October 24, 2013 |
It's hard to believe it could have gotten worse Thursday for Maryland Atty. Gen. Douglas F. Gansler, but somehow it did. The Democratic candidate for governor started the day accused of looking the other way as teenagers drank at a Delaware beach party in June - no small thing given his public stance against teenage drinking. Not to mention the fact that he's the state's chief law enforcement officer. But any day in which the candidate ends up discussing “twerking” - sexually suggestive dancing, for those who missed the whole Miley Cyrus saga - is surely destined to go downhill.
October 10, 2013 |
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit Thursday against Corinthian Colleges Inc. and its subsidiaries, accusing the company of false and predatory advertising, securities fraud and intentional misrepresentations to students. The Santa Ana company, one of the world's largest for-profit college businesses, allegedly targeted low-income Californians through "aggressive marketing campaigns" that inaccurately represented job placement rates and school programs, the complaint said.
October 6, 2013 |
Question: A majority of homeowners were instrumental in getting me elected to the board in order to correct problems created by management and certain directors. Determined to change things, these owners were going to meetings, voicing their opinions and complaints right up to the night I got elected. After my election, none of these owners attended board meetings anymore. On close inspection of books and records there's been indescribable waste, fraud and corruption with ongoing directors complicit with management.
October 2, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with carrying out the April bombings at the Boston Marathon, disposed of key evidence after the attack by "discarding a remaining bomb detonator and smashing his cellphones," according to an internal memo approved by Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and made public Wednesday. The memo, written to the director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons to justify the imposition of harsh detention restrictions on Tsarnaev, also said he and his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, "made additional bombs" after the lethal blasts and convinced others to "attempt to destroy evidence related to the attack.
October 2, 2013 |
Wells Fargo & Co. subjects borrowers seeking mortgage modifications to "Kafkaesque delays and obstructions," in violation of last year's $25-billion national mortgage settlement, New York Atty. Gen Eric Schneiderman said in a federal lawsuit. The suit, filed Wednesday, asks the federal court in Washington to force the bank to comply with the landmark agreement. It alleges that the bank on at least 210 occasions violated timelines imposed by the settlement. At a news conference at his Manhattan offices, Schneiderman mocked a Wells Fargo letter to a homeowner.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 30, 2013 |
One out of every four California elementary school students - nearly 1 million total - are truant each year, an "attendance crisis" that is jeopardizing their academic futures and depriving schools of needed dollars, the state attorney general said in a report to be released Monday. In her first annual study of elementary student truancy, Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris said school districts lost $1.4 billion in 2010-11 in state education dollars, which are distributed based on student attendance.