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Defense: Men accused in Kansas plot prepared for 'upheaval'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:54:00 EDT

Three men accused of plotting to bomb Somali immigrants in western Kansas were only preparing to defend themselves in the event of "massive social upheaval" as they accumulated firearms and ammunition, a defense attorney...

Russian indicted on charges he hacked LinkedIn

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:53:00 EDT

A Russian man has been charged with hacking and stealing information from computers at LinkedIn and other San Francisco Bay Area companies, federal prosecutors announced Friday.

Christie aide on trial says she told him of traffic study

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:43:00 EDT

Republican Gov. Chris Christie approved of a traffic study on the George Washington Bridge, his former deputy chief of staff testified Friday in her criminal trial, but federal prosecutors say it was actually a cover story...

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California politician shows little remorse, gets prison time

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:24:00 EDT

Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in federal prison after showing little remorse for a corruption scandal that tarnished his family's Southern California political dynasty.

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Mom of boy who vanished in 1979 testifies of 'total horror'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:33:00 EDT

When her 6-year-old son was late getting home from school, his mother called a classmate's mom and got the news that would launch one of the nation's most infamous missing-child cases.

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No discipline for 2 Minneapolis officers in man's slaying

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:33:00 EDT

Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of a black man in November, and won't face discipline, the city's police chief announced Friday.

Daughter of man in The Piano Guys missing in Oregon

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:13:00 EDT

The 21-year-old daughter of one of men in the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys has been reported missing and may have gotten injured or lost on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, authorities say.

Let's toast: Jim Beam strike ends with promise to expand

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:53:00 EDT

Jim Beam ended a nearly weeklong strike at two bourbon distilleries in Kentucky on Friday, toasting a labor settlement that answers the workers' key demand with a commitment to hire more full-time staff.

As son was dying in hot car, Georgia man sent teen sex texts

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:35:00 EDT

A Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son sat dying in the back seat of the father's sweltering SUV, his young texting partner testified in court Friday.

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Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:33:00 EDT

Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit...

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The Latest: No sanctions for Minneapolis cops in man's death

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:13:00 EDT

The Latest on an internal investigation by Minneapolis police into the November 2015 fatal shooting of a black man by two white officers on the city's north side (all times local):

3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:03:00 EDT

Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department's spokesman dismissed as...

Pennsylvania professors agree to contract, end strike

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:53:00 EDT

The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day.

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Senior NJ Transit leaders skip hearing on deadly train crash

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:53:00 EDT

Federal railroad regulators said a meeting Friday with New Jersey Transit's top officials would have been rescheduled if the agency had revealed it was being held at the same time as a legislative hearing on last...

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Prosecutors: Judge convicted of bribing officer with beer

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:13:00 EDT

Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina judge has been convicted of bribery after he offered beer and money to an officer in exchange for text messages from his wife's cellphone because he suspected she was cheating...

A giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:00 EDT

There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind.

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Appeals court considers Arizona cross-border shooting case

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:00 EDT

A government attorney argued Friday that the mother of a 16-year-old Mexican boy killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent in a cross border shooting should not be allowed to sue the agent because the boy lacked significant...

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Obama White House hosting final musical event with BET

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:33:00 EDT

Michelle Obama says the final White House concert of her husband's presidency is "going to be a good one."

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Ex-coach calls his ban from Penn State facilities 'wrong'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:13:00 EDT

The former Penn State assistant football coach suing Penn State told jurors Friday he was angered when told he could not return to team facilities after being put on leave the week Jerry Sandusky was charged with child...

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Giant pages from ancient Quran on display in Washington, DC

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:53:00 EDT

Books come in all sizes, but one 15th century Quran was so enormous, it's said that a wheelbarrow was needed to carry it.

Jury selection set for Ohio police shooting trial

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:33:00 EDT

Court officials prepared Friday to begin winnowing a large jury pool for the murder trial of a white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.

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Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:33:00 EDT

Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.

