NBA fines Pelicans’ Griffin $50,000 for detrimental comments

The NBA fined David Griffin of the New Orleans Pelicans $50,000 on Sunday for publicly criticizing officiating and making comments the league considered detrimental. The decision came two days after…

NHL fines Rangers $250,000 after scathing criticism of league executive

The NHL fined the New York Rangers $250,000 on Thursday in response to the scathing statement the team issued this week calling out the league and its director of player…

DHS scraps fines for illegal immigrants who fail to leave, moves to cancel existing debts

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday announced it is scrapping fines for illegal immigrants who refuse to leave the U.S. as ordered, claiming they are ineffective and unnecessary. DHS is…

North Dakota man says condo association threatens $200 daily fines over American flag ‘noise’

It’s the sound of freedom and liberty, but is it too loud? A Fargo, North Dakota, man said he’s been receiving threatening letters from his condo association over complaints that…

Unruly jetBlue passengers face hefty FAA fines over mask disputes: ‘Zero tolerance’

It pays to wear a mask – or, in these cases, you may pay for not wearing one. The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing civil penalities of $20,000 and $12,500…

UK drivers face £1,000 fines for social media posts about speed traps

Barron’s Roundtable’ panel discuss economy, job market rebound from COVID crisis British police have introduced fines of up to £1,000 as a deterrent to drivers who post on social…

House Ethics Committee to review GOP appeal for magnetometer fines following Capitol attack

The House Ethics Committee will consider two appeals submitted by Republican congressmen fined for sidestepping screening measures put in place upon entry to the House floor. In the aftermath of…

Court fines Navalny’s wife after protests in Moscow

MOSCOW – A Moscow court on Monday has ordered the wife of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to pay a fine of 20,000 rubles (about $265) for violating protest regulations…

Pelosi announces fines for members avoiding metal detectors at Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wednesday said the chamber plans to adopt new rules charging members fines for refusing to go through newly installed metal detectors in the U.S. Capitol or…