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State officials to distribute Zika prevention kits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:20am

Delaware state officials will begin distributing Zika prevention kits to pregnant women.

3 men missing on South Dakota reservation found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:20am

Three men who went missing more than two weeks ago on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation have been found dead.

Citizens' advisory board backs plan for rattlesnake island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:20am

A citizens' advisory board that makes recommendations to Massachusetts officials has voted in favor of establishing a timber rattlesnake colony on an uninhabited island.

Michigan speedway grant helps revamp Jackson school library

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:11am

A $5,000 grant from the Michigan International Speedway has helped improve a Jackson elementary school's once dormant library.

Family agrees to $1.1M settlement in WWII veteran's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:10am

Court documents show that relatives of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who was killed by a suburban Chicago police officer have agreed to settle their wrongful death lawsuit.

Fort Smith athletic director resigns over mascot controversy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:00am

The longtime Fort Smith School District athletic director has resigned amid a controversy over a high school mascot's name change.

Louisiana firefighter electrocuted while horseback riding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:00am

Authorities say an off-duty Louisiana firefighter has been electrocuted while riding a horse.

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Polygamous food stamp fraud trial pushed back to October

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:00am

A trial for members of a polygamous sect accused of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme will be delayed until October.

The Latest: Alabama House speaker's ethics trial to start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:50am

The Latest on the Alabama House speaker's trial (all times local):

Clinton hits Trump for string of casino bankruptcies

Dan Merica, CNN  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:46am

Hillary Clinton raised Donald Trump's record with bankruptcy as a warning about how he would handle the economy, in an appearance Monday before union members in Detroit.

Attorney general to visit North Carolina, laud police effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:30am

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is encouraging a North Carolina police department's efforts to become more community-friendly.

Sacramento Zoo euthanizes zebra after declining health

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:20am

Sacramento Zoo officials say a 20-year-old zebra has been euthanized after a rapid decline in health.

Wichita State gets $1M to help modernize aerospace building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:20am

A $1 million gift will help Wichita State University renovate the aerospace engineering building on campus.

Tornadoes spotted in Plains states, no major damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:10am

A half dozen tornadoes spotted in Great Plains states caused no major damage but kicked off what's expected to be a busy week of severe weather.

Western Iowa city of Walnut will take possession of school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:10am

The western Iowa city of Walnut will take possession of a historic school building that will become vacant because the school district is dissolving.

Will Obama's new overtime rules actually hurt workers?

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:44am

A new federal rule that expands the number of workers eligible for overtime pay means employers will have to pony up more money — in payroll, administrative and legal costs.

Police: Woman beaten to death at Myrtle Beach motel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:30am

Myrtle Beach police have made an arrest in the weekend beating death of an 82-year-old woman.

Officer cleared in black man's death, prosecutor criticized

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:30am

After two trials and no convictions, Baltimore's top prosecutor faces criticism that she moved too quickly to file charges against six officers in the case involving a 25-year-old black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody, triggering protests and riots a year ago.

BWI control tower evacuated briefly after fire alarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:20am

An official says the air traffic control tower at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was evacuated briefly after the fire alarm went off.