03/04/14 09:32 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The director of a documentary that explored a killer whale's involvement in the death of a SeaWorld trainer says a Labor Department investigator who probed the incident didn't provide filmmakers with any confidential documents. In a statement to The Associated Press,...
By Nicholas K. Geranios | 03/04/14 08:59 AM
While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press.
By Steve LeBlanc | 03/03/14 09:01 AM
Last fall, the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans hosted its annual conference at Boston's Seaport Hotel, bringing together hundreds of industry officials and a handful of lawmakers, administration officials and legislative aides. Attorney General Martha Coakley addressed the crowd.
02/27/14 03:01 PM
The revelation that the superintendent of a tiny Southern California school district earned more than President Obama last year sparked calls Tuesday for his resignation, a criminal investigation and a recall of the school board. Superintendent Jose Fernandez’s total compensation in 2013 was...
By Bloomberg News | 02/27/14 09:06 AM
People working for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who owned stock in companies under investigation were more likely to sell shares than other investors in the months before the agency announced it was taking enforcement actions, according to a new academic paper.
By Associated Press | 02/27/14 08:52 AM
State records show that New Mexico legislators averaged a little over $16,000 in compensation last year although they receive no annual salary.
By Bloomberg News | 02/26/14 09:57 AM
Credit Suisse Group helped American customers hide as much as $10 billion in assets from the Internal Revenue Service, more than double the amount previously known, according to a U.S. Senate committee.
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:23 AM
Two former Pennsylvania House speakers convicted and sent to prison in a legislative corruption scandal are close to being released on parole after less than two years behind bars.
By Joe Mandak | 02/26/14 09:06 AM
The city's former police chief was sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiring to create an unauthorized slush fund, with a federal judge saying she was sending a message that the seriousness of his crimes outweighed his supporters' calls for leniency.
By Channing Joseph | 02/26/14 09:03 AM
One-third of a central California town's police force was taken off duty after several officers were arrested in a scheme to take for themselves the impounded cars of some poor Hispanic residents, authorities said.
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 05:43 PM
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. -- Two New Jersey police officers have been charged with conspiracy, misconduct and records tampering after video from a second dashboard camera surfaced in their 2012 arrest of a man they claimed resisted arrest. All charges against the defendant, Marcus Jeter, 30, of...
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 01:48 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. -- A proposal for making Kansas police records more available to the public has cleared a committee, a victory for open-records advocates who have been working to overcome opposition from prosecutors. The House Judiciary Committee on Monday approved a bill to make police documents...
By Mark Flatten | 02/25/14 11:02 AM
Thousands of orders for diagnostic medical tests have been purged en masse by the Department of Veterans Affairs to make it appear its decade-long backlog is being eliminated, according to documents obtained by the Washington Examiner.
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 09:14 AM
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh former police chief Nathan Harper is facing sentencing for conspiring to create an unauthorized slush fund from which he spent more than $30,000 on himself. U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon was scheduled to decide Tuesday whether Harper deserves prison, probation or...
02/25/14 09:06 AM
SEATTLE — Three days after holding a news conference to defend Seattle's police chief for erasing a misconduct finding against an officer, Mayor Ed Murray partially reversed course Monday, reinstating the original finding and saying the decision to lift it did not look like the kind of police...
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