| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:21 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A storm system that buried parts of Wyoming and South Dakota in heavy, wet snow on Friday also brought powerful thunderstorms packing tornadoes to the Great Plains.
A storm dumped at least 33 inches of snow in a part of...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:11 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's hotly criticized "voter purge" effort is getting a reboot with a roadshow by Secretary of State Ken Detzner designed to assuage concerns that scrubbing the rolls of "ineligible voters" was a backdoor assault on minorities....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:23 AM
With immigrant rights advocates and community leaders looking on, Gov. Jerry Brown stood on the steps of L.A. City Hall on Thursday to celebrate signing a new law that will allow people in the country illegally to receive a permit to legally drive in...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:48 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday will hold signing ceremonies in Los Angeles and Fresno to approve AB 60, which will allow people in the country illegally to receive a permit to legally drive in California, his office announced Wednesday....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Thousands of federal employees in Maryland would be furloughed and their work put on hold next week if Congress fails to reach an agreement soon to fund the government, the Obama administration said Friday.
The Woodlawn-based Social Security...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.
Mail would be delivered. Social Security and Medicare benefits would continue to flow.
But vacationers would be turned away from...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Authorities were trying to determine the cause of a loud sound that emanated from a trash can outside the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, leading authorities to evacuate the building and shut down city...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Oil and gas giant ExxonMobil Corp. plans to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of its U.S. workers after a landmark Supreme Court ruling in June that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
The change, effective Tuesday, follows a long-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:14 PM
WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The top deputy in the Baltimore prosecutor's office is in line to become a Maryland federal judge after President Obama formally nominated for the job Wednesday.
The nominee, George J. Hazel, 38, was hired to join Gregg L. Bernstein's team shortly after...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:59 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that the manager of the La Iguana Mexican Restaurant in Branson, Mo., has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The Department of Defense will be holding more urban warfare training exercises at the former Tinley Park Mental Health Center in the next two weeks, officials confirmed.
The first exercise will begin on Monday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., followed by...