CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Warm weather has helped grant a reprieve this year to a homely, eel-like and especially slimy invasive fish pursued by anglers as they compete for big money in two ice-fishing tournaments on the Wyoming-Utah line.
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's unusual design explains why the crash was so deadly.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An attorney for ex-billionaire Tim Blixseth said the real estate mogul could not meet a Friday deadline to produce all of the information on the sale of a resort in Mexico because some documents are not in the U.S.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government is making available up to $50 million in drought-relief funds for western states, with the largest portion earmarked for parched California, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday.
By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The District of Columbia on Friday withdrew a request for a court order that would let the U.S. capital put homeless families in shelters on cold nights rather than in individual rooms. Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration had filed the emergency motion late on Thursday. The filing said Washington was within a day of running out of space for families in hotel rooms. A city spokeswoman said the motion filed in District of Columbia Superior Court had been pulled after the city secured an additional 100 hotel rooms.