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Orem police seek suspects shooting out windows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:57pm

Police in Orem are searching for suspects who have shot out the windows of more than 100 cars and 10 structures in the past week.

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

Daisy Nguyen and Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:11pm

Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died. He was 76.

White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

Josh Lederman and Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:52pm

The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

Mom who forgot her baby in shopping cart tells her story

CNN  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:02pm

The Gilbert mother who forgot her baby in a shopping cart in front of a grocery store this week is breaking her silence.

Hurricane Fred forms in the Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:40am

Fred has strengthened to a hurricane as it approaches the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

SDSU Extension, others to host grassland fire workshops

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:30am

The South Dakota State University Extension wants to teach landowners in South Dakota ways to properly plan for and conduct a prescribed fire.

Embattled Albuquerque school chief to learn fate

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:30am

The board of New Mexico's largest school district is scheduled Monday to decide the future of its embattled superintendent following the hiring of an administrator facing child sex abuse charges.

Court to rule if California death penalty is cruel, unusual

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:12am

A federal appeals court will hear arguments about whether California's death penalty is unconstitutional because of excessive delays.

North Dakota tribal colleges share $7M federal funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:10am

North Dakota's congressional delegation says five tribal colleges in the state are sharing $7 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

W.Va. State University to offer media diversity fellowship

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:10am

West Virginia State University says a new fellowship program allows minority students to work alongside media professionals to tell the state's story, including its diverse ethnic history.

Hurricane churns, but storm watch ended for Hawaii islands

Michelle A. Monroe and Karin Stanton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:31pm

Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii's Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could do to the area as Hurricane Ignacio passes by this week.

Man enters secure hallway at Newark Liberty Airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:30pm

A man who made his way into a secure hallway at Newark Liberty International Airport on Sunday, prompting police to evacuate part of an airport terminal, has been taken for a psychiatric evaluation, police said.

Jewish site shootings trial to resume with closing arguments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:20pm

Jurors are set to hear closing arguments in the case of a white supremacist charged with killing three people at two Jewish sites in Kansas.

Kerry, Obama to raise global warming issues in Alaska

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:32pm

Scientists are "overwhelmingly unified" in concluding that humans are contributing to global climate change, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday night, and the public is slowly getting the full picture.

Officials say Cleveland State has its biggest freshman class

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:11pm

Cleveland State University officials say the school will have its biggest-ever freshman class this fall despite an analysis that shows the number of high school graduates pursuing higher education in the Midwest has been declining.

Cops: Maine driver cited after selfie leads to injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:01pm

Maine State Police have issued a distracted driving summons to a man who they say crashed into a tree while taking a "selfie" with his passengers, injuring several of them.

Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:40pm

Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week.

Woman arrested after police say she drowned twin boys in tub

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:31pm

A 22-year-mother has been arrested on charges that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons in a bathtub on Sunday, police said.

Thousands mourn fallen firefighters in Washington state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:21pm

Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state.