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California tightens handgun restrictions
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO California (Reuters) - California has banned the sale of single-shot handguns that can be altered into semi-automatic weapons, handing a modest victory to proponents of tougher gun laws while striving to protect antique collectors. The new rules ere signed into law on Friday by Governor Jerry Brown. California already has some of the strictest gun control laws in ...
California high court softens 'three strikes' law
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - (This July 11, 2014, story was corrected in paragraph 6 to show courts, not the state, could reconsider cases ) California's highest court has softened implementation of the state's "three-strikes-and-you're-out" criminal sentencing law, marking the second time the rules for identifying and imprisoning career criminals have been loosened in ...
Convicted Missouri killer faces execution after stay lifted
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request to stay the execution of a convicted triple murderer who says he suffers from mental incapacity, ruling within hours after an appeals court lifted a stay granted by a federal judge. Missouri prison officials were planning to put John Middleton to death by lethal injection at 12:01 a.m. CDT on Wednesday at the state prison in Bonne ...
Fulton Jazz Fest, Aug. 8-9, Announces ‘Monster’ Line-up
“Jazz Organ Monster” Tony Monaco, king of the Hammond B3 Organ, headlines the 2014 Fulton Jazz Fest, with cool jazz and hot nights, 5-11 p.m. on Aug. 8 and 4:30-11 p.m. Aug. 9, it was announced by the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, festival host. Continue reading →
Real estate transactions for Sunday, July 6, 2014
The transactions listed below include properties sold for $200,000 or more and recorded between June 9-13. David Alan Kuritz sold to 7997 Doar Road to Daniel J. and Cheri K. Fernandes for $750,000.
Barclays Dark Pool Shunned by Clients
Money managers and brokers shunned Barclays Plc (BARC)'s dark pool, and Chief Executive Officer Antony Jenkins pledged an urgent inquiry, after the bank was accused of lying to clients about high-frequency trading on the venue. Deutsche Bank AG, Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. and Investment Technology Group Inc. are among brokerages that disconnected from the Barclays LX ...
Rubber bands snapping really hard - painfully hard - against the skin. That's what laser treatment feels like to Marianne Morrison, who is getting three of her tattoos removed, including a large iris on the right side of her neck.
Goldman posts surprise profit gain
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported a surprise increase in second-quarter profit as fixed-income revenue fell less than many analysts projected and investment-banking fees rose. Net income climbed 5%... To view the full story, click the title link.