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(Kay County Detention Center via AP) less. This June 8, 2010 photo provided by the Kay County Detention Center shows Michael Vance.
Derrick Johnson, left, president of the Mississippi NAACP, talks to the media on behalf of Stacey Payton and Hollis Payton, seen in the background, the parents of a high school student, in front of the Stone County Courthouse in Wiggins, Miss., Monday ...

RIDGEFIELD, CT - Just a week ago Connecticut saw record high temperatures and now we're talking snowflakes possibly and coldest temps of the season.
CLAREMONT, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating after human skeletal remains were found on the side of a freeway in Claremont.
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - The state's attorney for Caledonia County is opposing a request to reconsider the life sentence of a Vermont man convicted in the 2012 kidnapping and murder of a Waterford teacher.
Elko, Nev. (AP) - A 34-year-old man accused of killing his estranged wife in Nevada and fleeing to Mexico more than five years ago has been convicted of murder in Elko County. District court jurors returned the guilty verdict for Eduardo Estrada ...

NORWALK - Connecticut Public Television is vying for a foothold in Fairfield County's ripe and already-crowded digital media corridor with a major expansion plan.
Oakland County said in a statement Monday to The Detroit News it was "acting in a fiscally responsible manner on behalf of taxpayers" when it rejected the proposal that would have allowed the home of the Detroit Pistons to be leased back to the team.
Los Angeles (AP) - Los Angeles County health officials are advising swimmers and surfers to stay out of the ocean for at least three days because of runoff from this week's storm.
DOVER PLAINS - A Village of Pawling woman was arrested by state police at Dover Plains as a fugitive from justice wanted by the Bethel, Connecticut police. Rosemarie Castillo, 58, was wanted on a larceny charge. She was taken into custody on October ...
The Seattle Times reports ( ) that extra initiatives in Snohomish, Whatcom and Douglas counties mean mail-in ballots will take more than one first-class stamp.
Glasgow, Ky. (AP) - A body found in Barren County five years ago has been identified through DNA evidence. Kentucky State Police said the body was identified as that of Carma J. Purpura of Indianapolis.
Authorities say they are continuing their investigation to find the cause of a skydiving accident that left an Illinois man dead. The La Salle County sheriff's office says 48-year-old Michael Collins of Lacon died early Sunday from injuries suffered ...
Brookfield, CT - The Brookfield Registrar will hold in person registrations on Nov. 1 for the upcoming presidential election.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - Allen County officials have proposed a new approach to help drug-addicted inmates detox. For years, those with opioid addictions have been arrested, put through a painful detox in the Allen County Jail and have been released on ...
The money from the veterans Administration will go to transportation agencies in Baker, Gilliam, Grant, Lake, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Wallowa and Wheeler counties, all of which have a population density of fewer than seven people per square ...