Lady Gaga returns to NYC bar where she launched her career

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:43:00 EDT

Lady Gaga returned to the New York City bar where she performed years ago as an unsigned act on the eve of her new album's release, singing rock and pop songs for an audience including Robert De Niro, Helen Mirren,...

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Flood victims face major challenges as early voting begins

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:33:00 EDT

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press As Keith and Felicia Scott looked at the ruins of their flooded-out house in North Carolina, the mold growing up the walls and the loose floorboards lying...

Goodyear christening 2nd airship in fleet replacing blimps

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:03:00 EDT

Goodyear is officially welcoming the second airship in the fleet replacing its famous blimps.

After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:33:00 EDT

In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims.

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50 years later, Black Panthers look back at party's founding

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 02:33:00 EDT

The Black Panthers emerged from this gritty Northern California city 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality and protecting the right of...

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Bayh didn't stay overnight in Indiana condo once in 2010

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 01:23:00 EDT

Evan Bayh says that his Indianapolis condominium has long been his home, and that he has spent "lots and lots" of time there since deciding to run for his old Senate seat. But a copy of his schedule shows Bayh did not stay...

Cincinnati Zoo rejoins Twitter following Harambe controversy

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:44:00 EDT

The Cincinnati Zoo has rejoined Twitter after a two-month hiatus that was sparked by outrage over the May shooting death of Harambe, the zoo's 17-year-old gorilla.

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Man sentenced after child rape photos found in donated tote

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:22:00 EDT

A man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison under a plea deal after prosecutors say an Ohio thrift store worker found photos of him sexually assaulting a toddler that were in a tote bag he'd donated.

Student: Teacher said he'd behead, bury misbehaving students

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:13:00 EDT

A second-grader says a substitute teacher in Ohio threatened to cut off students' heads and bury them if they misbehaved.

Sanders tells soda tax opponents to stop using his name

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:12:00 EDT

Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Southern California schools cope with heat from gusty winds

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:02:00 EDT

Southern California was slammed with the second day of a heat wave Thursday that raised the risk of wildfires and left many schoolchildren to sweat it out in aging classrooms.

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Officials say they cannot enforce Hawaii fishing contracts

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:42:00 EDT

Federal officials cannot enforce a contract being proposed by the commercial fishing industry as a solution to concerns about foreign fishing crews in Hawaii, leaving the industry responsible for enforcing its own rules.

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Group named in Indiana probe was registering black voters

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:04:00 EDT

A Democratic-aligned group at the center of an Indiana investigation into possible voter fraud said Thursday it focused on registering black residents of Indiana because the state had the nation's lowest overall voter...

Donors pour record $458 million into California initiatives

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:43:00 EDT

Political donors have spent a record $458 million on 17 statewide November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on propositions appearing on state ballots in a single...

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Registered sex offender accused of killing California deputy

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:22:00 EDT

A sheriff's deputy shot dead in rural northern California was killed by a man listed in state records as a registered sex offender shortly after the deputy arrived at a home to investigate a domestic disturbance,...

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Firefighter thrown up to 20 feet in Portland gas explosion

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:05:00 EDT

An injured firefighter who's being hailed as a hero for helping to evacuate a building before a powerful gas explosion in a Portland shopping district said Thursday he was tossed up to 20 feet by the blast.

Former Penn St. coach recalls learning of Sandusky complaint

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:22:00 EDT

Jurors heard Thursday that a former Penn State head football coach testified that Mike McQueary told him years before Jerry Sandusky's arrest that he had made a complaint about Sandusky to university administrators.

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No contract talks underway in 2nd day of faculty strikes

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:13:00 EDT

By MEGAN TRIMBLE Associated Press Pennsylvania's higher education system said it had no official contract talks with its union Thursday, but said negotiators still were looking for a way forward...

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Most Syrian refugees arriving in US are kids; schools adapt

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:42:00 EDT

Seated at his desk at a suburban San Diego middle school, 12-year-old Abdulhamid Ashehneh tries not to let his mind wander to the painful memories of his life in civil war-torn Syria.

