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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri health care company on Tuesday said a pharmacy it recently bought won't provide execution drugs to the state, a pledge that came after media reports that the suburban St. Louis business had been the state's secret source of the drugs for years.

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BOSTON (AP) — A longtime Boston prosecutor who handled cases involving former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and a murdered girl who washed ashore in a trash bag and came to be known as Baby Doe says he's not running for re-election.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida State University fraternity pledge who died after being found unresponsive a party is filing a civil suit against the national chapter and others in connection with their son's death.

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of their Florida high school Tuesday and made their way to the site of a school shooting about 10 miles (16 kilometers) away in a show of solidarity for bringing an end to gun violence.

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to male defendants in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes while a part-time deputy prosecutor more than two decades ago, but federal prosecutors opted not to charge him because he …

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's nuclear missile scare showed that the state began testing alerts before fully developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat and that a public outreach campaign months earlier wasn't effective, said a report released Tuesday.

The Progress is happy to announce the birthdays of area residents but many times the information is received too late for publication. Names and birthdays must be received at least two days before the birthday.

Temperatures about 30 degrees above average will be common again today making it seem more like late spring than mid-winter. A strong cold front will move southeast across the state later today followed by several waves of weak pressure bring some periods of rain for the second half of the week and perhaps a period of light freezing precipitation tomorrow morning.

PHILIPSBURG — Corporal Scott Rossman and Corporal Michael Gray of the Philipsburg state police barracks spoke to Philipsburg Borough Council for a little over 30 minutes during Monday evening’s regular council meeting, covering a wide array of topics. One of those topics had to do with the impending merger of the Philipsburg barracks and the Rockview station, as Philipsburg officers will now be stationed out of the new facility in Benner Township.

HOUTZDALE — The Moshannon Valley School Board on Monday discussed the possibility of moving to a single start time for both the elementary and junior/senior high school in the coming years.

CLEARFIELD — Kayce Marie Lee, 31, of Mahaffey is now facing a murder in the first degree charge after Clearfield County District Attorney William A. Shaw Jr. amended the charges against her ye…

The District 9 basketball playoff brackets were finally released Sunday afternoon and most of the sites and times for the opening round matchups have been set.

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The seeds for the District 4/9 Class AAA Wrestling Championships were unveiled Sunday evening, and the event shapes up to be an exciting one for a multitude of reasons.

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CLARION — The seeding meeting for the District 9 Class AA Wrestling Championships was held Sunday on the campus of Clarion University, and it should come as no surprise that the top three scho…

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Public Storage (PSA) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Police in El Salvador arrested two military colonels and a lieutenant colonel Tuesday in connection with the case of eight soldiers who were convicted last year of abducting and torturing two people, one of them a minor.

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since the Malaysian airliner vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations.