Those operating short-term rentals in Joplin would be required to obtain a municipal license and comply with the requirements of a new ordinance if a zoning change and permit by-law received final approval from city council. The council put forward a licensing requirement for these rental operations on first reading at a meeting on December …

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Governor Jared Polis on Thursday reduced the prison sentence for a truck driver convicted in a fatal crash to 10 years, drastically reducing his original 110-year sentence that sparked widespread outrage . The decision on Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ sentence was one of many commutations and end-of-year pardons pronounced by Polis. The move …

Last month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office struck yet another blow against the bad actors who exploit the American art market. Their latest success highlights a lingering weakness in the multibillion-dollar industry: Self-regulation and voluntary policing have not worked. No bad publicity or civil fines. Criminal investigations and legal consequences are needed to stop the …

A special court appointed under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) on Wednesday sentenced a 53-year-old priest from a church in Govandi to life imprisonment for repeatedly sodomizing a 13-year-old child. years of his parish in 2015. Recently, the court had stepped up the charges against the man, who had been a …

DENVER (KDVR) – Of the 16 million Americans who served in World War II, approximately 240,000 veterans still live. One group has made it their mission to ensure that the service and sacrifices of these heroes are remembered, honored and, most importantly, never forgotten. This country is rapidly losing members of the “greater generation,” according …

Celebrity apologies have grown into a genre of their own over the past decade, with everything from minor transgressions to court cases requiring a statement of regret based on a notes app. Whether they’re timely or decades overdue, one thing’s for sure is celebrity apologies always raise the ratings. They generate headlines, they appear in …

In May, Kim Day announced that she was stepping down from her thirteen-year tenure as CEO of Denver Intl Airport and retire. Ten days later, Eulois Cleckley, head of the Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI), tendered their resignation; he had taken on a new post by directing the Miami-Dade County Department of Transportation …

As New Zealand prepares to introduce one of the toughest anti-smoking laws in the world, a similar ban has already been put in place nearly 10,000 miles away in a Boston suburb. Earlier this month, New Zealand unveiled its plan to stop young people from smoking in their lifetimes. The legislation, which includes other restrictions …

From 2022, it will be legal in Manteca for homeowners to use their home as a short-term rental. But they must obtain business licenses, collect the city’s 12 percent tourist tax, pay 1 percent short-term rental fees, and comply with a series of regulations. And if someone is caught using their home as a short-term …

Fleischmann’s Vinegar plant continues to pollute Jones Falls with low levels of acid runoff, new inspection report obtained by the drink discloses. The North Baltimore plant has been cited by the state for four drinking water regulatory violations. The Maryland Department of the Environment could impose cash penalties for each day that a violation continues. …