An overhaul of state law governing public access to official records was rescued from near-defeat in a Senate committee late Friday, as amendments toning down its toughest provisions won unanimous consent to move it out to the full Senate.
Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie “American Gangster,” has died, a relative said Friday.
A young woman died Friday after falling while taking photos at a waterfall inside a California state park in the Lake Tahoe area, rescue officials said.
A much-amended bill on gun control advanced in the Neavda Legislature on Friday, including a provision that allows family members or police to take guns away from those who might pose a threat.
In a made-for-TV visit to the proposed burial site for the nation’s nuclear waste in Nye County, Nevada’s senior senator vows to block efforts to restart licensing process.
Some Republican lawmakers expressed support for President Donald Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on Mexican imports, but others broke ranks with the White House.
Rural districts would be frozen at fiscal 2020 funding levels until the amount they receive under the new funding formula matches what they’re currently getting.
A longtime city employee opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 12 people and sending terrified co-workers scrambling for cover before police shot and killed him, authorities said.
Teachers union officials reiterated their threat to conduct an illegal strike in the fall if the Legislature doesn’t fund raises and avoid spending cuts in the district.
Firefighters for Walt Disney World’s private government say they’re understaffed and that poses a safety risk as the Florida theme park resort grows even bigger with this year’s openings of a new Star Wars land and air gondolas.