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Hawaii officials ask public to help stop dengue fever spread

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:10pm

The number of people in Hawaii infected by dengue fever continued to rise, and officials asked the public to help limit the spread of the virus.

2 UNR students from Las Vegas killed in crash near Tonopah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:00pm

Authorities say two students from the University of Nevada, Reno died in a car crash about 7 miles outside of Tonopah.

Dad of missing boy held after human remains found in barn

Margaret Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:00pm

A district attorney says more charges are likely in the investigation of a missing 7-year-old boy and unidentified human remains found on his father's property.

Special prosecutor confirms Bland case nearly complete

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:50pm

A team of special prosecutors has nearly completed its investigation of the arrest and subsequent death of a black woman in a Texas jail, and it plans to finish presenting its evidence to a grand jury by the end of December, one of the prosecutors said Monday.

Montana woman sues Costco, supplier in E. coli outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:50pm

A Montana woman is suing Costco and its California vegetable supplier because of the E. coli illness she contracted after eating chicken salad she bought at the company's Bozeman store.

Bad weather delays recovery of climber's body

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:42pm

Efforts to recover the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse were temporarily halted Monday because of severe weather on Mount Jefferson in Oregon, authorities said.

California mother convicted of killing 3 daughters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:41pm

A Southern California woman has been convicted of first-degree murder for stabbing to death her three young daughters last year.

Test scores for new Arizona test reveal many students fail

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:41pm

The Arizona Department of Education released scores for the state's new standardized test Monday, showing what many already expected: a very low percentage of students passed English and math subjects.

Jury picked for cop charged with kicking black man in head

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:40pm

A white Delaware police officer charged with kicking a black suspect in the head during an arrest two years ago rejected a plea deal on a lesser charge, lawyers said Monday as a jury was seated in his felony assault trial.

GOP leader defends House Planned Parenthood investigation

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:30pm

A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe.

Zion, Bryce Canyon national parks set attendance records

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:17pm

Southern Utah's Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks have attracted a record number of visitors in 2015, besting the records they set just last year.

Obama offers governors individualized reports on refugees

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:10pm

The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states.

Florida man convicted of double murder: Feb 11 execution set

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:00pm

A Florida man convicted of killing two people decades ago is scheduled to be executed in February.

Popular San Francisco officer arrested for hit-and-run

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:00pm

A renowned San Francisco police officer was placed on medical leave before he was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run and will be suspended when he is eligible to return to duty, authorities said Monday.

Angela McLean stepping down as Montana's lieutenant governor

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

Angela McLean plans to step down as Montana's lieutenant governor to take a job with the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, leaving Gov. Steve Bullock to find a new No. 2 for his re-election bid next year, state officials said Monday.

3 arrested in Spokane supermarket abduction

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

Three people have been arrested in Idaho in connection with the abduction and assault of a woman found walking along a highway bound in duct tape.

Police shooting of black teen cited in U of Chicago threat

Michael Tarm, Don Babwin and Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released last week and led to protests.

4.7 magnitude earthquake among 7 recorded in Oklahoma

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:50pm

At least seven earthquakes rattled north-central Oklahoma on Monday, including one felt 300 miles away in Iowa, prompting concern from local residents and policymakers that the state isn't doing enough to curb the quakes that scientists have linked to oil and gas activity.

Utah FedEx driver seriously injured in Mississippi crash

Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:46pm

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says an Alabama man died when his car flipped in George County, and a FedEx driver from Utah was seriously injured when his truck overturned on Interstate 10 in Hancock County.

Judge blocks Missouri from pulling clinic's abortion license

John Hanna and Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 4:41pm

A judge on Monday temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia as its physician loses hospital privileges required under state law.