SCOTUS Deadlocks 4-4 In A Mandatory Union Fees Case
The Supreme Court deadlocks in a key labor case. The Justices split 4-4 allowing an appeals court ruling in favor of the California Teachers Association to stand. Lee Saunders, President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal employees joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss SCOTUS’ ruling on mandatory union fees.
Feds Allege 12 Detroit Principals Stole $1M In Bribery Kickback Scheme
A nearly $1 million bribery and kickback scheme could land 12 current and former Detroit principals and one administrator in prison. Federal investigators say 74-year-old businessman Norman Shy is at the center of the scandal.
Shy allegedly paid principals anywhere from $4,000 to $324,000 in kickbacks to use him as a school supply vendor and is accused of scamming schools out of an estimated $2.7 million over the past 13 years.
On-Duty Mailman Arrested By NYPD
A NY postal worker calls for disciplinary action after his controversial NYPD arrest.
Michigan Prosecutor To Resign Amid Prostitution Charges
Michigan Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III will resign this summer after being charged with hiring prostitutes over hundreds of times. Dunnings has taken a medical leave of absence until then and will not run for re-election.
The 63-year-old Democratic prosecutor is accused of meeting prostitutes through websites. State Attorney General Bill Schuette says Dunnings met up with one of the woman three to four times a week over the course of five years.
Prosecutors also say Dunnings agreed to help a domestic violence victim with her child custody dispute, but only if she had sex with him. The disgraced prosecutor’s brother is also facing charges related to the case.
SWV Talks New Music And More
Famed R&B singing group SWV talks about their new album, STILL and the first single of their new record, M.C.E. (Man Crush Everyday)
Wildin’ Out Wednesday: Donald Trump Arguing Like A Five-Year-Old, Promotional Cleavage And Monkey Spit In Tony Woods’ Eye
Comedians Niki Moore, Timmy Hall and Tony Woods joined Roland Martin on set for this week’s installment of Wildin’ Out Wednesday.
All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast.