DAMASCUS, Syria — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles Wednesday as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive in central Syria in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes for the rest of the week because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week, campus officials said Wednesday.
For those who live in Vancouver's Riverview neighborhood, Wintler Park is a sort of outdoor living room — but one they have to walk to carefully. To access the park from the east side, they head down Southeast Chelsea Avenue, cross the railroad tracks and walk along a fenced pathway.
In February 2014, Clark County was among four counties criticized by the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington after the ACLU studied how counties impose and collect court fines and fees on felony defendants. The county has since made substantial changes.
SPOKANE — The American Civil Liberties Union sued a county in Washington state Tuesday, accusing it of sending people to jail or forcing them to toil on work crews if they fail to pay their court fines — a practice that makes the poor poorer and amounts to a "modern-day debtors' prison," the organization said.