97-Year-Old Federal Judge Battles Suspension Amid Fitness Inquiry, Vows to Continue Legal Fight

Washington, D.C. – Judge Pauline Newman, 97, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, has faced a legal setback after a district court dismissed her lawsuit against the judicial oversight mechanisms questioning her mental fitness and ability to continue serving. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, Newman challenged the constitutionality of the procedures that led to her forced hiatus from judicial duties. The conflict arose after Newman declined to submit to a neurological examination, participate in a committee interview, or disclose her medical records, leading to her suspension for a year. … Read more

Drew Peterson’s Bid for New Trial Hits Roadblock as Mental Fitness Evaluation Request Denied

BOLINGBROOK, Illinois – Drew Peterson, the man currently serving a 38-year prison sentence for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, has encountered another setback in his efforts to secure a new trial. Peterson’s defense team had requested a mental fitness evaluation after expressing concerns about their client’s mental state. However, the prosecution argued that Peterson appeared coherent and capable of communication during a recent hearing. During the hearing, Judge Carlson reviewed the initial evaluation and ultimately denied the defense’s request. The judge cited Peterson’s participation in a national news interview back in February … Read more

Gym Member Files Lawsuit Against 24 Hour Fitness, Revealing Racial Profiling and Discrimination

Gresham, Oregon – A Black member of the 24 Hour Fitness gym in Gresham has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging repeated racial profiling and discrimination by a staff member. The lawsuit, filed on March 4 in Multnomah County Circuit Court, accuses Gratian Russell, a staff member at the gym, of racially profiling Rishon Hall and ejecting him from the premises on multiple occasions. The lawsuit also includes evidence from Russell’s public Facebook page, which the plaintiff’s attorney describes as racially insensitive. According to the lawsuit, the first incident occurred on February 13 when … Read more

Local Fitness Group Spearheads Pedestrian Safety Campaign Following Tragic Incident

LEXINGTON, Kentucky – A fitness group in Lexington is pushing for improved pedestrian safety after one of its members tragically lost their life. The group, known as Lexington Fitness Advocates, is advocating for stricter measures to ensure the safety of pedestrians in the city. The incident that sparked this call for action occurred last week when a member of the fitness group was hit by a car while crossing the road. The victim, whose identity has not been released, suffered fatal injuries, prompting the fitness group to take a stand against the growing issue of … Read more