Andy Beshear to make announcement on "future of Kentucky"

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is set to make an announcement Monday "concerning the future of Kentucky."
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Coal mine supervisors facing fraud charges plead not guilty

Eight former supervisors and safety officers at a Kentucky coal company have pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges they rigged dust monitoring in underground mines
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Water main breaks cause outage in Kentucky county

Two broken mains have caused a water outage in a Kentucky county, leading to the declaration of a state of emergency
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Authorities: 1 dead, 4 injured in crash into closed school

Authorities say a woman is dead and four people are injured following a crash into a closed mid-Michigan school
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3 shot outside St. Paul liquor store; no immediate arrests

Three people who were shot near a St. Paul liquor store over the weekend are expected to live
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Police investigate deadly hit-and-run crash in Kansas City

Authorities say a hit-and-run driver has struck and killed a woman in Kansas City
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Marine lost at sea declared dead, was from New Hampshire

The United States military has identified a Marine lost at sea off the coast of the Philippines as a New Hampshire native
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Minden man dies in crash east of Kearney

Authorities say a Minden man has died in a car crash east of Kearney
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Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

A Virginia man's U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role in suspected human rights abuses in Ethiopia
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Park Service to study Charleston-area Civil War sites

The National Park Service plans to map and review Civil War battlefields in the Charleston area, where the first shots of the war were fired in 1861
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Maryland teen connected to thefts at marinas, private piers

A Maryland teen has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries and thefts at marinas and private piers
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Police investigate early morning shooting in Hartford

Police in Hartford are investigating an early morning fatal shooting
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More than 1 million ballots already cast in Florida primary

More than one million voters have cast ballots in the state's crucial primary election
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A Minnesota premature baby is now growing at home

A Minnesota baby who weighed 1 pound when he was born prematurely now weighs more than 13 pounds
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Clinic: Delaware pony was 'sexually molested' in barn

Police in Delaware are searching for the person responsible for sexually assaulting a mare at a barn
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Stolen SUV rolls into police car as driver flees on foot

Authorities say the driver of a stolen SUV ran off while the vehicle was still in gear, causing it to roll back into and damage a police car
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Trial expected to begin in fatal Mason City stabbing

A trial is expected to begin Monday of a man accused of stabbing to death a Mason City resident
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State prison inmate hospitalized after fight

A Louisiana State Penitentiary inmate has been seriously hurt in a fight with another inmate
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Kansas City police investigate 3 homicides over 12-hour span

Kansas City police are investigating three separate homicides over a 12-hour span
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Man has finger bitten off during fight on golf course

A man charged with biting off another man's finger during a brawl at a Massachusetts golf course is heading to court
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North Dakota man severs hand while operating meat grinder

Police say a North Dakota man severed one of his hands while operating a meat grinder in his garage
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Police officer responding to call crashes car in Delaware

Police in Delaware say an officer lost control of a vehicle, striking several cars
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Fatal stabbing near New York's Times Square

Police say a man has died after being stabbed in the chest on a tree-lined street near New York's Times Square
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Teams of rescuers free deer trapped in well in Delaware

A team of rescuers have freed a deer from a well in Delaware
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Crews investigate storm damage in southwest Missouri

Authorities say storms have damaged trees, downed power lines and churned up at least one small tornado in southwest Missouri
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Pittsfield man struck, killed by Amtrak train

Authorities have released the name of the man struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Massachusetts
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Priest accused of stealing $200,000-plus from church resigns

A South Florida priest has resigned after being accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the church
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Mississippi Power closing all but 3 offices

Mississippi Power says it is closing most of its customers service
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Firefighter rescued from burning New Jersey home

Authorities say a firefighter became trapped inside a southern New Jersey home while battling a blaze and had to be rescued by his colleagues
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Top hospital withdraws affiliation offer to struggling one

Mississippi's largest hospital says it has withdrawn its offer to affiliate with another hospital because its proposal hasn't been acted on despite several meetings over the past few months
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Police: Teen stole AR-15 from deputy, dances on Instagram

A Florida teenager who danced on an Instagram video while holding an AR-15 that was stolen from a sheriff's deputy's unmarked car has been arrested
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Rapid City police arrest juvenile in weekend shooting

Rapid City police took a juvenile into custody in a weekend shooting at a residence
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Man, teen critically wounded in Philadelphia street shooting

