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Defense asks for venue change in ex-preacher's murder trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:20am

Attorneys for a former Kentucky preacher accused of killing three people are seeking a change of venue for their client's trial.

Man says he crashed car to kill 2-year-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:13am

A man has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say he told investigators in suburban Denver that he purposefully crashed his car in an effort to kill his toddler son.

The Latest: Tropical weather system nears Outer Banks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:13am

The Latest on tropical weather systems that threaten the Southeast (all times local):

Wolves near Jackson to be killed after livestock killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:10am

A group of wolves that have been dining on beef recently are set to be killed because of the conflicts with livestock.

Yellowstone south entrance reopens Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:10am

The south entrance to Yellowstone National Park has reopened after being closed for more than a week because of a wildfire in neighboring Grand Teton National Park.

Judge won't review sex case in which athlete got probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:00am

The top district court judge in Massachusetts has denied a request to review a sexual assault case in which a former high school sports star received a sentence that some think was too lenient.

Ex-con linked to slain woman by DNA refuses court questions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:41am

An ex-convict linked to a slain woman through DNA testing is refusing to answer questions at a hearing that could free the man sentenced to prison 21 years ago for the killing.

Student, 15, killed in Georgia school bus crash; others hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:41am

A student has died after a crash involving a school bus and a semitrailer that also injured more than a dozen students on a south Georgia interstate, authorities said.

Mom dresses napping baby in hilarious, elaborate costumes

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:37am

A California mom uses her baby daughter’s nap time to create characters, scenes and costumes that are straight out of a dreamland.

Gov. LePage wants to make amends, doesn't rule out resigning

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

Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that he plans to meet with a Democratic lawmaker to try to make amends for leaving an obscene voicemail message and that he isn't ruling out resigning.

Cops: Man out on bond for beating wife has now kidnapped her

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:20am

Police say a Pennsylvania man free on bond while awaiting charges that he beat his wife and held her captive for nearly two weeks this summer has now kidnapped her, and both are missing.

Florida woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:02am

A retired nurse from central Florida woman is facing a second-degree murder charge after authorities say she suffocated her husband in his hospital bed when he suffered life-threatening complications and became unresponsive following surgery.

Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:43am

A teen who was sexually assaulted during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school said Tuesday she is no longer ashamed or afraid and hopes to be a voice for others.

Northern Idaho pedestrian on tracks killed by train

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:30am

A northern Idaho man has died after being struck by a train while walking on railroad tracks near Sandpoint.

Hearing set in Tennessee high school basketball rape case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:30am

Three Tennessee high school basketball players are due in juvenile court to face charges that they raped a freshman teammate in an apparent hazing incident.

Alabama horse sanctuary aims to help horses caught in floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:20am

An Alabama horse sanctuary is aiming to help two horses stranded by the massive flooding in Louisiana.

Defendant wore girlfriend's ashes to fatal crash sentencing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 7:20am

A western Michigan man wore a vial containing his girlfriend's ashes when he was sentenced to jail in a crash that killed her and her unborn child.

Officials begin recovery of small plane from Louisiana lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:30am

Equipment is being moved into place to retrieve the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into Lake Pontchartrain just north of the New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

More reports of clowns in woods in South Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 6:10am

Deputies in South Carolina have increased patrols after getting new reports of people dressed as clowns trying to lure children into the woods.

Man backs into pump, ignites blaze at Farmington gas station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:40am

Two cars were engulfed in flames and several others were damaged after a 70-year-old motorist crashed into a pump at a Farmington gas station.