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Filmmakers speak out on train crash

By RUSS BYNUM (SAVANNAH, Ga., AP) — Two filmmakers charged in a train collision that killed a camera assistant while shooting a movie about singer Gregg Allman said Thursday her…

Kansas City to pay $500K to settle lawsuit

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Council has agreed to settle the seventh of eight discrimination lawsuits stemming from the reorganization of the city prosecutor’s office. The council…

Several more states to offer duck stamps online

(NEW ORLEANS, AP) — Louisiana and four other states will soon be selling federal duck stamps online, joining eight other states that already do. “Anyone, regardless of what state you…

Payday lenders collecting utility bills might end

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri regulators are again considering whether to stop payday lenders from collecting utility bill payments from their customers. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1kCBY6i) critics…

AP NewsBreak: Obama opens East Coast to oil search

By JASON DEAREN (ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla., AP) — The Obama administration has approved the use of sonic cannons to explore for oil and gas off the Eastern Shore. The…