• Outdoor skills workshop set at Fort Kearny state park

    KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A family outdoor skills workshop has been scheduled at Fort Kearny State Historical Park and State Recreation Area.

  • In this image takem from a November 2012 video made available by Paula French, a well-known, protected lion known as Cecil strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's wildlife minister says extradition is being sought for Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed a Cecil.  (Paula French via AP)

    Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American involved in illegal lion hunt

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Now there are two: Zimbabwe accused a Pennsylvania doctor on Sunday of illegally killing a lion in April, adding to the outcry over a Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.

  • Fishing events remain on Nebraska Game and Parks’ schedule

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several family fishing events remain on the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission schedule for the summer.

  • Michigan awards nearly $250K for Iron Belle Trail projects

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has awarded nearly $250,000 in grants in 15 of the state’s counties to help develop a new hiking and bicycling trail stretching hundreds of miles.

  • Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, a Southern Mississippi alumnus speaks with reporters prior to his induction to the Mississippi Hall of Fame in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. Favre joins a group of distinguished Mississippi athletes and coaches including former NBA player Clarence Weatherspoon, also a Southern Mississippi alumnus in this year's class of inductees. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Favre inducted into Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — For a guy who played football into his 40s and nearly had to be dragged off the field, Brett Favre certainly seems to be enjoying his post-NFL life.

  • Kirtland man arrested after firing gun in front of family

    KIRTLAND, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of barricading himself inside his Kirtland home after he allegedly hit his wife on the head with a handgun is facing charges.

  • In this photo taken Nov. 9,  2014 photographer Brent Stapelkamp, front right,  with colleagues in the Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. Stapelkamp, a lion researcher and part of a team that had tracked and studied Cecil the lion for nine years darted him and attached a collar last year. He was probably the last person to get up close before Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer killed the now-famous lion with the bushy black mane and, aided by a Zimbabwean professional hunter, cut off its head and skin for trophies.  (AP Photo/Derek Whalley)

    Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When Cecil the lion’s carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week.

  • In this photo provided by Mickey Nuttall, members of an international team of skydivers join hands flying head-down to build their world record skydiving formation Friday, July 31, 2014, over Ottawa, Ill. It took the team 13 attempts to to build the formation, resembling a giant flower, to beat the 2012 mark set by 138 skydivers.(Mickey Nuttall via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    164 skydivers set head-down world record in Illinois

    OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.

  • Appeals court rules against online gambling firm’s founder

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected attempts by the founder of a former online betting site to avoid paying $36 million in delinquent taxes and penalties, dismissing claims that his plea deal in a related criminal case precluded the government from pursuing the debt.

  • Presidential contender Donald Trump,  speaks to the media after arriving by helicopter during the 1st first day of the Women's British Open golf championship on the Turnberry golf course in Turnberry, Scotland, Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

    Trump arrives in Scotland for Women’s British Open golf

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women’s British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday.