Bill would prohibit abortion when 'sole reason' is Down syndrome
A state lawmaker said she will pursue a bill that would make it illegal for a medical provider to perform an abortion if they know that the woman seeking the procedure is doing so for "the sole reason" that the child would be born with Down syndrome.
Bill would increase penalty for killing police K-9
A new bill aims to protect police service animals by sharply increasing penalties for those who kill them. Language in the statute is also adjusted to aid prosecutors.
Shutdown end in sight as senators announce agreement
Democrats lined up behind a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote.