No trick: Mississippi police department say no jail for those who resolve warrants

Published Sep. 14 2019

One Mississippi police department wants people to know that a promise of forgiveness for outstanding warrants is not a trap.

Ivanka Trump makes workforce announcement in Alabama

Published Sep. 14 2019

Ivanka Trump visited a robotics training center in Alabama to make a workforce development announcement.

Woman pleads guilty in Alabama to financing terror

Published Sep. 14 2019

A woman accused of trying to help al-Qaeda has pleaded guilty in Alabama to a charge of concealing terrorism financing.

Georgia man convicted of 2013 slaying freed pending new trial

Published Sep. 14 2019

A Georgia man sentenced to life in prison for a 2013 slaying is now free while he awaits a...

'Chicken sludge' on fields draws complaints of stench, flies

Published Sep. 14 2019

People in rural Alabama are raising concerns about the use of "chicken sludge" as fertilizer on farm fields as the...

Georgia senator wants answers after reports of ant infestation at veteran's home

Published Sep. 14 2019

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson is demanding answers from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after a Georgia woman said her...

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

Published Sep. 14 2019

At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get...

How a clean-cut Eagle Scout became a fentanyl drug lord

Published Sep. 14 2019

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

New York finds $1 billion in hidden transfers by family behind OxyContin

Published Sep. 14 2019

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves,...

Dismissed NFL suit cited in sexual abuse suit against church

Published Sep. 14 2019

A Louisiana court's dismissal of a lawsuit against the NFL over officiating at the Saints playoff game in January now...

Liberty students protest in wake of reports about school president Jerry Falwell Jr.

Published Sep. 13 2019

Students at Liberty University in Virginia gathered Friday to protest in the wake of news reports containing allegations that school...

Man accused of killing minor league baseball pitcher's family will be evaluated

Published Sep. 13 2019

A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of...

NRA board gathers for meeting at crucial time for gun debate

Published Sep. 13 2019

With the country at a critical juncture in the gun debate, a normally routine meeting of the National Rifle Association...

Man arrested in killing of Alabama State student

Published Sep. 13 2019

Authorities have arrested a man accused of killing an Alabama State University student.

Lead pipes that tainted New Jersey water are found across US

Published Sep. 13 2019

A drinking water crisis in New Jersey's biggest city is bringing new attention to an old problem: Millions of homes...

Man charged with shooting 3 at Walmart to be extradited

Published Sep. 13 2019

A Mississippi man accused of shooting two Walmart workers and a police officer won't fight extradition to face murder charges...

Leaders says no to electric scooters in Huntsville, Alabama

Published Sep. 13 2019

Leaders in Huntsville are saying no to a proposal to allow electric scooters in the north Alabama city.

Football players gift clothes to bullied Tennessee freshman

Published Sep. 13 2019

Two high school football players in Tennessee have gifted some of their clothes to a freshman who says he was...

9-pound, 11-ounce Tennessee baby is born on 9/11 at 9:11

Published Sep. 13 2019

A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m.

'I was stupid': Felicity Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college admissions scam

Published Sep. 13 2019

"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's...

Teen in stolen truck kills pastor, wife in crash

Published Sep. 13 2019

Authorities in Tennessee say a 15-year-old boy was the driver of a stolen vehicle that caused a fatal car crash,...

Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger

Published Sep. 13 2019

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.

Trump mocks Democrats, vows new tax cut in trip to Baltimore

Published Sep. 13 2019

President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers Thursday, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut...