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Latest: Victim in campus assault addresses her attacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 12:02pm

The Latest on the sentencing of a former Iowa State University student who sexually assaulted another student (all times local):

Congress OKs bill requiring baby changing tables

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 12:01pm

Parents who need to change their kids' diapers could soon have an easier time of it in federal buildings.

US raises concerns to Venezuela about jailed Utah man

Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 12:01pm

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry raised concerns during a recent meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro about a Utah man jailed in the South American country for three months.

Gov. Christie: Engineer in New Jersey train crash is in critical condition, cooperating with investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 12:01pm

Gov. Christie: Engineer in New Jersey train crash is in critical condition, cooperating with investigation.

Ex-doctor faces Omaha trial for alleged revenge killings

Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:54am

It was a mystery that many thought might never be solved: Who savagely stabbed to death the 11-year-old son of two medical doctors and the family's housekeeper in 2008 in one of Omaha's most affluent neighborhoods?

The Latest: Matthew becomes a hurricane in Caribbean

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:51am

The Latest on Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean (all times local):

Lawsuit: Police pressured Laquan McDonald shooting witness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:51am

A woman who says she watched a white Chicago police officer fatally shoot a black teenager has filed a federal lawsuit that alleges police pressured her to change her account or "forget" what she saw.

Ex-CIA official to head new bureau for background checks

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:51am

The CIA's former security director is being tapped to head the National Background Investigations Bureau, set up after last year's massive government data breach at the Office of Personnel Management.

Ohio man charged with killing adult daughter has $4.5M bond

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:51am

A man charged with murder in the shooting of his adult daughter at their suburban Cleveland home has had his bond increased to $4.5 million after a prosecutor told a judge he was a flight risk.

Lawmaker blames media for comments about working women

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:42am

A Wyoming lawmaker who was under fire for making controversial statements about women workers says the media twisted his words.

Company: Crows knocked out power to 100,000 in 3 states

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:42am

A utility company says two crows triggered a power outage in mid-July that knocked out service to about 100,000 customers in three Western states.

U.S.-based forecasters say Matthew has strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:41am

U.S.-based forecasters say Matthew has strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean.

The Latest: Investigators probe mom's disappearance at sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:41am

The Latest on the mystery surrounding a man who was rescued at sea after floating for a week on a life raft (all times local):

Army names new Fort Riley commander to replace fired officer

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:41am

The Army has named a new commander at Fort Riley, Kansas, to replace an officer who was fired Monday, just weeks before soldiers from the 1st Infantry Division deploy to Iraq.

Man accused of trying to hide crash that killed girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:33am

Indiana authorities have brought charges against a Pennsylvania man who was injured in a crash that killed his girlfriend earlier this month, alleging that he initially tried to conceal that the crash even happened because he may have been trying to avoid being arrested.

The Latest: Firefighter subdued shooter until police arrived

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:31am

The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local):

Pennsylvania mayor asked to resign for racist Facebook posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:31am

The mayor of a tiny central Pennsylvania town is being asked to resign over racist posts on his Facebook page, including two depicting apes with captions referring to President Barack Obama and his family, and one referring to lynching.

7 Afghan military students AWOL from US posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:31am

Officials say seven Afghan military students in four different states have been absent without leave since earlier this month.

Watchdog report criticizes DEA's use of confidential sources

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:31am

The Drug Enforcement Administration does a poor job overseeing the millions of dollars in payments it distributes to confidential sources, relies on tipsters who operate with minimal oversight or direction and has paid informants who are no longer meant to be used, according to a government watchdog report issued Thursday.

Utah police sharing lessons from the drug-crime trenches

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:21am

Facing what's been called an opioid epidemic, Utah authorities are set to share lessons from the trenches investigating and prosecuting heroin and prescription drug cases.