- Southern Indiana mayor confronts would-be teenage thieves Updated: Jul-04-15 4:47 pm
JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - A southern Indiana mayor says two bicycles left behind by a group of teenagers who tried to steal from his garage will likely be donated to "needy kids."
- Shawnee County officials warn of jury duty scam Updated: Jul-04-15 4:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office is warning about a scam in which would-be victims are told they must pay a fine for missing jury duty.
- University of Iowa police captain named Clear Lake chief Updated: Jul-04-15 4:04 pm
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa - A University of Iowa police captain has been named Clear Lake's new police chief.
- Sales tax flap hits sheriff in northern Michigan Updated: Jul-04-15 4:04 pm
BEULAH, Michigan - A sheriff in northern Michigan has paid $42 in sales tax for new tires after officials learned that he was given a tax-exempt sale for the personal purchase.
- NAU seeks more off-campus housing as student numbers rise Updated: Jul-04-15 2:22 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Northern Arizona University is looking for new off-campus neighbors as the student population continues to grow.
- Iowa courts now paperless as of July 1 Updated: Jul-04-15 1:41 pm
CHARLES CITY, Iowa - Filing a court claim in Iowa now only requires a computer.
- Judge holds fate of Covington's historic Bavarian Brewery Updated: Jul-04-15 12:04 pm
COVINGTON, Kentucky - The fate of the historic Bavarian Brewery in Covington is now in the hands of a Kenton County judge.
- Crime has mayor place small town under state of emergency Updated: Jul-04-15 11:35 am
CONWAY, North Carolina - The mayor of a small Northampton County town has declared a state of emergency because of recent shootings.
- US flag, several others exempt from NY sales tax Updated: Jul-04-15 9:32 am
ALBANY, New York - New York tax officials are reminding buyers and merchants that state and local sales tax exemptions apply to the American flag, as well as the flags of New York state, military service and prisoners of war.
- Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90 Updated: Jul-03-15 9:31 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.
- Pols: NJ casino expansion vote likely not happening in fall Updated: Jul-03-15 5:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers say there is almost no chance a statewide vote on whether to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City will be held this fall.
- Kingman plans to celebrate Fourth of July without fireworks Updated: Jul-03-15 4:54 pm
KINGMAN, Arizona - A western Arizona city is hoping to still make some noise this Fourth of July without fireworks.
- FBI questions Allentown mayor, seizes contract documents Updated: Jul-03-15 3:30 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania - Federal agents seized documents from Allentown's City Hall and questioned its mayor and a top manager in a grand jury investigation that appears to be related to the city's contracting process, local officials said Friday.
- Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars Updated: Jul-03-15 2:33 pm
DENVER - Beer? Wine? Or weed?
- Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars Updated: Jul-03-15 2:28 pm
DENVER - Beer? Wine? Or weed?
- Jefferson County scrounges for funds to meet July payroll Updated: Jul-03-15 2:00 pm
PINE BLUFF, Arkansas - Revenue shortfalls have left Jefferson County officials wondering how they're going to pay many of the county's workers later this month.
- Snowmass Village councilman may be charged for jail damage Updated: Jul-03-15 1:29 pm
SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colorado - A town official in Snowmass Village may face criminal charges for damage he allegedly caused to the Pitkin County Jail, where he was held last week on suspicion of driving drunk.
- Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment Updated: Jul-03-15 1:16 pm
MARYVILLE, Tennessee - Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.
- Green movement coloring way sports looks at environment Updated: Jul-03-15 12:33 pm
CHICAGO - Andrew Ference was at the beginning of his NHL career when he met Dr. David Suzuki, who hosts a TV show in Canada. The conversation with the award-winning scientist changed the life of the young defenseman.
- Waterbury Mayor O'Leary changes his mind, will seek 3rd term Updated: Jul-03-15 12:32 pm
WATERBURY, Connecticut - Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary says he's changed his mind and will seek a third term.
- Lawsuit seeks to boost effort to recall Ferguson's mayor Updated: Jul-03-15 11:29 am
FERGUSON, Missouri - A Ferguson resident hopes his lawsuit resurrects a recall petition effort meant to oust Ferguson's mayor from office.
- New River trash becomes art installation in Giles County Updated: Jul-03-15 9:50 am
PEARISBURG, Virginia - Trash from the New River has been transformed into a new art installation in Pearisburg.
- Beijing says its air pollution better in first half of 2015 Updated: Jul-03-15 7:43 am
BEIJING - Air quality in Beijing, notorious for its smoggy sky, improved during the first six months of 2015, the city government said.
- Warren's police, mayor to patrol for fireworks violations Updated: Jul-03-15 6:41 am
WARREN, Michigan - Mayor James Fouts will accompany police officers in Warren as they monitor streets in the Detroit suburb for fireworks violations on the July 4 holiday.
- Mayor vetoes bans on e-cigarettes in public buildings Updated: Jul-03-15 4:22 am
PETAL, Mississippi - Petal Mayor Hal Marx has vetoed a new ordinance that makes vaping illegal in public buildings.