The state of Hawaii is now forcing faith-based pregnancy centers to give women information on where they can obtain an abortion. Those who violate the law face a $1,000 fine for each violation.
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TupungatoClem Smith was homeless for six years, and if Jefferson County, Colorado, code enforcement has its way, he may be homeless again. He used inheritance money to buy land he plans to build a house on, an RV he lives in at the property until the house is built, and a shipping container he says […]
‘Suicide Squad,’ WBJust 32 seconds after entering the floor of a Melbourne, Australia, night club hosting a swingers party, a police SWAT team opened fire on a couple having sex. The two were dressed as the Joker and Harley Quinn, and the man had a toy gun, which someone had called to report. Security at […]
City officials in Wellington, New Zealand, have apologized after producers of a city-funded arts festival changed lyrics to a song from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to remove a reference to Israel. After lyricist Tim Rice found out about the change, he blasted the decision, prompting the festival to drop all songs from the […]
AlphaspiritA Palm Beach County, Florida, sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to using information he got from law enforcement databases to steal the identities of dozens of people. Frantz Felisma used the databases to look up personal information on people who drove expensive cars.
Harald TjøstheimIn an effort to promote affordable housing, California lawmakers plan to add a $75 fee to most real estate documents. Democratic state. Sen. Toni Atkins says the fee could raise almost $1 billion a year, which would be used to fund affordable housing.
GkasabovaWayne County, Michigan, prosecutors have dropped all charges against a man they accused of sexually assaulting and killing his eight-month old daughter after a medical examiner’s report found no evidence of either assault or sexual assault. The medical examiner’s report found the girl died from “asphyxia by overlay” when her father accidentally rolled over onto […]
PetarneychevThe United Kingdom’s National Health Service reports that 20 percent of those trying to schedule an appointment with a general practitioner cannot get one within seven days and 11.3 percent cannot get an appointment at all. Meanwhile, 27.8 percent said they had difficulty just reaching a doctor’s office on the phone.
security footageWhen the Lemay family’s teenage daughters arrived home one Saturday, one of them had trouble with the security system’s keypad and accidentally triggered the alarm. She called the security company and had the alarmed turned off in just a few minutes. But about 20 minutes after that, two Minneapolis police officers showed up. Neither […]
AakahunaaFor 30 years, Lexa King has cultivated the azaleas outside her Atlanta home. But someone recently made an anonymous complaint to city code enforcement. A code enforcement officer cited her for having an overgrown yard. She faces up to 60 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.