NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury on Thursday awarded $47.8 million to the families of two men killed in 2008 when a construction crane collapsed. The jury ordered James Lomma, the owner of the crane, and his companies to pay ...Read More »
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials are leaving mentally ill or disabled criminal defendants to languish in jail for months before getting them required treatment, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. The lawsuit in Alameda ...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity who were portrayed in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article’s ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas with air pollution from power plants. At the same ...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina legislators are asking why state officials allowed two opposing hate groups to hold overlapping rallies at the Statehouse. A legislative panel that oversees Statehouse grounds will question a Department of Administration official Tuesday about ...Read More »