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Utah to spend $138,000 to restore famous outlaw's cabin

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 1:04pm

Utah state officials are going to spend $138,000 to restore a decaying wood cabin in Piute County that has become a tourist spot because it's believed to be the boyhood home of outlaw Butch Cassidy.

After 9 years, Times Square hotel murder case headed to jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 1:01pm

A nearly decade-old murder case involving a prostitute's death in a shabby Times Square hotel was headed toward the jury room Tuesday, after being drawn out by debate over the validity of bite-mark evidence.

The Latest: Senate's first task is repeal health care law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 1:01pm

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Police: 3 kids killed, mother critically injured in shooting

Russell Contreras and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 1:01pm

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry called for the city to come together Tuesday as investigators tried to piece together the final moments of three children who were killed when they arrived home with their mother to find a gunman waiting inside.

Researchers worry as info lags on pot use by older adults

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:52pm

Surveys show a small but growing number of older adults are using marijuana — a trend that worries researchers who say not enough information exists about how pot affects older users.

13-year-old girl pleads guilty to shooting Missouri couple

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:52pm

A 13-year-old girl who shot and critically wounded a couple in their 70s at a suburban St. Louis beauty supply store has pleaded guilty in family court.

Kamas mayor crashes school bus after suffering heart attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:51pm

Utah Highway Patrol says the mayor of Kamas suffered a heart attack while driving, causing him to crash a school bus into a power pole.

Unity event, protests expected at white nationalist's visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:51pm

Texas A&M University is preparing to hold an event highlighting diversity and unity at the same time a white nationalist is set to speak at the College Station campus.

Miss. lawyers: Don't revive lawsuit over Confederate emblem

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:41pm

Attorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant have asked a federal appeals court not to revive a lawsuit that sought to erase the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

Former Oklahoma state trooper sentenced to 8 years in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:41pm

A former Oklahoma state trooper accused of sexually assaulting women during traffic stops has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison after pleading guilty to lesser charges.

NY governor to sue over Long Island Sound dredge disposal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:31pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he intends to sue the federal government over its plan to allow dredged sediments to be placed in eastern Long Island Sound.

Man gets at least 6 years for older brother's stabbing death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:31pm

A young Pennsylvania man convicted of stabbing his older brother to death following an argument over cigarettes has been sentenced to six to 15 years in prison.

Feds seek 17 to 21 years for ex-congressman Chaka Fattah

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:22pm

Federal prosecutors are seeking a sentence of 17 to 21 years for a former Pennsylvania congressman convicted of racketeering.

The Latest: Police: 3 children dead in Albuquerque shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:20pm

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Obama tells Renzi that US, Italy will remain close allies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:20pm

President Barack Obama is reassuring Italian Premier Matteo Renzi that Italy will remain one of the closest U.S. allies despite Renzi's defeat in a referendum on government-championed reforms.

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Judge to weigh mental state of teen charged in girl's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:16pm

A judge is set to begin considering whether a Utah teenager charged with sexually assaulting and killing a 12-year-old neighbor is mentally competent to stand trial.

Deputy involved in fatal shooting in Kentucky on paid leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:11pm

Authorities say a sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a crowbar-wielding burglary suspect at a Kentucky church has been with the department since last year.

Death penalty sought for man accused of burning girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:11pm

Prosecutors in Florida say they'll seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of setting fire to his girlfriend inside a buffet restaurant where she worked.

DC Council to vote on generous paid leave mandate

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:10pm

District of Columbia lawmakers will be voting on whether to force private employers to provide the nation's most generous paid family leave benefits.