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Louisiana probation officers brace for even larger caseloads
Louisiana probation and parole officers largely support the state's looming criminal justice overhaul, but feel some trepidation about what's coming next for a department already struggling to retain officers because of large caseloads and low pay
St. Louis businesses pressured to keep $10 minimum wage
St. Louis' $10 per hour minimum wage law will be short-lived, but an effort launching Friday will encourage and pressure businesses to honor the higher wage even if state law doesn't require it
State Highway Patrol to help address violence in St. Louis
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens unveils plan to quell violent crime in St. Louis, calls it 'the most dangerous city in the United States of America'
Voters head to the polls for Georgia's special election
ABC News' Steve Osunsami and MaryAlice Parks talk to a Jon Ossoff supporter outside a polling station in Roswell, Georgia.
Georgia special election for a US House seat heats up days before votes are cast
The race to fill the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has become one of the most expensive congressional elections in U.S. history.
The Note: The White House stressing Sessions
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Is Robert Mueller the next to go? Newsmax CEO and friend of Trump Chris Ruddy tells ABC News that the president is "considering asking [Deputy Attorney General Rod] Rosenstein to terminate Mueller .” But Ruddy may be floating the idea only to get it shot down; "Chris
5 moments that mattered in the Georgia special election debate
Never before has so much of the national electoral narrative rested on the shoulders of two suburban candidates for one of 435 seats in the U.S. House. But when the former Georgia secretary of state who flopped in bids for the Senate in 2012 and governor in 2014 and a 30-year-old former
How Democratic hopefuls are already jockeying for 2020
The 2020 presidential election is still three-and-a-half years away, but for Democrats trying to turn the page on last November, the search for a candidate who can take down President Donald Trump is already underway. An army of potential 2020 hopefuls -- including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ,
Track star sisters surprised by beautiful home makeover
It’s the stuff that usually only Hollywood could dream up -- three adorable girls and their single mom, homeless after losing the only home any of the girls could remember. Inside of a year, the Sheppard sisters, all budding track stars, are featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. That brought