Virginia Senate allows reporters back on floor

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reporters in Virginia will once again be able to get an up-close look at how the state Senate is operating, while plans proceed in Missouri to move reporters away from the action.

  • Written by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Treasure hunter disappears searching for $2 million in gold

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An antiquities dealer who inspired tens of thousands to search the Rocky Mountains for $2 million in hidden treasure now leads an increasingly desperate mission to find one of his fans.

  • Written by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

FBI shows video of Tuesday shooting of Oregon occupier

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — A video showing the shooting death of an occupier of an Oregon wildlife refuge appears to show the man reaching into his jacket before he fell into the snow. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket.

  • Written by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press TERRENCE PETTY, Associated Press

Deported 'affluenza' teen booked into Texas detention center

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was booked into a Texas juvenile detention center following his deportation from Mexico on Thursday, more than a month after he and his mother fled the U.S. as prosecutors investigated whether he had violated his probation.

  • Written by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press