State to research underground storage of excess natural gas

A research project will explore the possibility of temporarily storing natural gas in underground rock formations
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Alderwoman demands chancellor resign over husband's conduct

A Whitewater Common Council member says University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper's husband groped her and that Kopper should resign
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The Latest: Alumni of accuser's school write to support her

Hundreds of alumni of the Holton-Arms School signed a letter in support of Christine Blasey Ford, a fellow graduate who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault three decades ago
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Oklahoma tribe gives $1.4M total to Arkansas casino proposal

A Native American tribe has contributed about $1.4 million to a ballot initiative to authorize four casinos in Arkansas
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Second Minnehaha County escaped inmate arrested in Iowa

Authorities say they've caught up with an inmate who escaped from the Minnehaha County Correctional Center last month
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Fires in western Wyoming force more evacuations

A wildfire in western Wyoming has forced more evacuations of rural subdivisions, and the dry, windy weather conditions conducive to fire growth are expected to continue through Wednesday
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Ohio sending Guard members, equipment, to North Carolina

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced an agreement to send members of the Ohio Army National Guard and equipment to North Carolina to help with recovery from Hurricane Florence flooding
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US appeals court overturns South Dakota child removal ruling

A federal appeals court has overturned an earlier ruling that said a South Dakota county must give Native American parents more rights during initial hearings of child-removal cases
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State senate candidate's truck shot in apparently random act

State senate candidate's truck shot in apparently random act
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Day care owner accused of tying kids to car seats for hours

The owner of a Dallas-area in-home day care accused of keeping infants and toddlers tied to their car seats for hours has been jailed on child endangerment charges
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Nebraska clinical trial shows cannabidiol benefits

Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures
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New Hampshire residents rescued from flood waters

The remnants of Hurricane Florence have caused flash flooding in parts of New Hampshire, resulting in rescues
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Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in my kidnapping will be watched

Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison
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Official says Providence boosting ESL training for teachers

The Providence School Department's superintendent says the city will boost English as a Second Language training for all city elementary teachers
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Sign for Republican gubernatorial hopeful hung from a noose

A sign for a Republican gubernatorial hopeful in Rhode Island has been hung from a noose in front of a home
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Friday night games on Kauai to move for fledgling season

Officials say Friday night lights will shine for high school football games on Kauai through September, but the games will move to Saturday afternoons during the rest of fledgling season
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Price of saving road to Myrtle Beach: Flooding nearby town?

South Carolina town worries plan to save road to Myrtle Beach will flood homes instead
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Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

A workforce survey shows Hawaii lost 51 full-time doctors over the last year, continuing a physician shortage across the state
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Man pleads not guilty in northern Iowa shooting death

A man accused of killing another man at a northern Iowa home has pleaded not guilty
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Official: NH residents rescued from flood waters

Hurricane Florence's remnants have caused flash flooding in New Hampshire that resulted in some people be rescued by boat
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Illinois State Fair takes loss over Grandstand concerts

The Illinois State Fair lost nearly $210,000 on its Grandstand concerts in Springfield last month after seeing record ticket sales a year ago
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Schimel wants $1.6 million to hire more lab workers

Attorney General Brad Schimel wants an additional $1.6 million in the next state budget to hire more than a dozen more state crime lab employees
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Kent State grad says gun rally will now be open-carry walk

Kent State University graduate who's caused a stir in her defense of gun rights says planned open-carry rally on the northeast Ohio school's campus is off because of security costs.
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The Latest: Suspect in golfer's slaying jailed on $5M bond

A homeless man charged with killing a top amateur golfer from Spain at a course in central Iowa has been ordered jailed on a $5 million cash-only bond
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Appeals court: Pension boosts still must be covered by state

A North Carolina appeals court agrees the state's pension fund must cover large pension spikes for four retired school superintendents because an agency failed to go through regulatory hoops before local taxpayers could foot the bills
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Billings man sentenced to 55 years for non-fatal shooting

A Billings man has been sentenced to 55 1/2 years in prison for firing a gun at a car last summer, hitting a woman in the head
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Homeless helper's benefactor: Case will be 'crystal clear'

The New Jersey man under investigation over more than $400,000 raised online for a homeless good Samaritan says answers are coming in the confusing case
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Missouri man who shot at deputy during chase pleads guilty

A 26-year-old Webb City man pleaded guilty to assaulting a Newton County sheriff's deputy by shooting at him during a vehicle pursuit in Neosho
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Police: Man suspected of robbery in custody after car chase

Police in Alabama say a robbery suspect had lead them on a high-speed car chase before they took him into custody
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Vermont swift water team has dozens of Florence missions

A Vermont rescue team sent to North Carolina to help with rescues during Hurricane Florence has been busy
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