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Vote results remain despite Utah county clerk's impropriety

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:40pm

The results of a Republican primary race in southern Utah will stand despite the improper actions of a candidate's wife.

Utah County school sees several cases of viral meningitis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:30pm

Health officials are investigating multiple cases of viral meningitis at a Utah County high school.

In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:20pm

NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday.

Woman who videotaped child sex assault gets prison term

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:00pm

A woman who videotaped herself sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative and then sold the footage is headed to prison.

The Latest: Friend says slain nun committed to helping poor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:51pm

The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:46pm

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.

Utah man pleads guilty to fatal child abuse of stepson

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:30pm

A Utah man has pleaded guilty to child abuse charges in the death of his 17-month-old stepson.

Study: Harris County, Texas, death penalty cases biased

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:30pm

A Harvard Law School study reports that racial bias, over-aggressive prosecutions and inadequate representation for poor defendants plagues Harris County's handling of death penalty cases.

Man arrested in shocking killings of 2 Mississippi nuns

Emily Wagster Pettus and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:20pm

A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shocking killing that rocked the small town communities where the women served, authorities said.

The Latest: Suspect in Albuquerque girl's death visits court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:20pm

The Latest on the gruesome killing of a 10-year-old girl from Albuquerque, New Mexico, (all times local):

South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park remains closed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:10pm

The South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park is expected to remain closed this weekend because of a wildfire in Grand Teton where firefighters are trying to clean up hotspots and burned trees along a 2-mile stretch of highway.

Lying under oath draws California prosecutor's ire

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:52am

A 12-year-old girl's lie on the witness stand cost Luther Jones 18 years.

Report: Black men, boys shot most by Chicago police

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:50am

After threatening to sue, the Chicago Tribune has obtained data from the city's police department that tracks every time an officer has opened fire in the city over the past six years. The vast majority of those hit were black men or boys.

New Mexico might pay water tab for Facebook data center

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:14am

New Mexico may use public funds to help Facebook pay for water rights at a major new data center proposed at Los Lunas.

UW faculty getting nine-month contracts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:10am

The University of Wyoming is opting for more nine-month appointments for faculty to save money instead of paying them for a full year, hoping some of them will continue to do research during the summer.

Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:00am

Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at a cookout that killed five adults and an unborn child.

Orlando charities learn from prior mass killings mistakes

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:00am

In the days after the June 12 attack on the Pulse nightclub, other victims of mass shootings reached out to the survivors and their families to ensure that mistakes made with charity efforts after previous attacks were not repeated.

Olympic champion Aly Raisman feted by Massachusetts hometown

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:00am

Gymnast Aly Raisman is getting a hero's welcome following her medal-winning performances at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Suspect fatally shot by West Virginia deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:40am

A West Virginia sheriff's department says a suspect was fatally shot by deputies while they attempted to serve an arrest warrant.