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Court upholds case of man convicted in Auburn slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man serving life without parole in the shooting deaths of two one-time Auburn University football players and a third man.

Former seminary student sentenced for seeking infant sex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

A former seminarian has been sentenced in San Diego to nearly 16 years in prison for trying to adopt or purchase infants from Mexico to sexually molest them.

Teenage West Point cadet dies after trying to save swimmer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

A West Point cadet has died after trying to save a swimmer caught in a rip current off a Long Island beach.

4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:11pm

Officials say four young children in suburban Memphis have been fatally stabbed and their mother has been taken into custody.

AG takes on sex assault case that county attorney declined

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office has filed sexual assault charges against a Cottonwood Heights man after the Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office declined the case, citing a lack of evidence.

Suit seeks voting rights for felons on parole, probation

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

A lawsuit filed in a Louisiana court seeks to restore voting rights for 70,000 residents who are on probation or parole for felonies.

Democrats want gun votes, leave options open if GOP says no

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 2:01pm

Democrats want Republicans to allow House votes on Democratic-backed gun control bills, and they haven't ruled out a return to disruptive tactics if they're rebuffed.

Forest Service seeks input on plans for new wilderness areas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:51pm

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking comments from the public about its management plans for the newly created wilderness areas in central Idaho.

Keillor hosts his last 'Companion' Friday night in Hollywood

Mike Cidoni Lennox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:51pm

Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety show "A Prairie Home Companion" after 42 years on public radio.

Report: Judge who locked up 3 kids committed misconduct

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:41pm

A retired judge says a suburban Detroit judge who sent three siblings to juvenile detention in a hostile custody case committed several acts of judicial misconduct.

Vegas K-9 officer indicted in insurance fraud, arson case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

A veteran Las Vegas police K-9 officer has been indicted on felony charges alleging he burned his recreational vehicle trailer in January for the insurance money.

Authorities: 4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

Authorities: 4 children fatally stabbed in Memphis; mother in custody.

Lawsuit: Disabled woman injured by security at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

A disabled St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient was injured, and then arrested, by security workers at a Memphis International Airport checkpoint, a lawsuit alleges.

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Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign.

Suit challenges new abortion restrictions in Louisiana

Cain Burdeau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:31pm

Abortion clinics in Louisiana and their doctors have filed a lawsuit to block a series of new restrictions on abortion, including making women wait longer before an abortion can be performed and taking away medical options in the second trimester.

Lawmaker: North Carolina LGBT law will largely stay intact

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:21pm

A North Carolina law limiting protections for LGBT people, which sparked a national debate over gender issues when it was approved in March, appears unlikely to see any major revisions during this year's legislative session. A top lawmaker said Friday that only a portion related to workplace lawsuits will be amended.

Neighbors say Brown loved showing off his Tesla Model S

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:21pm

The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology (all times local):

Corrections officer's leg severed in Utah crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:21pm

Authorities have identified a Utah corrections officer whose leg was severed when his motorcycle collided with a car.

Centerville to pay $127K to family of man killed by police

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:21pm

The city of Centerville has agreed to pay $127,000 to the family of a man killed by police two years ago.