Saturday, August 23 2014 12:33 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:33:44 GMT
Montgomery police say they are initiating a death investigation following a shooting in north Montgomery Thursday afternoon.More >>
A man wanted for murder in North Montgomery turned himself in Friday. The victim's mother says he had threatened violence to her son before but that it didn't have to end in tragedy. She spoke to WSFA 12 News about what happened and she has a message for those who choose violence as a method to solve disputes. More >>
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A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care. The mother says the sad part is her toddler daughter has Down's Syndrome and can't tell her what's going on. This motherMore >>
A Wetumpka mother is sounding off after she says her child was abused at day care.More >>
Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:14 GMT
The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...More >>
Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...More >>
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The federal government recently heightened its enforcement of labor and wage laws.
According to our partners at City Business, one of the results has been an increase in lawsuits against businesses by employees who say they aren't being paid adequately.
Decisions and settlements have been largely in favor of the plaintiffs, especially when it comes to one profession...exotic dancers.
Gentlemen's clubs and strip joints are agreeing to multi-million-dollar payouts and changing the way they do business.
"What's happening in the restaurant industry...it's very similar where employers and owners there are getting in trouble because they're taking pooled tips and using them to tip out salaried employees. That's illegal. So what's happening in the strip clubs is the tips that the dancers are making are being used to pay the DJ or the bouncer and in many instance the dancer has to pay an up front fee to get in the club on a particular night," said CityBusiness editor Greg Larose.
Larose says Ricks Cabaret in New Orleans and The Penthouse in Baton Rouge are facing allegations in a civil suit where employees claim tips are being improperly distributed.