- Listeners raise $7M to buy public radio station KPLU Updated: May-26-16 4:13 pm
TACOMA, Washington - The leadership of public radio station KPLU says it has succeeded in raising the $7 million necessary to make the station community-owned.
- Kermit Washington accused of stealing from his charity Updated: May-25-16 6:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable donations meant to help the needy in Africa and spending it on jewelry, vacations and other things.
- Anonymous donors pledge $1M for community center in Britton Updated: May-25-16 6:44 am
BRITTON, South Dakota - Anonymous donors have pledged $1 million to help build a new community center in Britton to replace the Kidder Gym.
- Terry Redlin remembered as conservationist, artist, hunter Updated: May-23-16 12:27 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - In the early 1980s a little-known artist who painted scenes full of ducks, geese, deer and pheasants donated an original work to his local Ducks Unlimited banquet as an auction item.
- Health department withdraws ethics request on Medicaid plan Updated: May-18-16 4:54 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's health department is withdrawing a request for the ethics board to determine if donations helping to pay for the rollout of Gov. John Bel Edwards' Medicaid expansion comply with state ethics laws.
- La Scala's 2016-17 brings back Puccini, Muti. Updated: May-18-16 1:51 pm
MILAN - La Scala's 2016-17 season is a lot about healing old wounds.
- Ex-Massachusetts police chief gets 27-month prison sentence Updated: May-18-16 7:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts - A former Massachusetts police chief convicted of extorting a $4,000 charitable donation from a couple in exchange for dropping a prostitution investigation has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.
- Christian charity head admits using donations for sex habit Updated: May-17-16 5:47 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The president of a Christian charity in Iowa admitted that he embezzled nearly a half-million dollars in donations and used the money to pay for a sex addiction, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
- State council steps aside; law school to be named for Scalia Updated: May-17-16 3:03 pm
McLEAN, Virginia - George Mason University is free to rename its law school for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia after a state council decided Tuesday it had no oversight role in the matter.
- AG: State council has no say on naming law school for Scalia Updated: May-16-16 3:18 pm
LEXINGTON, Virginia - Virginia's attorney general's office says George Mason University does not need state approval to name its law school for the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia.
- Kansas residents donate $1.8M to presidential candidates Updated: May-16-16 2:53 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Federal Election Commission data shows that Kansas residents have donated more than $1.8 million to presidential candidates and hundreds of millions more through PACs and super PACs.
- Funding for UW performance center nearly complete Updated: May-16-16 12:33 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Construction on a $44 million addition to the Rochelle Athletics Center at the University of Wyoming is expected to begin this summer.
- Work underway to restore Civil War-era coat in Massachusetts Updated: May-16-16 9:22 am
GLOUCESTER, Massachusetts - The Civil War-era coat that once helped a Gloucester soldier return safely to the North after escaping a Confederate prison is expected to be back in the city by the end of the summer.
- Creative juices flow in Marshall's Visual Arts Center Updated: May-14-16 11:01 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Marshall University senior Karl Shaver begins his morning at 8 o'clock working at the Barnes Agency, which is conveniently located in the first floor of the university's Visual Arts Center.
- Montana officials defend stand in School Choice battle Updated: May-13-16 11:30 am
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Department of Revenue defended its exclusion of religious schools in the state's School Choice program, saying that it was on sound legal footing in denying tax credits for donations to private scholarship funds later used at faith-based schools.
- Museum seeks donations for cameras after Lincoln theft Updated: May-11-16 10:55 pm
KANKAKEE, Illinois - The Kankakee County Museum is seeking donations to help pay for security cameras after the theft last year of a sculpture of Abraham Lincoln's hand.
- On New Jersey hillside, clues to Revolutionary War mystery Updated: May-09-16 9:57 am
CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - On a gently sloping hillside studded with pine trees, clues to a Revolutionary War mystery are slowly being revealed, spurred by the dogged efforts of a local historian and his teenage son.
- BLM offers reward to stop vandals, looters of Utah sites Updated: May-08-16 5:53 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal officials are hoping the promise of a reward will help crack down on stealing and vandalizing of archaeological sites in Utah.
- Retired soldier, family move into donated Detroit-area home Updated: May-08-16 2:55 pm
LIVONIA, Michigan - A retired Army medic describes the three-bedroom home donated to his family as "life-changing."
- Emanuel AME gives $1.5M to families of 9 killed; keeps $1.8M Updated: May-07-16 2:02 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Charleston church where nine African-Americans were shot in what police say were racist killings has given $1.5 million of about $3.4 million in donations to family members of the victims.
- Fourth annual 'Idaho Gives' brings in more than $1M Updated: May-06-16 2:50 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Idahoans donated roughly $1 million to more than 800 nonprofits and charities Thursday as part of "Idaho Gives," the 24-hour, online fundraising blitz.
- Groups help Illinois kids visit their mothers in prison Updated: May-04-16 10:51 pm
CHICAGO - A group of children will travel to visit their mothers in Illinois prisons this weekend, thanks to three groups that donated money to cover the cost of the trips.
- $2.4M makeover slated for Western District police station Updated: May-04-16 11:19 am
BALTIMORE - Business leaders are hoping a $2.4 million makeover will improve Baltimore's Western District Police Station.
- Vermont company to donate to NC gender law repeal Updated: May-01-16 10:15 am
WILLISTON, Vermont - AllEarth Renewables, a Vermont-based solar tracker manufacturer, has announced the company will donate a portion of every tracker sale in North Carolina to the repeal effort of state law HB 2, which it calls discriminatory.
- MTSU names veterans' center for Charlie and Hazel Daniels Updated: Apr-28-16 2:20 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Middle Tennessee State University has named a new support center for military veterans who are students there in honor of country music singer Charlie Daniels and his wife, Hazel.