Oklahoma City, Where Parking Meters Began, Modernizes SystemThe city where parking meters were born is phasing out the last of the coin-gobbling contraptions that reshaped America's downtowns in favor of computerized models seen in many other places.
Texas Mulls Non-Jail Options For Those Who Can't Pay FinesNinety-five percent of warrants issued in Texas last year were for fine-related offenses, and more than 640,000 people spent at least one night in jail, according to the Texas Judicial Council.
Texas House Panels Endorses Lower Fines For Marijuana PossessionA bill that would make carrying small amounts of marijuana a civil penalty in Texas instead of a criminal one is advancing in the state House.
"Back-In Parking Only" Goes Into Effect In DentonWhether drivers are good at it or not, backing into parking spots in sections of Denton is now a requirement.
Facebook Post Lands Mineral Wells Man In JailMineral Wells man jailed after posting on his Facebook he had more than a dozen warrants out for his arrest.
Some Red Light Runners Refuse To Pay, Including City EmployeesIf a red light camera catches you breaking the law, you can expect a $75 dollar fine; $100 in some cases if you pay late.
NASCAR Creates New 'Deterrence' Penalty SystemThe new 'Deterrence System' classifies six different levels of penalties, with fines and point deductions increasing as the infractions become more severe.
NBA Fines Cuban $100,000 For Yelling At RefereesThe NBA has fined Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $100,000 for confronting referees and using inappropriate language toward them.
No Show Officers Lead To Code Compliance Violation DismissalsHundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.
Redskins LB Riley Fined For Late Hit On RomoRiley's hit came after Romo threw a pass in the first quarter, and he was called for a personal foul in the Redskins' 31-16 loss.
Jets, Pats Combine For $88,500 In Fines By NFLThe New York Jets and New England Patriots have been fined a combined $88,500 from their game last week that included a late sideline skirmish.
Collin County City Cracking Down On Water Restriction ViolatorsJust four days after Stage 3 water restrictions went into effect one North Texas Municipal Water District member city is making it clear that those who don’t comply will face the consequences and pay up!

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