DENVER (AP) - A federal judge in Denver is considering an injunction after ruling that nearly 250 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and J.M. Hollister LLC clothing stores are unfriendly to the disabled.
The judge agreed in March with the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition that the retailers that cater to a hip, young clientele limited access for customers in wheelchairs.
He said the only remedy under the Americans With Disabilities Act is an order to fix the problems, and individuals can't be compensated.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of several Colorado customers who say they had trouble getting into stores and the sales countertops are too high.
The companies say they complied with all construction standards in effect at the time.
New Albany, Ohio-based Abercrombie & Fitch is the parent company of Hollister.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base, a month after the test flight was postponed because of tensions with North Korea.
Vandenberg Air Force Base says the Minuteman 3 lifted off at 6:27 a.m. PDT Wednesday. It later splashed down thousands of miles away in the Pacific.
It's the first Minuteman test-launch of the year. Several Minutemans are launched each year at from Vandenberg to determine the weapon system's accuracy and reliability.
Officials say the original mid-April flight plan was delayed to avoid it being misconstrued by North Korea during a time of heightened tensions. It was rescheduled for Tuesday morning but was pushed back a day due to a problem with range safety instruments.
The cost of the massive payment card hack that hit the Schnucks supermarket chain in recent months could cost the company $80 million in Illinois alone.
Court records show Schnucks wants to move an Illinois lawsuit related to a security breach affecting credit and debit cards of its customers to a federal court.
Schnucks has said the breach of up to 2.4 million cards dated to December and came to light in March. The company said the lawsuit filed against them on behalf of a Belleville shopper is meritless.
A Jennings woman shot and killed in a North County home has been identified. St. Louis County police say 22 year old Patricia Singleton was found dead from a single gunshot wound inside a home off Chambers Rd, near Halls Ferry.
County police say just before midnight evidence indicates and witnesses say several shots were fired into the home from outside near the driveway. No motive nor suspects have been identified.