02, Sep 2014 - Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
BERLIN (AP) - A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in a fight with the country's taxi drivers.
02, Sep 2014 - Grand jury indicts couple in stripper's death - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
GRETNA, La. (AP) - A grand jury has indicted a couple in the killing and dismemberment of a stripper in New Orleans' French Quarter. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports ( http://bit.ly/1pQfcw7 ) 30-year-old Margaret Sanchez, of Metairie, and 41-year-old Terry Speaks, who is in a federal prison in New York, each was charged Thursday with second-degree murder, obstruction of justice and ...
02, Sep 2014 - Revel casino still talking with potential bidders - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers.
02, Sep 2014 - A guide to the trial over Texas' Voter ID law - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A major election year in Texas largely has overshadowed the trial to determine the fate of the state's tough new voter identification law, but U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos in Corpus Christi is presiding over a case to determine whether the measure safeguards ballot integrity or discriminates against minorities by imposing a mandate that suppresses turnout.
02, Sep 2014 - Missouri Judge Likely To Uphold Teacher Proposal
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri judge says he will likely reject a legal challenge to a November ballot measure that would link teacher evaluations to their students' performance.Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit seeking to strike the initiative from the ballot. The lawsuit alleges the measure contains multiple subjects and amends more than one part ...
02, Sep 2014 - Missouri killer executed, scrutiny high after Arizona
Missouri officials executed convicted killer Michael Worthington on Wednesday despite calls for caution after a problematic execution in Arizona last month, when a condemned prisoner took more than an hour to die. The Missouri execution was the first since the July 23 execution in Arizona of Joseph Wood, who some witnesses said gasped and struggled for breath for more than 90 minutes as he was ...
02, Sep 2014 - No new cases for arrested Alabama federal judge - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
ATLANTA (AP) - The wife of a federal judge told emergency dispatchers that she was being beaten and needed an ambulance before authorities arrested her husband and charged him with battery.
02, Sep 2014 - Paris, MO IMF board expresses confidence in Lagarde - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
WASHINGTON (AP) - The executive board of the International Monetary Fund expressed confidence Friday in IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde after receiving a briefing on a French corruption probe in which Lagarde is being investigated.
02, Sep 2014 - Missouri court switches inmate for execution date
The state, once among the nation’s more active death penalty states, resumed carrying out executions for the first time in nearly three years as the Department of Corrections adopted a new method for killing inmates—a single dose of the powerful sedative pentobarbital.
02, Sep 2014 - Perry, MO Rick Perry attorney predicts acquittal - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry's state attorney predicts Perry will be cleared of two felony charges handed up late Friday by a Travis County grand jury.
02, Sep 2014 - Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
BOSTON (AP) - A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday.
02, Sep 2014 - Detroit raced toward this week's bankruptcy trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri Ne
DETROIT (AP) - It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom. The path to exit bankruptcy could take less than a year and a half.
02, Sep 2014 - Court: Transgender man can keep pursuing divorce - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, S
PHOENIX (AP) - A transgender man in Arizona who gave birth to three children after beginning to change from female to male can continue to pursue a divorce, a state appeals court said Wednesday in reversing a judge who refused to end the marriage.
02, Sep 2014 - Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.
02, Sep 2014 - Judge denies restraining order in immigration case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist's request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance.