Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / News (page 130) /

News

Justice Kavanaugh tests positive for COVID, has no symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Brett Kavanaugh has tested positive for COVID-19. The high court said in a press release Friday that Kavanaugh has no symptoms and has been fully vaccinated since January. Kavanaugh and all the ...

Read More »

Nevada Supreme Court orders separate trials in four killings

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Salvadoran immigrant accused of killing four people during a string of crimes in 2019 must be tried separately in both counties where the slayings took place. Prosecutors argued ...

Read More »

Lawsuit: NYPD still hiding discipline files after law change

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sued New York City’s police department on Thursday, saying it is illegally keeping the vast majority of officer disciplinary records out of public view. The New ...

Read More »

Suit dismissed in South Bend officer’s shooting of Black man

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Black man who was fatally shot by a white South Bend police officer in a killing that snarled then-Mayor Pete ...

Read More »

University of Rochester finalizing purchase of Brooks Crossing apartments

The University of Rochester is in the process of finalizing the purchase Brooks Crossing from a Minneapolis developer and plans to continue operating the South Plymouth Avenue property as a student housing facility. Spruce Risk Purchasing Group LLC, the university’s ...

Read More »

Congressional members share own abortion stories at hearing

Three Democratic members of Congress on Thursday offered deeply personal testimony about their own abortions as a congressional committee examined how to respond to conservative states that are passing laws limiting abortion access. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri said she ...

Read More »

Attorney: Removal of Spears’ father is ‘a loss for Britney’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge’s decision to remove Britney Spears’ father from control of the conservatorship that has wielded vast power over her life is “a loss” for the singer, his attorney said Thursday. A Los Angeles court on ...

Read More »

Jury finds for plaintiffs in lawsuit over fire caused by BMW car

After a seven-day trial a federal court jury has awarded an Irondequoit couple almost $900,000, plus interest for damage caused to their home by a fire that started in their BMW X3 car that was parked in their garage. The ...

Read More »

RochesterWorks initiative aims to reduce gun violence through workforce development

RochesterWorks! has launched a $2.25 million gun violence prevention initiative that is designed to provide job opportunities for hundreds of Rochester young adults. The region’s largest nonprofit provider of workforce and career services is looking for community organizations to help ...

Read More »

High court could add more contentious cases to busy lineup

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court term that begins next week is already full of contentious cases, including fights over abortion and guns. But the justices still have a lot of blank space on their calendar, with four more months of ...

Read More »