Metal thefts, which have caused blackouts and traffic accidents, are on the rise in states across the country. A new Ohio state law aims to tackle this problem by regulating scrap yards. Continue reading →
The longtime, top executive of the country’s biggest public pension fund pleaded guilty to a federal conspiracy charge to commit corruption and fraud Friday after admitting in court documents that he took $250,000 in bribes from a friend and co-defendant in an influence-peddling case that rocked the investment world.
Mike Boyer made a big splash on Tuesday when he became the first person to buy state-licensed weed in Spokane. Then he made an even bigger splash nationally and internationally when he posted his resume on Craigslist later Tuesday stating: "I lost my job due to the news coverage
A dramatic spike in the number of Americans with permits to carry concealed weapons coincides with an equally stark drop in violent crime, according to a new study, which Second Amendment advocates say makes the case that more guns can mean safer streets.
It was the height of the Gilded Age in 1889, and Andrew Carnegie, a pioneer in the steel industry, laid out why he would be donating the bulk of his wealth to causes and not to his family members. His estimated $350 million net worth translates into $4.8 billion in today's dollars.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks police say an adult found a bag of medically prescribed THC candy on a street, and authorities urged parents to caution their children about the many forms drugs can take. Updated: 6/27/14 8:10 pm
A Fairbanks woman at the center of an Interior Alaska tribal feud has been charged in federal court for theft of government funds as well as embezzlement and theft from a tribal organization. A small group of opposing Healy Lake tribe leaders say Joann Polston strong-armed her way to the tribe’s top spot, then abandoned the community.
Cannabis Clubs will be protesting today in front of San Jose City Hall from 12:00pm-7:10pm Thursday, July 10th. The first 1,000 San Jose residents to attend will be given a voucher for a free medical cannabis ...
NASCAR issued a statement Monday shortly after a press release announcing that a group of nine multi-car teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NS
Rob Duke's insight:
Here's a great look at how organizations grow out of institutional rule changes (e.g. Nascar begins because of Alcohol Prohibition); and becomes an institution of its own to which its teams continue to respond.
After shopping mall billionaire and Indiana Pacers co-owner Melvin Simon died at age 82 in 2009, his children sued his widow, Bren Simon (pictured above). Daughter Deborah Simon told the court that her had father abruptly changed his will months before his death, dramatically reducing the share of his fortune willed to charity and his three kids while increasing the amount slated for Bren, even though he couldn't hold a pen by himself. Bren was removed as trustee in 2010, and the family signed a confidential settlement in 2012. (Photo: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage/Getty Images)
Washington state began selling recreational marijuana Tuesday, but law enforcement officials in Alaska say they aren't anticipating increased importation of the drug, which remains illegal in the state.