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Missing man found dead in Salida irrigation ditch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:31pm

Authorities say a 46-year-old man reported missing from a facility that serves adults with developmental disabilities has been found dead in an irrigation ditch in Chaffee County.

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:21pm

A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said.

19-year-old man charged in fatal dance studio shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:51pm

A 19-year-old man detectives describe as a known gang member has been arrested on a murder warrant in a shooting at a Texas dance studio that killed two people and wounded several others.

Mitt Romney: My family still wants me to run for president

Theodore Schleifer CNN  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:43pm

Mitt Romney's family is still pleading for him to mount an independent bid for the presidency, the 2012 Republican nominee said Wednesday.

Achievement School District clears General Assembly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:30pm

A plan to hand over some of North Carolina's struggling elementary schools to charter operators is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk despite outcry from educators and local school boards who call it a charter school takeover.

Teen dies after being shot in face while playing with gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:30pm

A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face.

Miss Teen USA pageant replaces swimsuits with athletic wear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:21pm

The Miss Teen USA pageant is dropping the swimsuit portion of its competition.

FBI: Utah militia leader accused of trying to blow up cabin cased mosque, military facilities

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:01pm

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in rural Arizona also scouted mosques and U.S. military facilities as possible targets, an FBI agent testified on Wednesday.

3 people are dead following a police chase in Jones County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:41pm

Authorities say three people are dead after a police chase in Jones County.

Aide: Clinton opposed private emails accessible to 'anybody'

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:41pm

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin said in a legal proceeding that Clinton did not want the private emails that she mixed in with State Department emails on her private computer server to be accessible to "anybody," according to transcripts released Wednesday.

Police: Man fatally shot by trooper had lighter, not gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:31pm

Authorities say a Maryland man fatally shot by a Delaware State Police trooper was carrying a cigarette lighter that looked like a gun.

The Latest: Navajo Nation crew deployed fire shelters

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:30pm

The Latest on a wildfires burning in the U.S. West (all times local):

Judge OKs voter registration rules in 3 states for now

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:20pm

Residents of Kansas, Georgia and Alabama will have to prove they are U.S. citizens when registering to vote for federal elections using a national form, a judge ruled Wednesday.

West denied release again in probe of Reno painkiller ring

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:20pm

A federal judge rejected an unusual offer Wednesday from the son of a prominent Reno family to cover hundreds of thousands of dollars in private security costs so as to allow his release from jail on house arrest pending his trial next year on prescription drug-trafficking charges.

Arizona tattoo artist pleads guilty in Oregon refuge case

Steven Dubois, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:20pm

An Arizona tattoo artist pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges in the Oregon's ranching standoff case.

Doctors: Pregnant women in Flint should use bottled water

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:10pm

A group of Flint-area doctors is recommending that pregnant women and children under 6 stick to bottled water until more tap water tests are performed.

Grandma in theft case invoking problem gambler diversion law

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:10pm

A Las Vegas grandmother who went to prison for stealing more than $500,000 from the plumbing business where she kept the books is invoking a little-used state law to seek placement in a court diversion and restitution program.

School district to pay $10.5M over chicken suit attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:01pm

A California school district agreed Wednesday to pay $10.5 million to a former student who suffered brain damage when he was mobbed while wearing a chicken costume at a pep rally.

Grandma in theft case invoking problem gambler diversion law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:00pm

A Las Vegas grandmother who went to prison for stealing more than $500,000 from the plumbing business where she kept the books is invoking a little-used state law to seek placement in a court diversion and restitution program.

Officials speed up Mound House dumping investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:00pm

Nevada environmental officials said they are expediting an investigation into whether illegal dumping occurred at a foundry near Carson City after a video supposedly showing a spill there circulated online.