- Former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn crashes car, not hurt Updated: Feb-11-16 6:53 pm
BOSTON - Authorities say former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn crashed his car into a building on the street where he lives, but was unharmed.
- New Orleans mayor hails Mardi Gras a success Updated: Feb-11-16 6:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS - From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hailing the Carnival season in New Orleans a success.
- Committee approves bill to block city minimum wage increase Updated: Feb-11-16 6:34 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A bill to prohibit Alabama cities from raising the minimum wage - and roll back Birmingham's planned increased to $10.10-per-hour- advanced out of legislative committee on Thursday.
- Indiana News Digest Updated: Feb-11-16 6:01 pm
Here's a look at AP's Indiana news coverage at 6 p.m.
- In terror case, judge rejects inmate's mistreatment claims Updated: Feb-11-16 5:52 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City-born man serving a 15-year prison sentence for supporting al-Qaida failed to prove the U.S. government was too slow or inefficient in its treatment of his medical needs after his 2010 arrest, a judge ruled Thursday.
- If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in? Updated: Feb-11-16 5:30 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the city's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that they might someday disband the police department and cede law enforcement to another agency.
- Uber agrees to pay fines after Newark threatens drivers Updated: Feb-11-16 4:37 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Uber said it will compensate any of its drivers who are fined or towed for violating a prohibition about operating around Newark Liberty International Airport and the city's train station.
- Cleveland mayor apologizes for billing family of dead boy Updated: Feb-11-16 4:36 pm
CLEVELAND - The mayor of Cleveland apologized Thursday to the family of Tamir Rice, a black 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer, for the city having sent the administrator of the boy's estate a "decedent's last dying expense" claim of $500 for ambulance services.
- Council pushes WV to add LGBT protection to hate crime law Updated: Feb-11-16 3:46 pm
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - Huntington City Council has approved a resolution to urge West Virginia lawmakers to include protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals under the state code dealing with hate crimes.
- New York City Council speaker seeks criminal justice reforms Updated: Feb-11-16 3:41 pm
NEW YORK - The speaker of the New York City Council vowed Thursday to unclog the court system and shrink the inmate population to the point that officials could consider eventually closing the troubled Rikers Island jail.
- Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials Updated: Feb-11-16 3:39 pm
The Daily Republic, Mitchell, Feb. 10, 2016
- Agencies push back on proposal to double lodging tax Updated: Feb-11-16 2:56 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Portland government agencies are pushing against a proposal to double Oregon's lodging tax in preparation for the 2021 world track and field championships in Eugene.
- Rabbi ejected from Northern Arizona town meeting over prayer Updated: Feb-11-16 2:41 pm
CHINO VALLEY, Arizona - A rabbi was removed from a town council meeting in Northern Arizona after she protested when the mayor read a Christian invocation.
- Revitalized El Paso ready to show off for papal tourists Updated: Feb-11-16 1:20 pm
EL PASO, Texas - No longer the desolate space it was a few years ago, downtown El Paso is ripe with new hotels, bars, restaurants - and bulldozers that herald the planned construction of a streetcar, a children's museum, a Mexican-American cultural center and new mixed-used buildings.
- Alaska mayor pays overdue fine for campaign violations Updated: Feb-11-16 11:21 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska mayor has paid an unusually large fine for campaign finance violations after regulators threatened to refer the bill for collection by the state attorney general.
- Indian capital to curb cars again to control air pollution Updated: Feb-11-16 8:07 am
NEW DELHI - The New Delhi government will restrict cars on the streets for another two weeks to fight the extreme air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city.
- Mayor: 2 new corporate headquarters coming to Fishers Updated: Feb-11-16 8:00 am
FISHERS, Indiana - The mayor of Fishers says two corporate headquarters are coming to the Indianapolis suburb with a combined investment of at least $21.5 million.
- City of Jackson passes Uber regulations Updated: Feb-11-16 6:16 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Jackson City Council has passed an ordinance aimed at regulating transportation-network companies like Uber.
- Reno mayor honors longtime journalist with Guy Clifton Day Updated: Feb-11-16 6:16 am
RENO, Nevada - The city of Reno is honoring longtime Nevada journalist and author Guy Clifton.
- Simpsonville mayor ejects councilwoman from meeting Updated: Feb-11-16 5:33 am
SIMPSONVILLE, South Carolina - The mayor of Simpsonville ordered a security officer to remove a councilwoman from a city council meeting after an argument began while officials discussed installing a street curb.
- East Chicago looks at video attendance for jailed councilman Updated: Feb-11-16 5:13 am
EAST CHICAGO, Indiana - The city of East Chicago is looking into whether a City Council member jailed on allegations of drug crimes and a homicide could attend meetings by video.
- AP news guide: A look at the turmoil in Ferguson Updated: Feb-11-16 2:43 am
FERGUSON, Missouri - The U.S. Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson after the City Council failed to approve an agreement that sought to address concerns about police and municipal court practices in the St. Louis suburb.
- Bill aimed at improving state response to dangerous dogs Updated: Feb-11-16 12:08 am
BOISE, Idaho - A state lawmaker has called for an overhaul of Idaho's laws regarding dangerous dogs that would invalidate a half-dozen county or city ordinances that ban or restrict certain breeds.
- Reno to unveil new Virginia Street Bridge in April Updated: Feb-10-16 10:03 pm
RENO, Nevada - The city of Reno is planning to celebrate the completion of its $18.2 million Virginia Street Bridge project this spring.
- Divided Dallas City Council bans sex expo from city venue Updated: Feb-10-16 9:16 pm
DALLAS - The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday to block the return of a sex exposition that drew about 15,000 people last summer, and organizers said they would challenge the move in court.