ALABAMA Birmingham: An inmate stabbing at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility brought emergency response teams back to the prison, days after a riot put the prison on lockdown and left an officer and the warden stabbed, AL.com reported.
ALASKA Fairbanks: Bail was set at $50,000 in the case of Arnold Demoski, 26, who faces 12 criminal charges after he allegedly terrorized mushers and their teams competing in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, newsminer.com reported. One dog was killed.
ARIZONA Phoenix: Two men suspected of fatally shooting two senior women in Sun City Grand were gardeners with a company that serviced the retirement community, according to The Arizona Republic.
ARKANSAS Mount Ida: People were asked to stay away from Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa while cleanup crews work to repair wreckage caused by a small tornado, Arkansas Online reported.
CALIFORNIA Huntington Beach: Orange County beaches reopened after being shut down when surfers scrambled out of the water following a shark sighting, KABC-TV reported.
COLORADO Colorado City: Authorities released the name of a man shot and killed at a gas station after state troopers say he accelerated toward them in a stolen vehicle, The Pueblo Chieftain reported. German Gustavo Anchondo Gonzalez, 23, had fled on foot after being pulled over, stole a nearby vehicle and accelerated toward them.
CONNECTICUT Hartford: Police apologized after an officer displayed a “Trump: Make America Great Again” sticker on the laptop mounted on the dashboard of his patrol car, the Hartford Courant reported.
DELAWARE Newark: The city’s Alderman’s Court will now process citations for those caught with small amounts of marijuana in the city, a change that could see the local government bring in a little more cash and save police officers’ time, The News Journal reported. Previously, the offenses were handled by the state court.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Authorities released video of two men sought as persons of interest in an alleged abduction attempt at the National Air and Space Museum, The Washington Post reported.
FLORIDA Cape Canaveral: A cargo craft bound for the International Space Station was hoisted atop an Atlas V rocket Monday morning in preparation for a launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station late on March 22, Florida Today reported.
GEORGIA Atlanta: A city employee was killed when he was cutting down a tree limb, which fell on him, knocking him from the cherry picker he was in, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
HAWAII Wailuku: Shaun Shine was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing moped driver Earle Maielua in a hit-and-run in 2013, The Maui News reported. Shaun Shine pleaded no contest to negligent homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal crash and drunken driving as part of a plea deal.
IDAHO Boise: Water experts said the state’s mountain snowpacks might melt early, the Capital Press reported.
ILLINOIS Northlake: An employee at Farmer’s Best Market was taken to a hospital after being accidentally shot by his manager, the Franklin Park Herald-Journal reported.
INDIANA Indianapolis: What started as a response to an ad on an online classifieds app turned into a deadly robbery last month, with the shooter using an assault-type weapon to kill the prospective buyer, The Indianapolis Star reported.
IOWA Des Moines: Nearly three-fourths of state residents want state government to continue helping pay for non-abortion services provided by Planned Parenthood, a new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll shows. The Iowa Poll shows that 74% of Iowa adults want the state to continue paying Planned Parenthood for health services other than abortion. Just 22% oppose such payments, The Des Moines Register reported.
KANSAS Lawrence: A report determined that women in Kansas who work full-time, yearround earn 79 cents for every dollar made by men. The Topeka Capital Journal reported that the University of Kansas’ Center for Science and Technology & Economic Policy was commissioned by the Women’s Foundation.
KENTUCKY Louisville: A lawyer for Planned Parenthood is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that Gov. Bevin’s general counsel filed last month alleging the organization was operating an unlicensed abortion facility, The Courier-Journal reported.
LOUISIANA New Orleans: Paul Prudhomme’s death in October triggered an outpouring of admiration for the Cajun-born chef. Next month, he’ll receive another tribute when the city chapter of the American Culinary Federation honors him with a lifetime achievement award, The Times-Picayune reported.
MAINE Madison: The Madison Paper Industries mill will close by the end of May. Only a handful of maintenance workers out of the current 214 employees will be retained.
MARYLAND Ocean City: The International Association of Firefighters filed an official complaint against the city, claiming unfair negotiating practices after the parties were unable to reach agreement on firefighter scheduling, The Daily Times reported.
MASSACHUSETTS Waltham: A woman was seriously injured after a tire flew off a truck, bounced across the median and crashed into her car. Fire officials say the woman was traveling northbound on Route 128.
MICHIGAN Hamtramck: A one-of-a-kind installation of folk art in a Hamtramck backyard has hit the market for $120,000, the asking price of its two neighboring houses. “Hamtramck Disneyland” is the fantastical collection of homemade and appropriated objects at the properties’ rear created by now-deceased Ukrainian immigrant and retired auto worker Dmytro Szylak, Detroit Free Press reported.
MINNESOTA Roseville: A missing 10-year-old boy with autism was found quickly with the help of a tracking device, KMSP-TV reports. He was wearing a bracelet with a radio transmitter — a tracking program called Project Lifesaver.
MISSISSIPPI New Albany: The Union County Board of Supervisors is considering contracting with an independent company to collect outstanding fines owed to the county, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported.
