From here. A man charged with unlawfully shooting and killing a grizzly bear in defense of his family, garnered so many supporters at his arraignment in U.S. District Court Tuesday that the judge had to move the hearing to a larger courtroom. Even in the larger space, however, every seat was reportedly occupied as the man’s family, friends and neighbors vied for a place to show their support. Jeremy M. Hill, 33, pleaded not guilty to killing the grizzly with a rifle on his 20-acre property near Porthill, Idaho, at the Canadian border. Because the Endangered Species Act classifies the grizzly as a threatened species, […]
That’s right – you knew more government regulations always have unintended consequences – and this is the case – all new debt the credit card companies have raised their interest rates to record levels. While the Credit CARD Act did limit how much consumers would be charged for late payment or over the limit spending on their credit cards, the Act did not address the creation of other penalty fees. For example, in late 2009, Fifth Third Bank started charging $19 for cardholders who had not used their credit cards in 12 months (2). Citi started charging a higher interest […]
So far they’ve found 250 illegal pools and collected $75,000 in fines and fees. Of course not everyone thinks that a city should be spending time looking at aerial pictures of backyards. Rest of the story here.