A shooting on a Philadelphia street has left two people critically wounded, including a 14-year-old boy
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Forecasters warn of flood possibilities in Nebraska, Iowa

Forecasters have issued flood warnings and watches in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa as heavy rain continues to fall
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2 dead, 1 hurt in shootings in Alabama

Two men have died and a woman was hurt at a shooting in Alabama
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Bodies of 2 women recovered after Lake Winnebago boat crash

Authorities have recovered the bodies of two Neenah women missing after a boat crash on Lake Winnebago
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Services scheduled for former congressman, Leonard Boswell

Funeral services in Lamoni have been announced for former U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell of Iowa
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In the city that claims him, Ben Carson falls from grace

'We thought he could walk on water': Baltimore residents say Ben Carson's foray into politics is tarnishing his legacy as a hero
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Jamestown man severs hand while operating meat grinder

Jamestown police say a man severed a hand while operating a meat grinder in his garage
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2-year-old boy dies in farm incident in Kandiyohi County

A 2-year-old boy is dead after an incident on a farm in Kandiyohi County
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Raid of Atlanta gas station yields drugs in coffee maker

Police say an Atlanta gas station store's cappuccino maker housed an unusual ingredient: drugs
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2 tribal energy projects in Dakotas getting federal money

Two tribal energy infrastructure projects in the Dakotas are among 15 nationwide sharing in nearly $9 million in federal Energy Department funding
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Florida tax collector stirs controversy over Muslim post

A Florida tax collector is stirring up controversy over a social media post some critics say appears anti-Muslim
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Law allows firearm permit grace period during renewal

Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law that allows Firearm Owners Identification cards to stay active even if Illinois State Police renewal isn't completed by their expiration date
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Judge tosses conviction for obstructing entryway with bike

A federal judge has tossed the conviction of a man for chaining his bike to the railing on a handicap ramp outside a veterans' hospital
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Illinois-Springfield orders halt to feeding feral cats

The future of feral cat colony at the University of Illinois-Springfield is in question after employees and students have been ordered to no longer feed the animals
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Sheriff: S Carolina woman didn't feed ex's dog for 30 days

Authorities in South Carolina say a woman refused to feed her ex-boyfriend's dog for at least a month
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Indiana officials to convene 2-day arts 'homecoming'

Indiana is holding a 2-day conference for artists from across the state
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Flags being lowered amid funeral for Detroit police officer

A funeral is planned for a Detroit police officer who died after being struck by a speeding SUV while assisting with crowd and traffic control at a neighborhood event
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Feds testifying at Senate hearing on Great Lakes pipeline

The federal government's top official on pipeline safety is scheduled to appear at a Michigan hearing on twin lines that run through a crucial Great Lakes channel
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17 dogs, 11 dog skulls found at Alabama dog-fighting ring

More than a dozen dogs have been rescued from an apparent dog-fighting operation where Alabama authorities found 11 dog skulls
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Author James Forman to talk about racism

Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Forman Jr. will give a talk about racism next month
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Cardinal McCarrick scandal inflames debate over gay priests

Allegations that disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick engaged in sex with adult seminarians have inflamed a long-running debate about the presence of gay men in the Roman Catholic priesthood
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US firms to Trump: Don't raise tariffs on more Chinese goods

US businesses plead with Trump administration: Don't raise tariffs on more Chinese goods
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That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new norm

The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy
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Colleges mull pushing for share of legal wagering proceeds

Colleges are looking for a way to get a piece of the action from sports betting
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Police search for missing 69-year-old woman

Police in southeastern Pennsylvania are searching for a 69-year-old woman who went missing over the weekend
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Bel Edwards appoints convicted ex-sheriff to used car board

The Louisiana governor has appointed a former sheriff who pleaded guilty to misusing funds and mistreating inmates to a state commission that oversees legal compliance of used car dealers
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Impeachment of West Virginia justices heads to state Senate

It's the West Virginia Senate's turn to address the impeachment of three state Supreme Court justices in a spending scandal
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Police: Providence shooting injures 2 men

Providence police are investigating a shooting that injured two men over the weekend.
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Officials: Fire destroys home

Fire officials in Connecticut are investigating a blaze that destroyed a home.
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Police: Rollover crash kills 1 man, injures another

Authorities in upstate New York say a man was killed and another injured in a rollover crash
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Police: 73-year-old woman killed in turnpike crash

