Tennessee bill would require defendants convicted of killing a parent to pay victims’ children

Tennessee lawmakers proposed legislation that would require defendants convicted of certain violent crimes that killed a parent to pay the victim’s children until the children become adults. SB2878/HB2960 is sponsored by Sen. Sara Kyle and Rep. G.A. Hardaway, both Democrats, in their respective chambers. The legislation would create a new financial penalty for those convicted […]

Trump expected to move closer to clinching GOP presidential nomination with likely big win over Haley in SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former President Donald Trump predicts the end is near for rival Nikki Haley. “She’s getting clobbered,” Trump emphasized at a recent rally in North Charleston, South Carolina, as he touted his formidable lead over Haley in Saturday’s Republican presidential primary in the Palmetto State. “She’s finished.” “You’re not supposed to lose your […]

Haley courts independents, Democrats as she aims to avoid a blowout to Trump on her home turf

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Nikki Haley is looking to prevent what Donald Trump’s presidential campaign predicts will be an “a– kicking” in her home state of South Carolina Saturday by courting independent voters. “This is an open primary,” Haley emphasized in a “Fox and Friends” interview this week. The former two-term Palmetto State governor who later […]

Fargo loses challenge to North Dakota’s crackdown on local gun control laws

State District Judge Cherie Clark has dismissed Fargo’s lawsuit against a North Dakota law restricting local gun control measures. The law being challenged banned guns and ammunition-related zoning ordinances, and a Fargo statute banned firearms sales from being conducted from residential buildings. “While the Court agrees that (the North Dakota Constitution) intends for ‘maximum local […]