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Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, will appear in court Thursday to answer a motion to hold her in contempt, after her office again refused to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky.

Kentucky Marriage License Dispute 'Up To Courts,' Governor Says

Kentucky's Gov. Steve Beshear says he's powerless to stop Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis from refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples – something she has done for consecutive days, flouting rulings from federal courts that include the Supreme Court and prompting a motion to hold her in contempt of court.

Chirag Patel helps his father, Sureshbhai Patel, out of the car as they arrive outside the federal courthouse before start of a trial against Madison, Ala., police officer Eric Sloan Parker.

Trial Begins For Alabama Officer In Encounter That Paralyzed Indian Man

The federal trial of a Madison Police Department officer accused of using excessive force on an unarmed Indian man began in Huntsville Tuesday.

Madison Police Department officer Eric Parker is charged with violating the civil rights of Sureshbhai Patel, an unarmed 57-year-old Indian man, during a daytime confrontation in February. The encounter was caught on a police cruiser dash cam video. Patel is seen being forcefully swept off his feet and slammed to the ground, causing severe injuries.

The incident sparked an international outcry.

Local Headlines

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The newest member of the Youngstown State University Board of Trustees is a retired cardiac thoracic surgeon who lives in Delaware County. Dr. Charles R. Bush was appointed Aug. 28 by Gov. John R. Kasich. He will serve through April 30, 2024. According to Kasich’s office, Bush lives in Powell, outside Columbus. […]

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sales of the Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze took a hit in August as deliveries for the small car plunged 37% compared to the same month last year, General Motors Co. reported today. GM delivered 14,661 Cruzes in August versus 23,435 in August 2014, the automaker said. Overall sales of new GM vehicles dipped […]