Stories tagged: fines
Wed., July 18, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company’s Android operating system to install …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Some aviation safety experts said they see no reason for alarm. And, in fact, Southwest’s safety record is enviable: Until last week, no passenger had died in an accident during …
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
A judge overseeing a class-action lawsuit over the quality of health care in Arizona’s prisons will hold hearings this week to determine whether to fine the state for falling short …
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
Two senators on Wednesday proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is …
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
President Donald Trump weighed in on an investigation into scandal-plagued Wells Fargo, tweeting Friday that fines and penalties against the bank would not be dropped, and may actually be “substantially …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Officials in the central Oregon town of Bend say they’ll refund money to drivers fined for parking vehicles deemed too long for downtown angled parking spaces.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort’s business associate Rick Gates face decades in federal prison and millions of dollars in potential fines if convicted on all …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 1:16 p.m.
A federal judge has found the Washington state agency that oversees mental health services in contempt for failing to provide timely competency evaluations for people waiting in jails.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Google will comply with Europe’s demands to change the way it runs its shopping search service, a rare instance of the internet giant bowing to regulatory pressure to avoid more …
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Three U.S. airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to resolve government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Between the city’s 15 red-light cameras and two school-zone cameras, $2.8 million was collected in fines last year. That money will go to construction projects designed to slow traffic and …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
The state of Washington has accrued fines of about $7.5 million for failing to provide competency services to mentally ill people who must wait in jails for weeks or months.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:57 p.m.
About half of the money expected to be collected from school zone speeders will continue to pay for neighborhood cops in 2018, following a 6 to 1 vote of the …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
Both Spokane Mayor David Condon and the Spokane City Council want four new neighborhood resource officers in next year’s budget to battle property crime. They say the only way to …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
Many people who went without health insurance last year are now seeing fines more than double under President Barack Obama’s health care law, tax preparation company H&R Block said Tuesday.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016
At last week’s Spokane Valley City Council meeting, council member Dean Grafos brought up a perennial winter issue: Some property owners are not shoveling their sidewalks.
Tue., Aug. 5, 2014, 9:22 a.m.
CenturyLink will pay $31,300 after an investigation revealed it did not bill customers appropriately based on location and income dating back to 2010.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2012, 8:32 a.m.
The Washington State University Board of Regents will consider assessing fines on students who violate the school’s code of conduct.
Fri., July 15, 2011
BOISE – The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay more than $1 million in fines for Clean Water Act violations related to construction on Highway 95 south of Coeur …
Thu., July 14, 2011, 4:52 p.m.
The Idaho Transportation Department has agreed to pay more than $1 million in fines for Clean Water Act violations related to construction on Highway 95 south of Coeur d’Alene, including …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2010
In 2008 Spokane Valley Police responded to more than 1,000 false alarms, wasting valuable time in the process. With a new alarm ordinance in place, police are hoping to reduce …