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West Virginia state trooper fatally shot, suspect being sought

BEECH CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — A state police officer was fatally shot Friday in southern West Virginia, and a suspect was being sought, authorities said. Sgt. Cory Maynard was killed in the shooting, Gov. Jim Justice said in a statement, adding that he was "absolutely heartbroken." He and first ...

Proposals would bring dramatic change to Ohio’s voucher program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio parents could soon see more taxpayer money in their pockets to help send their schoolchildren to private and religious schools, or fund homeschooling, under changes to a voucher program that Republican state lawmakers and the governor must hammer out by month's ...