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R. Kelly released from jail after payment made by unnamed person

R&B singer R. Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail Saturday, shortly after someone paid $161,000 that he owed in back child support.


Judge transfers Avenatti’s assets to estranged wife

A Southern California judge has transferred assets including an airplane and a Ferrari from porn actress Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti as part of his divorce, according to court records …


UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018

Washington now accepts cash child support payments at 7-Eleven stores

The state’s Department of Social and Health Services announced Monday it’s partnering with PayNearMe, a national vendor, to enable cash payments of child support at 7-Eleven, Ace Cash Express or …


Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids

New York’s highest court expanded the definition of parenthood Tuesday by ruling that former same-sex couples may seek visitation and custody of children even when they aren’t the biological or …


Idaho mulls Shariah law bill 1 year after high-profile vote

Amid growing concerns about Muslim immigration, state lawmakers Thursday advanced legislation prohibiting Shariah law or any other foreign statutes from influencing Idaho courts. But the bill’s future remains uncertain.


Idaho Gov. Otter signs child support legislation

BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed newly passed child support enforcement legislation into law Tuesday and praised lawmakers who overwhelmingly passed the bill in a one-day special session Monday. …


Idaho lawmakers pass child support bill

BOISE – The Idaho Legislature passed a new version of a bill to keep the state’s child support enforcement system in operation. Though most of North Idaho’s lawmakers voted no …


Huckleberries: Editorial calls out Idaho House’s nine ‘fools’

In a recent editorial, the Twin Falls Times-News didn’t mince words in describing as “fools” the nine Republicans in the House Judiciary and Rules Committee who jeopardized Idaho’s Child Support …


Otter calls special session for Idaho’s child support crisis

BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter called a special session of the Legislature on Wednesday, his first in his three terms as governor. Otter is ordering lawmakers back to Boise …


Eye on Boise: Lawmakers want no credit for representative’s editorial

A brouhaha over the child support enforcement bill killed on the final day of this year’s Idaho legislative session is dividing the House GOP. First, Former Rep. Cindy Agidius, communications …


Shawn Vestal: Imaginary crisis averted, Idaho’s real kids suffer

Give credit to the Idaho Nine. They were accidentally right about one thing: A group of extremists is threatening the state’s security and future. It’s them.


Otter considers special session to ensure child support payments

BOISE – Gov. Butch Otter declared Idaho’s just-concluded legislative session “incomplete” on Thursday and indicated he’s laying the groundwork to call lawmakers back for a special session to address a …


Idaho child support system at risk

BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter is expected to announce today whether he’ll call lawmakers back to Boise for a special session to address a crisis in the state’s child …


Editorial: Legislative committee’s action threatens Idaho child support system

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter must call the Legislature back into session. If he does not do so at his scheduled news conference Thursday, the good work done on schools and …


Idaho officials concerned about child support funds

BOISE – Idaho is at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal child support funding after conservatives in the Legislature killed a measure that would have brought the state …


Kansas wants sperm donor to pay child support

A Kansas man who donated sperm to a lesbian couple after answering an online ad is fighting the state’s efforts to suddenly force him to pay child support for the …


Parents behind on child support get aid

When parents divorce, someone usually has to pay child support. No matter how agreeable the divorce is, and how much effort is put forth by the noncustodial parent to pay …


Militias Rally, But Suspected Deadbeat Dad Surrenders

A doctor wanted on deadbeat-dad charges surrendered Monday after a six-day standoff during which he rallied right-wing militia members to his home. Lynn Truman Crawford, 42, was taken to Shreveport, …