County officials in Arkansas file appeals in Duggar lawsuit


By Associated Press By Associated Press October 12 at 3:21 PM FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Three county officials in Arkansas have filed appeals after a federal judge refused to dismiss them from a lawsuit that alleges they improperly released information about an investigation of Josh Duggar abusing four of his sisters. …

Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuit against bump stock makers – National

NEW YORK – A lawsuit seeking to represent the victims of the Las Vegas rampage, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, was filed against the makers of so-called bump stocks, which the shooter used to achieve a near-automatic rate of fire. The proposed class action lawsuit, filed in …

Indigenous women coerced into tubal ligations file proposed class action lawsuit

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Indigenous mothers who say they were pressured into having a tubal ligation while giving birth at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.Lawsuit papers were served against the attorney general of Canada, the province of Saskatchewan, the Saskatoon Health Region, and …

Sask. Indigenous women file lawsuit claiming coerced sterilization

Indigenous women in Saskatoon are proposing a class-action lawsuit against the province, its health regions, individual physicians and the country for what they call coerced sterilization. They are seeking $7 million each in damages. According to the summary of claim, the term “coerced sterilization” refers to the practice of sterilizing …

County Officials Vote to Repeal Chicago-Area Soda Tax

County Officials Vote to Repeal Chicago-Area Soda Tax  U.S. News & World ReportMichael Bloomberg wasted $10 million trying to convince Chicago-area Cook County to keep its soda tax  Washington ExaminerChicago area cans soda tax in win for beverage industry  Philly.comCook County Board repeals pop tax  Chicago TribuneWhy Chicago’s soda tax fizzled after two months …

California will file separate lawsuit over end of DACA program, attorney general says

California plans its own lawsuit against the federal government because it is disproportionately harmed by President Trump’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said Wednesday. Becerra outlined his …California to File Suit Over Trump Administration’s Plan to End DACA

City, county officials blame each other for growing hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Finger-pointing started Monday over what appears to be a delayed response to the deadly hepatitis A outbreak ravaging San Diego County, as public records to and from city and county officials began to be released. In one email from June, …Health officials report second case of San Diego-related …

County officials to vote on repealing Chicago-area soda tax

Cook County officials are expected to take a major step toward repealing a Chicago-area tax on sweetened beverages. The county board’s finance committee is meeting Tuesday to vote on a measure to repeal the unpopular…