- New Mexico police chief: Curriculum to be released Updated: Mar-05-14 6:21 pm
- APNewsBreak: Delaware lacks lethal injection drugs Updated: Mar-05-14 2:32 pm
- W.Va. Supreme Court to hear Nitro FOIA fee appeal Updated: Mar-03-14 2:04 am
- County updates public comment rules for meetings Updated: Feb-28-14 6:58 am
- South Texas officials jailed on meetings violation Updated: Feb-27-14 10:11 pm
- Alabama Senate passes open meetings bill Updated: Feb-27-14 5:37 pm
- Official: Elko County panel violated meeting law Updated: Feb-27-14 1:17 pm
- Kansas GOP senators defend closed caucus meetings Updated: Feb-26-14 11:13 pm
- VPT investigation finds some meetings violations Updated: Feb-26-14 8:14 pm
- Mississippi editorial roundup Updated: Feb-25-14 12:02 pm
- Santa Fe college accused of breaking meeting law Updated: Feb-25-14 9:21 am
- Correction: Texas Comptroller-Hegar story Updated: Feb-18-14 12:08 pm
- SD House panel kills bill to open caucus meetings Updated: Feb-12-14 4:57 pm
- Newtown privacy debate to resume for lawmakers Updated: Feb-12-14 3:51 pm
- Email shows effort to shield bin Laden photos Updated: Feb-10-14 7:22 pm
- Documents: Judgments random in military sex-crimes Updated: Feb-10-14 5:38 pm
- Agency says state slow to turn over tobacco data Updated: Feb-09-14 4:34 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New proposed state police training material that critics say gives officers more leeway to use deadly force will be released to the public next week, New Mexico Police Chief Pete Kassetas said Wednesday.
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware has 17 condemned prisoners facing the death penalty, but no means of executing any of them.
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The West Virginia Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday on a Freedom of Information Act case involving Nitro.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Grand Traverse County officials have agreed to update public comment rules for commission meetings as part of a settlement with an area resident.
WESLACO, Texas - Four top officials of a South Texas city and a former top official spent the afternoon in jail after they were charged with violating the state Open Meetings Act.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A bill passed by the Alabama Senate on Thursday would restore the public's ability to sue because of closed meetings, the sponsor said.
ELKO, Nevada - The Elko County Commission violated the state's open meeting law by giving improper notice involving an agenda item last fall and should change the way it does business, the Nevada attorney general's office said in a legal opinion.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Republicans in the Kansas Senate ensured Wednesday that they'll still be able to hold occasional closed meetings to hash out strategy and air gripes, even when most of the chamber's members are present.
COLCHESTER, Vermont - The board of directors of Vermont Public Television violated federal requirements by failing to notify the public that private meetings had been held, according to an internal investigation released Wednesday.
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SANTA FE, New Mexico - Two current and former members of the Santa Fe Community College board contend that three other board members violated the state's open meetings law.
AUSTIN, Texas - In a story Feb. 15 about Texas comptroller Glenn Hegar, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his wife's employer, the Lanier Law Firm, is known for its daytime television commercials. The firm does not advertise on television, but an unrelated firm with a similar name, the Lanier Law Group, does.
PIERRE, South Dakota - A South Dakota House committee defeated a measure Wednesday that would have opened Republican caucus meetings that currently are private.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The emotional debate over victim privacy rights that began after the Newtown school shooting is expected to resume in coming weeks in Connecticut, as state lawmakers consider restrictions on public access to certain crime scene photos, 911 recordings and other information about homicides.
WASHINGTON - A newly-released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, the U.S. military's top special operations officer ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founder's corpse or turn them over to the CIA.
TOKYO - At U.S. military bases in Japan, most service members found culpable in sex crimes in recent years did not go to prison, according to internal Department of Defense documents. Instead, in a review of hundreds of cases filed in America's largest overseas military installation, offenders were fined, demoted, restricted to their bases or removed from the military.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Ten months and $5,000 after it started trying to get records from the state attorney general's office on the amount of money Kansas is receiving in tobacco settlement money, Kansas Action for Children said it still hasn't received the information it seeks.