POLICE STEP UP SEAT-BELT ENFORCEMENT THROUGH MEMORIAL DAY

It's "border to border" seat-belt enforcement for Illinois police agencies through Memorial Day. Officials from the Departments of...

NY MAYOR ORDERS PROBE INTO TAXI MEDALLION BROKERS

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered a joint investigation into predatory practices by taxi medallion brokers. The mayor...

 
 
 

BID TO REWORK LOUISIANA PROPERTY TAX BREAK FALLS SHORT

An industry-backed effort to lessen local government decision-making authority over a lucrative Louisiana property tax program for...

CALIFORNIA EYES HEALTH CARE FOR IMMIGRANTS IN US ILLEGALLY

Lilian Serrano's mother-in-law had lots of stomach problems, but she always blamed food. Doctors at a San Diego-area clinic suspected...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: DUCEY GETS $1B RAINY-DAY FUND BALANCE IN BUDGET

The Latest on a budget deal worked out between Arizona's governor and the Republican-controlled Legislature : 5 p.m. Republican Arizona...

PROSECUTOR: EX-NFL PLAYER RAPED HOMELESS WOMAN, 2 OTHERS

Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury plagued NFL career, "took what...

 
 
 

WORKERS CONCERNED BY HEDGE FUND INFLUENCE OVER CASINOS

Casino workers in Detroit and their union leadership plan to speak before Michigan's Gaming Control Board about the influence hedge...

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY WANTS ELECTRIC SCOOTER REGULATION

The California Assembly has approved new rules for electric bikes and scooters. Businesses like Bird and Spin have deployed scooters...

 
 
 

ARKANSAS MAN DIES IN FALL FROM MISSISSIPPI RADIO TOWER

Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of an Arkansas man who fell from a radio tower in southwest Mississippi. The...

SHOPLIFTING SUSPECT FOUND DEAD IN CASA GRANDE DETENTION CELL

Police in Casa Grande say they're investigating the death of a shoplifting suspect in his detention cell. They say an 18-year-old man...

 
 
 

CONNECTICUT HOUSE PASSES MENTAL HEALTH PARITY BILL

Connecticut's House of Representatives has unanimously approved legislation ensuring health insurers treat mental health illnesses...

KANSAS GOVERNOR SIGNS BUDGET BUT VETOES PENSION PAYMENT

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has vetoed an extra $51 billion payment to the state's public pension system while signing the bulk of the...

 
 
 

MONTANA AUDITOR ASKING LAWMAKERS TO OVERRIDE GOVERNOR VETO

State Auditor Matt Rosendale is asking Montana legislators to override Gov. Steve Bullock's veto of a bill on prescription drug costs....

BETTER WEATHER HELPS NEBRASKA FARMERS PLANT CORN, SOYBEANS

Good weather enabled Nebraska farmers to make progress in planting crops last week, but they remain behind historic averages. The U.S....

 
 
 

SENATE OVERWHELMINGLY BACKS PAY RAISES FOR LOUISIANA JUDGES

Louisiana's senators have agreed to a plan that could give the state's judges annual pay hikes of 2.5% for the next five years. Senators...

MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE APPROVES PROTECTIONS FOR THE ELDERLY

A major package of protections for Minnesota's elderly has cleared the Legislature and awaits Gov. Tim Walz's signature. The House...

 
 
 

GOP CONSIDERING SPLITTING BUDGET INTO 2 BILLS

Republican legislative leaders are thinking about splitting the state budget into two bills. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

Report: More companies in China handing over technology BEIJING - A business group says the number of foreign companies in China that...

 
 
 

IOWA PUTS VOLLEYBALL COACH ON LEAVE, REPORTS NCAA VIOLATIONS

Iowa put women's volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on paid administrative leave Monday after reporting what its athletic director called...

3RD WOMAN ACCUSES PROFESSOR, RIDE-HAIL DRIVER

A western Pennsylvania professor working as a ride-hail company driver who was earlier accused of holding two women in his vehicle...

 
 
 



Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

The Trump administration is instructing former White House counsel Don McGahn to not comply with a subpoena demanding he testify on Tuesday, according to the New York... Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result. Read more ...

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering veterans and family members free admission

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering veterans and family members free admission

Active duty and retired military members and their families can spend a day at SeaWorld or Busch Gardens for free this summer. Read more ...

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

Judge Rules Against Trump In Financial Records Dispute With Congress

A federal judge said Monday that the president cannot block a House subpoena to Mazars USA, an accounting firm for Trump and his businesses. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers: Live score, highlights from Game 4 of Western...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers: Live score, highlights from Game 4 of Western Conference finals

Portland looks to avoid the sweep and send the series back to Oakland. Read more ...