SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has halted a new Utah law banning price-fixing for contact lenses that could have wide-ranging implications for the industry amid a fight between manufacturers and discount retailers.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Several hundred law enforcement officers, including several from as far away as New York City, paid their respects Thursday to the family of a slain Mississippi police officer.
A tornado that killed two people in the Texas city of Van this week caused about $40 million in damage and flattened scores of buildings, emergency officials said on Thursday. More than 500 structures suffered some damage from the EF3 category tornado packing winds of around 140 miles per hour that on Sunday night hit Van, about 70 miles (115 km) west of Dallas, and Van Zandt County where the town is located, the officials told a news conference. About 90 houses were destroyed, Van Zandt County Fire Marshal Chuck Allen said.