-scale corruption scheme in the county jail system. Read full article: Ex-LA Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed To ...→

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift injunctions on the administration’s “public charge" rule -- which would restrict green cards for immigrants deemed likely to be reliant on welfare. Read full article: Trump administration asks Supreme Court ...→

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border.  Read full article: Trump administration starts returning mi...→

Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alameda Superior Court judge

Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alameda Superior Court judge

Of three candidates, she’s best experienced and most familiar with the workings of the county’s court system. Read full article: Editorial: Elect Elena Condes for Alamed...→

Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate'

Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate'

The “Bridgegate” case gives the court an opening to further limit public corruption prosecutions. Read full article: Corruption case law in jeopardy as Supre...→

Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal by former Gov. Christie allies

New Jersey's 2013 "Bridgegate" scandal arrives at the Supreme Court. Two former aides to then-Gov. Chris Christie will ask the justices to throw out fraud convictions Read full article: Supreme Court hears 'Bridgegate' appeal ...→

Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from ‘Free the Nipple’ activists

Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from ‘Free the Nipple’ activists

The US Supreme Court on Monday denied to hear an appeal of three New Hampshire women challenging a law that led to their arrest for being nude in public, a report said. The “Free the Nipple” activi… Read full article: Supreme Court denies to hear appeal from...→

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

Judge: Trump Administration Within Authority on Separations at Border

A U.S. judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexico border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation.The American Civil... Read full article: Judge: Trump Administration Within Autho...→

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

Judge backs Trump administration on family separations at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning t Read full article: Judge backs Trump administration on fami...→

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

Judge rules Trump administration within authority in separating families at border

A federal judge ruled Monday that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating families stopped at the Mexican border, rejecting arguments that it was quietly returning to widespread practices that drew international condemnation. Read full article: Judge rules Trump administration within ...→

US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’s Appeal in Texting Suicide Case

The United States Supreme Court said Monday that it will not take up an appeal brought by Michelle Carter, who was convicted of encouraging her boyfriend through texts and phone calls to take his own life. The decision leaves Carter’s conviction intact, though she is expected to be released from jail this week. Carter was convicted in 2017 of involuntary… Read full article: US Supreme Court Denies Michelle Carter’...→

Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the Nipple' appeal in New Hampshire case

Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the Nipple' appeal in New Hampshire case

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by three women arrested for violating a local New Hampshire ordinance by exposing their breasts in public as part of the so-called "Free the Nipple" movement.  Read full article: Supreme Court refuses to hear 'Free the ...→

Boiling point: Trump administration sees Iran protests as game-changer

Boiling point: Trump administration sees Iran protests as game-changer

Furious Iranian protesters took to the streets for the third straight day Monday as anger with leadership in Tehran reached a boiling point, while the Trump administration seized on the popular uprising as a potential game-changer in the struggle between the Iranian people and their government. Read full article: Boiling point: Trump administration sees...→

Trump administration to curb lawsuits by franchise workers

Trump administration to curb lawsuits by franchise workers

Under the new rule, which will take effect in March, employees of a fast-food franchise like a McDonald’s restaurant, for example, may struggle to win a legal claim against the parent company if a franchisee violates minimum-wage and overtime laws.... Read full article: Trump administration to curb lawsuits by...→

While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore, Trump administration delays protections

While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore, Trump administration delays protections

The lake is claiming beachfront homes, flooding basements, submerging piers, closing parts of Lake Shore Drive and bike paths, and washing away beaches. Read full article: While Lake Michigan pounds Chicago shore...→

Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene Park

Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene Park

The city had determined that 32 of the trees are diseased, but as the judge noted, it did not indicate "why the other 51 trees must be removed." Read full article: Judge Halts City's Plan To Raze Dozens O...→

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to prison after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal of his conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017 to three years in federal prison, but has… Read full article: Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sherif...→

Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to prison after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal of his conviction on federal charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old forme Read full article: Supreme Court Denies Review of Ex-Sherif...→