MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama's all-white Legislature tried to preserve racial segregation and worried about the possibility of mixed-race marriages in 1961, lawmakers rewrote state law to make it optional for counties to issue marriage licenses.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Department of Insurance is playing a major role in a deal that could create the nation's largest health insurer, leading a 26-state review of Anthem Inc.'s proposed merger with Bloomfield-based Cigna.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a presidential election campaign in which some candidates are talking pointedly about the justices and the prospect of replacing some of them in the next few years.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a young teen, Roy Jeffs would spend long days typing up his father's sermons while stuck inside a house in an Albuquerque subdivision where he and his mother were sent to live in hiding. In the middle of the night, the phone would ring. It was his father, polygamous leader Warren Jeffs.
Police are investigating a shooting on Barstow near Blackstone avenues in Northwest Fresno. Officers confirmed with Action News there is at least one gunshot victim. There's no word on the condition of the victim at this time.