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SOUTH BEND — A federal judge has decided the fate of the former Family Dollar Store on LaSalle Street in South Bend. The city paid $1.2 million for the property near downtown and then sold it to the Diocese for $1 for the new St. Joseph’s...
Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND — At least for the time being, it appears a federal court’s decision this week to block the city’s transfer of land to St. Joseph High School for $1 will not have an impact on construction of the new school. While the city...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barbara Von Aspern loves her daughter, "thinks the world" of the person her daughter intends to marry and believes the pair should have the same legal rights as anyone else. It pains her, but Von Aspern is going to skip their...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The actions of a South Bend police officer during an arrest 18 months ago have led to a federal lawsuit in which 27-year-old Germaine Harris alleges he was falsely arrested, wrongfully imprisoned, and the victim of excessive force. Harris...
DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer is asking a federal judge in Detroit to stop major welfare limits in Michigan that kick in Saturday. Jacqueline Doig (DOYG) claims the constitutional rights of thousands of people will be violated because they didn't get...
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis thought he'd beaten the house out of a $2 million gambling debt, but the Nevada Supreme Court says he'll have to pay anyway. The Silver State's top court ruled Thursday that a lower court...
BENTON HARBOR – Tuesday was primary election day for some Michigan cities. But Benton Harbor’s state-appointed Emergency Financial Manager created an outcome in the city’s commissioner at large race that we don’t often see in...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterINDIANAPOLIS — A movement to add a ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions to the state constitution won another victory Tuesday. The Indiana Senate voted 40-10 in favor of a measure that would allow Hoosiers to vote on an amendment to prohibit...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Republican leaders appear to be taking the same confident and bullish approach to implementing their divisive collective bargaining law that they took to passing it, suggesting they may ignore a judge's warning...
Tags: Laws, Scott Walker, Politics, Democratic Party, Interior Policy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Democrats are back at work after a five-week boycott to protest a Republican agenda they consider an assault on labor unions and public education, but whether their efforts will ultimately change the outcome of...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana House Democrats who fled the state nearly six weeks ago to protest a Republican agenda they considered an assault on labor unions and public education planned to return to the Statehouse on Monday, ending one of the...
DETROIT (AP) — The city of Dearborn is nationally known as the home of Ford Motor Co., the Henry Ford museum and one of the country's most concentrated Middle Eastern communities. Now it can boast of bucking a trend that saw Detroit and most other...
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