- The Latest: Kansas lawmakers pass local property tax limits Updated: Apr-29-16 10:11 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local):
- Scheduled IndyCar race on streets of Boston canceled Updated: Apr-29-16 10:03 pm
BOSTON - First the 2024 Olympics. Now an IndyCar race is pulling out of Boston before it even began.
- Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanup Updated: Apr-29-16 9:28 pm
PANAMA CITY - Panama's government established a committee of independent experts Friday to make recommendations on cleaning up the country's financial system, after leaks of documents from a Panamanian law firm caused an international uproar over offshore accounts.
- Bloomberg to deliver commencement address at U. of Michigan Updated: Apr-29-16 9:11 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be sharing his thoughts with students graduating from the University of Michigan.
- Raiders in Las Vegas? It's still several hurdles away Updated: Apr-29-16 8:47 pm
LAS VEGAS - Raiders owner Mark Davis pledged this week to relocate his NFL team from Oakland to Las Vegas if a proposed $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium is built. Here are some hurdles the proposal would have to clear before becoming reality.
- Man pleads guilty in stalking case involving Joe Arpaio Updated: Apr-29-16 8:09 pm
PHOENIX - A man has pleaded guilty to charges of trying to stalk Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year.
- Minot council asked to approve code of ethics for employees Updated: Apr-29-16 7:20 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - The Minot city council is being asked to approve a code of ethics for city employees.
- Sanders campaign drops lawsuit after Ohio young-voter ruling Updated: Apr-29-16 7:10 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' campaign says it is dismissing its federal complaint against Ohio's elections chief over a policy related to the state's youngest primary voters.
- Inquest ordered into fatal shooting of man by Seattle police Updated: Apr-29-16 6:34 pm
SEATTLE - King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the February fatal shooting of a man by two Seattle police officers.
- Judge orders Madison County to make $3M in bond payments Updated: Apr-29-16 6:27 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Madison County may appeal a federal judge's order that it make $3.16 million in bond payments related to a development project.
- Wisconsin AG asks appeals court to stay right-to-work ruling Updated: Apr-29-16 6:22 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's attorney general has asked an appellate court for an emergency stay of a Dane County judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law.
- Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws Updated: Apr-29-16 5:42 pm
HOUSTON - Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies that claimed the city had overreached.
- San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training Updated: Apr-29-16 5:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.
- Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns Updated: Apr-29-16 4:40 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The police department in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border is inflicted by an entrenched culture of following sect leader edicts at the expense of the constitutional rights of nonbelievers and should be disbanded, the federal government recommended Friday in a new court filing.
- Court tosses Iowa City robbery conviction on unlawful search Updated: Apr-29-16 3:43 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A divided Iowa Supreme Court overturned the robbery conviction of an Iowa City man on Friday, establishing in a 4-3 decision that police can't search someone's personal belongings without a warrant even when the items are in the home of another person who consents to a search.
- Spring break was a bust at Florida beach after drinking ban Updated: Apr-29-16 3:41 pm
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida - New laws to clean up spring break in Panama City Beach drove students elsewhere in March. Now business leaders are reporting big losses.
- Marmet council to choose new mayor after ex-mayor's removal Updated: Apr-29-16 3:26 pm
MARMET, West Virginia - Officials in the Kanawha County town of Marmet will select a new mayor next month after a judicial panel removed the former mayor from office earlier this year for violating city election laws.
- Boston announced free community college tuition program Updated: Apr-29-16 2:05 pm
BOSTON - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced a plan to provide free tuition to either of the city's two community colleges for all graduates of Boston's public high schools.
- Kanawha County schools dropping 90 positions Updated: Apr-29-16 1:41 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Kanawha County's school system is planning to have about 90 fewer positions next fiscal year because of a shrinking budget, but officials said most of the position cuts will not result in job losses.
- Casinos call for vote on Atlantic City aid, takeover bills Updated: Apr-29-16 1:09 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City's casinos, saying they are "on the edge of the abyss," want an immediate vote on bills in the state Legislature that would help the casinos and let the state take over the city's finances.
- NYC mayor says corruption probe won't affect re-election bid Updated: Apr-29-16 12:32 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says a widening corruption probe won't have an impact on his decision to run for re-election.
- Tacoma grocery bag ban moves forward with some adjustments Updated: Apr-29-16 12:13 pm
TACOMA, Washington - Tacoma's proposed disposable bag ban is moving forward with allowances to keep low-income households from being nickeled every time they go to the grocery store.
- Report: Tourists spent $11.9 billion in Wisconsin in 2015 Updated: Apr-29-16 11:33 am
MADISON, Wisconsin - Visitors spent nearly $12 billion in Wisconsin last year, making it the sixth straight year of increasing tourism spending in the state, according to a state Department of Tourism report released Friday.
- Sisters to pay problematic former city manager $100,000 Updated: Apr-29-16 11:24 am
SISTERS, Oregon - Sisters has agreed to pay a former city manager who was the subject of a number of complaints a severance package worth $100,000.
- Benton County replaces sheriff charged with tampering Updated: Apr-29-16 11:20 am
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - The Benton County Quorum Court has sworn in a new sheriff, replacing a man who faces felony and misdemeanor tampering charges.