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Montana man rescues tired fawn from bed of sewer sludge

FORT BENTON, Mont. (AP) — A north-central Montana man rescued a tired fawn from a bed of drying sewer sludge while others helped reunite the baby deer with its mother nearby. Joe Bauer said Wednesday’s rescue was a rewarding experience, but his co-workers...
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Mayor survives recall bid, asks for apology, reimbursement

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A Maine mayor who narrowly survived a recall effort in the wake of a tweet making fun of a Parkland, Florida, high school shooting survivor says he deserves an apology from his critics. The attempt to recall Waterville Mayor Nick Isgro failed on...
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Lake Tahoe clarity sinks to all-time low in 2017

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Scientists at Lake Tahoe say the clarity of the alpine lake that straddles the California-Nevada line sank to an all-time low last year. Experts say the 9.5-foot (2.8-meter) decline was most likely due to a convergence of drought, record...
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Raised in the projects: San Fran elects black woman mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the city’s drug- and violence-riddled projects. It is now the job of London Breed — the first black woman...
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Raised in the projects: San Fran elects black woman mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the city’s drug- and violence-riddled projects. It is now the job of London Breed — the first black woman...
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UPDATE: Non-emergency phone lines working again in Wood County

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office says its non-emergency phone lines are working again. The lines went down for a brief time just before 8 a.m.

Woman sentenced for second-degree felony charge of possession of cocaine

A Findlay woman was sentenced today to two years in prison after pleading guilty in April to a second-degree possession of cocaine charge. The woman, Erin L. Custard, 36, was charged in July 2017. The original indictment says she was charged with possessing over 27 grams of...

Texas abortion clinics suing to undo old laws after 2016 win

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas abortion providers are suing to undo decades-old regulations on doctors and clinics that they say deserve a second look after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2016. The lawsuit filed Thursday challenges longstanding requirements over...
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The Latest: Police: Gunman killed 4 children in their sleep

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on four children killed in a standoff that also left an officer in critical condition (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Investigators believe a felon in Florida shot four children in their sleep at the start of a 21-hour standoff that also left a...
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Parents of girl in 1987 death charged with murder in France

PARIS (AP) — The parents of a 4-year-old girl found dead three decades ago have been handed preliminary charges for her murder, in a cold case resurrected by DNA testing, a French prosecutor said Thursday. The then-unidentified girl’s body was found in a ditch along...
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