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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — In 1978, the Democratic governor of New Jersey threw the first dice at an Atlantic City casino to kick off an era of legal gambling in the state. Forty years later, another Democratic governor will place the state's first legal bet on a sporting event...
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A strong storm has pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging buildings, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines. The storm struck a shopping plaza in Wilkes-Barre (WILKS'-ba-ree) Township Wednesday night. The area was under a tornado warning at...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An initiative that seeks to split California into three states is projected to qualify for the state's November ballot. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said late Tuesday the initiative needed 365,880 valid petition signatures to qualify and...
DENVER (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West on Wednesday. The blaze in Moab, known for its dramatic red rocks...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said Wednesday the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off an incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary. But now the flamboyant pimp who starred on the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," is being shunned by...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious a week after Election Day to become the city's first African-American woman elected mayor, narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. Former state...
DENVER (AP) — An off-duty FBI agent charged with assault after an accidental shooting while dancing at a Denver bar would like to meet with the man who was injured and is praying for his recovery, the agent's attorney said Wednesday. Chase Bishop appeared in court Wednesday...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up not only the West Coast, but the entire nation. The "Cal 3" initiative is driven by venture...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the release of 911 audio and officer body camera video from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 4:30 p.m. One Las Vegas police officer's body camera captured him helping terrified concertgoers duck rapid gunfire...