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College professor fired in wake of heated Fox News interview

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:51pm

A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials say she made racially insensitive comments on Fox News.

Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:40pm

A Colorado Springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade to the city's airport.

Secretary Seward statue to be unveiled in Alaska

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:30pm

A statue of Secretary William Henry Seward is just days away from being installed in downtown Juneau.

Police: Officer fatally shoots man following car chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:21pm

Authorities in western Washington state say a police officer in Kent fatally shot a 20-year-old man Saturday morning following a vehicle pursuit.

Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:04pm

An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him during a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends.

Wyoming man receives 25-40 years for murder, decapitation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:21pm

A Wyoming man has been sentenced to 25 to 40 years in prison for killing and dismembering a suspected drug dealer.

Concert in Utah park honors man killed in London attack

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 1:01pm

The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack was celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved.

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 12:43pm

If Disneyland is "The Happiest Place on Earth," Jeff Reitz may be its happiest citizen.

10 face felony drug charges for redistributing painkillers

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

Authorities say 10 people have been charged in Wyoming with conspiring to sell painkillers that had been prescribed to them by a doctor in Casper.

Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 12:30pm

The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."

Cold water in Wyoming rivers chills tubing

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

Rivers are running high and fast in northwest Wyoming, but officials caution people looking to float with inner tubes to stay out of the water for now.

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:57am

Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:54am

A Texas woman told investigators that she left her 2-year-old daughter and 16-month-old son in a hot car where they died last month to teach the girl a lesson and that they didn't lock themselves in, as she initially reported, according to sheriff's officials.

Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:43am

Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Cindy covered timberland and fields across the rural Deep South on Saturday, but the sun peeked out enough to offer hope that the worst was over.

BYU gives amnesty to sexual assault victims, witnesses

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:10am

Brigham Young University has announced it formally adopted an amnesty policy for victims or witnesses of sexual assault.

Top scholars rise above gang violence in suburban NY town

Frank Eltman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:02am

Their senior year began with sadness and horror. Two fellow students at Brentwood High School were beaten to death in the street. The corpses of three more were discovered in secluded spots — all victims of suspected gang violence.

Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:34am

Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.

Auctioned lots on northern Idaho lake sell for $7.8M

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 9:35am

The Idaho Department of Lands has auctioned 14 lots along Payette Lake for more than $7.8 million.

MS-13 gang leader pleads guilty to drug, gun charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 9:10am

Federal authorities say a leader with the violent street gang MS-13 in Boston has pleaded guilty to racketeering, drugs and weapons charges.