Andrew Thompson at Philadelphia City Paper: Out Scouted
After 10 years of investigations, meetings, friendly e-mails, not-so-friendly e-mails, subpoenas, a pre-trial, a jury trial, legal fees, settlement offers and the possibility of an appeal, the Boy Scouts and the city of Philadelphia finally reached an agreement.
Devon Maloney at Weekly Dig: Steal This Shirt
According to AA employees, “what gives” are the employees themselves: The company’s worst-kept secret is a combination of lax security and corrupt management that virtually encourages them to steal, a combination that’s led to employees at multiple retail locations in the United States, individually and in teams, stealing countless thousands of dollars in merchandise from the company.
Valerie Wells and Donna Ladd at Jackson Free Press: Rush to Judgment: Trying Kids As Adults
She called in about 5:30 p.m., and they said they needed to ask him a few questions. She took him in voluntarily without any sense that he was a suspect.
Joe Tarr at The Isthmus: Locked and loaded
He’s a founding member of Wisconsin Carry and an advocate for the right to carry guns, both openly and concealed.
Gene Maddaus at LA Weekly: L.A.’s Light-Rail Fiasco
The Expo Line is a staggering $260 million over budget — 40 percent above the initial price — and it may open as much as two years behind schedule.