U.S. State Supreme Courts

Diner Said His Restaurant Receipt Instructed Cook to Spit on His Burger

The secret sauce nobody asked for.<p>It seems like you shouldn’t have to ask for your burger to be served without human spit on it, but tell that to the staff at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Queens, New York. No really: Tell them—otherwise you might have to wonder whether someone did actually …

Food

Comey responds to Clinton: She still doesn't get why she was under investigation

Former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyGiuliani says his demand for Mueller probe to be suspended was for show Cuomo, Smerconish and Melber …

Government

New York to Sue Trump Administration over Family Border Separations

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a political opponent of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Tuesday that the state would sue the Trump …

Immigration

Congress will host hearing on sports betting

The Supreme Court's recent landmark decision to open the door for legalized sports gambling nationwide has led many to worry about the affect it …

New Jersey

Better slow down, Des Moines' I-235 camera is coming back, and so are the speeding tickets

CLOSE<p>A Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll shows that most Iowans would prefer to have traffic cameras banned.<p>Drivers beware, Des Moines is …

Des Moines

The Fractured State of American Health Care

The quality of your coverage increasing depends on whether you live in a red or blue state.<p>The battleground over health care has moved out of the …

Health Care

Charity parts ways with Dream House raffle consultant

A San Diego charity has severed ties with a consultant it paid $3.1 million over a decade to run dream house raffles that never gave away a dream …

San Diego

Supreme Court to review Apple app store commissions case - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Tim Bradshaw in Los Angeles <br>– Financial Times<p>Jun 19, 2018, 9:14am CDT<p>The US Supreme Court has agreed to consider a case from Apple that could …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Anti-abortion group seeks to strike rape and incest exceptions from Iowa's fetal abortion heartbeat law

CLOSE<p>Save The 1 sues Iowa over exceptions in fetal heartbeat law<p>An anti-abortion group is arguing that Iowa's fetal heartbeat abortion ban doesn't go …

Des Moines

Coastal Authority threatens Plaquemines Parish with legal action over diversion dispute | NOLA.com

The state <b>Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority</b> on Tuesday threatened possible legal action if the <b>Plaquemines Parish Council</b> continued to block …

Mississippi River

Judge rips fake heiress, says she’s too focused on movie deal

Her story impressed Netflix execs — but not this Manhattan judge.<p>A fake socialite who swindled thousands of dollars from banks, businesses and …

New York City

Oregon Supreme Court OKs language in gun control proposal

KOIN 6 is changing transmission frequencies on June 1, 2018<p>Ken Boddie highlights an interesting piece of information about Where We Live<p>Any device. …

Portland, OR

'We were complying with the spirit of the law': Polk County board defends funneling $844K to parochial schools

Supervisors say they can now legally give public money to churches<p>The Polk County Board of Supervisors said Tuesday that a Des Moines Register story …

Des Moines

Business up at New Jersey track, casino with sports bets

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Rosen puzzled over the photocopied sheet of paper listing all sorts of exotic bets on baseball games, including one in which the number of runs scored and hits made in Tuesday night's New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners game had to exceed 29.<p>"I lived in Vegas 20 years …

Horse Racing

Here's who's covering immigrant child separations at the border at Texas newspapers

Image 1of/5<p>Caption<p>Close<p>President Donald Trump has insisted repeatedly that Democrats are to blame for his administration's new policy of separating …

San Antonio

Opening statements in ex-New York Senate leader's retrial

NEW YORK (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin in the retrial of ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH’-lohs) and his son on corruption …

Corruption

Canadian Supreme Court: Christian law school can be denied accreditation due to view on marriage

In two separate rulings, Canada’s Supreme Court voted 7-2 that law societies could refuse to accredit a proposed law school based its view of sex as being limited to the context of a traditional marriage.<p>What’s the background?<p>Trinity Western University has locations in British Columbia and Ontario, …

Conservative View

Bayonne, Jersey Journal back in court over yearlong police brutality settlement case

Bayonne and The Jersey Journal are back in court.<p>After the yearlong fight over access to a settlement agreement in a police brutality lawsuit, the …

New Jersey

How legalized sports betting will affect media outlets | APSE - Associated Press Sports Editors

When Bill Bradley, sports editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, first started his job in September 2015, he had the same reporter covering UNLV …

Betting

State appealing Navajo water rights ruling – although it favors the result

SANTA FE — State government recently got a big legal victory when the New Mexico Court of Appeals upheld a landmark water rights settlement with the …

New Mexico

Good Morning News: Cries of Immigrant Children, Portland to Cancel Plastic Straws, Trade War with China (Yes, Again)

by Kelly Kenoyer<i>Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today.</i><br>U.S. Agents Take …

Portland, OR

With New York a step closer to legalizing marijuana, cannabis movement in sports may gain momentum

With apologies to “Sex and the City” actress Cynthia Nixon – who is running against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic primary this fall – …

Cannabis

NY court tosses attempt to loosen teaching requirements

An attempt to loosen requirements for teacher certifications was thrown out of court​, dealing a blow to charter schools and a victory to those who …

New York City

Tax debate returns to Legislature after SJC strikes down Massachusetts millionaire's tax

The Supreme Judicial Court on Monday effectively threw the battle over taxes in Massachusetts back to the state Legislature.<p>The SJC struck from the …

Middle-class

Gazette opinion: Bullock brings dark money to light

Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that money spent on elections is speech protected by the First Amendment, Montana elections have been awash in …

Montana

Idaho Supreme Court OKs delaying water battle arguments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court will postpone arguments surrounding a key water battle to allow parties on both sides of the case to discuss a possible settlement.<p>Justices agreed on Friday to reset the parties' arguments sometime after July. The court had been slated to the arguments …

Forests

Report: NFL Among Invitees to Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting

Representatives from the NFL received an invitation from the House Judiciary Committee to testify at a congressional hearing on sports betting, ESPN's David Purdum reported Tuesday.<p>According to Purdum, the hearing is scheduled for June 26, and it comes after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a …

Football (U.S.)

Supreme Court Lets Districts Favor Democrats, Republicans or the People

Days before the Supreme Court gerrymandering decisions Monday, I talked in person with the two gerrymandering figures loved by their side and viewed …

Government

Ann Arbor expects outside legal costs in dioxane case up to $445K

ANN ARBOR, MI - As legal negotiations continue in the quest to come up with a new plan of attack for the Gelman dioxane plume, Ann Arbor is spending …

Ann Arbor

He thought he would die in prison for selling $40 in crack, but he got his life back

A South Carolina man who was given a life sentence after his third strike now has a second chance at life outside of prison.<p>Onrae Williams was …

South Carolina