South Korea Implements Ban on Dog Meat Slaughter and Sale by 2027, Ending Centuries-Old Tradition

SEOUL (AP) — South Korea has passed a new law aiming to phase out the slaughter and sale of dogs for meat by 2027. The centuries-old practice of eating dog meat will finally come to an end under this legislation, which has been introduced to align with changing societal attitudes towards the consumption of dogs. In recent decades, the popularity of dog meat has declined significantly, particularly among young people who actively avoid it. The law makes it illegal to raise or slaughter dogs for consumption, as well as to distribute or sell dog meat. … Read more

Officers Injured in South LA Patrol Car Collision at 108th Street Intersection

South Los Angeles, CA (AP) – Two deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sustained injuries in a patrol car crash at the intersection of 108th Street and Vermont Avenue on January 8, 2024. The incident occurred at approximately 6 p.m. when the patrol car driven by LASD deputies collided with another vehicle. The exact cause of the crash is currently under investigation. Both deputies were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of their injuries. The extent of their injuries and their current conditions have not been disclosed. Patrol car crashes involving law … Read more

Veteran Foley & Small Lawyer Announces Retirement After Years of Dedicated Service – South Bend’s Legal Community Bids Farewell

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – After decades of dedicated service, a longtime lawyer at Foley & Small law firm in South Bend is set to retire. The retirement of this seasoned attorney marks the end of an era for the firm. Throughout their career, the retiring lawyer has been known for their exceptional legal expertise and strong commitment to their clients. Their contributions to the firm have been widely recognized and they have played a significant role in its success. Having practiced law for many years, the retiring lawyer has accumulated a wealth of experience in … Read more

Beloved South Bend Attorney Retires After 40-Year Career, Plans to Travel, Write, and Continue Helping Others

South Bend, Indiana – After a remarkable 40-year career, prominent South Bend attorney Doug Small, a member of Foley & Small, has decided to retire. Reflecting on his longstanding journey, Small expressed gratitude for the opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues and clients, adding that it was a privilege to assist a diverse range of individuals over the years. Born in Knox, Indiana, Small attended Indiana University for both his undergraduate and law degrees, ultimately passing the bar in 1983. He initially launched his legal career at Barnes & Thornburg in South Bend before co-founding … Read more