New York state police at Dover Plains arrested 58-year-old Rosemarie P. Castillo of the Village of Pawling, New York as a Fugitive From Justice.
TORRINGTON >> Residents of the Northwest Corner will have the chance to make their choice in a series of races for seats in the Connecticut House of Representatives this November, as the 62nd through 69th Assembly Districts, as well as the 76th, are up ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A lawyer on Thursday urged the Wyoming Supreme Court to overturn the criminal convictions of a former Albany County prosecuting attorney. Richard Bohling was sentenced in February to serve two- to four years in prison on ...
The indictment, handed up by a Cook County grand jury, charges attorney Rhonda Crawford with two criminal counts, according to her lawyer, Victor Henderson, who said the Cook County state's attorney's office informed him of the indictment but did not ...
SPANISH LAKE, Mo. (AP) - Residents in an area of north St. Louis County say coyotes are attacking their pets. Several people in the Spanish Lake area told KTVI-TV (http://bit.
Las Vegas (AP) - The Clark County Planning Commission has voted against a proposed development that would overlook Red Rock Canyon.
Adams County will send the ballots through the voting machine again on Thursday night. The Illinois State Board of elections will have someone observe the recount.
Las Vegas (AP) - Clark County has reported its first flu-related death of this year's flu season. The Southern Nevada Health District announced Wednesday that the person who died was over the age of 65 and had been hospitalized.
MOUNT OLIVE, Miss. (AP) - A Covington County man is behind bars Thursday after a stand-off in Mount Olive injured two law enforcement officers.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) - The McKenzie County sheriff is asking a judge to stop an effort by county commissioners to remove him from office.
Officials say they're worried about a home catching fire under dry conditions and are asking people to take yard debris to recycling centers instead of burning them.
Detroit (AP) - Wayne County has received approval from the state of Michigan to be released from a 14-month agreement to fix its finances.
The latest data posted on the Wisconsin elections Commission website Thursday shows ballots cast in Milwaukee and Dane counties are far outpacing those that have come from the conservative suburban counties of Washington, Waukesha and Ozaukee.
He also had requested the declaration cover Eau Claire and Trempealeau counties, but those two counties did not sustain enough damage to qualify.
PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) - A southwestern Indiana county has approved a plan to digitally preserve reams of court records dating to the 19th century.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A day after Clark County confirmed its first flu-related death of the season in the Las Vegas-area, Washoe County health officials reported their first flu fatality in northern Nevada. The victim was identified Thursday only as a ...
DEKALB, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween. Kemper County supervisors enacted a clown ban this week, temporarily preventing people from dressing as clowns. The Kemper County ...
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's most populous county has agreed to implement a plan to avoid polling place wait times to settle a lawsuit a civil rights group filed after thousands of people waited for hours to vote in the March presidential primary.
"There's always a concern, absolutely," said Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett. "If they don't collect it, then the deficit is going to come from somewhere else.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Tippecanoe County is considering options to address an uptick of new hepatitis C cases, including a needle exchange program, testing and medical treatment.
A travel advisory for the area for pregnant women was expected, similar to current warnings for pregnant women to consider postponing non-essential travel to Miami Beach and the rest of Miami-Dade County, said Tom Skinner, a spokesman for the U.S. ...
MARIETTA, Okla. (AP) - The sheriff of Love County has submitted his resignation to avoid going through a trial seeking his ouster.
He was at the Henry County jail following a Feb. 17 arrest for driving while intoxicated. The Marion County coroner's office said Gosser died of "multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi attorney general says Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Edwin Glenn Hamilton has been formally charged for possession of methamphetamine.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Office Of National Drug Control Policy is giving three northern Kentucky counties a boost in fighting illegal drugs.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - Funeral services are planned for Thursday for a St. Louis County police officer who was fatally shot. St. Louis County police say services for Officer Blake Snyder will start at 11 a.m. Thursday at a church in Chesterfield ...
Irvine, Calif. (AP) - Orange County authorities are searching for a coyote that bit a 6-year-old boy while he was playing at an Orange County park. The Orange County Register reported Wednesday ( that the coyote bit the boy on ...
The Iowa Department of agriculture said Thursday that emerald ash borer larvae were found at Lake Orient Recreation Area in Adair County and in a rural area north of Cromwell in Adams County. The insects have killed tens of millions of ash trees and ...
Preckwinkle unveiled her proposed $4.4 billion fiscal year 2017 budget on Thursday. She said in comments accompanying the proposal that the county has made strides at stabilizing its financial outlook. But, she says, closing the county's budget ...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Sedgwick County will provide gun lockers for visitors to stow their weapons while visiting the county courthouse. The county commission voted 3-2 Wednesday to spend about $64,000 to install 20 gun lockers in the courthouse.
Hot Springs, Ark. (AP) - The Garland County Quorum Court has voted in favor of allowing county employees with concealed carry permits to bring firearms to work.
Some Indiana county clerk offices had lines of voters queued up to cast ballots on the first day of early voting Wednesday, nearly four weeks ahead of the Nov. 8 general election.