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Ex-USC linebacker appears in Utah court to face rape charge

McKenzie Romero, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:14am

Osa Chad Masina, a former Brighton High football star and now suspended USC linebacker, made his first court appearance Friday on charges of raping a woman in Cottonwood Heights.

14-year-old boy charged in father's killing, school shooting

Kate Brumback and Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:02am

A 14-year-old South Carolina boy was charged as a juvenile Friday with murder and three counts of attempted murder after authorities say he killed his father and opened fire on students at a school playground, wounding three people.

New hearing ordered for Brown student accused of sex assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

A federal judge says Brown University must hold a new disciplinary hearing for a student who said he was wrongly accused of sexual assault and suspended for two years.

Pedestrian struck, killed by motorist in Millcreek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

A 54-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Millcreek.

Firefighter injured in California wildfire leaves hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:01am

An official says a firefighter who was injured battling a blaze in Northern California's Santa Cruz Mountains has been released from the hospital.

GOP hopeful won't apologize for depicting Obamas as monkeys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:51am

A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady as monkeys.

US official: Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:50am

A Homeland Security Department official says hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months.

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:33am

A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.

Idaho teens arrested after hit lists discovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:31am

Authorities have arrested two Idaho teenagers they say brought hit lists to school.

GOP hopeful won't apologize for depicting Obamas as monkeys

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:31am

A Kentucky Republican state House candidate is refusing to apologize for several Facebook posts depicting President Obama and the first lady as monkeys, but the state GOP chairman has condemned the posts and issued his own apology for them.

The Latest: 14-year-old boy charged in school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:30am

The Latest on a school shooting in South Carolina (all times local):

Investigator: Businesswoman shot in back while riding in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:21am

A prominent Atlanta businesswoman died from a gunshot wound to the back as she rode in a car near Piedmont Park, a death investigator said, though police aren't commenting publicly on details of the shooting.

14-year-old South Carolina boy charged as juvenile with murder, attempted murder in killing of father, school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:21am

14-year-old South Carolina boy charged as juvenile with murder, attempted murder in killing of father, school shooting.

Alabama justice off bench for defying feds on gay marriage

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:12am

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's defiance of federal court rulings on gay marriage violated judicial ethics, a disciplinary court ruled on Friday before suspending him for the rest of his term.

Sheriff: Tip led deputies to remains of missing teenager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:01am

The skeletal remains of a North Carolina teenager missing since 2011 have been recovered in a rural South Carolina community after a tip from a person close to the case, a sheriff said.

Alabama judicial court suspends chief justice Roy Moore for rest of term over his defiance of gay marriage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:50am

Alabama judicial court suspends chief justice Roy Moore for rest of term over his defiance of gay marriage.

Lawyer: Jury should hear about cop's 'auditory exclusion'

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:43am

A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired.

Judge won't dismiss Bergdahl case over Sen. McCain comments

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:41am

A military judge has rejected efforts to dismiss the desertion case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl over comments made by U.S. Sen. John McCain.

Highway Patrol official under investigation for Bison photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:41am

A high-ranking official with the Wyoming Highway Patrol is under investigation for posing for a photo near a bison at Yellowstone National Park.

Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:32am

Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy.