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ALABAMA Mont­gomery: A heart sur­geon says for­mer gover­nor Don Siegel­man is ex­pected to make a full recovery fol­low­ing by­pass surgery. ALASKA Fair­banks: Two Rivers musher Allen Moore won the 2018 Yukon Quest sled dog race.

ARI­ZONA Phoenix: Gov. Doug Ducey has signed leg­is­la­tion pro­vid­ing $2.5 mil­lion to Mari­copa County for a spe­cial elec­tion April 24 to re­place Rep. Trent Franks, who re­signed amid sex­ual ha­rass­ment al­le­ga­tions. ARKANSAS Rogers: An ex-Gate­way po­lice chief serv­ing a 30-year prison term for mur­der was charged this week with rap­ing a school teacher 20 years ago, based on DNA ev­i­dence. CAL­I­FOR­NIA Big Bear Lake: Two bald ea­gle eggs laid last month near Big Bear Lake hatched this week. COLORADO Den­ver: The City Coun­cil voted to let de­vel­op­ers build higher struc­tures in ex­change for con­struct­ing more af­ford­able hous­ing. CON­NECTI­CUT Mon­roe: Au­thor­i­ties are warn­ing res­i­dents to be aware of “vir­tual kid­nap­ping” schemes de­mand­ing ran­soms for peo­ple who weren’t ac­tu­ally kid­napped. DELAWARE Dover: State law­mak­ers are con­sid­er­ing chang­ing how ju­ve­niles con­victed of felonies are sen­tenced, The News Jour­nal re­ports. DIS­TRICT OF COLUMBIA: A dis­pute has emerged in Congress over ef­forts to name a sub­ur­ban park ad­ja­cent to Ron­ald Rea­gan Na­tional Air­port for for­mer first lady Nancy Rea­gan. FLORIDA Tallahassee: The Semi­nole Tribe would get craps and roulette at its casi­nos un­der a Florida bill. GE­OR­GIA Suwa­nee: Po­lice say a con­struc­tion worker was fa­tally in­jured when hit by a car in a closed sec­tion of In­ter­state 85. HAWAII Hilo: North Kona Coun­cil­woman Karen Eoff is un­der fire for own­ing a va­ca­tion rental amid ef­forts to pass a rental in­dus­try bill. Eoff de­nies any con­flict of in­ter­est. IDAHO Home than $280,000 Park’s Moscow: owner to Syringa res­i­dents will pay Mo­bile left more ILLI­NOIS with­out clean Quincy: wa­ter for months.

Of­fi­cials say two more cases of Legionnaires’ dis­ease were found at a veter­ans home al­ready linked to 13 deaths. IN­DI­ANA South Bend: An ex-Univer­sity of Notre Dame worker ac­cused of tak­ing $200,000 from the Clin­i­cal Law Cen­ter pleaded guilty. IOWA Fort Dodge: A plan to re­move two Des Moines River dams could cost more than $4 mil­lion. KANSAS of­fi­cials re­jected Hutchin­son: a man’s State effort elec­tion to reg­is­ter gover­nor, his KWCH-TV dog as a can­di­date re­ports. for KEN­TUCKY school board Louisville: has named The Marty lo­cal Pol­lio as su­per­in­ten­dent. LOUISIANA Shreve­port: The Caddo Par­ish sher­iff ’s of­fice is look­ing for the owner of Rowdy, a brown goat whose name tag had no ad­dress. MAINE Machi­as­port: A cou­ple of lo­cal food sup­pli­ers say they took a huge hit from the abrupt clo­sure of the Downeast Cor­rec­tional Fa­cil­ity. MARY­LAND An­napo­lis: A fed­eral prose­cu­tor wants a state ethics panel to de­lay its in­ves­ti­ga­tion of state Sen. Nathaniel Oaks un­til fed­eral bribery charges are re­solved. MAS­SACHUSETTS Rayn­ham: Po­lice have cited a school bus driver for crash­ing into two trees and then driv­ing off. No one was in­jured. MICHI­GAN Mount Cle­mens: The Detroit Zoo­log­i­cal So­ci­ety is seek­ing a water­front site for a na­ture cen­ter that will fo­cus on the Great Lakes.

