A police dog handler has been suspended without pay for five days but won’t face criminal charges after his dog was left in a police vehicle for more than six hours and died from the South Carolina heat, Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said.
Authorities say the search near Vesper Peak for a 28-year-old woman who failed to return from a day hike on Aug. 1 has been suspended.
A $10.1 million winning lottery ticket was sold at a gas station in Kingman, Arizona.
Alarmed by as much as $20 million in lost tourism revenue last month due to visitors’ fear of wildfires, California tourism officials are teaming up with Oregon and Washington to reassure tourists it’s safe to visit.
A 55-year-old Oregon man has been sentenced to 130 days in jail after pleading guilty to misconduct in two national parks, including harassing a bison in that had stopped traffic in Yellowstone National Park.
A police dog handler in South Carolina has been suspended without pay for five days after his dog was left in a police vehicle for more than six hours and died from the heat.
Residents are defending a Louisiana public library’s plan to host fraternity brothers who are going to read to young children while dressed as drag queens.
Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Kathie Klages was charged Thursday with lying to police amid an investigation into the school’s handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
A former government contractor who pleaded guilty to mailing a classified U.S. report to a news organization was sentenced to more than five years Thursday as part of a deal with prosecutors, who called it the longest sentence ever imposed for a federal crime involving leaks to the media.
Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii’s Big Island on Thursday, dumping 12 inches of rain in as many hours as residents stocked up on supplies and tried to protect their homes ahead of the state’s first hurricane since 1992.