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Missouri couple killed in crash during Disney vacation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:21am

A Missouri couple died and their two young daughters were seriously injured in a traffic crash Sunday near Orlando during a Disney World vacation, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

UI creates task force in connection to feral cat program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:21am

University of Idaho President Chuck Staben has created a task force to address issues with a vermin control program aimed at removing feral cats from campus.

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California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

Delara Shakib, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:16am

All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.

Memorial to confront South's troubled history of lynchings

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:11am

Southern states have long welcomed tourists retracing the footsteps of the late Martin Luther King Jr. and others who opposed segregation. Now the Alabama city that was the first capital of the Confederacy is set to become home to a privately funded museum and monument that could make some visitors wince: a memorial to black lynching victims.

The Latest: Houston officials to examine shooter's residence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:11am

The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):

Court asks judges to respond to Louisiana sheriff's claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:00am

A federal appeals court is asking two judges to respond to a petition by a Louisiana sheriff who claims another judge was improperly removed from his criminal case without explanation.

The Latest: Crews battling California fire brace for hot day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:00am

The Latest on the wildfire burning north of San Francisco (all times local):

The Latest: Key witness returns to stand in bridge trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:00am

The Latest in the trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closing case (all times local):

Boater missing for a week found alive; mother still missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:00am

One of two boaters missing for a week has been found alive, drifting on an inflatable life raft off the coast of Massachusetts, but his mother remains missing, U.S. Coast Guard authorities said Monday.

Officials: About half of flood zone residents evacuated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:50am

A city spokeswoman says about half of the homes and businesses in an area of Cedar Rapids expected to see flooding have been evacuated.

Man shot near popular Chicago tourist destination dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:50am

A man has died after being shot near Millennium Park, one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations.

Iowa State president says he will stop flying school plane

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:43am

The president of Iowa State University said Monday he will no longer pilot a university airplane he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs.

Police: Armed man shot after pointing gun at officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:42am

Police in Maryland say officers shot a man who threatened to kill his family and himself after he pointed a gun at officers.

The Latest: Protesters: Charlotte mayor, chief should quit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:40am

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Police arrest Utah man after multiple high-speed chases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:30am

Police have captured a Utah man after he led them on several high-speed chases to avoid arrest.

Arkansas deputy kills armed man acting erratically on porch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:30am

An Arkansas sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man on a porch after a woman called to complain that the man was armed and acting erratically.

The Latest: Boater found alive was object of 2011 search

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:30am

The Latest on one of two boaters who was found alive after being missing for a week:

Key government witness returns to stand in bridge trial

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:30am

A key government witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case is back on the stand Monday.

Old graves being exhumed in effort to ID homicide victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:30am

Working with state police, an anthropologist is leading a team exhuming the bodies of four unidentified homicide victims in northeastern Pennsylvania, including a woman who'd been doused in sulfuric acid and a newborn boy.

ITT Tech shutdown not a total surprise, some say

Katie Lobosco, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:29am

ITT Tech abruptly shut down its 130 campuses earlier this month, leaving 35,000 students without a degree and 8,000 employees without a job. But if you were paying attention, the school's demise shouldn't have been a total shock.