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Winds likely contributed to Texas pelicans killed by traffic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:40pm

Strong winds and high tides may have contributed to the deaths of more than 60 brown pelicans killed by oncoming traffic along a highway near Texas' border with Mexico.

Man sentenced in shooting that led to quadruple amputation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:21pm

A man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for a Kansas store robbery shooting that left a retired guidance counselor so seriously injured that doctors had to amputate her hands and feet.

Nearly 100 nativity sets from around the world fill home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:13pm

Terry and Dixie Johnson display almost 100 different nativity sets inside their Eagle Mountain home — each with a story about the country it comes from and how they got it.

SBI investigates fatal shooting involving Leland officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 5:11pm

North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation says it's looking into a shootout in which a police officer was wounded and a suspect was killed.

Advocates call Alabama execution an 'avoidable disaster'

Kim Chandler and Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:21pm

Defenders of a condemned inmate in Alabama are calling his execution an "avoidable disaster," but the state prison commissioner says there was no visible evidence that he suffered during a lethal injection.

Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:17pm

Donald Trump's presidential transition team on Saturday challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican. A top Senate Democrat demanded a full congressional investigation.

Firefighters battle blaze in Boise apartment complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:11pm

Firefighters from multiple agencies were called to a blaze at a Boise apartment complex that left one person dead and others injured.

Red-suited SantaCon pub crawl revelers fan out across NYC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 4:02pm

Red-suited revelers fanned out across New York City's bars Saturday despite efforts by a community group to deter the annual pub crawl known as SantaCon.

Freezing rain downs trees, powerlines in Portland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 3:42pm

Freezing rain downed trees and power lines and stranded some light-rail passengers in Portland for about three hours Saturday as the first winter storm of the season continued.

Trump campaign manager Conway to lead Christmas parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 3:41pm

Republican President-elect Donald Trump's campaign manager is returning to her native New Jersey to lead a holiday parade.

Dylann Roof's confession and journal detail racist beliefs

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 3:31pm

Prosecutors are using the Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof's own words to portray him as a cruel angry racist at his death penalty trial.

California county agrees to pay family of slain inmate $3.6M

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:52pm

The family of a mentally ill inmate who was beaten to death in a Northern California jail will receive $3.6 million under a settlement.

Brother says former US Sen. Kay Hagan is in intensive care

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:41pm

Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat who represented North Carolina, has been hospitalized after falling seriously ill, her family said.

KKK, other racist groups disavow the white supremacist label

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:30pm

In today's racially charged environment, there's a label that even the KKK disavows: white supremacy.

Public viewing of John Glenn in Ohio to extend for 8 hours

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:11pm

Members of the public will be given eight hours Friday to pay their respects to John Glenn as the late astronaut-hero lies in state at Ohio's capitol building.

New Mexico delegation: Bill has provisions on mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:11pm

Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say a newly approved water bill includes provisions to expedite reimbursements to state, local and tribal governments for a 2015 mine spill.

The Latest: Ohio church plans candlelight vigil for Glenn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 2:11pm

The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local):

Services set for 1 of 2 officers killed in south Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 1:41pm

Funeral services for one of two south Georgia police officers killed in the line of duty are planned for Sunday.

Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 1:21pm

Donald Trump's presidential transition team on Saturday challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican. A top Senate Democrat demanded a full congressional investigation.

Florida mother charged in the deaths of sons in fatal crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 10th - 1:20pm

Authorities say a Florida mother has been charged with driving under the influence for a crash that killed her two boys.