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Woman to spend 13 days in jail for deadly Gillette crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:01am

A woman charged with crashing into a motorcyclist in Gillette and causing injuries that later killed the man has been ordered to serve 13 days in jail.

Hurricane churns toward Hawaii; people stock up, board up

Cathy Bussewitz and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:00am

Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.

Autopsy released on body found by Pokemon Go player

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:41am

Autopsy results show the man whose body was found in a central Wyoming river had drowned after taking a lethal dose of Benadryl.

Gillette man could have murder conviction reversed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:00am

A Gillette man convicted of second-murder in the fatal shooting of an acquaintance on Thanksgiving Day could get a new trial after prosecutors agreed the jury at his initial trial was given erroneous instructions.

Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:00am

In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration.

Provo woman gives birth after not knowing she was pregnant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:40pm

A Provo woman who didn't know she was pregnant until the day she gave birth is preparing to go home with a healthy baby girl.

Corrections officer charged in death of K-9 left in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:00pm

A Pennsylvania corrections officer has been charged after a drug-detecting police dog in his care died last month after it was left in a hot vehicle for 2½ hours during a training exercise.

24 heroin overdoses reported in 1 day in Louisville

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:00pm

Public health officials in Louisville are warning of a spike in heroin overdoses in the city.

Arrests made near scene of Milwaukee police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:51pm

About 10 people have been arrested in Milwaukee after dozens gathered near where a black man was fatally shot by police earlier this month.

Police: Boy, 13, charged in shooting that hurt him, girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:50pm

A 13-year-old boy who police say accidentally shot himself and a 12-year-old girl inside a Philadelphia home is facing charges.

Black professionals cheer on city students starting school

Michael Melia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:44pm

It was just the start of another school year, but the greeting was anything but routine for students arriving at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.

Wildfire prompts evacuations of 200 homes in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:40pm

A wildfire that tore through brush east of Los Angeles forced 700 people from their homes for several hours Tuesday and destroyed a small building, officials said.

Feds distribute $53 million to fight opioid problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:34pm

The Obama administration says it will distribute $53 million to 44 states in an effort to curb opioid abuse.

City, county leaders hold special meeting after girl's death

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:31pm

The killings of two young Albuquerque girls spurred lawmakers, law enforcement and local officials on Tuesday to hold a special meeting in hopes of finding ways to prevent domestic abuse and violence in a state that has long ranked as one of the nation's worst for child well-being.

West Nile confirmed in several Washington, Idaho horses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:11pm

Ten cases of the West Nile virus have been confirmed in horses in eastern Washington state and northern Idaho, and at least four of the animals have died.

The Latest: Leaders hold special meeting after girl's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:24pm

The Latest on reaction to the brutal death of an Albuquerque girl last week (all times local):

People stock up, board up as hurricane hurtles toward Hawaii

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:21pm

Residents of Hawaii's Big Island were evacuating animals and stockpiling water Tuesday, bracing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in decades.

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:22pm

Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued.

Woman sets herself on fire in Chicago congressman's office

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:21pm

Police say a woman walked into U.S. Rep. Danny Davis' office on Chicago's West Side, drank out of a bottle of hand sanitizer, poured the sanitizer over herself and set herself on fire with a lighter.

LePage: Reports of my political demise 'greatly exaggerated'

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:20pm

Outspoken Republican Gov. Paul LePage, amid political pressure and calls for his resignation, on Tuesday suggested he might be considering stepping aside but hours later seemed to reject the idea, tweeting, "The reports of my political demise are greatly exaggerated."