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Alabama trooper stops speeders, delivers baby instead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:30am

Expecting to write up a ticket for speeding, an Alabama State Trooper ended up helping a woman give birth.

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:30am

The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast is expected to bring blizzard conditions to southeastern Massachusetts on Monday and leave behind as much as 18 inches of snow.

House panel to review Arizona technical education cut repeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:10am

A special meeting of an Arizona House committee has been called to consider a proposal restoring nearly all the cuts made to high school career and technical education programs last year.

WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:10am

A World War II veteran has embarked on a 10,500-mile journey to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart.

North Carolina Gov. McCrory in minor crash after Super Bowl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 6:10am

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sustained minor injuries after the vehicle he was riding in was rear-ended shortly after the Carolina Panthers' Super Bowl loss.

Moorhead college draws criticism for foreign language cuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 5:20am

A small college in Moorhead is facing criticism from some students and alumni after announcing plans to make cuts in foreign languages.

Man dies after starting Krispy Kreme Challenge in Raleigh

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 4:20am

A man has died after starting a Raleigh race in which contestants are supposed to also eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts midway through the competition.

Report finds enforcement gap in seclusion, restraint policy

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 4:00am

A disability rights group says it's found gaps in the way Ohio schools enforce a rule limiting the seclusion and restraint of students whose behavior affects order in classrooms.

EXCHANGE: Little Free Library keeps kids reading

Sharon Woods Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:10am

Felicia Walsh has found a portal in her neighborhood that takes her to places she can only imagine.

High school loosens up dress code, OKs pajama pants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:10am

Teachers and parents at a Lawrenceburg high school have voted to allow students to wear a variety of clothing that were previously banned, including pajama pants.

Apparent gunfire in Dothan hits 3 Christian schools, church

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:30am

Authorities say windows seem to have been shot out at three Christian schools and one church in Dothan.

Student graduation art show season starts at Wayne State

Michael H. Hodges, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:20am

The season of student graduation shows is upon us, with the first at Wayne State University up through Friday in the Art Department Gallery.

Vermont Law School prof hits bid to break up appeals court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:01am

A Vermont Law School professor says a push by some western governors and members of Congress to break up the federal appeals court based in San Francisco amounts to judicial gerrymandering.

4 Ohio universities share $7.1M in research-related grants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:40am

Four Ohio universities are sharing $7.1 million in the first round of grant funding that's part of an initiative to bolster the state's research opportunities.

Opening arguments to begin in Jeremy Johnson trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:10am

A Utah businessman who was a key figure in an influence-peddling scandal that ensured two former attorneys general is expected to be his own attorney in a trial that starts Monday.

Singular politician Buddy Cianci to be laid to rest

Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 11:50pm

Buddy Cianci, the wisecracking politician who led the city of Providence during a turbulent and troubled six terms as mayor, will be laid to rest in an event as big as his personality.

At least 2 killed, 1 injured in fight at complex; bats used

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 11:50pm

Authorities say two men were killed and a third survived a gunshot to the head after an armed fight broke out at a large apartment complex in Marin City, north of San Francisco.

Reborn Maine milling city offers lessons amid refugee crisis

David Sharp, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 11:40pm

The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.

Police: 2 dead, 4 hurt in shooting after Mississippi parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 11:21pm

A shooting after a Mardi Gras parade in Pass Christian killed two men and wounded four other people Sunday, south Mississippi authorities said.

The Latest: Divers found 2 bodies, wreckage of 1 plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 10:20pm

The Latest on a midair collision between two small planes (all times local):