- New rules for fishermen in growing Jonah crab business Updated: May-05-16 12:17 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Fishing regulators say there will be a new limit on how many Jonah crabs fishermen will be allowed to harvest.
- EXCHANGE: Southern Indiana learns about plant reproduction Updated: May-04-16 7:55 am
NEW ALBANY, Indiana - We see them every spring, buzzing around flowers with clumps of pollen stuck to their back legs.
- Gaza sewage crisis, festering in conflict, poisons coast Updated: May-03-16 9:07 am
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip - Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.
- Couple challenges Florida town's ban on front-yard gardens Updated: May-02-16 1:29 pm
MIAMI - A South Florida couple is headed to court to challenge a village's ban on front-yard vegetable gardens.
- New Castle County police, community bond over fishing Updated: May-01-16 1:05 pm
GLASGOW, Delaware - New Castle County police officers and members of the community have celebrated the opening of the Glasgow Park Fishing Pond.
- New Hampshire anglers catch more haddock under new rules Updated: May-01-16 10:23 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire's saltwater anglers may now catch five times more haddock a day under new state and federal rules.
- With cameras running, Savannah owls are a hit again Updated: May-01-16 10:01 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - Cue the tears from the empty-nesters. The second season of The Landings owl show has come to a close.
- Monarch solution: Hagerstown garden to help butterflies Updated: May-01-16 9:01 am
FREDERICK, Maryland - It's a small garden as public gardens go, but Sandy Sagalkin hopes it has a big impact on the public.
- Rhode Island Foundation awards community-building grants Updated: Apr-30-16 1:48 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $500,000 in grants for local community-building projects.
- Ohio offering free fishing weekend across state May 7-8 Updated: Apr-30-16 10:23 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state is offering Ohioans the chance to fish for free on public waters that include Lake Erie and the Ohio River.
- USDA offers urban farmers an online toolkit Updated: Apr-29-16 2:33 pm
BALTIMORE - The U.S. Agriculture Department is offering urban farmers some help in growing and marketing their produce.
- Police: Pipe bomb turns out to be geocache container Updated: Apr-28-16 10:01 am
BUHL, Idaho - The discovery of a suspected pipe bomb in south-central Idaho that caused the partial lockdown of schools in Buhl and drew the Twin Falls Police Bomb Squad turned out to be a geocache.
- Feds set short red snapper season in Gulf; Alabama differs Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
MOBILE, Alabama - The federal government says private recreational anglers will have only nine days to fish for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, but at least one Gulf state said Wednesday that won't apply in its waters.
- Detention Center teaches female inmates to quilt Updated: Apr-27-16 2:06 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Jails are not known for their lavish accommodations, and the room where the women of G Pod do their work is no exception.
- Body of fisherman pulled from Spanish Fork reservoir Updated: Apr-24-16 4:44 pm
SPANISH FORK, Utah - The body of a man has been recovered from Spanish Fork reservoir.
- Plans to expand national monument in San Luis Valley debated Updated: Apr-24-16 3:50 pm
ALAMOSA, Colorado - Plans to expand the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument northward from New Mexico into the San Luis Valley are getting more support and more opposition.
- Crawford County becoming a place to see sandhill cranes Updated: Apr-24-16 11:41 am
MEADVILLE, Pennsylvania - Before birder Shawn Collins moved to Meadville, sandhill cranes were on the list of birds he wanted to see.
- Huntington 'slow-food' cafe features locally sourced menu Updated: Apr-24-16 11:24 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - It was one of those moments that spoke volumes.
- Doctor makes time for farming, teaching with a kiln Updated: Apr-24-16 11:15 am
BARDSTOWN, Kentucky - For Jonas Hurley, being an emergency room doctor in Taylor County is only the beginning. He's the father of two boys, ages 9 and 10. The family of four, including his wife Julie, moved to their 17-acre Washington County farm about five and a half years ago from Bardstown.
- South Africa: 49 starving monkeys rescued from cages Updated: Apr-24-16 5:36 am
JOHANNESBURG - Nearly 50 starving, dehydrated monkeys were rescued from cages at a garden nursery north of Johannesburg on Saturday.
- Trout ponds and fly-fishing-only ponds open for the season Updated: Apr-23-16 11:15 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire anglers are celebrating the opening of the fishing season for designated trout ponds and ponds reserved for fly fishing only.
- Amateur glassblower hones craft from his garage Updated: Apr-23-16 8:35 am
KENAI, Alaska - Kenai resident Jack Dean has an admittedly modest setup, from which he can turn out 10 simple pipes in only one hour. That is, after sobering investment and years of serious practice.
- Vietnamese refugee locates crew that rescued family at sea Updated: Apr-23-16 3:01 am
LAKELAND, Florida - The summer of 1980, Lauren Vuong survived a hurricane-like storm at sea aboard a rickety fishing boat carrying her family and dozens of other Vietnamese desperate to escape the brutality of ongoing war and harsh, communist rule.
- Historic Fort Wayne Flea Market takes place in Detroit Updated: Apr-22-16 8:49 pm
DETROIT - The annual Historic Fort Wayne Flea Market takes place this weekend in Detroit.
- Cherry blossoms on view at new Japanese garden in Michigan Updated: Apr-22-16 9:32 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - Cherry blossoms are on view at a new $22 million Japanese garden at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids.