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Auburn recreates landmark ice cream shop

Jim Little-Auburn News, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:00am

Auburn alumni tailgaters will get a chance to relive a memory of an old Auburn icon - Sani-Freeze ice cream.

Summit focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abuse

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 8:00am

State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states.

No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode Island

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

State environmental officials have not found West Nile virus in the latest round of mosquito tests in Rhode Island.

Settlement being worked out in police legal fee dispute

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:50am

A dispute over legal fees for a white former South Carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist is being settled out of court.

Charter school head resigning over drug-related mailer

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

The CEO of a central Pennsylvania charter school is resigning after a mailer claiming to be from the school mentioned the arrest of an eastern Pennsylvania public high school student for drug possession.

Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre

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

Avera Health plans to build a cancer center in Pierre, funded largely by a multimillion-dollar grant from a charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley.

Wisconsin superintendent says ACT scores starting point

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

Wisconsin's state superintendent describes a drop in ACT college preparatory test results as a "solid starting place," given that they represent the first year that all high school seniors took the exam.

Choices dwindling for Obamacare customers

Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:44am

Many consumers may find they have few choices when shopping on the Obamacare exchanges for 2017.

Top general scheduled to testify at Bergdahl hearing

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:31am

A top Army general is scheduled to testify Wednesday about why he destroyed letters he received from supporters and critics of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Hawaiian Airlines attendant tests positive for Hepatitis A

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

A second Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant is among the more than 200 people sickened with hepatitis A.

Fire damages rural Missouri school building

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

The Missouri state fire marshal is being asked to investigate a fire that badly damaged a southeast Missouri school.

The Latest: California wildfire continues to grow

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

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

New student enrollment at SC State up 40 percent

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

The number of new students enrolled at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg increased about 40 percent this semester and the school has a problem it hasn't had in several years - just where to house all its students.

Texas mother of 'affluenza teen' freed from home confinement

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

The mother of a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense after he killed four people in a drunken-driving crash has been released from home confinement.

2 arrested in Idaho after toddler pot video posted to Facebook

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:03am

Shocking video posted on Facebook shows four adults smoking marijuana in front of a toddler. One woman blows smoke into the child’s face and, at one point, appears to stick the joint in his mouth.

The Latest: Amite River falls below flood stage in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:00am

The Latest on Louisiana flooding (all times local):

Possible suspect questioned in Chicago fire that killed 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:00am

Police are questioning a possible suspect in an apartment building fire that killed three children and a man.

Texas 2nd-grade teacher says no homework this school year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 6:40am

A second-grade teacher in North Texas has adopted a no-homework lesson plan for this school year.

Ex-Connecticut teacher pleads guilty to having sex with boy

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

A former Connecticut elementary school teacher has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a boy over a two-year period starting when he was 12.