By Letitia Stein TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida agency under scrutiny since a recent murder-suicide killed a family of eight defended one of its managers on Friday, noting that he was cleared of accusations of inappropriate workplace behavior shortly before the deaths. David Abramowitz, regional managing director for the Florida Department of Children and Families in the state's northeast, faced his own investigation before six children under his jurisdiction were shot dead by their grandfather, who also killed their mother and himself. ...
By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) - Alaska's Supreme Court has ruled a Native American girl should stay with her adoptive non-Native family instead of tribal relatives, angering a tiny coastal community and dealing another blow to a 36-year-old law governing out-of-tribe adoptions. The state's top court, in a split ruling it said hinged on the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 decision in the "Baby Veronica" custody battle, upheld a lower court order that an Anchorage couple be allowed to adopt the girl from the remote western village of Tununak. ...
Restrictions Eastbound: Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information
Restrictions Westbound: Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information
Conditions: Rock blasting is completed for the week. During blasts, crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound, during blast closures.
NEW YORK (AP) — Marriott International will pay a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees' own Wi-Fi networks at its Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, forcing them to pay hefty prices to use the hotel's own connection.
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The wealthy Seattle suburb of Mercer Island where residents have been told to boil their drinking water because of E. coli contamination says 15 water samples taken Thursday have all tested clean of the bacteria.