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22, Nov 2014 - Carson City Nevada Puts The Brakes On Ride-Sharing App Uber
The state of Nevada has put the brakes on the ride-sharing app Uber -- at least until Nov. 7. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber drivers from offering rides until a hearing set for Nov. 6, the Associated Press reports . The court order to block the service was sought out by the state’s attorney general late Friday afternoon.
22, Nov 2014 - Jefferson What you need to know: Monday
It's Monday, Oct. 27 and here is your day ahead: In local news... WEATHER: Full forecast 1. KRISTEN SMITH Sentencing: A federal judge today is poised to sentence a Colorado woman who took her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside in freezing temperatures in Iowa. A jury found Kristen Smith guilty of kidnapping in July. According to court documents and prosecutors, she took ...
22, Nov 2014 - Clark OJ Simpson appeal in hands of Nevada Supreme Court
O.J. Simpson's appeal for release from a Nevada prison is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court. Simpson lawyers argued in a final brief to the Nevada high court that a lower court judge was wrong to deny the former football star a new trial in his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery conviction for a hotel room heist in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court could decide to hear oral arguments, or ...
22, Nov 2014 - Milwaukee Federal appeals court: Clergy abuse victim who received settlement can't make bankruptcy claim
MILWAUKEE — A man who was abused by a priest while attending a school for deaf children cannot set aside a settlement with the Archdiocese of Milwaukee to pursue a claim in bankruptcy court, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
22, Nov 2014 - Portland Immigrant who hid in US church temporarily freed
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the temporary release of an immigrant activist who took refuge at an Oregon church to avoid deportation and was arrested this week on federal charge of illegal re-entry.
22, Nov 2014 - Carson City AP: Carson City Judge blocks Uber service in Nevada
UPDATE: 9:25 p.m. RENO, Nev. -- Fox 11 has received a statement from Uber, regarding their status following the temporary stay in Nevada. Michael Amodeo from the Communications Department at Uber released the following statement: "Uber is not banned in the state of Nevada. ...
22, Nov 2014 - Topeka Federal judge OKs Kansas same-sex marriage; stays order pending appeal
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kan., issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday barring state officials from refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
22, Nov 2014 - Frost Court to decide if county septic rules violate Amish beliefs
The legal issue involves county regulations requiring a septic system for new homes. Such a system, however, is considered a modern day convenience that goes against Amish beliefs.
22, Nov 2014 - Rankin Miss. Prison Chief Resigns, Accused Of Taking Bribes
A 49-count indictment alleges former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps accepted more than $700,000 in bribes from a Rankin County businessman.
22, Nov 2014 - Lee Richmond Teen Gets 44 Years In Student's Death
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Richmond teenager has been sentenced to 44 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a Virginia Union University student. 19-year-old Willie Daquan Lee was sentenced Friday in Richmond Circuit Court in the Feb. 23 shooting of 20-year-old Kahron M. Lee of Woodbridge. They are not related. Kahron Lee was returning to his apartment after leading a late-night study session ...
22, Nov 2014 - Franklin Lawrence board reviews jail lease proposal
IRONTON — A proposed lease for the former youth prison in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, that Lawrence County officials want to use for a county jail would begin April 1 of next year.
22, Nov 2014 - Quincy Florida to execute man who killed wife and stepdaughter in 1992
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - A man convicted of fatally shooting his sleeping wife, then raping and murdering her 10-year-old daughter, was scheduled to die by injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison after spending almost half his life on death row. Attorneys for Chadwick Banks, 43, unsuccessfully challenged the state's lethal-injection methods and argued that his ...