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2 men accused of ramming patrol car with vehicle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:01am

Two men have been accused of ramming a patrol car in Bonneville County.

The Latest: Effects of Kansas school funding ruling debated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:01am

The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court decision to toss the state's stopgap school funding law (all times local):

Senate panel approves transgender student bathroom bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:01am

A bill that would require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their biological sex at birth will be debated by the full Senate.

LePage says he will appoint himself education commissioner

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:51am

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he plans to forego the process of selecting a new commissioner for the state Department of Education and will instead take on the role himself.

Measure would deny University of Missouri system funds boost

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:51am

The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee, and the system's handling of race-related protests is being blamed.

Watchdog finds progress since "Fast and Furious" operation

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:50am

The Justice Department has made progress since a failed gun-smuggling sting operation known as "Fast and Furious," but more work needs to be done, according to a watchdog report issued Thursday.

Latest: Police: Suspect in shooting of Fargo cop found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:40am

The latest on a standoff in Fargo, North Dakota, that has left a police officer with life-threatening injuries (all times local):

Police: Cop killed wife, son, torched home then shot himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:40am

Authorities say a police officer with no prior history of domestic violence fatally shot his wife and son and set the family's suburban Albany house on fire before killing himself.

80-year-old drug dealer to be sentenced for pot operation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:31am

An 80-year-old man who admitted running a sprawling multistate marijuana-dealing operation faces sentencing in federal court in Massachusetts.

Kansas Supreme Court invalidates school funding law

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:30am

The Kansas Supreme Court struck down a stopgap law for funding the state's public schools on Thursday, saying it left poor districts $54 million short.

Missouri professor calls her protest actions embarrassing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:30am

A suspended University of Missouri assistant professor says she's embarrassed about her run-ins with student journalists during race-related student protests in November.

Son: Gunman who killed 2 deputies had emotional problems

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:22am

The son of a gunman who fatally shot two Maryland sheriff's deputies before he was killed in a shootout says his father was a heavy drinker with emotional problems, but never spoke poorly of police.

The Latest: Ohio statewide leaders stay mum on 2018 plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:20am

The Latest from a forum for journalists organized by The Associated Press (all times local):

October trial for Ohio cop who shot driver in traffic stop

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:20am

An October trial date has been scheduled for a former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a motorist after a traffic stop.

Harvard faculty member named Wellesley's 1st black president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:11am

Wellesley College has named a Harvard Medical School faculty member as its next president.

The Latest: Ex-Kentucky governor takin on his successor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:10am

The Latest on former Democratic Gov. Steve Besshear's effort to oppose Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's effort to dismantle the state's health care program known as kynect (all times local):

Bills tinkering with K-12 funding fail introduction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:10am

Three bills that would make changes to how K-12 schools are funded in Wyoming have failed introduction in the state House of Representatives.

California residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs

Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:10am

Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."

2 shots hit portable classroom near Miami; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:01am

Two bullets struck a portable classroom at an elementary school near Miami, narrowly missing a student inside.