• Documents: Commission racked up $150K on PawSox stadium deal

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state agency that owns the waterfront land where the Pawtucket Red Sox want to build a stadium racked up nearly $150,000 by mid-July in legal and consulting fees to review the proposal, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press through a records request.

  • Alexia, a 2-year-old immigrant who entered the United States illegally with her mother from Honduras, eats breakfast at a respite house, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in San Antonio. Immigration authorities have banned two lawyers from the nation’s largest immigrant family detention center, saying they violated standards. But a coalition of immigration attorneys says the moves are unprecedented and is fighting to rescind the bans as part of its ongoing effort to improve access to clients, a key factor in whether asylum cases are allowed to proceed. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    2 lawyers banned from detention center, deepens dispute

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Attorney Kim Hunter received a letter earlier this month from immigration authorities telling her she’d been banned from a family detention center in South Texas for being “belligerent” in demanding the release of her clients one late July night.