- Kansas panel recommends second suspension for judge Updated: Oct-06-15 2:51 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A state disciplinary panel has recommended a second suspension for a Kansas district court judge who was suspended earlier this year over allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct.
- The Latest: University of South Carolina avoids worst floods Updated: Oct-06-15 2:27 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):
- South Carolina sees sun, but flooding ordeal far from over Updated: Oct-06-15 2:23 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and 17 deaths.
- Water system transfer by N. Carolina legislature upheld Updated: Oct-06-15 2:14 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina General Assembly had constitutional power to transfer control of Asheville's water system to a regional sewer district, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday in a case involving one of many recent local government interventions by the legislature.
- New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest Updated: Oct-06-15 2:10 pm
SURDA, West Bank - A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force.
- Mayor: Omaha mall project slowed over city funding talks Updated: Oct-06-15 2:10 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says the proposed redevelopment of Crossroads Mall has slowed because of a lack of an agreement on the city's contribution.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Oct-06-15 2:01 pm
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- Mexico City investigates reports of dog poisoning at park Updated: Oct-06-15 1:41 pm
MEXICO CITY - A popular dog run in a picturesque Mexico City park remained closed Tuesday following reported cases of dog poisoning.
- Guatemala declares mudslide-hit community uninhabitable Updated: Oct-06-15 1:25 pm
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala - Prosecutors in Guatemala said Tuesday they have opened an investigation into who allowed homes to be built in an unsafe area where a massive mudslide killed at least 161 people.
- Car bombers claimed by IS kill 15 in Yemen's Aden Updated: Oct-06-15 1:20 pm
SANAA, Yemen - Suicide car bombings targeting exiled Yemeni officials and the Saudi and Emirati troops backing their efforts to retake the country killed at least 15 people Tuesday in the port city of Aden, authorities said. A new Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the assault, which officials earlier blamed on Yemen's Shiite rebels.
- Dubuque asks agency to let city look into hydropower dam Updated: Oct-06-15 12:59 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque officials have asked a federal agency to let the city study the feasibility of putting a hydropower plant on the Mississippi River.
- Judge suspended after accusation of berating, hitting lawyer Updated: Oct-06-15 12:30 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - The Florida Supreme Court has suspended a county judge who was captured on video berating and threatening to assault a public defender.
- Albuquerque voters decide on proposal for police chief hires Updated: Oct-06-15 12:19 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Albuquerque voters will decide whether future mayoral picks for police and fire chief positions must be submitted to the City Council for approval.
- Vancouver bans personal fireworks use starting in 2017 Updated: Oct-06-15 11:02 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - Residents of Vancouver, Washington, will no longer be able to shoot off personal fireworks in the city beginnig in 2017.
- Hinds County, Jackson work on same voting precincts Updated: Oct-06-15 10:45 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Jackson and Hinds County have pledged to work together in an attempt to ensure city and county voting precincts are the same.
- Former Rapid City mayor takes new job in home state of Iowa Updated: Oct-06-15 10:45 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Former Rapid City mayor Sam Kooiker (KWAY'-kur) is taking a new job in his home state of Iowa.
- Lee County tax collections finishing strong Updated: Oct-06-15 10:18 am
TUPELO, Mississippi - Collections for the 2014 tax year are strong for Lee County heading into the home stretch.
- Boulder joins cities in suspending panhandling enforcement Updated: Oct-06-15 9:48 am
BOULDER, Colorado - Boulder is joining the list of cities suspending enforcement of panhandling rules following a federal court ruling.
- Rapid City Council approves longer mayoral, council terms Updated: Oct-06-15 9:38 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - The Rapid City Council has approved longer office terms for future mayors and council members, though opponents hope the matter will be decided by a public vote.
- Macon mayor to push for baseball even if vote fails Updated: Oct-06-15 8:27 am
MACON, Georgia - Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert plans to continue to push for a minor league baseball team, even if a feasibility study fails to garner enough votes.
- Tax-forfeited properties up for sale in Vicksburg Updated: Oct-06-15 4:31 am
VICKSBURG, Mississippi - Vicksburg hopes to find buyers for dozens of tax-forfeited properties.
- Ohio suburb expected to change under-21 smoking ordinance Updated: Oct-06-15 4:03 am
GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio - A suburb of Ohio's capital is expected remove a provision that criminalizes the possession of cigarettes and other tobacco products by anyone younger than 21.
- Montgomery County scheduled to act on lawn pesticides bill Updated: Oct-06-15 2:16 am
ROCKVILLE, Maryland - The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to take action on a bill relating to pesticide use on lawns.
- Accused leader of Guatemala corruption ring turns himself in Updated: Oct-05-15 9:13 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - The alleged leader of a customs corruption scandal that has rocked the Guatemalan government told a judge Monday that former President Otto Perez Molina and former Vice-President Roxana Baldetti actually drove the scheme.
- Group sues over demolition of Marilyn Monroe's one-time home Updated: Oct-05-15 8:54 pm
LOS ANGELES - The city of Los Angeles trampled state and local laws when it approved demolition of a home where Marilyn Monroe briefly lived to make way for a condominium project, a lawsuit charges.