NORMAN, Okla. – An assistant principal at Norman High School has been arrested on a sexual assault complaint by a woman who said he drugged and assaulted her at his home two months ago.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York’s liberal Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was admonished by a progressive group Tuesday for subverting an unpopular new law allowing undocumented immigrants to qualify for state driver's licenses.
Monday, July 08, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Trump administration's Market Facilitation Program is meant to compensate farmers for income they've lost due to the U.S. trade war with China. Data provided to The Associated Press from the U.S. Department of Agriculture under the Freedom of Information Act gives some…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When President Donald Trump's administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around them, re…
Tuesday, July 02, 2019
JANESVILLE, Minn. — Police report a man intending to burglarize a home in this Minnesota farm town offered to share meth with the owner when he discovered the uninvited visitor.
Monday, July 01, 2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
ARLINGTON, Minn. – The remains of a young airman killed in the wreckage of an Air Force cargo plane that crashed into an Alaskan mountain more than 66 years ago were laid to rest by his family in a solemn military burial Saturday.
Saturday, June 22, 2019
RANDOLPH, N.H. – Grief and a search for answers as to the cause of a rural highway crash involving a convoy of 10 motorcycles and a pickup truck gripped the scene of the horrific accident in this northern New Hampshire community Saturday.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A kindhearted message on the tailgate of his pickup truck has made Cody Barlow, self-described straight county boy from Oklahoma, an unexpected poster boy for LGBTQ advocates.
Monday, June 17, 2019
DES MOINES (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring's torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham's land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops.
Thursday, June 06, 2019
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – It wasn’t quite a classic children’s story, but first responders from the local fire department nonetheless achieved beloved status recently for rescuing a high and dry brood of ducks in this northern New York community.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
MANKATO, Minn. – James Michael McConnell and Pat Lynn McConnell will celebrate 48 years of marriage this summer as the proud first same-sex couple in the U.S. to be issued a marriage license.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Soybeans may not seem all that useful in a war. Nonetheless they’ve become China’s most important weapon in its ever-worsening trade conflict with the U.S.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has reported paying $17.5 million to 106 child abuse victims who filed claims under a voluntary compensation program.
It is tempting for normal people to ignore our president when he starts ranting about treason and corruption at the FBI. I understand the temptation. I'm the object of many of his rants, and even I try to ignore him.
Monday, May 27, 2019
Despite the inflammatory mixture of fact, fear and lies that has woven its way deeply into America’s body politic, there are few signs of significantly shifting attitudes in the heartland on who should be elected the nation’s president in 2020.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
KASOTA, Minn. – It wasn’t just another high school commencement for Frank and Connie Weber. The last of their 16 children received her diploma, ending a remarkable era of sibling graduations for the Weber family.
Friday, May 24, 2019
DELPHI, Ind. – A second day of desperate searching for a small boy playing in a park and carried away by a rain-swollen creek in this small northwest Indiana town turned up no sign of the youth, authorities said Friday.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a measure Wednesday intended to stop the state's Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's policies, but she did so only after gaining an assurance the state's participation in such actions…
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three deaths.
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off.
Monday, May 20, 2019
MADRID (AP) — Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump's trade war with China made a miserable situation worse, Bardole used up …
Monday, May 13, 2019
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 500 points Monday as investors sought shelter from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Friday, May 03, 2019
NORMAN, Okla. — If there’s a severe weather watch issued anywhere in contiguous United States, it originates in Norman, Oklahoma.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Aspirations that the new conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn the decision legalizing abortion nationwide have energized Alabama Republicans to consider a clear-cut case.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – A city police officer assigned to a Tennessee elementary school was credited Tuesday with uncovering an apparent plot by at least two sixth graders to carry out a school shooting and their suicides.
Monday, April 29, 2019
BOSTON -- Nearly every elected official in Massachusetts, from the governor to members of town boards, recite the phase "so help me, God" when taking the oath of office.
Monday, April 22, 2019
DELPHI, Ind. – Authorities Monday released a faintly fuzzy, 3-second video of a double murder suspect taken by one of the two schoolgirl victims before her death more than two years ago near this small Indiana town.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
When 12 students and one teacher were killed at Columbine High School 20 years ago, it not only became what at the time was the worst high school shooting in U.S. history. It also marked when American society was first handed a script for a new form of violence in schools.
BOSTON – Popular legislation to ban tackle football in Massachusetts for kids through seventh grade has stirred vigorous opposition from youth league players, coaches and parents.
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
MALONE, N.Y. -- A county jury has found an older male student not guilty of raping a female student on the campus of Paul Smith’s College in northern New York two years ago.
Friday, March 15, 2019
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Compelling coverage of a natural gas disaster that affected thousands of people in Massachusetts, the waste of tax dollars by antiquated townships in Indiana, and the dismissal of an admired college coach for misconduct in a small Iowa town highlighted distinguished journalism in the annual Best of CNHI contest for work in 2018.
Monday, March 04, 2019
TORONTO (AP) — China accused two detained Canadians on Monday of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive.
CHICAGO (AP) — Shawn Cotton no longer drives his $55,000, bright pink Corvette to work because he's afraid it could get him killed like his friend. But there are two things he won't leave home without: his bulletproof vest and the 9 mm pistol he slips into his pocket.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign for president hit a minor, but surprising, setback in her home state of Massachusetts Sunday.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
EDMOND, Okla. – Charles Lamb, elected three times as beloved mayor of this bustling Oklahoma City suburb, stands a good chance of winning again in the April 2 general election.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina political operative at the center of a ballot fraud scandal was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges over his collection of absentee ballots in the 2016 elections and the Republican primary in 2018, a state prosecutor said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The government is demolishing eight prototypes of Donald Trump's prized border wall that instantly became powerful symbols of his presidency when they were built nine months after he took office.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
EDMOND, Okla. – A high school hallway encounter between a student wearing a MAGA cap and a student who flipped it off his head and ripped a “Trump” banner from his hands is under police investigation.
Saturday, February 23, 2019
The sex sting that authorities say snared Robert Kraft on surveillance video had its origin last summer on a tip to check out the Orchids of Asia day spa in Jupiter, Florida, for possible illicit sexual activity, a police probable cause affidavit reports.
Sunday, February 17, 2019
BEVERLY, Mass. — Enormous amounts of addictive narcotics are stolen from U.S. hospitals every year and no federal agency is tracking the problem with a national data base, a special report by the Salem News in Massachusetts has disclosed.
LE CENTER, Minn. – A Japanese samurai sword received for payment of construction work by a local contractor has turned out to be more than 400 years old and considered special in its home land.
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