ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) ΓΆΒ€Β” Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.al
WASHINGTON (AP) ΓΆΒ€Β” The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release ΓΆΒ€Β” and expecting thousands to take up the offer. It's an effort to deal with high costs and overcrowding in prisons, and also a matter of fairness, the government says.
A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after police say he pointed a loaded pistol at a person during an argument.
The Oroville Economic Alliance wants Sriracha hot sauce to relocate its plant to Butte County.
Bridge construction will force the diversion of traffic on Highway 99.
The negligence suit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles seeks $100 million.
Two Penn State alumni have received the OK from the borough to install a projected $300,000 life-sized bronze sculpture of Joe Paterno in downtown State College, Penn. And they're hoping the statue, will be installed by fall of next year.
Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in the festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field Wednesday, and a team official says he has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization.
Former NBA star Tracy McGrady has made the opening day roster of the Sugar Land Skeeters as a pitcher, manager Gary Gaetti told KRIV-TV in Houston on Wednesday.
Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.