Prosecutors Rest Their Case Against 2 Men in Whitmer Plot

By ED WHITE, Associated Press An FBI agent who was working undercover told jurors Thursday how a bridge played a role in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Timothy Bates was one of the last witnesses to testify for the government as prosecutors rested their case against two men charged with conspiracy. … Read more

Federal Tourism Aid Funds Gas Stations, Trash Cans, Jazz

By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press Located along a remote stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza touts a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms and made-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides revenue for a Paiute Indian tribe, is about to quadruple in size thanks to an $8 … Read more