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Police: Oklahoma man wanted for violent crimes had hit list

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:20pm

The Oklahoma man who's been wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes, including the killings of two relatives, had a hit list purporting to target several more people, authorities said Tuesday.

Teen shot outside Utah middle school by classmate

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

A 16-year-old boy was shot twice and critically wounded by another teenager Tuesday afternoon when the two got into argument outside a middle school in a Salt Lake City suburb, authorities said.

Official: Tire treads worn on bus in fatal California crash

Amy Taxin and Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11pm

The treads on half the tires of a tour bus that slammed into a tractor-trailer on a desert freeway, killing 13 people, were worn down to an unsafe level, a federal investigator said as authorities worked to determine the cause of one of California's deadliest highway crashes.

The Latest: County sheriff says wanted man had hit list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:42pm

The Latest on the search for an Oklahoma man suspected of killing two relatives, shooting two police officers and armed vehicle thefts (all times local):

Top pilot who stole plane to escape WWII prison camp dies

John Antczak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:41pm

Robert A. "Bob" Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot who became an aviation legend for his flying skills in testing aircraft and demonstrating their capabilities in air shows, has died at age 94.

Man arrested in Islamic center threats had guns, ammo

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:31pm

A Los Angeles man found with multiple weapons and hundreds of pounds of ammunition in his home was charged with making terrorist threats to the Islamic Center of Southern California, authorities announced Tuesday.

Clinton, Trump scrambling to win over Utah voters

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:45pm

Utah can thank the unexpected rise of Evan McMullin for all the attention presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are throwing the state's way as Election Day approaches.

Oregon standoff juror questions impartiality of fellow juror

Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:31pm

Federal prosecutors' case against the armed occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge hit a bump Tuesday when a juror raised questions about the impartiality of another person on the panel.

Jury begins deliberations in medical school killings case

Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:20pm

A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the case of a former medical resident accused of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school, including a young boy.

Kansas lawmaker's post says black protester should go 'home'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:13pm

A Republican legislator in Kansas criticized a Black Lives Matter supporter's protest while singing the national anthem by posting on Facebook that she should go back "home," then said Tuesday he was defending the military and the American flag.

The Latest: Judge finds Oregon standoff juror isn't biased

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:51pm

The Latest on the trial of those who occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):

Arizona sheriff officially charged with criminal contempt

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:51pm

The longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix was charged Tuesday with criminal contempt-of-court for ignoring a judge's order in a racial-profiling case, leaving the 84-year-old lawman in a tough spot two weeks before Election Day as he seeks a seventh term.

US says alleged Bali bombing figure to stay at Guantanamo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:41pm

A U.S. government review board has rejected the release of the alleged Southeastern Asian terrorist leader known as Hambali from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Nevada tribes seek $117K in legal costs in voting suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:31pm

Two Nevada tribes are asking a federal judge to order the state of Nevada and two counties to pay them more than $100,000 in legal expenses in a growing legal fight over alleged violations of the U.S. Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Utahn finds bottled message sent out to sea 5 decades ago

Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:07pm

A bottled message sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago has been returned to his daughter.

Body found in Coeur d'Alene National Forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:51pm

Authorities say a body has been found in the Coeur d'Alene National Forest.

Missouri candidate accused of sex assault won't be charged

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:01pm

A Missouri House candidate accused of sexual assault by another candidate running for a different district will not be charged because evidence does not support the allegation, a special prosecutor announced Tuesday.

2 killed in police confrontation outside Maryland motel room

Juliet Linderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:50pm

Officers fatally shot a fugitive couple on a motel balcony Tuesday when they refused to drop their weapons, which turned out to be BB guns that looked like real firearms, authorities said.

APNewsbreak: Voter group says dead people likely registered

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:50pm

A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group said on Tuesday that Indiana's voter database is riddled with errors, including thousands of people over the age of 110 who would likely be deceased but are still on the registration list.