MIN­NESOTA Hast­ings: A woman faces charges for al­legedly pun­ish­ing her grand­nephew and his brother by with­hold­ing food and ty­ing them to a pole in her base­ment. MIS­SIS­SIPPI Jack­son: The B’nai Is­rael Syn­a­gogue in Hat­ties­burg is among Mis­sis­sippi ad­di­tions to the Na­tional Reg­is­ter of His­toric Places. MIS­SOURI law­mak­ers Jef­fer­son voted down City: tougher State penal­ties MON­TANA for Billings: killing po­lice Of­fi­cials dogs. say a new County morgue $50,000 will a save year. Yel­low­stone NE­BRASKA of­fi­cials and McGrew: vol­un­teers State spent game last week­end Ne­braska’s as­sess­ing bighorn the sheep. health of NE­VADA Las Ve­gas: An am­bu­lance driver lost con­trol on a wet road and crashed, killing an EMT and a pa­tient on a non-emer­gency call. NEW HAMP­SHIRE North Wood­stock: The state Maple Pro­duc­ers As­so­ci­a­tion has given its tro­phy for best syrup made in New Hamp­shire to the Atkins Fam­ily Su­gar­house. NEW JERSEY Mend­ham Town­ship: Deputy Mayor Rick Blood re­signed after com­par­ing im­mi­grants to “ra­bid, messy rac­coons” on Face­book. NEW MEX­ICO Santa Fe: Univer­sity of New Mex­ico stu­dents are call­ing on state law­mak­ers to shore up the lot­tery schol­ar­ship pro­gram. NEW YORK Al­bany: Gov. An­drew Cuomo has a new dog. Cap­tain is a Siberian-shep­herd mix, with some Mala­mute thrown in.

NORTH CAROLINA Kin­ston: Au­thor­i­ties say two teens broke into a home on Su­per Bowl Sun­day, killing two pet para­keets and set­ting a ve­hi­cle on fire, WITN-TV re­ports. NORTH DAKOTA Bis­marck: North Dakota’s spring light goose hunt­ing sea­son gets un­der­way Satur­day. OHIO New Philadel­phia: A for­mer po­lice of­fi­cer was sen­tenced to three months in jail for falsely claim­ing he was shot dur­ing a traf­fic stop. OKLAHOMA Oklahoma City: An au­di­tor says a $3.6 mil­lion cleanup of Tar Creek Su­per­fund site should have cost less than $600,000. ORE­GON Salem: State law­mak­ers are con­sid­er­ing a Novem­ber bal­lot is­sue to add a right-to-health-care amend­ment to the state con­sti­tu­tion. PENN­SYL­VA­NIA Philadel­phia: The Philadel­phia Or­ches­tra will per­form in Europe in May and Is­rael in June. RHODE IS­LAND Prov­i­dence: Sec­re­tary of State Nel­lie Gor­bea says it’s time to al­low early in-per­son vot­ing. SOUTH CAROLINA Beau­fort: Ex-state law­maker Rick Quinn Jr. will serve two years of pro­ba­tion after plead­ing guilty to mis­con­duct in of­fice. SOUTH DAKOTA Yank­ton: The 2018 World Archery In­door Cham­pi­onships are un­der­way this week. TEN­NESSEE John­son City: The Gray Fos­sil Site and Mu­seum is cel­e­brat­ing the 209th birth­day of nat­u­ral­ist Charles Dar­win on Satur­day. TEXAS Austin: Pres­i­dent Trump has picked An­drew Old­ham, Gov. Greg Ab­bott’s new gen­eral coun­sel, for the 5th U.S. Cir­cuit Court of Ap­peals.

UTAH Salt Lake City: Au­thor­i­ties say a leap­ing elk brought down a re­search he­li­copter try­ing to cap­ture it in a net. The elk died, but the he­li­copter crew wasn’t se­ri­ously hurt. VER­MONT Rut­land: Fire­fight­ers used air packs in bat­tling a sal­vage yard blaze to avoid in­hal­ing toxic smoke. VIR­GINIA Rich­mond: City Coun­cil has ap­proved a meals tax hike to raise $9 mil­lion a year for schools. WASH­ING­TON Mount Ver­non: Au­thor­i­ties say dozens of trees were il­le­gally chopped down in Sauk Park and along the Cas­cade Trail. WEST VIR­GINIA Charleston: Fed­eral au­thor­i­ties say five peo­ple im­pli­cated in heroin traf­fick­ing in the Park­ers­burg area have pleaded guilty. WIS­CON­SIN Ah­swaubenon: A man ac­cused of steal­ing a church cru­ci­fix used it to bash a TV sta­tion sign. WY­OMING Jack­son: Au­thor­i­ties say a man was killed in a snow­mo­bile crash dur­ing a guided trip after be­com­ing sep­a­rated from the group. Com­piled from staff, wire re­ports.

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