COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A judge has used a five-stanza poem to dismiss an Ohio prisoner's lawsuit over bathroom access, writing that "neither runs nor constipation can justify this litigation."
A Pennsylvania state trooper has been suspended without pay and charged with exposing himself to a woman - at the western Pennsylvania barracks where he worked.
Trooper Brian R. McFarland with the St. Clairville Post has been promoted to sergeant on Friday by Colonel Paul A. Pride.
Preliminary government figures show U.S. coal production has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 30 years as cheaper sources of power and stricter environmental regulations reduce demand.