Lawsuit seeks to stop work on gas pipeline in Ohio, Michigan

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental groups are asking a court to stop construction of a natural gas pipeline that will run across northern Ohio and into Michigan and Canada, the latest in a series of challenges against pipelines being built to transport gas from shale deposits in Appalachia.

  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

Should police get to view bodycam footage immediately?

ATLANTA (AP) — The use of body cameras by police has become more widespread, but there remain inconsistencies in how law enforcement agencies around the country deal with the footage, raising concerns among community activists who look to the videos to bring greater transparency to how police interact with citizens.

  • Written by By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press

Michigan governor cites 'significant' concerns over pipeline

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday he had "significant" concerns after the company that operates twin oil pipelines in a Great Lakes waterway told state officials it had found additional gaps in pipeline coating.

  • Written by By DAVID EGGERT and JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press

Judge weighs sorority sisters' dispute over dog

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge is deciding whether a dog trained to help an Ohio State University student during panic attacks can stay at her sorority house despite another student's allergy.