WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Tucked away in a storefront in downtown Worcester, surrounded by old posters of movies and hip-hop stars that adorn the walls of his office sits the vice president of Wu-Tang Management.
MILAN, N.M. (AP) — A dozen Cuban asylum-seekers detained in a New Mexico have twice been placed in solitary confinement for going on hunger strikes, two of the asylum-seekers said.
LELAND, Ill. (AP) — Parents of students at a northern Illinois elementary school are angry after an older student led an experiment that asked their children to open child-proof medicine bottles.
PHOENIX (AP) — Officials in Arizona have hired two law firms and a former attorney general to investigate an elected county assessor who is trying to keep his job as he defends himself against human smuggling charges.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ordered a forensic search of computers used by three former top officials at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency as part of an investigation into whether they sought to suppress concerns by federal regulators about pollution risks from the proposed PolyMet c…
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who founded a company to cultivate recreational marijuana faces a $50,000 fine for allegedly selling $1.3 million in unregistered securities to about 40 investors.
SEATTLE (AP) — A supervisor for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Seattle is receiving a $450,000 settlement after complaining of racial harassment from a co-worker with a Nazi tattoo.
NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Paciolla, a highly respected editor with a track record of developing talent and driving coverage of major stories, has been appointed The Associated Press’ news editor for Pennsylvania, Ohio and New Jersey.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — An intruder was fatally shot and another man injured during a fight at a homeless shelter that stunned other residents, officials said.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the identity of human remains found last week during the search for a Tennessee teen who vanished in 2017.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California high school in which two students were killed (all times local):
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has sent the Arizona Department of Corrections back to the negotiating table after the department failed to comply with a settlement requiring better health care.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A health care information technology company says it will create 400 jobs through a new operations center in central North Carolina.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A specially equipped Boeing 777 jet took off from Dulles International Airport on Tuesday carrying a true Washington celebrity: Bei Bei, a 4-year-old giant panda.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) — The former president of a Massachusetts city council has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty to raping a teenage boy.
CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor who came under harsh criticism when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett and is now the subject of a court-ordered investigation announced Tuesday she is running for reelection.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic leaders of the Connecticut House of Representatives are suggesting the governor reconsider tolling just big trucks, a now-defunct idea the Democrat had campaigned on during last year’s election.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A statehouse watchdog says West Virginia isn’t doing criminal background checks on its child protective services workers.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Albany County lawmaker has been sentenced to one year of probation for working with a former upstate New York mayor to steal campaign funds.
BLUE HILL, Maine (AP) — An inspection report says a Maine hospital failed to safeguard medical records and left some in locations where cleaning staff could access them.
BELVIDERE, N.J. (AP) — A man who allegedly used baseball bats and a knife to kill his parents in their home will remain jailed until his murder trial.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A panel in Maine has ruled that Uber discriminated against a blind woman when a driver refused to give her a ride because she was traveling with her guide dog.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An county council in Ohio on Monday revamped its law restricting panhandling to settle a lawsuit that said the previous ordinance restricted free speech rights by criminalizing the act of giving or receiving donations.
WILLIS, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a guard fatally shot a person suspected of trying to rob an armored truck at a bank north of Houston and another suspect remains on the run.
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died and four other people were injured after an early morning house fire in western Arkansas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the federal Bureau of Prisons has been plagued by systematic failures, from massive staffing shortages to chronic violence. But the largest agency in the Justice Department has largely stayed out of the public view.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Testimony indicates a Maine man scuffled with his sister-in-law’s spiritual adviser hours before he allegedly killed the woman in Hampden.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police at Syracuse University are investigating reports that a white supremacist manifesto was posted online and shared at a campus library.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu police officer is expected to plead guilty to depriving a homeless man of his civil rights by forcing him to lick a public urinal.
PHOENIX (AP) — The owner of a now-closed body donation facility was found civilly liable Tuesday for mishandling remains in about half of 21 cases filed by families of the dead.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford police say two young girls were found safe after they were mistakenly believed to be in a car when it was stolen.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on an Arizona man’s guilty plea in federal court to illegally manufacturing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago (all times local):
TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s state employee pension fund is invested in an Israeli company whose smartphone spyware has been used against dissidents, human rights defenders and journalists by repressive regimes. It’s also invested in two prison companies that run immigrant detention faciliti…
STANFORD, Ky. (AP) — Staff members at a Kentucky jail have filed a lawsuit against their boss, accusing him of sexual harassment and sexual discrimination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says Uber had an ineffective safety culture when one of its autonomous test vehicles ran down and killed a pedestrian last year in Tempe, Arizona.
CASSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say deer hunters in Missouri have found the skeletal remains of an Oklahoma man who has been missing for nearly a year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records to conceal they were sleeping and browsing the internet during the hours they were supposed to be keeping a close watch on prisoners.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — When Gus’s Pizza bit the dust, Bill Cornish, the landlord, needed somebody to open a new restaurant in the 24 Eugene O’Neill Drive space that also houses Winners, an off-track betting parlor.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say they plan to introduce a bill that would make intimidating sports officials a misdemeanor offense.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a man suffered serious injuries after he was stabbed during a fight inside a store.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Detroit has the auto show. Las Vegas has the electronics show. In Orlando, it’s all about themed and amusement park rides, food and amenities.
OZARK, Ala. (AP) — Lawyers have given opening statements in the murder trial of an Alabama police officer charged with killing an unarmed man.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is ignoring a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling by restarting a giant forest project in Idaho, say environmental groups that have filed another lawsuit seeking to stop the project a second time.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court says there was nothing unlawful about Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration firing an agency spokesman who had served under Cooper’s Republican predecessor.