Pierce Brosnan pleads guilty to walking off trail at Yellowstone hot springs, must pay $1,500

[ad_1] MAMMOTH, Wyo. — Actor Pierce Brosnan, who pleaded guilty Thursday to stepping off a trail in a thermal area during a November visit to Yellowstone National Park, got caught after posting pictures online, court records said. Brosnan, who called in to the court hearing in Mammoth, Wyoming, was fined $500 and ordered to make … Read more

Oregon may revive penalties for drug possession. What will the change do?

[ad_1] Oregon is poised to step back from its first-in-the-nation drug decriminalization law with a new measure approved by the state Senate that would reinstate criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of some drugs. The law, which took effect in 2021, decriminalized possession and personal use of all drugs, including small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, … Read more

New Zealand tour operators told to pay $7.8 million in fines and reparations over volcanic eruption

[ad_1] WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Tour booking agents and managers of a New Zealand island where a volcanic eruption killed 22 people in 2019 were ordered Friday to pay nearly $13 million (US$7.8 million) in fines and reparations. The holding company of the island’s owners, a boat tour operator and three companies that operated helicopter … Read more

Russian court sentences co-chair of rights group to 30 months in prison

[ad_1] The co-chair of Nobel Peace Prize winning Memorial Human Rights Centre Oleg Orlov speaks to journalists prior to a court session for a new trial on charges of repeated discrediting Russian military, in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko) [ad_2] Source link

LA ethics panel rejects proposed fine for ex-CBS exec Les Moonves over police probe interference

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission unanimously rejected a proposed settlement between the city and Les Moonves on Wednesday, saying a tougher penalty is warranted for the former CBS chief executive accused of interfering with a police investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. Moonves had agreed to pay an $11,250 … Read more

LA ethics panel rejects proposed fine for ex-CBS exec Les Moonves over police probe interference

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Ethics Commission unanimously rejected a proposed settlement between the city and Les Moonves on Wednesday, saying a tougher penalty is warranted for the former CBS chief executive accused of interfering with a police investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. Moonves had agreed to pay an $11,250 … Read more

New York woman sentenced to probation and fines in COVID aid fraud schemes

[ad_1] NEW YORK — A Brooklyn woman who pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with various pandemic-era relief schemes was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and $650,000 in penalties. Prosecutors said Chanette Lewis, 32, carried out some of the schemes by leveraging her job at a call center, part of a New York … Read more