| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:41 AM
Democratic Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office allowed Mitchell Robles, a longtime district leader on Bridgeport's Democratic Town Committee, to keep his privileges as a notary public in 2011 despite failing to list felony drug convictions,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:59 PM
A franchise association is again speaking out against an opinion issued by the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel in July, asking that he disclose how he concluded that franchisers should be considered joint employers in labor disputes at...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The union representing rank-and-file Chicago police officers has sued the city and the Police Department to block the release of decades of records of complaints against thousands of current or former officers under Freedom of Information Act requests...
| Oct 25, 2014
It was seven years ago this fall that 28-year-old Nailah Franklin disappeared, touching off a frantic weeklong search for the bubbly pharmaceutical rep that ended with the tragic discovery of her body in a densely wooded south suburban area.
| Oct 18, 2014
| 1:32 PM
For evidence as to why an open government law riddled with exceptions does not serve the public, look no further than a battle the Daily Press is having with the Virginia court system.
For years, a compilation of records from Virginia's court system...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:56 PM
A civil liberties group is pressing for more information about an agreement between five local police departments to share telephone data collected during criminal investigations.
The ACLU of Virginia filed an open-records request on Wednesday to Newport...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Federal officials fined UCLA Health System $470,000 for allowing an anesthesiologist who was banned from Medicare and other federal programs to treat patients and bill the government for their care.
Dr. John Edward Miller, an anesthesiologist at...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"As we look to the future, one issue risks a cycle of conflict that could derail so much progress. And that is the cancer of violent extremism that has ravaged so many parts of the Muslim world."
The cancer of violent extremism . . .
I listen to the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Northwest Biotherapeutics, a Bethesda, Md., firm with a purported cancer vaccine in development, has been in a long, bitter battle with short-sellers of its shares. It also has implied that Adam Feuerstein, a reporter for TheStreet.com, may be in...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:14 PM
In the days after a train carrying highly flammable oil to Yorktown plunged off its tracks in downtown Lynchburg, dumping 15 cars into the James River and sparking a fire so intense that emergency crews had to simply let it burn itself out, federal...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Virginia's Freedom of Information Act lets state and local governments hide critical information from you when officials do their jobs badly. It lets them keep secret when top public servants — such as city managers and others who wield...