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US sues Pennsylvania over police fitness tests

The Justice Department's 10-page lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Harrisburg.


Related Topix: Employment / Labor Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily World

Ex-Christian radio host guilty in child rape case

Former Christian radio host John Richard Balyo said Tuesday that he and a second man handcuffed a 12-year-old boy to a motel bed, sexually abused him and took nine photos during the April encounter.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Battle Creek, MI, Federal Prisons, Calhoun County, MI


US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law

A 34-year-old man charged with kidnapping a New Hampshire teen more than nine months ago is heading to court.


Related Topix: Abortion, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Environmental Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

News Observer

Generation of tanners see spike in deadly melanoma

Sarah Baumeister, left, general manager at Jill's Beach Luxury Tanning, shows Lindsy Weeks, 16, how to use a tanning bed Monday, February 18, 2013.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Las Vegas, NV

Myrtle Beach Online

JPMorgan paying $650K to settle CFTC charges

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the settlement Tuesday. The CFTC said that JPMorgan continued to submit inaccurate reports to the agency from 2012 through February of this year even though CFTC staff found errors in them and notified JPMorgan.


Related Topix: Corporate / Securities Law, Business News

KHOU-TV Houston

Clean air rules assailed as too much, too little

Hundreds of people across the country are telling the Environmental Protection Agency its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law

KMPH-TV Fresno

Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway.


Related Topix: North Conway, NH, Criminal Defense Law

Messenger Newspapers

Clearer 'revenge porn' laws urged

Clarification is needed on the law around "revenge porn" and when it could lead to a prosecution, a committee of peers has said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Prison

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Retiree health care agency proposes solvency plan

The Retiree Health Care Authority executive director Mark Tyndall said Monday the Legislature will be asked to phase in the increases in payroll contributions over three years starting in mid-2016.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law

Post and Courier

S.C. mom's arrest sparks child care debate

Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer.


Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, Criminal Defense Law, Parenting

The Town Talk

Suspect dead, 2 marshals and cop wounded in NYC

A fugitive task force and a sex-assault suspect got into a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wounded, authorities said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, San Diego County, CA

Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Monday with the firearms maker, which fired its entire international sales staff after the alleged violations came to light.


Related Topix: Smith and Wesson, Sporting Goods, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law

News Observer

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement

The Washington Post

Belhaven mayor wraps march to DC to save hospital

A North Carolina mayor fighting to reopen a hospital in his rural North Carolina town is finishing his protest march to the nation's capital.


Related Topix: Belhaven, NC, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Poll: Prisons struggling with inmate rehab

Wisconsin's criminal justice system is doing an average job, at best, at rehabilitating prisoners, according to most voters who responded to a recent Marquette University Law School poll.


Related Topix: Prison, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Criminal Defense Law

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, University of Delaware, Washington DC, Criminal Defense Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Up to $4.5M available to improve Great Lakes water

CHICAGO: Grants totaling up to $4.5 million to improve Great Lakes water quality are available to cities on the lakes' shorelines.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law

US attorneys turn up heat on health care fraud

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson of South Dakota said he has restructured his office to allow lawyers in the criminal and civil divisions to devote "significant time" to investigating medical fraud.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Criminal Defense Law, Sioux Falls, SD, Medicine, Medicare, Health

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Man seeks video of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Criminal Defense Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Prisons, Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison


Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama