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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dozens of families remained at a lead-contaminated public housing complex in northwest Indiana, despite a Friday target date to move them out so the city can tear down the buildings. More than 270 families have left East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex...
BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An explosion of wildflowers in California's desert sands is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of color called a "super bloom." The natural wonder is thanks to a wet winter followed by warm temperatures in the Anza-Borrego State Park,...
DETROIT (AP) — Francine Wilson, whose trial for killing her abusive husband became a landmark spousal abuse case and the subject of a book and a 1984 television movie, has died. She was 69. Wilson died March 22 of complications from pneumonia, said Jim Hughes, one of her...
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — A longtime suburban Chicago mayor is facing the fight of his career after he angered some residents by hosting a September fundraiser for Donald Trump. Roger Claar (KLAIR) has been mayor of Bolingbrook for 31 years. Now a union organizer and county board...
NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor said Friday that he wants to close the city's troubled Rikers Island jail complex, though he cautioned that doing so would be difficult and take at least a decade. "It will take many years and it will take many tough decisions along the way, but it will...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California and several other states will honor Cesar Chavez by closing schools and state offices Friday, the 90th anniversary of the birth of a man who went from a grape and cotton picker to an enduring hero for laborers, Latinos and justice seekers of all...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prison officials asked the state's highest court Friday to stay a judge's order that they must disclose more information about one of the drugs they plan to use in the executions of eight men over a 10-day period in April. The attorney general's...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits involving the now-defunct Trump University (all times local): 9:35 a.m. A judge has approved an agreement for President Donald Trump to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits over his now-defunct Trump University. The decision Friday by U.S...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has become "an emblem of the tense relationship" between law enforcement and those it serves, especially minority communities, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday during a visit to St. Louis. Sessions, speaking to a gathering of law...