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The Latest: Nun's order issues statement on her killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:31am

The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park remains closed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:30am

The South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is expected to remain closed this weekend because of a wildfire in Grand Teton.

48-year fugitive fighting move from Connecticut to Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:20am

A Connecticut man who spent 48 years on the lam after escaping from prison is expected to fight an attempt to return him to Georgia.

Orlando charities learn from prior mass killings mistakes

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:01am

In the days after the June 12 attack on the Pulse nightclub, other victims of mass shootings reached out to the survivors and their families to ensure that mistakes made with charity efforts after previous attacks were not repeated.

Wyoming jobless rate unchanged in July

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:01am

Wyoming's unemployment rate remained at 5.7 percent in July.

Appeals court refuses to reconsider Wisconsin voter ID cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:00am

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a pair of rulings affecting Wisconsin's voter ID law, meaning no more changes to the requirement are likely before the November election.

Man allegedly shoots at hunters in Utah County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:00am

A man is accused of opening fire on a group of hunters with a high-powered rifle in central Utah.

North Charleston police shoot, kill man who fired at them

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:50am

South Carolina law enforcement is investigating a shootout in which North Charleston police officers killed a man who they say fired at them.

Mead proposing shooting sport initiatives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:30am

Gov. Matt Mead is proposing three initiatives to promote shooting sports in Wyoming.

Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:22am

A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they served has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder, Mississippi authorities said.

Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:20am

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child.

Cops: Son beat parents to death inside family home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:10am

Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family's New Jersey home.

Lying under oath draws California prosecutor's ire

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:02am

A 12-year-old girl's lie on the witness stand cost Luther Jones 18 years.

Ohio students can finish college, law degree in 6 years

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:50am

Special programs allowing Ohio college students to earn both their bachelor's and law degrees in a combined six years are cropping up around the state.

Shaftsbury water tests reveal minimal chemical contamination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:10am

Gov. Peter Shumlin says testing of drinking water wells near the closed Shaftsbury landfill in Vermont show minimal contamination from a potentially cancer causing chemical.

Veterans help fill gaps in refugee school projects in Iraq

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:40am

A nonprofit group with New Hampshire roots is putting a new spin on back-to-school shopping by helping equip 10 classrooms for refugee children in Iraq.

Flash flooding prompts rescues, closures in Kansas City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:30am

Heavy rain has swamped several areas of Kansas City, prompting high-water rescues and a temporary stoppage of the city's downtown streetcar service.

Prosecutor says might be OK with release of 'White Boy Rick'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:20am

The Wayne County prosecutor might reverse her opposition to the release of a Detroit-area drug dealer nicknamed "White Boy Rick," who has been in prison for 28 years for crimes when he was a teen.

The Latest: Man, 46, charged in deaths of 2 Mississippi nuns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:43pm

The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

Police: Man, 46, arrested and charged with 2 counts of capital murder in deaths of Mississippi nuns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:30pm

Police: Man, 46, arrested and charged with 2 counts of capital murder in deaths of Mississippi nuns.