Under a new ruling, law enforcement officers would be able to identify drones from afar.
The controversy involves questions about when wastewater is subject to Clean Water Act permitting requirements.
Some infrastructure funding was included in the final legislation signed by President Trump last week.
Mass killings on school grounds account for a very small percent of victims, but they capture far more public attention than other shootings.
Officials from Nevada City are crowdfunding the rental of a grazing goat herd to eat flammable plants on city-owned land.
Will higher prices at peak times—like after the work day—prompt consumers to change their habits?
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | W.Va. teachers strike … Alaska cold case leads to arrest in Maine using genetic genealogy … and the Cincinnati City Council’s attendance record.
Syphilis rates jumped by 73 percent overall and 156 percent for women from 2013 to 2017.
Grand Chute, Wisconsin didn't violate the Constitution when it ordered a union to remove "Scabby the Rat" from a road median.
Cities could learn lessons from Cuba and Argentina about this kind of farming.
More than 5,000 invasive species—from plants like cheatgrass to rodents like nutria—inhabit the U.S. causing about $120 billion in economic damage annually.
New research suggests that about a third of Americans struggle with financial security, including many who would be considered middle class.
Lawmakers in several states are moving ahead on bills to help federal workers in future shutdowns. But others caution that cities and states can't prop up federal programs that residents depend upon.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ann Arbor dioxane plume … Norfolk’s recycling quandary … and the Bay Area’s new managed toll lane agreement.
Forty-five states and the District of Columbia collect state sales taxes, while local sales taxes exist in 38 states, according to the Tax Foundation.
Schools are trying to bolster security, but they can only do so much to prevent another mass shooting.
A new guide for non-technologists aims to help local officials avoid technology and policy pitfalls.
When a case is suspected, public health employees launch an exhaustive investigative process that one official called "real gumshoe work."
But the company won't reopen the search for a new location.
A case brought by the Oklahoma attorney general is expected to be the first against a drug company making prescription opioids to go to trial. A judge has ruled it can be televised.
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