Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will run unopposed for his second term in November. Narkewicz was the only candidate to turn in nomination papers for mayor by Monday’s deadline. But there will likely be some fireworks over city council positions. Former building commissioner Anthony Patillo is challenging incumbents Bill Dwight and Jesse Adams in a three-way race for two at-large seats. Patillo says he’ll represent residents who voices aren’t being heard.
Jesus Oquendo was arrested in 2012 when his DNA matched that in a rape kit from 1998.
The court will consider a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation.
Legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security is headed back to the House.
The aim of the negotiations is to persuade Iran to restrain its nuclear program in exchange for relief from sanctions that have crippled its economy.