Former county commissioner Phil Lyman is scoffing at the argument by federal prosecutors that he should increase his monthly restitution payment for leading an illegal ATV protest ride in 2014 because he's a now state legislator.
The parents of a woman fatally shot by an immigrant who wasn't held for deportation proceedings cannot sue San Francisco for negligence over the death that touched off a fierce national debate, a U.S. appeals court ruled.
Sean Murphy and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 1:13pm
The maker of OxyContin and the company's controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 12:51pm
The Trump administration is coming under increasing pressure to nominate someone to lead the Pentagon, nearly three months after President Donald Trump's first secretary of defense, Jim Mattis, resigned in a policy dispute.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 12:43pm
More than 1 million private wells that supply drinking water in mostly rural parts of the Midwest could face the risk of contamination from floodwater, posing a health concern that could linger long after the flooding subsides.
Mary Esch, Associated Press | PostedMar 26th - 11:53am
A county in New York City's northern suburbs declared a state of emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall, hoping a ban against unvaccinated children in public places wakes their parents to the seriousness of the problem.