- Ohio family takes big leap for dream of living in tiny home Updated: May-25-15 5:04 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - In a few weeks, Jamie and Kelly Rye hope to start building their new dream home which requires them to downsize in a big way.
- Nebraskan grows fish, vegetables using aquaponics method Updated: May-24-15 11:05 am
MCCOOK, Nebraska - Mary Kircher was the kind of kid who liked challenges. At 17, she took apart an engine and put it back together, just to see how it works.
- Historic house to be moved in Stamford police station plan Updated: May-22-15 8:03 pm
STAMFORD, Connecticut - Stamford officials have agreed to spend up to $1 million to relocate a historic house to make way for a new city police department.
- Lumber company owner purchases historic Flavel home Updated: May-22-15 12:59 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - The owner of City Lumber Company has purchased the historic Flavel home that has been left vacant for 25 years.
- 5 things to know as Pyrex brand marks 100th year Updated: May-22-15 12:58 am
CORNING, New York - Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake.
- Archaeological dig uncovers base of Civil War cotton gin Updated: May-21-15 11:28 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - An engineering crew in Franklin has uncovered the base of a Civil War cotton gin archaeologists have been searching for since 2009.
- Drought good for businesses that paint lawns green Updated: May-20-15 11:12 am
SACRAMENTO, California - The drought has many in California worried, but for a West Sacramento lawn painter, the water shortage has brought a boom in business.
- New Mexico corn maze, pumpkin patch draw ire from neighbors Updated: May-19-15 5:05 am
CORRALES, New Mexico - Corn mazes might be fun for kids, but neighbors' complaints about one in Corrales may put it out of business.
- Historic Indiana home designed by Wright protege to be moved Updated: May-18-15 4:01 am
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - A small, historic home in southwestern Indiana that a protege of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed will be moved to the University of Evansville's campus and restored.
- For Hampton House, a return from history Updated: May-17-15 12:23 am
MIAMI - When the rescue of Hampton House began six years ago, vagrants and drug addicts slept in the motel where Malcolm X once stayed. A tree grew out of the swimming pool where Martin Luther King Jr. swam. The walls were crumbling around the courtyard where Ebony magazine had photographed Muhammad Ali and his new wife and baby.
- Boxing fan accelerates plans to renovate Ali's boyhood home Updated: May-15-15 7:54 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Muhammad Ali's brother on Friday recalled their wrestling matches while growing up in their family's modest Kentucky home. No punches were supposed to be thrown because their parents wouldn't allow it, Rahman Ali said.
- New North Dakota governor's home design likely by end-year Updated: May-15-15 10:13 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A design for a new $5 million North Dakota governor's residence should be in place by Dec. 1, officials say.
- Historic home near Brown University to get makeover Updated: May-13-15 4:16 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An historic home near the Brown University campus is set to get a makeover this summer.
- A roof grows in Brooklyn: Barclay's Center to get grassy lid Updated: May-13-15 4:03 pm
NEW YORK - A roof grows in Brooklyn.
- Some LGBT residents critical of Utah anti-discrimination law Updated: May-12-15 8:43 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A Mormon church-backed anti-discrimination law that protects gay and transgender people and religious rights took effect Tuesday amid skepticism from some LGBT residents over whether it lives up to its promises.
- Texas Crop Report Updated: May-12-15 5:11 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The following reports were compiled by AgriLife Extension Service for the week of May 12:
- Beautification planned for neighborhood near Lincoln home Updated: May-11-15 4:22 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Renovations are planned for a less-traveled section of Abraham Lincoln's old neighborhood in Springfield.
- Reese Witherspoon to open Nashville retail store Updated: May-09-15 4:19 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Actress Reese Witherspoon plans to open a store in Nashville for her new lifestyle brand.
- Building tiny houses into big help for Los Angeles' homeless Updated: May-08-15 3:01 pm
LOS ANGELES - Shortly after Elvis Summers befriended Irene McGhee, he learned she was sleeping on the streets of South Los Angeles.
- Proposed house for Purdue student tests historic group Updated: May-07-15 9:19 am
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Developer Michael Plonski always hoped his son Lance Plonski would decide to attend Purdue University, his alma mater.
- Philly lawyer joins effort to restore Ali's childhood home Updated: May-05-15 8:54 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A real estate investor wanting to restore Muhammad Ali's boyhood home in Kentucky has a new business partner in his corner.
- Solar-powered home designed by RISD students now in France Updated: May-04-15 3:31 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A solar-powered home designed in part by students from the Rhode Island School of Design is now located at an art academy in France.
- Another buyer sought for historic Davenport house Updated: May-04-15 10:53 am
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Another buyer is being sought to rehabilitate a historic home near Davenport Central High School, because the first deal fell through.
- Houston police seek attacker who fatally stabbed woman, 79 Updated: Apr-30-15 11:10 am
HOUSTON - Houston police are seeking a man who used scissors to fatally stab a 79-year-old woman as she tended her garden.
- Historic hotel becomes luxury living space in Kalamazoo Updated: Apr-28-15 12:44 pm
KALAMAZOO, Michigan - Ron and Matt Smilanich's plan is coming together.