Farmers back Ricketts property tax plan; others opposed

Gov. Pete Ricketts' plan to curtail sharp increases in property taxes is drawing favorable reviews from Nebraska farmers, but some rural lawmakers say more is n
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Banks turn to Nebraska lawmakers in fight with credit unions

A national fight between for-profit banks and nonprofit credit unions is spilling into Nebraska, and state lawmakers could get caught in the middle
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Storm brings up to 10 inches of snow to Pennsylvania

Officials say the winter storm that has dumped as much as 10 inches of snow on the commonwealth has also disrupted transportation and prompted school and other
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Storm dumps snow or heavy rain, snarls travel in much of US

A sprawling storm has dumped several inches of snow from the Midwest to the East Coast and deluged the South with rain as it closed schools, snarled air travel
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Arts council grant-applying sessions scheduled

Arts organizations, artists and others interested in learning about applying for New Hampshire State Council on the Arts grants can attend upcoming hour-long re
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TABC high school basketball rankings

TABC high school basketball rankings
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5 things to watch for in Pennsylvania governor's budget plan

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf will pitch the first budget proposal of his second term to lawmakers, and the Democrat can be expected to seek another big, new chunk
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South Carolina lawmaker offers bills for assault survivors

A South Carolina lawmaker says she hopes legislation she's introduced will close loopholes in the state's laws that hinder prosecution of sexual assault crimes
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South Carolina lawmaker offers bills for assault survivors

A South Carolina lawmaker says she hopes legislation she's introduced will close loopholes in the state's laws that hinder prosecution of sexual assault crimes
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Wolf calls for tougher gun laws after synagogue shooting

Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his call for lawmakers to toughen Pennsylvania's gun laws, after a truck driver walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue and fatally shot 11
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Church abuse victims wait to see if Legislature will act

Lawmakers have returned to the Pennsylvania Capitol but have yet to revisit legislation on child sexual abuse scandals in the Roman Catholic Church
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Ralph Lancaster, attorney for government interests, dies

Attorney Ralph Lancaster, who was appointed special master by the U.S. Supreme Court for an unprecedented four times, dies at 88
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Prominent Maine attorney, Ralph Lancaster, dies at age 88

A bowtie-wearing, genteel attorney who was appointed special master by the U.S. Supreme Court for an unprecedented four times has died
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Wolf takes new step on marijuana with town hall sessions

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is taking a new step in its exploration of legalizing marijuana, with Lt. Gov. John Fetterman preparing a series of town hall-sty
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Husband of former public defender is sentenced for theft

The husband of a former York County public defender accused of theft has been sentenced for a crime in Lincoln
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SC gov State of State hits on familiar education, tax themes

Gov. Henry McMaster says South Carolina must fix its education system if it wants continued growth and prosperity
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South Carolinians fatally shot by police in eastern Arkansas

Arkansas State Police say two South Carolina residents were fatally shot by police in eastern Arkansas
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Jury awards injured railroad worker nearly $3.5M

A man who still works for BNSF Railway has been awarded nearly $3.5 million for injuries he suffered at a Lincoln rail yard nearly 5 years ago
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The Latest: UK PM May to skip Davos amid Brexit uncertainty

Theresa May's office says the British prime minister will skip the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, to focus on resolving the Brexit crisis
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The Latest: UK puts reserve soldiers on standby for Brexit

Britain has put military reservists on standby for permanent service in the event the country leaves the European Union without a divorce agreement to smooth th
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Officials: Woman gave birth at work, left baby in toilet

Officials in Pennsylvania say a woman gave birth in a restroom at her work and left the baby boy in the toilet
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Deputies find missing girl they tracked through snow

The Lancaster County sheriff says deputies have found a missing 12-year-old girl they tracked through the snow on a frigid morning
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Boy, 10, dies after being struck by multiple vehicles

Police say a 10-year-old boy died after he was struck by multiple vehicles while crossing a Pennsylvania street, and one of the vehicles left the scene
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4 hurt in chain reaction snowmobile crash in Maine

Four people were hurt in what authorities are calling a complex snowmobile crash in northern Maine
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