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Voters Approve Town-Run Fire Department After Resignations

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:16
Voters in a Maine town approved an ordinance replacing an independent fire company with a town fire department following mass resignations of firefighters.

Northampton Officials Vote to Create Panel on Pesticide Use

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:15
City officials in Northampton have voted to create a committee focused on reducing pesticide use in the city.

State's Attorney Clears Officer in 2017 Shooting of Suspect

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:13
A Connecticut state's attorney has found a Norwich police officer was justified in using deadly force against a man who prompted a manhunt in October 2017.

Police: 2-Year-Old Found Unresponsive Dies; Man Arrested

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:12
Police in Ohio say a 2-year-old boy found unresponsive in a home has died and a man at the home has been arrested.

NJ Lawmakers to Weigh Bill Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:10
New Jersey lawmakers are set to consider legislation legalizing recreational marijuana.

Man Charged in Alaska Cold Case Due in Maine Court This Week

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:09
A Maine man who is fighting extradition to Alaska for a murder charge is due back in court for his fugitive from justice case.

State Continues Fight Against Public Health Nurses Lawsuit

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:08
The Portland Press Herald reports Mills' administration argues the law violates separation of powers.

Burlington Mayor to Host Opioid Experts at Town Hall

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:05
The mayor of Burlington is hosting a meeting that will bring some of the nation's top experts on the opioid threat to Vermont's largest city.

5th Fire Since Last December at Abandoned Building in Tucson

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:04
Authorities are investigating the fifth fire since December at an abandoned building in Tucson.

Moderate New Mexico Senate Dems Slow Liberal House Freshmen

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:03
Liberal New Mexico House freshmen lawmakers see some bills blocked by moderate Democrats in the state Senate this session.

Court to Rule in Appeal by Woman Convicted in Abortion Case

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:02
The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled to release a ruling Monday in the case of a woman convicted on fraud and theft charges for faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion.

AP Top Virginia Headlines at 4:28 A.m. EDT

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 21:00
AP Top Virginia Headlines at 4:28 a.m. EDT.

The Latest: Booker Says He Would Reverse Transgender Ban

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:56
Democratic White House hopeful Cory Booker says he would reverse President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.

Hawaiian Airlines to Add Daily San Francisco Flight

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:50
Hawaiian Airlines plans to add an additional daily flight to San Francisco in the fall.

China Says 13,000 'Terrorists' Arrested in Xinjiang Since 2014

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:45
By Ben BlanchardBEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in China have arrested almost 13,000 "terrorists" in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said on...

The Latest: Booker Says He Would Reverse Transgender Ban

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:43
Democratic White House hopeful Cory Booker says he would reverse President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.

The Latest: Australia Spending on Securing Places of Worship

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:34
Australia is making public grants available to help places of worship bolster security after an Australian white supremacist was accused of a terror attack in New Zealand.

Christchurch Gun Shop Sold Rifles Online to Accused Shooter

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:17
Christchurch gun shop acknowledges selling guns online to the white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings that have upturned New Zealand's reputation as one of the world's most tolerant and safest nations.

Dog That Completed Iditarod Sled Race Dies of Pneumonia

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:14
Iditarod race officials say a dog on a racer's team has died of pneumonia, and the musher has been withdrawn from the event.

Charge Upgraded to Murder for Memphis Boy, 11, in Shooting

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 19:59
Police in Tennessee say an 11-year-old boy now faces a murder charge after a teenager he is accused of shooting died of his injuries.