US parks director: More worker sex harassment cases likely

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:12:00 EDT

The National Park Service must attract younger and more racially diverse visitors to the areas it manages, and it will probably uncover more cases of sexual harassment in its workforce of 22,000 employees following a...

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Growing calls for railroad probe in wake of station crash

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:02:00 EDT

New Jersey's commuter railroad is facing growing calls for more scrutiny at federal and state levels amid questions about its safety after one of its trains crashed into a station last month, killing a woman on the...

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Half a year after 8 relatives killed, no answers or arrests

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:02:00 EDT

Six months after someone shot eight members of an extended family to death in their homes, surviving relatives are still waiting - for an explanation, for an arrest, for a hint of closure.

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Ohio mom's confession details how she smothered 3 young sons

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:52:00 EDT

An Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three young sons over a 13-month period says in a recorded police interview that she smothered each boy with a blanket because she didn't want to see them suffering.

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Voters react to 'nasty woman' remark with disgust, mockery

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:42:00 EDT

Donald Trump's reference to Hillary Clinton as "a nasty woman" during the last presidential debate before the election has inspired reactions ranging from disgust to mockery. For many women, the moment Wednesday night...

Historic mountaintop stone cabin gutted by fire is rebuilt

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:34:00 EDT

A historic mountaintop stone cabin that was gutted by an accidental fire caused by the sons of a snowboard company founder almost a year ago has been rebuilt and will be ready for guests soon.

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Union asks court to reverse Wal-Mart trespassing order

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:32:00 EDT

A labor union that has demonstrated against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. asked the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a judge's decision barring it from entering the retail giant's property for anything other...

Bye, Bao Bao! Later, Mei Lun and Mei Huan! Pandas leaving US

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:32:00 EDT

The panda population in the United States is dropping by three.

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Winter outlook: Warm south; cooler north; murky in middle

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:24:00 EDT

Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in stripes of different weather: Warmer and drier than normal in the south, and colder and wetter than usual in the far north.

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Ex-NFL star's co-defendants face sentences in drug-rape case

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:13:00 EDT

The two co-defendants in the drug and rape case that brought down one-time NFL star Darren Sharper were formally sentenced Thursday to lengthy prison terms - after hearing blistering condemnations from two of their victims...

Lynching memorial rises near revered Confederate sites

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:12:00 EDT

In this small South Carolina town near the Georgia line, where some say the Confederacy was born and died, descendants of a man lynched 100 years ago are erecting a downtown memorial to him and other black men killed by...

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Man slits throat in California court after sex conviction

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:46:00 EDT

Moments after being convicted in a California courtroom of sexual assaulting a child, a former high school English teacher pulled out a razor blade and slashed his throat.

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Citing concerns, board to audit Iowa State leader's flights

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:12:00 EDT

Iowa State University's governing board ordered an audit Thursday of every flight President Steven Leath has taken on school airplanes, and its leader said some of the trips appear "questionable at best."

App helps save Seattle cardiac patient

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:52:00 EDT

If your heart is going to stop, right outside a hospital is not a bad place for it.

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Derrick Rose wins big off the court, cleared in rape lawsuit

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:12:00 EDT

Derrick Rose is at a crossroads in his basketball career and one of the biggest moments in what could be a make-or-break year for the former NBA MVP didn't happen on the court.

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Final debate brings little clarity to undecided voters

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:12:00 EDT

As a tumultuous campaign nears an end, undecided voters across the country watched the final debate of the U.S. presidential race with a mix of skepticism and rapt attention Wednesday night.

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Police: Boy, 13, hit by stray bullet while lying in bed

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:52:00 EDT

Police say a 13-year-old boy was hit by a stray bullet while he was lying in bed inside a Massachusetts apartment.

California sheriff's deputy shot to death while on the job

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:22:00 EDT

A sheriff's deputy in a Northern California county near the Oregon border was shot to death Wednesday while responding to a disturbance call, the Modoc County Sheriff's Office said.

