Evers calls resignation request for health leader ‘insane’

Sen. Tom Tiffany, who was elected to Congress in a special election on Tuesday, said Palm should step down as leader of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services because of how she handled the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, which Tiffany referred to as the “Wuhan virus.”

Armstead, Hutchison reelected to West Virginia Supreme Court

Ketchum was sentenced last year in federal court to probation on a felony fraud count related to his personal use of a state vehicle and gas fuel card. Loughry resigned in 2018 and was sentenced in 2019 to two years in prison for federal felony fraud charges.

Review: ‘Artemis Fowl’ wasn’t worth the wait after all

But when you’re not trying to grasp the frantic story line, you will struggle to think of why you care, anyway. In the books, the younger Artemis is “a criminal mastermind” and something of a pipsqueak antihero. He’s here bereft of those qualities and comes across more as a smug, privileged rich boy who does […]

GOP House hopeful’s email questions early Trump support

Herrell didn’t explicitly say she was supporting Cruz over Trump. Still, her GOP primary opponents say it counters the story Herrell told voters in 2018 and recently that she supported Trump from “day one” and is the one candidate who supports him unconditionally.

Refund replaces tax break for some out-of-state shoppers

Washington lawmakers amended the sales tax exemption — which was first enacted in 1965 — as part of a tax package passed earlier this year alongside the state’s new two-year budget. Under the new law, non-residents will now pay state and local sales taxes at the time of purchase. Starting in January, out-of-state residents from […]

Review: ‘Bully. Coward. Victim,’ a personal look at Roy Cohn

Meeropol interviews playwright Tony Kushner, director John Waters, gossip maven Cindy Adams, actor Nathan Lane, lawyer Alan Dershowitz, journalists, politicians and historians, but gets more intimate than Tyrnauer could ever when she spends time talking about Cohn with her left-leaning family — “He was the personification of evil,” says a cousin.

Review: Very hip, very haunted house in ‘Should Have Left’

Oh, speaking of “The Shining”: you’ll be thinking about it a lot during “You Should Have Left,” because this Blumhouse film, directed by David Koepp, is sort of a “Shining Lite.” No, there are no creepy twins. And this haunted house may not be as spectacular as the Overlook Hotel, but it’s pretty cool: All […]

Man pleads not guilty by reason of insanity in mom’s death

Phillip Nash had been scheduled to go on trial on a charge of second-degree murder. He was sentenced Friday to five years in the secure psychiatric unit of the state prison, and would be re-evaluated after that.