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‘American dream’ at stake in Harvard race-based admissions case at Supreme Court, say Asian American lawmakers
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‘American dream’ at stake in Harvard race-based admissions case at Supreme Court, say Asian American lawmakers

The ability of Asian Americans to come to America and “pursue their dreams” is at stake in a closely watched college admissions case before the Supreme Court that is set for oral arguments next week, according to Asian American lawmakers. The Supreme Court Monday will hear two cases dealing with the alleged policies of Harvard...

Tory Lanez gets house arrest until Stallion case goes to trial
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Tory Lanez gets house arrest until Stallion case goes to trial

A judge on Wednesday ordered Tory Lanez to be placed under house arrest until the start of his trial for allegedly shooting fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion in the feet in 2020. The order also includes electronic monitoring of the 30-year-old performer, whose real name is Daystar Peterson. “Peterson was placed on house arrest today...

Ex-Teamsters’ boss gets 19 months in Chicago extortion case
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Ex-Teamsters’ boss gets 19 months in Chicago extortion case

CHICAGO — A former Teamsters union boss who was once one of the most powerful labor leaders in Chicago was sentenced Wednesday to 19 months in federal prison for extorting $325,000 from the head of a film studio in the city. The sentence comes more than three years after John Coli Sr. pleaded guilty to...

Ohio Fishermen Plead Not Guilty In Cheating Scandal Case
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Ohio Fishermen Plead Not Guilty In Cheating Scandal Case

The two Ohio fishermen who left the sports world stunned after allegedly stuffing fish with weights during a tournament pled not guilty to multiple charges on Wednesday. 42-year-old Jacob Runyan and 35-year-old Chase Cominsky were indicted by a grand jury earlier this month on felony charges of cheating, attempted grand theft and possessing criminal tools...

CBI arrests private firm’s director Sanjay Kumar Singh in ponzi scam case
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CBI arrests private firm’s director Sanjay Kumar Singh in ponzi scam case

The CBI has arrested the director of a Durgapur-based company in connection with its probe into a ponzi scam case, a senior official said on Wednesday. Sanjay Kumar Singh, director of a private firm, also known for his close association with arrested TMC leader Raju Sahani, was apprehended following a 10-hour-long grilling...

Richmond gets court win in lingering Confederate statue case
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Richmond gets court win in lingering Confederate statue case

RICHMOND, Va. — A judge has sided with Richmond officials in a lawsuit over whether the Virginia city can remove a final Confederate monument and the remains of a rebel general interred beneath it. Circuit Court Judge David Eugene Cheek Sr. said in a ruling Tuesday that city officials — not the descendants of A.P....

Prosecutors Pressure Trump Aides to Testify in Documents Case – DNyuz
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Prosecutors Pressure Trump Aides to Testify in Documents Case – DNyuz

Federal prosecutors investigating former President Donald J. Trump’s handling of national security documents he took with him from the White House have ratcheted up their pressure in recent weeks on key witnesses in the hopes of gaining their testimony, according to two people briefed on the matter. The effort by the Justice Department shows how...

Eric Weinberg has $5-million bail revoked in sex crimes case
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Eric Weinberg has $5-million bail revoked in sex crimes case

A Hollywood producer charged with sex crimes was remanded into custody Tuesday after a judge characterized him as a potential danger to society. Eric Weinberg, best known for his work as co-executive producer of the TV show “Scrubs,” was led away in handcuffs by a deputy after pleading not guilty to 18 felony counts of...

Sportswriter Jonah Keri will not get early parole in abuse case
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Sportswriter Jonah Keri will not get early parole in abuse case

Jonah Keri, the baseball writer serving a 21-month sentence for domestic violence, was denied parole by a Quebec parole board that ruled his release would “represent an unacceptable risk to society.” The parole board issued its ruling after a hearing last week. The Times obtained a copy of the decision on Tuesday. Keri, who was...