Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 3:33pm
Rebuked for further eroding public confidence in government, a former high-ranking official in Kentucky government was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a kickback scheme that netted him more than $200,000.
Jonathan Drew, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 3:01pm
A judge said that federal wildlife officials have failed to protect the world's only wild population of red wolves in a preliminary ruling that restricts the government's ability to remove the animals from private property.
Jim Suhr, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 2:54pm
Witnesses told police a racial slur that rekindled unrest at the University of Missouri came from a white woman walking with a group of seemingly intoxicated students toppling trash cans, according a campus police report released Thursday.
The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that the state's voucher-style Education Savings Accounts program — seen as the broadest school choice initiative in the country — has an unconstitutional funding mechanism that should remain blocked.
The mayor of a small central Pennsylvania town is being asked to resign over racist posts on his Facebook page, including two depicting apes with captions referring to President Barack Obama and his family, and one referring to lynching.
An attorney for a southern Idaho school district wants court documents to be sealed in a lawsuit from the family of a black football player who says he was sexually assaulted by three teammates last year.
Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | Posted Sep 29th - 2:33pm
A black motorcyclist posed no threat to the life of the District of Columbia police officer who shot and killed him, an attorney for the man's relatives said Thursday as he called for city officials to release more information about the circumstances of the shooting.
Auditors say the Federal Emergency Management Agency should take back nearly all of $3.5 million in grants approved for a church-run school in coastal Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, though a school official says it actually received $2.8 million.