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NCAA votes to accept $2.8 billion settlement that will usher in dramatic changes for college sports

May. 23, 2024 12:16 PM EDT

The NCAA and Big Ten Conference leadership approved a $2.8 billion settlement of antitrust claims Wednesday, moving college athletics closer to some of the most sweeping changes in its history. The NCAA completed its three-part approval process late Wednesday, with its 15-member...

Norfolk Southern will pay modest $15 million fine as part of federal settlement over Ohio derailment

May. 23, 2024 12:14 PM EDT

The federal government agreed to a modest $15 million fine for Norfolk Southern over last year's disastrous derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, and the railroad promised to pay more than $300 million to complete the efforts to improve safety that it announced after the crash and address community...

Justice Department says illegal monopoly by Ticketmaster and Live Nation drives up prices for fans

May. 23, 2024 11:30 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Ticketmaster and parent company Live Nation Entertainment on Thursday, accusing them of running an illegal monopoly over live events in America — squelching competition and driving up prices for fans. ...

Justice Department sues Ticketmaster and Live Nation, alleging illegal monopoly on live events drives up prices for fans

May. 23, 2024 10:32 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department sues Ticketmaster and Live Nation, alleging illegal monopoly on live events drives up prices for fans.

Federal jury rules against couple who sued Arkansas steakhouse over social-distancing brawl

May. 22, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A jury has ruled against a Black couple who sued a Little Rock steakhouse over a fight the couple had with white customers who weren't wearing masks and stood too close during the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal jury on Monday found no negligence or racial...

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

May. 22, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas on Wednesday filed a $500 million federal lawsuit against nearly 100 state police officers who were part of the botched law enforcement response to one of the deadliest school shootings in...

Judge signs off on $600 million Ohio train derailment settlement but residents still have questions

May. 22, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

A federal judge has signed off on the $600 million class action settlement over last year's disastrous Norfolk Southern derailment in eastern Ohio, but many people who live near East Palestine are still wondering how much they will end up with out of the deal. Preliminary approval...

Wisconsin criminal justice groups argue for invalidating constitutional amendments on bail

May. 22, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin criminal justice advocates argued in court Wednesday that Republican-backed cash bail constitutional amendments approved by voters last year should be invalidated over procedural flaws, a case that elections officials and the Legislature call a cynical attempt to...

Lawsuits claim 66 people were abused as children in Pennsylvania's juvenile facilities

May. 22, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dozens of children suffered physical and sexual abuse including violent rapes inside juvenile detention centers and similar facilities in Pennsylvania, according to four related lawsuits filed Wednesday. The lawsuits describe how 66 people, now adults, say...

Graceland foreclosure sale halted as Presley estate's lawsuit moves forward

May. 22, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday said Elvis Presley's estate could be successful in arguing that a company's attempt to auction Graceland is fraudulent as he halted a foreclosure sale of the beloved Memphis tourist attraction. Later Wednesday, a statement from someone...