New Jersey State Police say a 73-year-old woman died in a crash involving a tractor-trailer and an SUV
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'Tremendous amount of pain' in store for New York commuters

A new era of headaches is starting for New York-area commuters
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Officials: 13-year-old boy drowns in Stillwater River

Authorities in western Ohio say a 13-year-old boy drowned in a river
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Police: 24 vehicles broken into over 3-day span

Police in Massachusetts are searching for the suspects who broke into 24 vehicles over the weekend
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Burlington using new meters to monitor overflows

Burlington is using new meters to better monitor sewage overflow
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Maine community college closes residence hall due to mold

A Maine community college closed a residence hall where mold was found
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Officials: 1 swimmer killed, another critically injured

Authorities in New Hampshire say two swimmers were hospitalized after getting caught in riptides
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Executive director of historic home in Mississippi fired

The director of a historic home and museum in Mississippi has been fired
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Analysis: Hawaii missed out on federal reimbursements

Federal data indicates Hawaii has potentially missed out on tens of millions of dollars in federal reimbursements from claims related to teaching Medicaid-insured special education students
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Ketchikan shipyard expects to lay off up to 80 workers

A Ketchikan shipyard is expecting to lay off 50 to 80 workers between October and the end of the year
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Air Force plans $150M runway extension at Anchorage base

The U.S. Air Force is planning a $150 million project to extend the runway at Anchorage's Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, aiming to reduce airspace congestion and ease jet noise over neighborhoods
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Project uncovering South's hidden LGBTQ history

A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South
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Some bladesmiths in South Texas find success, TV show fame

Pulling into the driveway of James Helm's rural South Texas home, one can easily hear the forge that heats the steel he hammers into knives
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Michigan facility to treat autism

A Michigan facility is opening to treat autism and other conditions
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North Dakota man breeds bucking bulls

A North Dakota man is breeding bucking bulls
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Tinker Air Force Base commander retires

Lee Levy II recently served his last days in command at the Tinker Air Force Base after overseeing more than 43,000 military and civilian personnel
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A Wisconsin premature baby is now growing at home

A Wisconsin baby who weighed 1 pound when he was born prematurely now weighs more than 13 pounds
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Wisconsin man sings Native American song for NASCAR

A Wisconsin man sung a Native American song during the opening ceremonies of a NASCAR race
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Promise scholarships pave path to college in Arkansas

Southern Bancorp Inc., the Ross Foundation and Murphy Oil Corp. are spending millions on Promise scholarships to help pay college tuition for high school graduates in Arkansas
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Arkansas woman embraces clean eating after head injury

Harrisburg resident Karon Henick grows and preserves food off her land in attempt to eat clean after suffering from a head injury about six years ago
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Minnesota man celebrates 50 years as dairy cattle judge

A Minnesota man is celebrating 50 years as a dairy cattle judge
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Museum collects immigrant stories from Wisconsin's past

A Wisconsin museum is telling the stories of immigrants from the area's past
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Oklahoma town calls for more safety amid inmate escapes

The Oklahoma town of Taft is facing safety issues as the area's minimum-security men's prison has seen several inmates escape
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Michigan university unveils autonomous maritime research

Michigan Technological University recently unveiled its Maritime Autonomy Research Site, which the university hopes will spur new developments in unmanned research vessels
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Basketball academy works to address recruiting challenges

A South Dakota basketball academy is working to address recruiting challenges for athletes who live on Native American reservations
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App created by North Texas graduate saves stories, memories

Patti Fitch never thought to record videos of her mother but thanks to an app created in Texas there's a high-tech way to save stories and memories
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Northern State uses research, advanced planning for stadium

Northern State officials are using research and advance planning when creating the design for the university's new sports complex
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Deputies: Keys woman charged after shots fired at boats

Authorities say a Florida Keys woman is facing felony charges after a confrontation in which shots were fired near boats she wanted to scare off.
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North Carolina acts deep blue with state worker minimum wage

North Carolina Republicans who've infuriated liberal activists on taxes, redistricting and social issues have surprised critics by approving a $15-per-hour minimum wage for thousands of state employees
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Driver dies after car flips off Florida causeway into bay

Police say a Florida man has died after he drove the wrong way on a causeway in the Tampa Bay area and his car flipped upside down into the water
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