MISSOURI Stewartsville: No charges will be filed in a fatal officer-involved shooting in northwest Missouri last year, the St. Joseph News-Press reported.
MONTANA Billings: A 36-yearold man is facing multiple charges after being accused of driving under the influence of methamphetamine while three children were in the car, the Billings Gazette reported.
NEBRASKA Lincoln: Remains of Nebraska’s second Lincoln Capitol have surfaced as workers have excavated dirt in the building ’s northwest courtyard for the installation of new fountains. About four dozen pieces of limestone buried 90 years ago have been unearthed, the Lincoln Journal Star reported.
NEVADA Henderson: Authorities say foul play is not suspected in the death of Henderson Municipal Court Judge Diana Dawn Hampton. She was 50.
NEW HAMPSHIRE Epsom: The owner of a 12-foot-tall Trojan horse has moved her work, prompting a backlash from the community. The Concord Monitor reported that Sandy Boulanger relocated the wooden horse from Epsom, where the piece and its predecessor sat along U.S. Route 4 for nearly four decades, to her Chichester home about two weeks ago.
NEW JERSEY Sandy Hook: Three of the concession stands at Sandy Hook will be demolished, more than three years after they were battered by the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy, the Asbury Park Press reported.
NEW MEXICO Hobbs: Three local officials recently rang up a nearly $8,000 bill to travel to Italy to evaluate a pool system for a planned health center. Travel expenses obtained by the Hobbs News-Sun found that City Manager J.J. Murphy, parks and recreation director Doug McDaniel, and general services director Ronny Choate traveled to Italy in late January and early February to evaluate three swimming pools.
NEW YORK Ithaca: A 17-yearold Ithaca High School student is facing a felony charge after making threats of carrying out a mass shooting, The Ithaca Journal reported.
NORTH CAROLINA Raleigh: Multivehicle crashes that shut down Interstate 40/85 in Alamance County began when drivers failed to slow down in heavy rain and fog, The News & Observer reported.
NORTH DAKOTA Bismarck: Erosion at the Double Ditch Indian Village State Historic Site is becoming more urgent, according to the North Dakota State Historical Society. Two landslides have exposed 16 burial sites that officials have had to relocate, The Bismarck Tribune reported.
OHIO Marysville: Natividad de Jesus Hernandez, 32, who accidentally ran over his 4-year-old son with a van was sentenced to six months in jail, most of which he’s already served, The Columbus Dispatch reported.
OKLAHOMA Tulsa: Former state senator Rick Brinkley, 54, has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for stealing more that $1.8 million from the Better Business Bureau in Tulsa while working there, The Oklahoman reported.
OREGON Arlington: A proposed barge dock here was removed from the Columbia River because of interference with tribal fishery, the East Oregonian reported.
PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia: Police say a thief stole a minivan that had been left running in front of a store with a 4month-old baby inside but dropped off the child in front of a home about 8 miles away. The baby appeared uninjured but was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
RHODE ISLAND Woonsocket: A crash involving three cars here left at least five people injured. Police say three people were taken to Landmark Medical Center and two were taken to Rhode Island Hospital with injuries that aren’t considered life-threatening.
SOUTH CAROLINA Charleston: The Charleston County School District will cut 117 teaching positions in the fall of 2016 to help end a long-standing pattern of overspending, The Post and Courier reported. As a result of the vote, all high school and middle school maximum classroom sizes will increase by one.
SOUTH DAKOTA Parker: Mike Schaffer, the lawyer for opponents of a large egg-laying facility planned near here, is challenging whether a Turner County board that approved the project improperly met behind closed doors, the Argus Leader reported.
TENNESSEE Memphis: Kellogg is working to identify a man recorded urinating on an assembly line in 2014 at the cereal manufacturer, The Commercial Appeal reported.
TEXAS Austin: For the first time in six years, Lake Travis is nearly full, KVUE-TV reported. The 65-mile-long reservoir on the Colorado River in Travis and Burnet counties is at 99% capacity as of Monday, just 1 foot below what’s considered full.
UTAH Brigham City: A pilot sustained minor injuries after a rough landing at a small airport here, KSL-TV reported.
VERMONT Montpelier: The White House has named Burlington a “TechHire City,” part of a federal initiative to link area employers in the tech industry with skilled employees. Burlington was one of 15 cities across the country to receive the designation, Burlington Free Press reported.
VIRGINIA Williamsburg: Mitchell Reiss, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s president and CEO, has launched a series of overhauls since he took over in late 2014, including “Blackbeard’s Revenge” for Halloween and a skating rink on Duke of Gloucester Street, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.
WASHINGTON Seattle: Students at Washington schools will no longer be faced with juvenile court if they skip school as districts are now required to create community truancy boards, The Seattle Times reported.
WEST VIRGINIA Charleston: The cicada population known as Brood V is likely to appear across the state’s northern and central counties around mid-May, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reported.
WISCONSIN Neenah: Huggies has donated 22 million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network in response to President Obama’s call for companies to bring even more attention to diaper need in America, The (Appleton) Post-Crescent reported.
WYOMING Casper: A tumbleweed lichen is likely responsible for killing seven elk in Wyoming’s Red Desert this winter, the Casper Star-Tribune reported.