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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A man who was found not guilty of his wife's death by reason of mental insanity will not get her pension under a judge's ruling. The Olympian reports ( http://bit.ly/1L69tLB ) a judge ruled Jan. 22 that the state's slayer law that says killers cannot profit...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A gun rights bill introduced at the Washington state Capitol includes some quotes falsely attributed to America's Founding Fathers. The News Tribune reports ( http://goo.gl/27c7Ti ) Republican Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane Valley introduced the measure Friday...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Some Rhode Island city councilors want to know more about a middle-age male senior center van driver who posed as an elderly woman during a press conference. WJAR-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1SxVl5N ) the council debated the fallout from the January stunt...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Some Rhode Island city councilors want to know more about a middle-age male senior center van driver who posed as an elderly woman during a press conference. WJAR-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/1SxVl5N ) the council debated the fallout from the January stunt...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant. Experts at SeaWorld were called Thursday morning to The Marine Room, an oceanfront restaurant in La Jolla. Rescuers found an 8-month-old female pup asleep...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A starving sea lion has been rescued after finding its way into the booth of a fancy San Diego restaurant. Experts at SeaWorld were called Thursday morning to The Marine Room, an oceanfront restaurant in La Jolla. Rescuers found an 8-month-old female pup asleep...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho lawmaker is once again seeking to create a specialized license plate depicting a hotly disputed Idaho high school mascot. The proposed plate would portray the Orofino "Maniac," a caricature mental health groups call offensive. Republican Rep...
MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1. Officials in Marietta had created a social-media stir when they said Matt Hickey's police dog, Ajax, had to be sold at auction because it was city property and could...
PALOS VERDES ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to know what was more amazing: An out-of-control car ending up on the roof of a Southern California house or the driver somehow escaping serious injury despite the wild ride. Palos Verdes Estates police Capt. Mark Velez says a driver...