OAKLAND, Calif. | Oakland mayor: Police won’t ask applicants about sex assualt

OAKLAND, Calif.— Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has ordered an end to the city’s police department’s policy that forced job applicants to give it access to confidential records, including records that disclosed whether they had been sexually assaulted. Schaaf’s order came after the San Francisco Chronicle revealed in a story Sunday that the department required potential … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Oakland mayor: Police won’t ask applicants about sex assualt

MILWAUKEE | Sanders rallies Wisconsin voters before Trump, Obama visits

MILWAUKEE — Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders urged college students and other supporters Monday at an early-voting rally on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus to throw Republican Gov. Scott Walker out of office and re-elect Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin. The event comes at the start of a week during which President Donald Trump and former … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Sanders rallies Wisconsin voters before Trump, Obama visits

INDIANAPOLIS | Lioness at Indianapolis Zoo kills her longtime mate

INDIANAPOLIS— The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lioness killed her mate. The zoo said Friday that an adult female, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack in their outdoor yard Monday before the zoo opened for the day. The zoo says the two had been housed together for eight years and produced three cubs … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Lioness at Indianapolis Zoo kills her longtime mate

SNELLVILLE, Ga. | Chief: Officer kills man accused of killing Georgia officer

SNELLVILLE, Ga. — A police officer on Monday shot and killed an 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting another officer near a school in the Atlanta area over the weekend, police said. Tafahree Maynard was one of two men charged in the fatal shooting Saturday of Gwinnett County police Officer Antwan Toney. Police believe Maynard … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga. | Chief: Officer kills man accused of killing Georgia officer

LOS ANGELES | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer’s suit

LOS ANGELES— A California judge on Monday ordered Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti to pay $4.85 million to an attorney at his former law firm, the first time the potential presidential candidate is being held personally liable in the case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Dennis Landin issued the ruling after turning down a request … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer’s suit

Business News: Ameren Missouri expanding wind generation in the Show-Me State

Company’s second wind facility planned for 2020 ST. LOUIS, MO – Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a wind generation facility of up to a 157-megawatts (MW) to be located in northwest Missouri. Today’s agreement, along with the previously-announced … Continue reading Business News: Ameren Missouri expanding wind generation in the Show-Me State

Losses in energy companies, banks weigh on US stock indexes

A broad slide led by energy companies and banks pulled U.S. stocks lower Monday, extending the market’s recent string of losses. Technology companies were doing better than the rest of the market. The losses, which had the benchmark S&P 500 index on track for a four-day losing streak, came as traders geared up for a … Continue reading Losses in energy companies, banks weigh on US stock indexes