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Old lead pipes pushes replacement plan in New Jersey capital

January 9, 2020

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — All 37,000 of the lead water pipes in New Jersey's capital city will be replaced over the next five years at an estimated cost of $150 million, Trenton officials said Thursday. more »»

Bill Cosby asks Pennsylvania high court to review conviction

January 9, 2020

Comedian Bill Cosby filed an appeal Thursday of a court decision last month that upheld his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home. more »»

Prosecutors recommend probation for teen's hoax SWAT calls

January 9, 2020

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who admitted in court to making hoax phone calls to authorities in a half-dozen states should receive a one-year sentence with credit for time served, an... more »»

California could launch generic prescription drug label

January 9, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday. more »»

Ex-Alaska governor Bill Walker chosen for Harvard fellowship

January 9, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Bill Walker, who was one of the country's few politically unaffiliated governors, plans to discuss with students bridging the political divide during an upcoming, on-campus... more »»

Facebook riles tiny Oregon town with plan for undersea cable

January 9, 2020

TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — A battle playing out in a tiny Oregon town with no stoplights or cellphone service is pitting residents against one of the world's biggest tech companies. more »»

Court to decide if private border wall can go next to river

January 9, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — For Tommy Fisher, a federal court hearing set for Thursday next to the U.. more »»

Appeals court keeps block of Trump immigration rule in place

January 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Wednesday rejected a motion from the Trump administration that would have allowed it to implement a policy connecting the use of public... more »»

City's new treasurer says racist officials won't seat her

January 9, 2020

The newly elected treasurer of a small city in western Pennsylvania asserted in a lawsuit Wednesday that city officials plotted to block her from taking office because she is black. more »»

Program meant to curb repeat hospital stays fails big test

January 9, 2020

Researchers thought they had a way to keep hard-to-treat patients from constantly returning to the hospital and racking up big medical bills. more »»

California governor seeks $1 billion to target homelessness

January 9, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A billion-dollar investment last year has yet to curtail California's growing homeless crisis, and with the state awash in revenue, Gov. more »»

Mississippi moms question state as they bury slain inmates

January 9, 2020

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Manslaughter isn't supposed to be a death sentence. Nor is burglary. Nor is armed robbery, selling cocaine or stealing a vehicle. more »»

Judge orders Google to turn over Jussie Smollett's emails

January 9, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has ordered Google to turn over a year's worth of Jussie Smollett's emails, private messages, photographs and location data to a special prosecutor who is looking into why... more »»

Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

January 8, 2020

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new rocket system was wheeled slowly from a New Orleans spacecraft factory on... more »»

Community marks 9 years since deadly Arizona mass shooting

January 8, 2020

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Nearly a decade after Tucson became the site of a deadly mass shooting, the city renewed a promise Wednesday that the victims would not be forgotten. more »»

Lawsuit filed after six people found dead in Vegas fire

January 8, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sister of one of six residents found dead after a Las Vegas apartment building fire filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the property owner, who officials say had... more »»

Search off for 'command vehicle' in mystery drone case

January 8, 2020

A Colorado sheriff on Wednesday rescinded his call for people to be on the lookout for a “command vehicle” that may be operating mysterious groups of drones spotted in recent weeks over... more »»

'Ugly Betty' co-creator Silvio Horta dies in Miami at 45

January 8, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Award-winning producer Silvio Horta, who was acclaimed for creating the hit series “Ugly Betty,” has died. He was 45. more »»

Case of 2 missing kids grows to include deaths, cult rumors

January 8, 2020

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two dead spouses, two missing children and rumors of a cult. more »»

Husband in missing mom case ordered held on $6 million bail

January 8, 2020

A Connecticut man was ordered detained Wednesday on $6 million bail on charges that he killed his estranged wife — a crime investigators say stood to benefit him financially as the couple went... more »»

 
 

 

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