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Bullock: Suspended sentence in incest case is unacceptable

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:11pm

Montana's governor agrees with citizens who are upset that a man was sentenced to 60 days in jail for raping his 12-year-old daughter, but Steve Bullock says his office has no authority to investigate or override the decision.

Virginia law officer acquitted in shooting of woman in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:11pm

A Virginia police officer has been acquitted of all charges for shooting at a car he said was being driven toward him and struck him.

Reform Party candidate lays out plan to sink Trump, Clinton

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:11pm

If you don't want to see either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump in the White House, and you live in the Rocky Mountain West, Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente would like a few minutes of your time.


FBI investigating new emails for classified information

Michael Biesecker and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:10pm

The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides.

Young gunman who killed teenager in sandwich shop apologizes

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:01pm

The parents of a teenage boy gunned down at a sandwich shop expressed grief and dismay on Friday during the sentencing of their son's killer to life in prison with no chance for parole.

Supreme Court to rule in Virginia transgender case

Mark Sherman and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:43pm

The Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.

Omaha jury rules former doctor eligible for death penalty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:42pm

Jurors have determined a former doctor should be eligible for the death penalty after they convicted him of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school.

Last ex-cop defendant in post-Katrina deaths to change plea

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:41pm

A former New Orleans police officer is set for a change-of-plea hearing on charges related to deadly shootings by police after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

4 years after Superstorm: Some places will never be the same

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:40pm

For four years, people have worked hard and mostly successfully to erase the deep scars Superstorm Sandy left on the New York and New Jersey coastlines when it crashed ashore with deadly force on Oct. 29, 2012.

SW Idaho man sentenced to life for 2 separate killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:21pm

A 48-year-old Nampa man who killed two men and chopped up their bodies has been sentenced to life in prison.

Officer accused of slamming suspect's head is convicted

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:21pm

An Ohio jury has found a police officer accused of slamming a handcuffed suspect's head against a cruiser door guilty of assault.

The Latest: Lawyer says conspiracy charge can baffle jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:21pm

The Latest on the acquittals of key figures in the occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):

The Latest: Defense rips government witness in bridge case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:21pm

The Latest on closing arguments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

Idaho Dems file complaint alleging GOP broke campaign laws

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:11pm

The Idaho Democratic Party has filed a complaint with the Secretary of State's office claiming that an official inside the Idaho Republican Party violated the state's campaign laws.

Trooper kills man with gunshot during Georgia traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:10pm

Authorities say a Georgia State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in northeast Georgia.

Protesters shout down Christie at Superstorm Sandy event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:01pm

Protesters angry that hundreds of Superstorm Sandy victims have still not been able to return home four years later shouted down New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he visited a storm-damaged business in Seaside Heights.

Justices to hear sex offender's challenge to Facebook ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:01pm

The Supreme Court will take up a free-speech challenge to a North Carolina law banning registered sex offenders from using Facebook and other social networking sites that minors can join.

Man accused of stealing top secret material to remain jailed

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:52pm

A former National Security Agency contractor accused of stealing massive amounts of classified material will not be freed from jail while his case proceeds.

Justices will consider deportation law for sex offenders

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:51pm

The Supreme Court will decide whether the government can deport people who are not U.S. citizens if they are convicted in certain states of sexually abusing a minor.