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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A package of Oklahoma tax hikes aimed at generating hundreds of millions of new dollars for teacher pay and averting statewide school closures received final legislative approval Wednesday night. The Senate voted 36-10 to increase taxes on oil and gas...
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A man who allegedly killed his wife at home was fatally shot by police behind a Kentucky high school while it was in session Wednesday, Kentucky State Police said. Jesse Kilgus, 51, was shot in his van outside John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown,...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Sacramento, California (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The brother of police shooting victim Stephon Clark says he doesn't want the media outside the wake. Stevante Clark approached reporters set up...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Searchers in boats and aircraft scoured the Northern California coast Wednesday for three missing children whose parents and three siblings died when their SUV plunged off a scenic highway onto rocks in the ocean below. "We have every indication to believe...
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has filed a federal lawsuit accusing her tenant of using her Martha's Vineyard home to shoot pornographic videos without telling her. The lawsuit filed this week says Leah Bassett had no idea when she rented out her home in 2014 that...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Searchers scoured the Northern California coast Wednesday for three missing children of a couple who were killed along with three of their other children when their SUV plunged off scenic Pacific Coast Highway onto rocks in the ocean. The California Highway...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — When Nebraska lawmakers debate their state budget each year, it's usually a ho-hum affair that prompts conservatives to complain about spending and progressives to lament a lack of funding for education and public services. But this year, the budget talks...
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge heard a DMX rap song before adding his own lyrics to a court proceeding on Wednesday, ordering the rapper imprisoned for a year in a tax fraud case. Federal Judge Jed Rakoff took requests Wednesday, accommodating DMX's desire to hear his hit "Slippin'"...
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a family who died when their SUV plunged off a cliff in California (all times local): 2 p.m. Authorities say they're searching for three children who are unaccounted for after their siblings and parents plunged off a Northern California...