A South Dakota medical marijuana supporter hopes to begin gathering signatures within a month to put a proposal on the 2016 ballot to allow people with serious medical conditions to use marijuana.
A U.S. airman "with no apparent motive" walked into a Wal-Mart Supercenter in North Dakota early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one worker and injuring a second before turning the gun on himself, police said.
Elko County, Nevada's legal bills have climbed past $250,000 with no end in sight in a 16-year-old court battle with environmentalists and the U.S. government over control of a remote Forest Service road near the Idaho line.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill Tuesday that would make Nebraska the first traditionally conservative state in more than four decades to abolish the death penalty, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override.
Lower gas prices and other indicators point to plenty of out-of-state visitors coming to Wyoming to enjoy national parks and other attractions this summer, tourism officials say.
HOUSTON — Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested highways that serve the nation's fourth-largest city.
Roberto Salas, left, and Lewis Sternhagen check a flooded car Tuesday on the frontage road between South Loop West Freeway and South Post Oak Road near the Willow Waterhole Bayou in Houston. Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on …
OMAHA, Neb. — Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco was one day away from going on maternity leave to care for the daughter she had delivered prematurely three months earlier when she answered a call to help a fellow officer.
In this photo provided by WDAZ-WDAY TV Grand Forks-Fargo, police investigate the scene of a shooting at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Grand Forks, N.D. Grand Forks Police said the deadly shooting occurred a few minutes after 1 a.m. (Matt Henson/WDAZ-WDAY TV Grand For…
Biologists say prairie grouse populations are continuing to rebound in South Dakota after the drought of 2012.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter's blunt assessment that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight" undermines a central premise of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State: that Iraq's military can effectively handle ground operations so Americans don't have to.
Family members cover the coffin of Omaha police detective Kerrie Orozco during funeral services Tuesday at St. John's Catholic Church at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Orozco was shot to death Wednesday by a fugitive who was fatally wounded by another officer.
Mourners fill the church Tuesday for the funeral of Omaha police detective Kerrie Orozco at St. John's Catholic Church at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. Orozco was shot to death Wednesday by a fugitive who was fatally wounded by another officer.
CLEVELAND — Cleveland agreed to sweeping changes in how its police officers use force, treat the community and deal with the mentally ill, under a settlement announced Tuesday with the federal government that will put the 1,500-member department under an independent monitor.
U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach speaks at a news conference Tuesday announcing the settlement agreement with the City of Cleveland in Cleveland. Cleveland agreed to overhaul its police department under the supervision of a federal monitor in a settlement announced Tuesday with the U.S. Depar…
A new report says Wyoming has too many children who are in institutionalized care rather than foster care.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Rio Blanco County commissioners are suspending oil drilling impact fees until February of next year as production slows from 42 wells last year to eight in the first four months of 2015.
The recent cool, wet weather in Wyoming has slowed melting of the state's mountain snowpack.
Tourists photograph Old Faithful erupting on May 21, 2011, in Yellowstone National Park. Lower gas prices and other indicators point to plenty of out-of-state visitors coming to Wyoming to enjoy national parks and other attractions this summer, tourism officials say.