- Former Iowa doctor, wife, face lawsuit over assets Updated: May-02-16 6:12 pm
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - A lawsuit filed for more than a dozen people alleges a former Council Bluffs doctor shifted assets to his wife so he wouldn't have to pay compensation to his sex crime victims.
- Cruz fights for survival as Trump eyes Indiana knockout Updated: May-02-16 4:20 pm
OSCEOLA, Indiana - Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump.
- Ameren proposing 2 customer-supported solar energy efforts Updated: May-01-16 2:30 pm
ST. LOUIS - Ameren Missouri is considering two voluntary programs that would ask customers to pay more or provide property to support more solar power.
- FPL: Customers likely will pay for clean-up at nuclear plant Updated: Apr-30-16 9:30 am
HOMESTEAD, Florida - Florida Power & Light says customers likely will pay for cleanup efforts at its Turkey Point nuclear power plant.
- Deal ends fight between solar firm, utility for now Updated: Apr-28-16 10:11 pm
PHOENIX - A deal between the nation's largest solar company and Arizona's biggest utility announced Thursday means competing measures asking voters about how to treat rooftop solar power are being withdrawn.
- Hawaii lawmakers push renewable energy storage incentives Updated: Apr-28-16 9:55 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii has the highest rate of residents using solar panels in the nation, and lawmakers want to extend the state's leadership role by offering incentives or rebates to those who buy batteries to store their renewable energy.
- LePage vetoes Maine solar bill as backers push for override Updated: Apr-27-16 4:03 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Republican Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that sought to modernize Maine's policies on solar power.
- PSC considers changing rules governing power shut off Updated: Apr-27-16 3:08 pm
HELENA, Montana - The Montana Public Service Commission is considering changing the administrative rules governing when utilities can shut off electric service for non-payment during the winter, including shortening the five-month moratorium to three months so customers can't accrue overwhelming overdue bills.
- Hawaii bill bans discrimination against transgender patients Updated: Apr-26-16 8:59 pm
HONOLULU - Insurance companies would not be allowed to discriminate against transgender patients under a bill passed by the Hawaii Legislature.
- Kemper project to cost Mississippi Power another $61 million Updated: Apr-26-16 8:04 pm
GULFPORT, Mississippi - Mississippi Power Co. will spend another $61 million on its overrun-plagued Kemper County power plant, pushing its total cost above $6.7 billion, the company said Tuesday.
- GOP pushes tax credits as California budget work heats up Updated: Apr-26-16 3:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - As the deadline approaches for Gov. Jerry Brown to release his revised budget proposal, Senate Republicans are advocating a series of tax breaks they say would help low-income families.
- NY attorney general: 7 insurers cover hepatitis C treatment Updated: Apr-26-16 1:46 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says seven insurers have agreed to cover expensive hepatitis C treatments before patients show advanced symptoms of the disease like liver scarring.
- Delaware power customers to pay Artificial Island bill Updated: Apr-26-16 12:07 pm
DOVER, Delaware - A federal agency has denied Delaware's request to reduce the cost of building a power line connecting the Artificial Island nuclear complex to the state.
- Tourists spent $55M near Mesa Verde National Park in 2015 Updated: Apr-26-16 12:32 am
CORTEZ, Colorado - The more than 547,000 people who visited Mesa Verde National Park last year spent $55.4 million in nearby communities.
- California lawmakers eye $1.3 billion for affordable housing Updated: Apr-25-16 8:01 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Democratic lawmakers called Monday for California to spend $1.3 billion next year to help workers afford housing and to shelter homeless people in response to the growing statewide issue.
- New Nebraska women's assistants will be paid $140,000 each Updated: Apr-25-16 5:57 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The move from South Dakota is bringing big pay bumps for Nebraska's new women's basketball assistant coaches.
- Doulas help pregnant inmates give birth, say goodbye Updated: Apr-25-16 1:29 pm
WETUMPKA, Alabama - Harley Ezelle gently rocked back and forth on a yoga ball in a meeting room at Tutwiler Prison as the woman next to her helped set her legs for maximum balance.
- USDA declines to pay for cows, crops poisoned by pesticide Updated: Apr-24-16 4:29 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has refused to pay claims filed by two Idaho families who contend its pesticide treatment contaminated their crops and poisoned a cattle herd.
- Funeral officials: Halt of Illinois program leads to stress Updated: Apr-22-16 1:30 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Funeral directors say the current stalemate over Illinois' budget has meant more stress for low-income families who have lost loved ones.
- Indiana lawmaker defends taking family on California trip Updated: Apr-21-16 9:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman on Thursday defended his decision to have his Senate campaign pay more than $2,000 for a six-day trip to California last summer that his wife described on social media as a family vacation.
- Arkansas GOP governor uses veto to save Medicaid program Updated: Apr-21-16 6:30 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday effectively saved Arkansas' first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion by voiding part of a budget bill that would have ended the subsidized insurance for more than 250,000 poor people.
- Con Edison to pay $171 million for bribery and kickbacks Updated: Apr-21-16 12:29 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state's largest utility will pay $171 million to its customers for bribery and kickback schemes uncovered by federal officials.
- Complaint says State Street Corp. overcharged for expenses Updated: Apr-20-16 2:33 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts regulators say State Street Corp. violated state securities law by overcharging customers as much as $200 million for out-of-pocket expenses, including secure electronic messages.
- RV revival motors across Erie region Updated: Apr-20-16 2:24 pm
ERIE, Pennsylvania - The moment, nearly a decade old, is seared into Scott Boyer's memory.
- Over 200 arrested in Zambia amid anti-Rwandan attacks Updated: Apr-20-16 11:04 am
LUSAKA, Zambia - Police in Zambia arrested over 250 people for allegedly attacking Rwandan nationals and looting their shops in the capital in violence that police said Wednesday killed two Zambians.