- Cardinals 3B coach Oquendo to have knee surgery, miss season Updated: Apr-30-16 6:35 pm
ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Cardinals third base coach Jose Oquendo will undergo right knee replacement surgery next month and won't return to the team this season.
- The Latest: Kansas budget plan protects public schools' aid Updated: Apr-30-16 5:41 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local):
- Woman gives birth in brother's car on way to hospital Updated: Apr-30-16 5:03 pm
ALOHA, Oregon - An Aloha woman is recovering after her son couldn't wait for a scheduled C-section to be born.
- Review finds police shooting of mentally ill man justified Updated: Apr-30-16 5:02 pm
ZION, Illinois - The Lake County State's Attorney has concluded a northern Illinois police officer was justified in using deadly force when he fatally shot a mentally ill man earlier this year.
- Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers Updated: Apr-30-16 4:03 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall, joining an already competitive grocery market and a string of established grocers in Iowa that sell ethnic, gourmet and health-conscious food.
- Flooding flushes oil, chemicals into Texas rivers Updated: Apr-30-16 3:57 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Recent floods across Texas have inundated oil wells and fracking sites, flushing crude oil and toxic fracking chemicals into the state's rivers.
- Complaint accuses hospital of religious discrimination Updated: Apr-30-16 3:24 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A complaint filed by a federal agency is accusing Mission Hospital of religious discrimination and violating federal law for firing three workers who refused to adhere to the hospital's flu vaccine requirement and declined the shot.
- Search for help a key to dealing with child's autism Updated: Apr-30-16 2:09 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Kelly Thompson grieves for the days before her 6-year-old son Wyatt became a full-time student. Those long, lazy days she enjoyed spending at home with her little boy.
- Man booked in death of toddler in Jefferson Parish Updated: Apr-30-16 1:46 pm
MARRERO, Louisiana - A Jefferson Parish man has been booked on a second-degree murder charge after his girlfriend's 2-year-old son died of head injuries.
- School employee accused of slapping boy enters guilty plea Updated: Apr-30-16 1:29 pm
CALDWELL, Idaho - A former speech therapist at a Caldwell elementary school has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor injury to a child.
- Health officials reach settlement with Seattle hookah lounge Updated: Apr-30-16 11:46 am
SEATTLE - Public health officials have reached a settlement of their case against a Seattle hookah lounge. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray had been trying to shut down Seattle's 11 hookah lounges for violating a ban on indoor smoking.
- Hassan starts study of health care worker shortage Updated: Apr-30-16 11:46 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Gov. Maggie Hassan is creating a commission to study New Hampshire's shortage of health care workers.
- DEA, local law enforcement taking back prescription drugs Updated: Apr-30-16 11:01 am
SEATTLE - The DEA is working with local law enforcement agencies to collect unused, unwanted and expired prescription medicines on Saturday.
- Ohio invests in opening recovery houses for heroin addicts Updated: Apr-30-16 9:52 am
DAYTON, Ohio - When residents of the Ome Garden neighborhood got word of plans for moving recovering drug addicts into a vacant house, they didn't like what they were hearing.
- Silver Alerts tested for Alzheimer's patients lost on foot Updated: Apr-30-16 9:33 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Three Florida counties will test a new way to alert authorities when Alzheimer's patients walk away from caretakers.
- Drug-detecting spit test bill passes House, despite science Updated: Apr-30-16 9:29 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House passed a bill calling for a saliva test to be used to check drivers for the presence of marijuana and other drugs - after a state-retained lab warned the test could not be used to measure impairment behind the wheel, documents show.
- DC police join in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Updated: Apr-30-16 9:01 am
WASHINGTON - Police in Washington are participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
- Vermont to collect unused, expired prescription drugs Updated: Apr-30-16 8:23 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermonters are encouraged to get rid of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
- 'Still Pam': Life with ALS Updated: Apr-30-16 2:05 am
HAVRE, Montana - Everything you do you will eventually do for the last time.
- Bill allowing medical marijuana for kids clears Senate Updated: Apr-29-16 11:52 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut's medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle.
- The Latest: Hawaii advances bills on hot classrooms, ferries Updated: Apr-29-16 11:04 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on the Hawaii Legislature negotiating dozens of bills before a deadline (all times local):
- Hawaii selects businesses for medical pot but excludes actor Updated: Apr-29-16 9:57 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii selected eight businesses Friday to open medical marijuana dispensaries - but not one owned by Woody Harrelson.
- Governor vetoes bill requiring vaccine information Updated: Apr-29-16 6:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have required doctors administering vaccines to provide certain information about the benefits and risks of vaccines.
- Md. governor, health officials, outline Zika prevention Updated: Apr-29-16 6:36 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Gov. Larry Hogan and state health officials on Friday outlined a variety of measures the state is taking to monitor and prevent the Zika virus in Maryland, where there have been 12 cases reported.
- First drug for delusions in Parkinson's patients approved Updated: Apr-29-16 5:55 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials have approved an experimental drug to treat psychotic delusions and behaviors that often afflict patients with Parkinson's disease, the debilitating movement disorder.