A promising student-athlete, 20-year-old Chase Dennis from Keller, died while swimming with friends after his community college graduation in Coffeyville, Kansas, on May 12. Family and coaches say he could have made the Olympics.
A measure to ban fracking and greatly limit oil production in San Luis Obispo County is headed for the Nov. 6, 2018, ballot. Backers say 'Big Oil' will outspend them, but they plan a strong grassroots campaign.
A tentative contract for the California Correctional Peace Officers Association offers prison guards a 5 percent raise on July 1, 2019. It's the biggest raise Jerry Brown offered the union in his second run as governor.