Keith Ridler, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 10:26am
Fire officials in southern Idaho say quick responses to more than 20 wildfires sparked by thunderstorms in recent days have helped prevent small fires from turning into the type of giant fires that have scorched the region in recent decades.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 10:16am
The state of Michigan sued Flint Wednesday, alleging that the city council's refusal to approve a broadly backed deal to buy water long term from a Detroit-area system is endangering public health in the wake of a man-made crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead.
A family who Ohio authorities have called the "special focus" of an investigation into the slayings of eight members of a different family say they are being harassed by the state attorney general's office despite their cooperation.
Brendan Farrington, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 28th - 10:06am
Republican Gov. Rick Scott violated the state constitution by taking 24 murder cases out of the hands of a Florida state attorney who refuses to seek the death penalty, the prosecutor's lawyer told the state Supreme Court on Wednesday.
A Missouri man who spent nearly two decades in mental hospitals for a conviction of a 1997 sexual assault of a teenage girl has been cleared of the crime after retesting of genetic evidence excluded him as a suspect.