A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the state's law, which allows such lenience in certain circumstances.
Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 6:30pm
Fraternities and sororities at the University of California, Berkeley have taken a bold stance against sexual violence, voluntarily banning all parties following reports of two sexual assaults last week at off-campus frat functions.
Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 6:01pm
Three men accused of plotting to bomb Somali immigrants in western Kansas were only preparing to defend themselves in the event of "massive social upheaval" as they accumulated firearms and ammunition, a defense attorney said Friday.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 5:50pm
A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a criminal case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 5:31pm
A Republican Idaho Senate candidate said Friday that he has filed a police report accusing Democratic Rep. John McCrostie of stealing campaign literature left off at homes in Garden City and lying about doing so while being recorded.
Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 5:20pm
Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in federal prison after showing little remorse for a corruption scandal that tarnished his family's Southern California political dynasty.
Keith Ridler, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 4:51pm
The relationship between federal land management agencies and Western states to find collaborative ways to manage large swaths of forests and rangelands is improving but could be better, Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said.
The Latest in the criminal trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie who are accused of plotting George Washington Bridge lane closings in a 2013 political revenge scheme. (all times local):