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Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

Meg Kinnard and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:50am

The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside of a Charleston church spoke to the families of victims about how Roof should be punished, but said the ultimate decision rested in her hands.

More details due on helicopter landing that killed 1 Marine

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:40am

A U.S. Marine who died and 11 comrades who sustained injuries were taking part in a helicopter ropes exercise that's described as "high-risk" in a training manual that underscores the dangers.

Defense presenting case in trial of Alabama police officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 2:40am

Witnesses are set to testify on behalf of an Alabama police officer who was recorded slamming an Indian grandfather to the ground.

Gay couples will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jail

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 2:32am

April Miller and Karen Roberts will return to the Rowan County Courthouse on Friday for the fifth time since June to ask for a marriage license.

Police suspend search of wells for teen missing since 2007

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 4:20am

Authorities have suspended a search for the body of a college student who went missing almost 8 years ago.

Texts between girl, Washington school shooter released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 4:10am

A judge ordered the release of text messages between a 15-year-old girl and her ex-boyfriend in the days before he fatally shot four classmates — messages that reportedly dealt with the tumultuous end of their relationship.

Threat closes school district ahead of Labor Day weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:50am

An unspecified threat has closed down a western Pennsylvania school district heading into the Labor Day weekend.

86-year-old man indicted in woman's shooting death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:40am

An 86-year-old man has been indicted for first-degree murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a woman in Twin Falls.

Grand Teton, Yellowstone workers trap bears to track numbers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:40am

Officials at Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are continuing to keep track of grizzly bear populations in the parks with routine trapping operations.

22 pounds of heroin seized in West Valley City raid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:30am

Law enforcement has seized just less than 22 pounds of heroin from suspected drug traffickers in a West Valley City raid.

Rain, flooding damage Weber State University theater

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:30am

Weber State University is working to restore the stage at the Browning Center's Allred Theater after unexpected rainstorm flooded the theater.

Court hears arguments in lawmaker's defamation lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:30am

The Nevada Supreme Court is weighing whether a campaign ad campaign defamed a state senator.

Tropical Storm Fred expected to degenerate in Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:20am

Tropical Storm Fred is moving across the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate soon.

Indianapolis joins fight against childhood obesity

Kris Turner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:10am

When it comes to combating childhood obesity, teaching kids about proper nutrition and exercise is only one part of the equation.

New Mexico vaccination rates reach record high

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:10am

New Mexico health officials say vaccination rates among toddlers reached an all-time high last year.

Woman accused as posing as attorney to be sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 3:00am

A Utah woman accused of posing as a lawyer and even negotiating a plea deal for a client is set to be sentenced on fraud charges Friday.

Police: Man donated blood plasma, knew he had HIV

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 2:41am

Police say a northwestern Indiana man knew he was HIV positive when he sold his blood plasma to a company in Gary.

Verdict reached in case of man accused of kidnapping girl

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 2:32am

A jury is set to deliver its verdict Friday in the case of a man charged with kidnapping and raping a 10-year-old girl in Los Angeles, before releasing her and fleeing to Mexico.

State: 1000s of landlords haven't met lead registry rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 2:20am

The Maryland Department of the Environment says it's sending out 87,000 letters to landlords who haven't registered their rental units under a law meant to reduce childhood lead poisoning.