David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 11:20am
Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the drinking water source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 10:10am
Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and the European Union is considering creative solutions like using drones or space technology to catch fraudulent fishermen.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 11:41am
The country's largest electric company is being fined $6.6 million for environmental pollution related to a big spill of liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina environmental regulators said Tuesday.
The former president of a Tennessee company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is charged along with seven others with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud.
Martinsburg City Council members are expected to cast the final vote on an amendment to the city's zoning ordinance that would define public buildings in a way that would prevent the Berkley County Council from opening a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center in the city.
Jeff Amy, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 10:51am
Mississippi's public schools, community colleges and universities are asking for an additional $372 million in the budget year beginning July 1, even as House Appropriations Committee Chairman Herb Frierson says lagging state revenue makes large increases more unlikely than ever.
Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 10:20am
Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, sending them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the fiscal year that began back in July.