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NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:50pm

A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in the coming days, amid an outbreak that has killed four and sickened dozens.

Baltimore prosecutor won't cooperate with homicide panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:41pm

A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city's top prosecutor isn't sharing information that's needed for the program to work.

Tanker spills milk, ignites fire in Weber Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:40pm

Emergency crews did not waste time over a crash that spilled milk and caused a small grass fire in Weber Canyon on Saturday.

Nebraska law students aid military veterans with legal needs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:11pm

The University of Nebraska's College of Law is sending its students to help military veterans with matters related to estate planning, giving law students practical experience while helping a population in need.

Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire

Olga R. Rodriguez and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 6:01pm

A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday.

Complaint: Wisconsin companies misbranded supplements

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:51pm

Three Wisconsin companies have agreed to stop manufacturing dietary supplements after a federal complaint alleged the products were misbranded, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Reno police investigating explosives found in home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:31pm

Police are investigating how two pipe bombs ended up in a northwest Reno home.

Motorcyclist, pedestrian dead after collision in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:30pm

Las Vegas police say both a motorcyclist and a pedestrian have died after the two collided at an intersection.

Ephraim McDowell Regional closes ER as it evaluates patient for potential public health risk.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:01pm

Ephraim McDowell Regional closes ER as it evaluates patient for potential public health risk.

St. Cloud district faces school bus driver shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:51pm

The St. Cloud School District is facing a shortage of bus drivers with just more than a month until the first day of class.

Idaho Falls police investigating bomb blast at law office

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:21pm

Police officials are investigating a bomb blast at the front door of a law office in Idaho Falls.

Idaho Falls Zoo has new baby zebra, named Adanna

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:11pm

The Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park has welcomed its newest animal: a baby zebra born July 17.

Arizona schools chief appeals judge's dismissal of lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:41pm

A power struggle between Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and the state Board of Education over authority to hire and fire the board's staff is poised for another court battle.

Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:41pm

A teenager who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing the Detroit school district, saying his rights were violated by a malicious prosecution.

Minot animal hospital uses donations to help injured cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:41pm

An animal hospital in Minot says money is pouring in from the community to help cover the medical bills of a cat that was abandoned after being shot in the face.

San Diego residents mull suicide barrier on iconic bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:21pm

A group of San Diego residents is studying the feasibility of adding a barrier to the city's iconic Coronado Bridge to prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:11pm

Wildfires are raging in forests and woodlands across California and an army of firefighters continues to battle them from the air and the ground. Hundreds of people have been forced to flee their homes.

Stories, storytellers link family to author Norman Maclean

Brett French, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 3:11pm

As a 25-year-old college graduate working three part-time jobs to afford living in Chicago in 1980, Jane Moses received an unusual offer for a fourth part-time task -- to help author Norman Maclean type his handwritten notes for his book "Young Men and Fire."

Idaho State Police report higher road fatalities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 2:51pm

Idaho State Police officials say the state is currently a spike in traffic fatalities compared to the same time period last year.