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Mom, daughter are 1st to serve as NY state troopers together

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:51pm

A veteran state trooper and her rookie daughter have become the first mother and daughter to serve in uniform at the same time in the centurylong history of the New York State Police.

Slippery slope: Study finds little lies lead to bigger ones

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

The more we lie -- the easier it gets.

Police: RV containing pot-laced candy catches fire on bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

Police say a pot advocacy company's RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware, causing lane closures and tying up traffic for hours.

The Latest: Hearing begins over future of polygamous towns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

The latest on the hearing to decide the future of a polygamous community along the Arizona-Utah: (all times local):

The Latest: Aide says Christie talked to Cuomo about bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

The Latest on the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

Parent punches student in the stomach in a school hallway, then just walks away

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:32pm

It happens so fast you almost miss it.


NTSB to investigate bus crash that left 13 dead, 31 injured

Elliot Spagat and Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:31pm

A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who were asleep on the bus woke up to the sound of crushing metal and screams.


1/4 of U.S. cancer deaths are due to smoking; Utah has lowest rate

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:31pm

Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. Utah has the lowest cancer death rate and the highest is among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.

Is social media turning you into a zealot?

Brian Hughes, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:14pm

Have you heard? Hillary Clinton is dying of Parkinson's disease. Also, Donald Trump thinks the United States shouldn't have stopped the Bosnian genocide. Angry mobs of "Bernie bros" are hurling chairs at Democratic staffers. And President Obama, who smells like sulfur, is followed everywhere he goes by a swarm of flies.

Son of ex-AG seeks leniency; workers say she terrorized them

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:12pm

The 15-year-old son of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane pleaded for leniency Monday at sentencing in her perjury and obstruction trial while her former deputies described an office demoralized by her leadership and terrorized by "Nixonian espionage."

The Latest: Ex-attorney general: 2 sons have been suffering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

The Latest on the sentencing of former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

The Latest: 11 of 13 killed in bus crash identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

The Latest on a tour bus crash that killed 13 people in Southern California (all times local):

Trump bests Clinton in two-way race in Utah, poll shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:55am

Without third-party candidates on the ballot, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would win Utah, a new poll shows.

Man pleads guilty to trying to help friend join IS

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:52am

A Virginia taxi driver pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he tried to help a friend join the Islamic State group.

'Jackie' says she felt pressure to be in Rolling Stone story

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:44am

The woman whose harrowing account of being raped at the University of Virginia was the centerpiece of a now-discredited Rolling Stone magazine article said that she felt pressured to participate in the story and became scared in the weeks leading up its publication when she realized it may be too late to back out.

Suspect in killings, carjackings, cop shootings on the run

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:42am

Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City area, all while apparently taunting law enforcement via social media.

Tom Hayden, activist known for Vietnam protests, dies at 76

Linda Deutsch and Tarek Hamada, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:42am

Tom Hayden, a '60s anti-war activist whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76.

Students beaten, horse punched in mob attacks at university

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:40am

Philadelphia police say they've arrested four teens on assault charges in flash mob attacks around Temple University in which college students were beaten, an officer was knocked down and a police horse was punched in the face.

Utah man gets 30 years up to life in basement kidnap case

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:40am

A Utah man who pleaded guilty to tying up five people in a basement was sentenced Monday to serve at least 30 years up to life in prison, clearing the way for him to face murder charges in Wyoming.

NAACP: Noose put around neck of black student in Mississippi

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:40am

White students at a south Mississippi high school put a noose around the neck of a black student and "yanked backward," the state NAACP said Monday.