- Denham Springs to review sick leave policy Updated: Apr-21-14 8:32 am
- Chinese police begin carrying guns during patrols Updated: Apr-21-14 6:07 am
- Hearings set for cases challenging Ameren rates Updated: Apr-21-14 5:05 am
- Greenwood considers 2nd cable TV option Updated: Apr-21-14 4:17 am
- St. Paul to settle police lawsuit for $45,000 Updated: Apr-20-14 6:53 pm
- Different options eyed for Lincoln shooting range Updated: Apr-20-14 6:04 pm
- City councilman sued for damage to foreclosed home Updated: Apr-20-14 4:44 pm
- Charlotte weighs immigrant-friendly city policies Updated: Apr-20-14 3:44 pm
- Kuwait court shuts 2 newspapers over coup articles Updated: Apr-20-14 2:28 pm
- Ukraine, Russia trade blame for shootout in east Updated: Apr-20-14 1:04 pm
- Columbia City Council no longer volunteers Updated: Apr-20-14 12:16 pm
- Neighborhood asks for help with water system Updated: Apr-20-14 11:58 am
- Projects delayed until new mayor takes office Updated: Apr-20-14 11:34 am
- Veterans office moves to new home Updated: Apr-20-14 11:25 am
- Gretna may get truck-float parade for Mardi Gras Updated: Apr-20-14 11:13 am
- New Milford mulls law on 'aggressive' panhandling Updated: Apr-20-14 10:34 am
- Kenai could impose no-wake zones during fishery Updated: Apr-20-14 7:32 am
- Aesthetics-minded Americans decry Paris love locks Updated: Apr-20-14 5:47 am
- Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants Updated: Apr-20-14 12:26 am
- Sioux City riverboat casino prepares to close Updated: Apr-19-14 6:23 pm
- Yorkers ask city to legalize raising chickens Updated: Apr-19-14 5:13 pm
- Fairbanks takes 2nd look at rejected contract Updated: Apr-19-14 4:25 pm
- Asheville council seeks less graffiti in city Updated: Apr-19-14 3:47 pm
- Ride-sharing service hits pushback in St. Louis Updated: Apr-19-14 2:46 pm
- Animal activists aim to replace carriage horses Updated: Apr-19-14 12:52 pm
DENHAM SPRINGS, Louisiana - The Denham Springs City Council may have to repeal part of the city's advance sick leave policy after the state Legislative Auditor's Office said the policy violates state law.
SHANGHAI - A quarter of the police in Shanghai began carrying guns during routine patrols for the first time this week as part of a China-wide boost in police firepower following a deadly mass knifing blamed on Xinjiang separatists.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri utility regulators plan to hear evidence in June on a pair of cases challenging the electricity rates charged by Ameren Missouri.
GREENWOOD, Mississippi - The city of Greenwood has hired a consultant to evaluate AT&T's proposal to bring its U-Verse cable television service to town.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - A man who claimed in a federal lawsuit that a St. Paul police officer slammed him into a wall and knocked him unconscious has reached a $45,000 settlement with the city.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Lincoln's city council will soon decide whether to lease land for a new police shooting range, but the city's police chief has a bigger project in mind.
DETROIT - A credit union has sued a Detroit City Council member, saying he "willfully and maliciously" damaged his foreclosed home.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - North Carolina's biggest city is looking at ways to boost growth by attracting new immigrants to the United States, a move some complain would include welcoming people living in the country illegally.
KUWAIT CITY - A Kuwaiti court has temporarily suspended the publication of two independent newspapers over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy's government, the official state news agency reported Sunday.
BYLBASIVKA, Ukraine - Within hours of an Easter morning shootout at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Russia's Foreign Ministry issued a statement blaming militant Ukrainian nationalists and Russian state television stations aired pictures of supposed proof of their involvement in the attack that left at least three people dead.
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Columbia City Council members will receive some compensation for their service, beginning in May.
KROTZ SPRINGS, Louisiana - City engineers will explore the possibility of connecting the North Wilderness subdivision to the Krotz Springs water system.
LEESVILLE, Louisiana - The City Council has decided to take no action on two development projects until after a new mayor takes office at the end of June.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The office that helps military veterans in East Baton Rouge Parish has moved into a new home.
GRETNA, Louisiana - The Krewe of Gretna has formally asked for permission to parade on Mardi Gras behind the Krewe of Grela, returning a truck parade to the Jefferson Parish city for the first time in 14 years.
NEW MILFORD, Connecticut - A panhandler could be fined up to $250 in an anti-panhandling initiative considered by New Milford officials.
KENAI, Alaska - The city manager in Kenai will be able to create no-wake zones for the harbor during the crowded dipnet season.
PARIS - Without love, what is Paris? And yet what is a trip to Paris without unfettered vistas of the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre or Notre Dame from bridges over the River Seine?
JENKINTOWN, Pennsylvania - The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A Sioux City riverboat casino is preparing to close its doors this summer, but is hoping a court fight will save it.
YORK, Pennsylvania - A group of York City residents is asking the local government to make it legal for them to raise chickens.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Fairbanks City Council will reconsider a union contract proposal it rejected last month.
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - The Asheville City Council will consider a plan to help rid the city of graffiti, including requirements that property owners remove it and asking legislators to approve higher penalties for vandals.
ST. LOUIS - A ride-sharing service has started service in St. Louis, ignoring a cease and desist order from the city's taxi commission.
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Kolette Winstead Frazier spent Friday afternoon at her Huntertown farm loading up horses for a weekend wedding in Michigan.