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Remains found believed to be missing Ohio college student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:50pm

The remains of a college student whose disappearance several days ago prompted a search in Ohio are believed to be found, authorities said Saturday.

Nerd alert: Reading is good for your health

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:42pm

Books that can help them clarify people's goals, work through an emotional issue, or may even help them turn a page to start a newer, healthier life chapter, according to one expert.

Internal reviews underway for officers in police death case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:20pm

Two outside police departments are conducting investigations into the conduct of three Baltimore officers who have been cleared of criminal charges in the death of Freddie Gray.

Union official: Operator error didn't cause crane collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:20pm

A union official said operator error isn't what caused a crane's 250-foot-long boom to collapse across New York's Tappan (TAP'-uhn) Zee Bridge.

Excessive heat warning issued as Democratic convention nears

Ron Todt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:20pm

It's extra sunny in Philadelphia this weekend and hot and humid weather is settling over the City of Brotherly Love as tens of thousands of delegates are about to converge on the city for the Democratic National Convention.

Chicago police say Uber driver a felon with handgun, drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:10pm

Chicago police say an Uber driver they pulled over is a convicted felon and had an illegal gun and marijuana while driving a passenger.

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:35pm

Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood.

iPhone app leads Las Vegas police to home invasion suspects

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:30pm

Las Vegas police say an iPhone tracking app led to the arrests of two home invasion suspects.

WVU is suing contractors over leaking roof at rec center

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:20pm

West Virginia University is suing over a leaky roof.

UMass wins state, federal approval of natural hazard plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:20pm

The University of Massachusetts has won state and federal approval of plans to protect the system's campuses from natural hazards.

The Latest: Garafola was a man who put others before self

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:11pm

The Latest on the funeral for Brad Garafola, one of three law enforcement officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge (all times local):

Tentative deal in New Jersey police shooting of black man

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:00pm

The family of a black man killed by police in southern New Jersey in 2014 has reached a tentative settlement in its federal lawsuit.

Lewis County resident bit by rabid bat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:51pm

Public health officials say a Lewis County resident is receiving treatment after being bit by a rabid bat.

Orem, Provo rejects referendum opposing rapid bus route

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:41pm

Utah County residents who oppose a proposed transit project say they will appeal to the Utah Supreme Court since their referendum petitions to block the bill were blocked.

Slain Kansas police captain remembered as hero at funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:12pm

Just before the funeral of a detective who was killed by a fleeing suspect in May, the police chief of Kansas City, Kansas, asked one of his trusted veterans, Capt. Robert "Dave" Melton, to craft a how-to manual for holding a slain officer's funeral in case the department ever needed to do so again.

The Latest: Wildfire north of Los Angeles growing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:10pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

UConn tearing down abandoned fraternity and sorority houses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:00pm

The University of Connecticut is planning to demolish several former fraternity and sorority houses to create more green space on campus.

Prosecutor: No charges to be filed in Idaho teen's drowning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:40pm

A northern Idaho prosecutor says no criminal charges will be filed in the drowning of a teenager in Lake Coeur d'Alene that occurred last year.

10 things you may not know about Philadelphia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:21pm

Nearly 50,000 people are making their ways into Philadelphia this weekend for the 2016 Democratic National Convention that begins Monday.