- Correction: Bevin-Vetoes story Updated: Apr-28-16 11:26 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In a story April 27 about Gov. Matt Bevin's budget vetoes, The Associated Press erroneously identified the current Commissioner for the Department of Vehicle Regulation and misspelled the former commissioner's name. The new commissioner is John-Mark Hack, whose appointment was announced Wednesday. Rodney Kuhl, now the former commissioner, made his comments to state lawmakers last month.
- Missouri boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption Updated: Apr-25-16 11:17 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A third-grader in Missouri has been selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.
- Springfield boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption Updated: Apr-23-16 2:23 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Springfield third-grader is selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.
- Ranson thrift store provides 'New Hope' for cancer patients Updated: Apr-23-16 10:24 am
RANSON, West Virginia - For Marlene Myers Plumer, owner of New Hope Thrift Store, saving customers money on clothing, books and household items is secondary to bringing smiles to the faces of members of the community and providing hope for families of children with cancer.
- Retired man uses leftover check funds to send kids to circus Updated: Apr-22-16 5:20 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Several children will have an opportunity to attend the circus for free after a retired Charleston man used money left over from his Social Security check to pay for their tickets.
- New Mexico says more families eligible for child care help Updated: Apr-21-16 6:42 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has launched a push to get more eligible families to apply for federally-funded child care assistance and announced Thursday the state will expand eligibility requirements until late May
- Treasury uncovers almost $45M for insurance beneficiaries Updated: Apr-21-16 3:37 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has found nearly $45 million in death benefits that should have been paid to Louisiana residents.
- CIA expands survivor benefit tied to overseas terror attacks Updated: Apr-20-16 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON - The CIA is expanding survivor benefits for agency employees and contractors killed in the line of duty overseas in acts of terrorism.
- Maine to get $6M to help expand home visits for moms, kids Updated: Apr-10-16 8:33 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The federal Health Resources and Services Administration is giving nearly $6 million to Maine in support of home visits for mothers and infants.
- Why you need to check if your child has a credit report Updated: Apr-06-16 1:37 pm
NEW YORK - They might not be old enough to swipe a credit card or take out a loan, but you still need to keep an eye on your little one's credit.
- Billions in US remittances a lifeline for many in Mexico Updated: Apr-05-16 6:17 pm
MEXICO CITY - The billions of dollars in U.S. remittances that Donald Trump is threatening to block to force Mexico to pay for a border wall are a financial lifeline for the Latin American country's economy and millions of individuals who are supported by relatives up north.
- Hogan signs bill honoring slain Harford County deputies Updated: Apr-04-16 5:36 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The maximum age of eligibility for state pension benefits for young adult children of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty is increasing under a measure Gov. Larry Hogan signed on Monday.
- Cops: Woman looted GoFundMe account for girl's funeral costs Updated: Apr-04-16 4:08 pm
NASHUA, New Hampshire - Police say a New Hampshire woman stole more than $5,000 from a GoFundMe account she created to cover funeral costs for a family whose daughter died.
- Ex-husband of a Kansas lawmaker sues over family business Updated: Apr-04-16 12:35 pm
ARKANSAS CITY, Kansas - The ex-husband of state Rep. Kasha Kelley alleges in a lawsuit that a family business owes him money.
- Task Force: Chicago employers should offer paid sick leave Updated: Apr-03-16 3:16 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago employers should offer workers at least five paid sick days a year.
- San Francisco may raise family leave pay for new parents Updated: Apr-03-16 1:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco is looking at making family leave more affordable for new mothers and fathers.
- Nebraska offers 4 $5,000 college savings prizes Updated: Apr-02-16 6:29 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska officials are giving away four $5,000 prizes to help people save for their kids' college educations.
- Tuition increases for some full-day kindergarten classes Updated: Apr-02-16 4:23 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Parents who want to send their children to full-day kindergarten in the Poudre School District will have to shell out $2,450 for tuition, a $200 increase to cover rising costs because the state only funds schools for half-day programs.