Georgia executes man who killed police officer, wounded 2nd

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 01:15:00 EDT

A man convicted of killing an Atlanta police officer and wounding a second officer with an AR-15 rifle was executed late Wednesday, becoming the seventh inmate put to death in Georgia this year.

Indiana election official clarifies registration fraud probe

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:22:00 EDT

A day after warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state acknowledged Wednesday that many of the thousands of altered registration records she flagged might just be residents rushing to...

Feds look into claim of unofficial VA wait lists in Colorado

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:02:00 EDT

Government investigators said Wednesday they are looking into allegations that Department of Veterans Affairs employees in Colorado kept unofficial lists of veterans waiting for health care that could conceal how long it...

Hawaii lawmakers hold public meeting on foreign fishermen

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:52:00 EDT

Hawaii lawmakers held a meeting to discuss conditions in the Hawaii longline fishing fleet and heard from an observer who described what it's like to live on the boats.

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The Latest: Hawaii lawmakers press fishing industry

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:42:00 EDT

The Latest on a meeting to discuss conditions among the Hawaii longline fleet (all times local):

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Outside Las Vegas debate arena, a buzz of bands, protests

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:33:00 EDT

It was anything but quiet outside the college campus in Las Vegas that was the site for the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Attorney general leads criminal probe of Wells Fargo bank

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:32:00 EDT

California's attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank stole customers' identities in the sales practices scandal that rocked the bank...

App helps save Seattle cardiac patient

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:42:00 EDT

If your heart is going to stop, right outside a hospital is not a bad place for it.

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Police release 2 men arrested in deadly LA party shooting

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:42:00 EDT

Police have released two men who were arrested after a shooting at a South Los Angeles birthday party left four people dead.

Students sad after classes resume at schools where 4 shot

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:32:00 EDT

Students at two San Francisco schools where classmates were shot the previous day walked arm-in-arm as they exited classes Wednesday and called for an end to violence.

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Gas explosion rocks Portland shopping district, injuring 8

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:54:00 EDT

A powerful natural gas explosion rocked a busy Portland, Oregon, shopping district Wednesday, injuring eight people and igniting a fire that sent a huge plume of smoke over the heart of the city.

Ivanka Trump says father will concede election if defeated

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:42:00 EDT

Ivanka Trump, arguably her father's most influential surrogate, suggested Wednesday that the Republican nominee will honor the results of the election if he loses.

Judge questions vow not to use sedative again in executions

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:42:00 EDT

A judge presiding over a lawsuit that protests how Arizona carries out the death penalty extracted promises in court from the state Wednesday that it won't use the sedative midazolam in future executions.

Arizona highway clouded by smoke, causing numerous accidents

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:32:00 EDT

By PAUL DAVENPORT Associated Press Thick smoke from a blaze set to reduce wildfire risks blinded motorists Wednesday on the main highway across northern Arizona near the Grand Canyon, causing numerous...

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NYC mayor: Police shooting of woman, 66, was 'unacceptable'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:32:00 EDT

New York City's mayor castigated a police sergeant Wednesday for fatally shooting a mentally ill, 66-year-old woman brandishing a baseball bat, saying her "tragic" and "unacceptable" death resulted from failure to...

Final cleanup of Alaska automobile junkyard is underway

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:12:00 EDT

The final cleanup is underway in Anchorage after the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake helped turn a sea-side bluff into an auto junkyard.

Prosecutors launch 2nd bid for conviction in Etan Patz death

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:02:00 EDT

Revisiting a crime that shattered a bygone era's sense of safety, prosecutors on Wednesday launched their second bid for a conviction in one of the nation's most influential missing-child cases, the 1979...

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Prosecutors say suspect shot, taunted Alaska police officer

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:02:00 EDT

A 29-year-old Alaska man opened fire on a Fairbanks police officer, took his gun, stomped on his head and taunted him as the officer stood and tried to get away, state prosecutors said in a criminal complaint filed Wednesday.

NBA's Derrick Rose cleared in rape lawsuit, poses with jury

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:02:00 EDT

NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends were cleared Wednesday in a $21.5 million lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated from drugs or alcohol.

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Auction of Trump's boyhood home postponed

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:02:00 EDT

Will Donald Trump's first boyhood home in New York City be worth more, or less, after the election?

Biden outlines progress in "moonshot" for cancer cure

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:42:00 EDT

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the White House's "moonshot" to find a cure for cancer has been making real progress in the past year, but more needs to be done as the nation prepares to elect a new...

The Latest: First responders praised for quick work

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:42:00 EDT

The Latest on a gas explosion in a Portland, Oregon, business district (all times local):

Zika test urged for pregnant women throughout Florida county

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:42:00 EDT

The government on Wednesday recommended Zika testing for all pregnant women who recently spent time anywhere in Florida's Miami-Dade County.

Santa Ana winds bring Southern California heat, fire danger

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:32:00 EDT

Santa Ana winds gusted out of the mountains of Southern California on Wednesday, driving up temperatures and fanning several small brush fires that erupted in the drought-stricken region.

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NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:32:00 EDT

A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has hit another snag.

Man sentenced to 30 years for trying to aid Islamic State

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:22:00 EDT

A former California college student was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for trying to aid the Islamic State group.

Man slits throat in Orange County court after sex conviction

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:02:00 EDT

A man convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager pulled a razor blade and slashed his throat in an Orange County courtroom Wednesday moments after the verdict.

Penn State ex-official denies coach lost job over Sandusky

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:02:00 EDT

Jurors in a defamation and whistleblower lawsuit were read testimony Wednesday by a former Penn State athletic director who denied a claim by a main witness against Jerry Sandusky that he was terminated as an assistant...

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Professors on strike at 14 Pennsylvania state universities

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:32:00 EDT

Professors at 14 state universities went on strike Wednesday, disrupting classes midsemester for more than 100,000 students after contract negotiations hit an impasse.

AP Explains: Etan Patz, missing boy who fueled movement

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:12:00 EDT

The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement. Six-year-old Etan was one of the first children whose disappearance was publicized in what became a high-profile way: on milk...

Fewer election observers from the Justice Dept. at the polls

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:04:00 EDT

Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

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Phoenix serial killer 911 calls disclosed in bid for leads

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:22:00 EDT

Police released a batch of 911 recordings Wednesday from the first two shootings in a wave of Phoenix serial killings earlier this year, hoping that the calls might revive an investigation that has generated few leads in...

The Latest: APNewsBreak: Derrick Rose thankful for verdict

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:52:00 EDT

The Latest on the Derrick Rose rape lawsuit trial (all times local):

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Refuge occupier Bundy urges jurors to 'stand for freedom'

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:32:00 EDT

National wildlife refuge occupier Ryan Bundy twice referenced the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during his closing argument Wednesday, and he told jurors to "stand for freedom" and find him not guilty.

Reid: No idea why Trump wants Obama half-brother at debate

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:42:00 EDT

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid blamed Russia for leaks of Democratic Party emails that he says are part of an effort to sway the U.S. election, and he said he has no idea why Republican presidential candidate Donald...

3 sex-spread diseases hit another record high, CDC says

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:02:00 EDT

Infections from three sexually spread diseases have hit another record high.

Gallup: Record high 60 percent of Americans back legal pot

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:13:00 EDT

A record high 60 percent of American adults support legalization of marijuana, according to a new Gallup poll released three weeks before voters in nine states decide whether to expand legal access to pot.

Snow helps wrap up below-average wildfire season in US West

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:12:00 EDT

With measurable snowfall already dusting parts of the Rocky Mountains and Northwest, the 2016 wildfire season has wrapped up in much of the West, despite some flames still flaring in Southern California and Colorado.

Flint water panel calls for new emergency management rules

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:01:00 EDT

Michigan should consider abandoning its one-person emergency management structure and instead install a team of three experts when deficit-ridden municipalities and school districts fall under state control, according to a...