VALDOSTA, Ga.. — A Georgia police officer captured on video body slamming and injuring a Black man who had been misidentified by police, has now been promoted.
ANDOVER, Mass. — Planning a wedding in a pandemic is hard, but for some brides-to-be who work on the front lines fighting COVID-19, things just got a little easier.
BOSTON — Amid school disruptions caused by coronavirus, Massachusetts’ largest teachers union is renewing a push to put the brakes on standardized testing.
FAIRVIEW, Okla. — A rural community in Northwest Oklahoma is embroiled in a struggle over the public display of Nazi and Confederate symbols.
WYNNEWOOD — Facing eviction and a hefty tax bill, the owner of an infamous tiger zoo said he’s moving his operations to Thackerville later this year to begin his animal kingdom anew.
With four months to go until divided America decides the presidential race, voters in the heartland are focused on an economy in trouble, the unending coronavirus pandemic and protests over racial injustice.
A 44-year-old Hunter man who flies several Nazi swastika flags at his home was arrested early Sunday morning after shooting a woman who attempted to steal one of the flags while attending a party across the street.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. -- A probe into the deaths of 76 veterans at a Massachusetts soldiers home from COVID-19 has prompted the resignation of a top state official, himself a decorated ex-Marine.
VALDOSTA, Ga. – A 46-year-old Black man is south Georgia has sued the Valdosta, Georgia police department claiming excessive force in a Feb. 8 incident where he was mistaken for a suspect in a panhandling investigation. His attorney is calling the incident a civil rights violation.
ATLANTA — The Georgia General Assembly approved a hate crimes bill Tuesday after more than a decade without one in the state.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court is expected to hear a case today arguing the president's Tulsa campaign rally scheduled for Saturday should be required to follow COVID-19 prevention measures.
OKLAHOMA CITY — President Donald Trump should stay away from the state’s historic Greenwood District when he campaigns in Oklahoma this weekend, leaders said this week.
One of Oklahoma State’s top returning players sent shockwaves through Twitter on Monday afternoon by responding to a photo of OSU football coach Mike Gundy.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Two Confederate monuments were removed from the Cherokee Nation Capitol Square Saturday morning, June 13, sparking a subsequent wave of controversy among groups insisting the act was an attempt to "erase history."
ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a new executive order Thursday that further relaxes COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge in the state.
Some events have the power of a match set to a mountain of dry wood. The video from Minneapolis, showing a police officer killing George Floyd in broad daylight, his knee pressed hard onto a handcuffed man’s neck as he pleads to live, all 8 1/2 minutes of it — this has been such an event.
An ongoing dispute between Native American tribes and Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt over casino gaming compacts has reached a new plateau, with the U.S. Department of the Interior approving two new deals with the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Comanche Nation.
Let’s not sugarcoat it. Your last semester in high school has gotten demolished by a global pandemic and it is wickedly unfair. Your graduation is now a drive-thru, your prom is imaginary, and instead of spending your last semester of senior year hanging out with your friends and taking a vi…
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — The murderers had a six-hour head start. The Adirondack terrain was treacherous. At first, there were no leads.
MOODY, Ala. – A veteran Alabama police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in a standoff between police and two suspects at the Super 8 motel in this suburban community 22 miles east of Birmingham.
George Floyd's death at the hands – or rather the knee – of Minneapolis police office Derek Chauvin has sparked protests nationwide, including some looting and destruction of property in my hometown of Dallas. I do not condone senseless violence, but I understand some of the rage and frustra…
President Donald Trump's threat to use military force nationwide if governors fail to deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to quash protesters is based on the Insurrection Act of 1807.
ATLANTA — What started as hundreds of peaceful protestors marching the streets of Atlanta turned into a clash with police.
The COVID-19 pandemic is stressful for everyone these days. But for expectant and new moms, it has added another level of worry for the little ones they are bringing into this uncertain world.
Just a few months into her new job as a nurse, Paige Wichurowski was one of hundreds of employees at a central Pennsylvania hospital system redeployed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. She ended up closer to home than she could have realized.
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. — Wearing blue scrubs and a surgical mask, Denny Darby was one of nine health care workers photographed April 17 for a panel of images encouraging people to stay home to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Some parents have “The Talk.” Usually about human nature, typically using the analogy of the birds and the bees. These talks take place around the ages of 8 through 15.
PELLA, IOWA — The life of a single parent is often difficult, demanding and exhausting, and a Pella High School graduate is giving his mom the recognition she deserves.
DANVERS, Mass. — A tea party was not held on the roof of the Jeremiah Page House on Wednesday afternoon, as it had been in 1770, but on its lawn and on the internet.
It has been eight weeks now since the Great Shutdown began. Humanity has not been forced to sit this immobile for this long since the 1951 movie classic, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and that time it was just science fiction.
Tiger King Don Lewis’ signatures on his will and his power of attorney were traced from his marriage record, a handwriting expert concluded of documents that surfaced after the multimillionaire’s 1997 disappearance.
ANDOVER, Mass. — The coronavirus has inspired countless kitchen table face mask factories, but a handful of teenagers in this Boston suburb are taking the do-it-yourself approach a step further.
SUNBURY, Pennsylvania — Michael Porter and Leslie McManus left the Northumberland County Courthouse on Monday with an important document: Their marriage license.
Robert Maurer spent 32 days in central Pennsylvania hospital battling COVID-19. The only thing his daughter Amy Jo Adams wanted was for her father to return to the same home he had lived in since the 1960s.
With 2020 hindsight, a decade from now, we will want to look back not in anger and anxiety, but in relief and recognition that we struggled past the present precipice and worked for a better world.
KEENE, Texas -- As the COVID-19 pandemic brought the fashion world to a halt, one Texas factory shifted its expert handbag makers to a more simple task: masks.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A restaurant that was allowed to partially reopen due to its location on the city-county line has raised tax questions, and whether the city of Tahlequah or Cherokee County has jurisdiction during the pandemic.
Valley veterans who were active military in posts around the world 50 years ago recall that when they heard about the Kent State shootings there was, among those in their unit, confusion and disbelief that American soldiers had fired upon citizens.
Gary Fincke was a 24-year-old graduate student at Kent State in the spring of 1970, focused on his studies and teaching job and unconcerned about the growing political unrest regarding the Vietnam War.