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Woman dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware park

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:20am

Delaware State Police say a woman who died after tumbling from a zip line ride fell from a platform about 35 feet off the ground.

Fraternity suspends Texas A&M chapter after student's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:20am

The Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.

North Carolina man pleads not guilty to terror charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:11am

A North Carolina man charged with plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack has pleaded not guilty.

Man gets 7 years for killing sister over utility bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:11am

A man accused of killing his pregnant sister during an argument over a utility bill has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Emotional video shows teen asking mom’s boyfriend to adopt her

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:02am

While many of her counterparts asked for cars, trips or money for their high school graduation gifts, one Illinois teenager surprised her mother’s boyfriend with a unique request: A request to become his legal daughter.

Hurricane Gaston weakens to tropical storm in the Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:00am

Hurricane Gaston has weakened to a tropical storm in the Atlantic.

A Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love locks

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:00am

When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels.

Chicago-area teacher makes rap video to welcome students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

A 25-year-old who starts his first year as a student teacher this fall semester wrote a rap welcoming his fourth graders to school.

The Minnesota State Fair opens 2016 run through Labor Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

The Minnesota State Fair has opened its 2016 run with plenty of food, music and animals on the program through Labor Day.

Nevada board may revoke closed Vegas bar's gambling license

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

Nevada regulators are considering the unusual step of revoking the gambling license of a Las Vegas bar that police identified as a magnet for crimes including gang-related shootings.

Woman stabbed, bit husband for drinking her beer, police say

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

Police say a Pennsylvania woman stabbed her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept.

The Latest: More growth for central California wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:41am

The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

4-year-old girl dropped off at wrong bus stop all alone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:40am

A 4-year-old girl in Prince George's County was dropped off at the wrong bus stop all alone after her first day of school.

Virginia boy drowns while vacationing in Florida with family

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:30am

Officials say a 14-year-old Virginia boy drowned while vacationing with his family in the Florida Panhandle.

Fraternity suspends Texas A&M chapter after student's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:30am

The Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.

Suspect arrested in death of 20-year-old Twin Falls woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:20am

A Jerome man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 20-year-old Twin Falls woman.

Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year

Kantele Franko and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:10am

Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday.

Feds to remove cottage on site once owned by founding father

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:00am

The National Park Service wants to demolish a run-down cottage at a South Carolina plantation once owned by one of the nation's founding fathers.

Gov. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:00am

Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic.

Deputies: Dogs die after man feeds them methamphetamine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:50am

Authorities have arrested a 40-year-old Laurel County man they say fed methamphetamine to two dogs that later died.