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Youngest Planning Commission member does her homework

Mark Baker-Guard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 1:10am

"That was totally luck."

'Still Pam': Life with ALS

Kristen Inbody, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 30th - 12:10am

Everything you do you will eventually do for the last time.

Grand Rapids college offers education to inmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:41pm

Inmates are being offered an education from a college in Grand Rapids under an initiative.

Grand Valley State arts center to get addition, renovations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:41pm

Grand Valley State University's Performing Arts Center will get an addition and renovations, with the university set to spend $20 million.

Bill allowing medical marijuana for kids clears Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:00pm

A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut's medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle.

Police: Man dies from injuries sustained during robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 9:41pm

Authorities say a man died from injuries he sustained during a robbery near the Gotts Point area of Lake Lowell.

Police: Older son said he killed father in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:01pm

The older of two sons charged with murdering their parents at their home in California said he shot his father multiple times, but he did not shoot his mother, according to police.

Veteran of presidential museums name to head Lincoln library

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:20pm

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has named the director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to direct the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

APNewsBreak: Man shot by police had gunshot residue on hand

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:20pm

A man fatally shot by Wilmington police while sitting in his wheelchair was armed with a revolver and had evidence of gunshot residue on his hand, according to a court filing Friday in which city attorneys asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the man's family, who has claimed he was unarmed.

Tucson police: Suspicious person with gun seen near school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 7:01pm

Tucson police detained a person while investigating a report of a suspicious person who allegedly brandished a gun while near an elementary school on the city's east side.

4 young runaways found sneaking back into Florida facility

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:40pm

Four girls who apparently ran away from a facility for foster children near Tampa were found safe as they tried to sneak back onto the same property, authorities said Friday.

The Latest: 4 girls found safe trying to sneak into facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:31pm

The Latest on four girls who ran away from a foster home near Tampa, Florida. (all times local):

Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:31pm

Authorities: 4 girls who ran away from Florida facility for foster children found trying to sneak back in.

Man pleads guilty in stalking case involving Joe Arpaio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:11pm

A man has pleaded guilty to charges of trying to stalk Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year.

Firefighters use snowmobiles to fight ski resort blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:51pm

Authorities say firefighters went up a mountain by snowmobile to fight a blaze at a ski-in restaurant at Solitude resort outside Salt Lake City.

8 children, 2 tied up in backyard, rescued from Texas home

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:41pm

A late-night phone call to police about a crying child led to the discovery of eight children unsupervised at a San Antonio home, including a 2-year-old boy chained in the backyard and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash, authorities said Friday.

Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:12pm

The police department should be disbanded in polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona border found guilty of violating the constitutional rights of nonbelievers, the federal government recommended Friday in a new court filing.

11 Cubans on 1984 list deported, but no US policy change

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:10pm

The U.S. has deported 11 Cubans under an agreement Washington made with Havana after a massive 1980 boatlift.

Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:01pm

Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial.