- Deputies break up Wisconsin bar brawl Updated: Aug-01-15 6:31 pm
EVANSVILLE, Wisconsin - Authorities have broken up a bar brawl in southern Wisconsin that included alleged motorcycle club members and bar patrons.
- Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact Updated: Aug-01-15 4:49 pm
JOHANNESBURG - When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week.
- Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing Updated: Aug-01-15 4:49 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the country's wildlife authority said Saturday.
- Laconia's 2015 Motorcycle Week rally loses money Updated: Aug-01-15 3:49 pm
LACONIA, New Hampshire - Laconia's Motorcycle Week ended with the rally losing money for the first time since 2007.
- Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration Updated: Aug-01-15 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama got a head start on turning a year older.
- Blacksburg seeks to build mountain bike skills park Updated: Aug-01-15 12:06 pm
BLACKSBURG, Virginia - Blacksburg is raising money online to create a mountain bike skills park in Southwest Virginia.
- Lincoln shop customizing Harley bike for motorcycle rally Updated: Aug-01-15 10:32 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - He was paying nothing for tuition on a full-ride football scholarship, living rent-free in the house his parents bought, and had already put in three years toward his goal of becoming an orthopedic surgeon.
- Fort Atkinson gets battle plan for new life Updated: Aug-01-15 10:31 am
FORT CALHOUN, Nebraska - It was young America's largest military post and the nation's first fort west of the Missouri River.
- Treasure Coast salvors search for gold, jewels, artifacts Updated: Aug-01-15 1:46 am
VERO BEACH, Florida - Every day of summer, the boats show up somewhere along the ocean off the Treasure Coast.
- Young divers, wounded vets join to restore coral in the Keys Updated: Aug-01-15 1:14 am
BIG PINE KEY, Florida - With military precision, divers Bobby Dove and Billy Costello zip-tied a staghorn coral fragment to a 3-inch nail driven into Heroes Reef a couple of weeks ago in 25 feet of water south of Big Pine Key.
- 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended Updated: Jul-31-15 10:46 pm
OPA-LOCKA, Florida - After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt.
- Mille Lacs Band says it will suspend walleye net fishing Updated: Jul-31-15 10:13 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A Minnesota Indian tribe said Friday it would halt netting of walleye on Lake Mille Lacs for a year amid an effort to reduce the strain on one of the state's premier fisheries, an announcement made as Gov. Mark Dayton traveled to the resort area to discuss rescue plans.
- Snowboarders fight to lift ban at Utah ski resort Updated: Jul-31-15 7:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits.
- 164 skydivers smash head-down world record in Illinois Updated: Jul-31-15 4:40 pm
OTTAWA, Illinois - Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.
- Environmental group sues to stop bear hunting in Florida Updated: Jul-31-15 2:19 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - An environmental advocacy group on Friday sued Florida's wildlife protection commission, demanding a stop to a planned bear hunting season in the fall.
- Rhode Island officials to crack down on impaired boating Updated: Jul-31-15 1:45 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island law enforcement agencies say they are cracking down on impaired boating.
- US philanthropist to offer backing for Oxford lion project Updated: Jul-31-15 11:56 am
LONDON - A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit - the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
- Highway Patrols in 5 states ramp up for Sturgis rally Updated: Jul-31-15 9:43 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Highway patrol troopers in the four states bordering western South Dakota are paying extra attention to traffic flocking to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which is expecting a huge influx of people for its 75th anniversary bash next week.
- Balsams gets permission to withdraw water for snowmaking Updated: Jul-31-15 8:19 am
DIXVILLE, New Hampshire - Developers planning to restore a historic resort in the economically distressed North Country have received permission from the state to withdraw water from the Androscoggin River for snowmaking activities.
- Motor City fast becoming Detroit Bike City Updated: Jul-31-15 4:15 am
DETROIT - They seem to be everywhere you look around the city: people on bikes.
- New York streamlines process for buying hunting licenses Updated: Jul-31-15 3:10 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state environmental officials say they are streamlining the process for buying hunting licenses.
- Men charged with catching too many lobsters Updated: Jul-31-15 3:10 am
KEY WEST, Florida - A southwest Florida man and his adult sons are facing charges after wildlife officials say the men captured too many lobsters around the Keys.
- Alabama man gets second chance to build dream motorcycle Updated: Jul-30-15 7:44 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - "Perseverance" means the steady persistence in a course of action, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles or discouragement. "Perseverance" is also the name of Tim Martin's Harley-Davidson Road Glide.
- Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King's church Updated: Jul-30-15 5:16 pm
ATLANTA - Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church.
- Barnett Reservoir deer hunt draw begins Updated: Jul-30-15 4:33 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Pearl River Valley Water Supply District begins taking applications Friday for deer hunts at Ross Barnett Reservoir.