WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign has been fined $375,000 by the Federal Election Commission for reporting violations related to a set of donations received during the final days of the campaign. The fines are among the largest ever levied on a presidential campaign by the FEC and... more »
LA JUNTA, Colo. (AP) - Secretary of State records show the Otero County Republican Party faces about $50,800 in fines for not filing any campaign finance reports in 2010.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan reported Sunday that the fines against the Otero County Republican Central Committee in southeastern Colorado are... more »
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has fined the Denver Broncos and coach Josh McDaniels $50,000 each because the team's video operations director broke league rules by filming a San Francisco 49ers practice in London last month.
The NFL investigation determined that Steve Scarnecchia took the six-minute... more »
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Titans defensive coordinator Chuck Cecil has been fined $40,000 by the NFL for an obscene gesture at game officials. The league on Monday said Cecil violated a rule that prohibits use of abusive, threatening or insulting language or gestures to game officials. Television cameras caught... more »
A former chief of construction at Fort Carson is accused of failing to report about $3,400 in gifts.
William T. Armstrong of Pueblo faces a federal charge of filing a false financial disclosure report. If convicted, he could be sentenced to up to five years in prison and fined... more »
Southwest Airlines, which bumped more passengers than any U.S. carrier last year, has been fined $200,000 for violating rules on kicking passengers off oversold flights.
The Transportation Department said it reviewed passenger complaints and found many cases of Southwest failing to promptly pay bumped passengers and give them written... more »
A French court has fined a preschool teacher $1,450 for biting the cheek of an allegedly unruly 4-year-old during a bathroom break. The court in the Normandy town of Lisieux handed down the fine Wednesday over the March 2007 incident in the nearby town of Houlgate.
The teacher had... more »