Keith Ridler, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 10:51am
Officials want to withdraw 107 acres of public land in east-central Idaho from new mining claims for 20 years to preserve restoration work in two tributaries of the Salmon River used by federally protected chinook salmon, steelhead and bull trout.
Authorities say the operator of a Georgia crematory where more than 330 decaying corpses were found stacked in outbuildings and scattered in nearby woods has been freed after serving more than a decade in prison.
An attorney defending the man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina, says a state prosecutor is making reckless misstatements by implying a federal death sentence might not be carried out.
Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 10:41am
Starting on Friday, consumers will be able to buy wine in Tennessee supermarkets, professors and staff will be able to be armed on the campuses of public colleges and universities and drivers will be subject to stricter penalties for texting on the road.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed 10 new University of Louisville trustees, less than two weeks after he disbanded the previous board amid turmoil over the status of embattled school President James Ramsey.
David Porter, Associated Press | Posted Jun 29th - 10:21am
A judge sentenced a New Jersey man to life in prison Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam, after listening to the victim describe how the attack left her with physical and psychological scars.