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Boise woman charged after body found in foothills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

A 45-year-old Boise woman has been charged with first-degree murder two months after the body of a 61-year-old man was found in his vehicle in the Boise foothills.

Poll: Respect for police near all-time high

Tom Kludt, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:16am

Americans' respect has climbed to a near-record high, according to a new Gallup poll.

NJ state police: Man dies in intentional leap; sons injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

State police have released the name of a father killed when he jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two young sons, seriously injuring the children.

Officials investigate claim of noose put on black student

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

Stone High School's football team was making a name for itself as the Tomcats turned around years of mediocrity with a winning season under the school's first-year coach.

Heber City man killed in head-on collision with semi-truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

A Heber City man has died after a head-on collision with a semi-truck on U.S. 189.

Woman convicted in husband's high-rise death dies in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

A 25-year-old woman convicted of second-degree murder for pushing her husband to his death from the 25th floor of their apartment has died in an Oklahoma prison, corrections officials said Tuesday.


New Mexico to outline legal steps after toxic mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:56am

The state's top prosecutor and elected officials from northwestern New Mexico and the Navajo Nation are meeting with residents and business owners to talk about possible legal steps following last year's mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three western states.

Manhunt for Oklahoma decapitation suspect continues

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:53am

Authorities have been hunting for more than 24 hours for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media while running from police during a violent rampage that included shooting two police officers, armed car thefts and killing his aunt and uncle, apparently attempting to cut off their heads.

Police release names of 5 victims in Massachusetts crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

The four men who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as students at two central Massachusetts colleges.

Murder charges filed in pair of 2015 Magna killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

Murder charges have been filed against a 25-year-old man accused of a pair of killings in Magna more than a year ago.

Utah officials hope for water amid drought

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:31am

Environmental officials say reservoirs in northern Utah are drying up and that the region could face a lackluster year in terms of rainfall.

Neighbor: Michigan girl killed by dog was giving it a treat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:21am

Neighbors say a 4-year-old girl who was killed by a dog at a home in southwestern Michigan was giving the animal a treat when it attacked.

Trooper's widow urges a 'no' vote on legalizing marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:10am

The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver accused of smoking marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana.

Australian boy's lemonade stand helps him realize dream of buying 'unicorn' pony

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:04am

A 7-year-old entrepreneur had a dream of owning a pony, a white horse with a long mane and tail — “just like a unicorn." He quickly learned that his dream was more likely to become a reality if he took matters into his own hands.

Washington wolf killed in Montana after 700-mile journey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:40am

Wildlife officials say a gray wolf that left its pack in northeastern Washington trekked 700 miles across Idaho and Canada before being shot in central Montana last month.

Police: Suspect injured after officer-involved shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:30am

Police in southwest Idaho say a car chase ended late Monday with at least one officer opening fire and a suspect sustaining injuries.

An upside to Hurricane Matthew: Bigger shrimp being caught

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:00am

Hurricane Matthew flooded roads and homes and tore branches from trees, but there has been one upside to the storm: bigger shrimp.

Pediatricians: Babies should sleep in same room as parents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:00am

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year to reduce the risk of sleep-related death.

Little Rock police fatally shoot man in city's downtown

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:20am

Little Rock's police chief says officers fatally shot a man early Tuesday while responding to a report of a disturbance.

Sheriff: Mississippi deputy shoots suspect after chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:10am

State authorities will investigate after a Mississippi deputy shot the driver of a stolen truck following a high-speed chase.