- Lemonade Day is opportunity for kids to learn about business Updated: May-27-15 8:39 am
TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Lemonade Day is still more than a month away, but Khloe Barnhill already knows how her stand will be decorated.
- Former Biloxi mayor to coordinate city's legal services Updated: May-27-15 8:17 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - The Biloxi City Council has approved the hiring of former Mayor Gerald Blessey.
- Group of Florida lawyers taking trip to Cuba Updated: May-27-15 3:06 am
MIAMI - A contingent of Florida lawyers is heading to Cuba to learn about the communist island's legal and regulatory systems, as well as its economy and politics.
- Prosecutors say Troy Kelley paid stolen money to law firm Updated: May-26-15 11:23 pm
SEATTLE - Federal prosecutors say indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley paid more than $900,000 in stolen money to the high-priced law firm representing him, and they want a judge to look into whether that creates a conflict of interest for his attorney.
- More clinics offering legal advice to patients in Minnesota Updated: May-26-15 1:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Medical and legal partnerships serving low-income people are becoming more commonplace in Minnesota, as some health care clinics are adding on-site attorneys to their teams of doctors and nurses to provide free legal advice.
- Authorities: Business targeted people facing foreclosure Updated: May-26-15 6:28 am
LANSING, Michigan - Authorities say a lawyer and his business stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 100 people in Michigan that were facing mortgage foreclosures.
- Kansas state hospitals face staffing shortages Updated: May-25-15 12:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - State hospitals in Kansas face persistent staffing shortages, and one facility recently posted a 40 percent staff vacancy rate, according to the agency that oversees the facilities.
- Wealthy new owners fuel Kahala Avenue revival Updated: May-24-15 4:16 pm
HONOLULU - An eccentric Japanese billionaire riled residents of a prestigious seaside street in Honolulu when he bought $180 million of property and then left houses and landscaping to deteriorate.
- EXCHANGE: Program for injured veterans promotes fitness Updated: May-24-15 1:26 pm
PLAINFIELD, Illinois - Keith Aguina, a veteran who is a quadriplegic, often encountered poor attitudes and physical barriers at the gym.
- New York lawmakers may aim for status quo in housing debates Updated: May-23-15 1:37 pm
ALBANY, New York - With Albany still reeling from corruption scandals and time running out on the legislative session, it's looking less likely state lawmakers will overhaul New York City's longstanding rent regulations or a tax break for real estate developers.
- NW Indiana accountant accused of fraud faced 34 counts Updated: May-21-15 5:59 pm
HAMMOND, Indiana - A federal grand jury has indicted the owner of a northwest Indiana accounting firm on 34 counts, a prosecutor said Thursday.
- Libertarian's elections complaint against Kasich dismissed Updated: May-21-15 2:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state's Elections Commission dismissed a complaint Thursday alleging that Republican Gov. John Kasich's re-election campaign played a role in getting a Libertarian candidate bumped from last year's gubernatorial ballot.
- US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage Updated: May-21-15 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due mainly to relatively few listings and rising prices, providing evidence of the housing sector's uneven recovery.
- FBI finds faulty communication, no crime in prison probe Updated: May-21-15 3:48 am
BOISE, Idaho - An FBI investigation into a scandal surrounding a private prison in Idaho turned up no evidence of crime, but it did show plenty of miscommunication and faulty assumptions between state agencies, federal prosecutors say.
- Republican lawyer lodges new complaints against Sorrell Updated: May-20-15 7:11 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Republican lawyer who has led the charge of criticisms about alleged campaign finance abuses by Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell added to his list of complaints Wednesday.
- Ex-AG Coakley lands job at Boston law firm Updated: May-20-15 4:13 pm
BOSTON - Martha Coakley, the former Massachusetts attorney general who also ran unsuccessfully for governor and the U.S. Senate, has joined a Boston law firm.
- Charter school officer pleads guilty to stealing $28,000 Updated: May-20-15 3:07 am
BUFFALO, New York - A Buffalo school's former financial officer admits she overpaid herself by nearly $28,000 in 2013.
- Ex-comptroller of Albuquerque company pleads guilty to fraud Updated: May-19-15 4:23 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The former comptroller of an Albuquerque construction company has pleaded guilty to fraud and identity theft charges.
- NY report measures tax exemptions, job gains Updated: May-19-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's comptroller reports that the state's industrial development agencies received $660 million in tax exemptions in 2013, up $105 million from 2012.
- Allen school district gets $2.5 million for stadium losses Updated: May-18-15 11:10 pm
ALLEN, Texas - A contractor and architectural firm have paid a North Texas school district $2.5 million to cover losses incurred after its $60 million football stadium had to be closed last year because of structural cracks and other problems.
- US complaint charges oil companies paid women less than men Updated: May-18-15 6:54 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal complaint against Casper-based True Oil LLC and associated companies that charges they have discriminated against woman employees by paying them less than men for equivalent work.
- Ohio Elections Commission to spend $50,000 to make payroll Updated: May-18-15 2:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Elections Commission has received authority to spend an additional $50,000 this year as the agency struggles to make payroll.
- Ala company training dogs to help veterans Updated: May-18-15 1:26 pm
AUBURN, Alabama - Velcro - an 18-month-old German shepherd - focuses hard on her trainer, Ashton Jakcsy, in a conference room in the Auburn Research Park. Velcro ignores the two other canines, McCrae and Gunner, and the flurry of people in the room, eyeing Jakcsy instead in the hopes of getting a treat.
- Lawyers to link farmers, food workers with legal services Updated: May-17-15 8:33 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A group of lawyers is holding an event in Portland to introduce farmers and food industry workers to legal services.
- Capitol scandals raise tough questions for New York governor Updated: May-16-15 2:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - They were Albany's most powerful men: the governor, the Senate leader and the Assembly speaker. Together, they negotiated billion-dollar budgets and decided which bills passed and which ones didn't.