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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA 55-year-old disabled Mishawaka man has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Mishawaka alleging his civil rights have been violated because some buildings, including City Hall and Battell Center, are not handicap-accessible, he claims. Donald...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A civil liberties group says North Carolina's adoption laws are unconstitutional because they prevent unmarried couples from adopting their partners' children. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the federal lawsuit...
DETROIT (AP) — A state lawmaker from the Detroit area says she's getting support from across the country after she referred to her vagina on the House floor and was banned from speaking the next day. Rep. Lisa Brown, a Democrat from Oakland County,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospect that thousands of drones could be patrolling U.S. skies by the end of this decade is raising the specter of a Big Brother government that peers into backyards and bedrooms. The worries began mostly on the political...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A day after electing their first African-American president, Southern Baptists are considering a resolution opposing the idea that gay rights are civil rights. The resolution up for a vote Wednesday affirms Southern Baptists'...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The University of Notre Dame has agreed to make changes in how it handles investigations of campus sexual assaults as a result of an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Specifically, the...
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WSBT-TV ReporterTwo years ago Friday, President Obama signed the controversial Affordable Health Care Act. On that anniversary, protesters hit the streets in cities across the country. More than 100 people gathered in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center in...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday declined to drop murder and feticide charges against a woman who ate rat poison while she was pregnant in a case that medical and women's rights groups contend could have larger repercussions....
Tags: Politics, Justice System, Prisons, Murder, Laws
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterLavon Dean-Null's travel experiences slide easily into daily lessons in her classroom. As her students learn about world history and culture, she describes her vivid memories of South Korea, China, Mongolia and other exotic places. Middle-schoolers...
If Abraham Lincoln were to run for President today, would he be elected? It is a question being debated this month at IU South Bend and one you can research for yourself thanks to a new exhibit at the college. According to some historians, at one...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge set bail Friday for a Chinese immigrant who has spent more than a year in jail on charges that she murdered her 33-week-old fetus by eating rat poison, in a closely watched case that has potentially broad...
Tags: Justice System, Murder, Laws, Criminal Laws, Lawyers
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Faced with a crushing debt and the prospect that he'd have to close the gay nightclub he started 21 years ago, John Shockey popped the words "Save Trumans" on his marquee. All he wanted was to boost business. But Truman's Nightclub, a...
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