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Independent presidential candidate holds event in Boise

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:40am

Independent U.S. presidential candidate Evan McMullin is scheduled to hold a campaign event in Boise.

Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:32am

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.

Al Sharpton calls for community summit on policing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:10am

The Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for a community summit on policing following the fatal police shooting of a mentally ill woman in New York City.

Man arrested for leaving 5-year-old daughter on Ogden campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:01am

A man accused of leaving his 5-year-old daughter in the freezing cold on an Ogden college campus is facing charges.

2 children killed in Georgia home invasion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 10:01am

Police are investigating a deadly home invasion involving children in Georgia.

AP Exclusive: 'High threat' Texas border busts aren't always

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 8:00am

Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of "high-threat" criminal arrests being counted as part of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found.

Yale to admit more students; still won't be easy to get in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:30am

Yale University will be accepting more undergraduate students this year, but don't expect it to be any easier to get in.

Stray cat patrol: Feral felines deployed in NYC war on rats

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:30am

Multitudes of feral cats roam New York City's concrete jungle, and some now have a practical purpose: They're helping curb the city's rat population.

Cincinnati braces for racially charged police shooting trial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 7:20am

Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a white university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.

Clinton campaign: No health issues after mailed powder found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 6:12am

The Hillary Clinton campaign says four people have been examined by medical personnel after a white powdery substance arrived at a New York campaign office and they have reported no health issues.

Montana judge sparks outrage with no prison time for incest

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 1:21am

A judge's decision not to order prison time for a Montana man who raped his 12-year-old daughter has sparked outrage from afar and calls closer to home to toughen the state's law, which allows such lenience in certain circumstances.

No discipline for Minneapolis cops in Jamar Clark slaying

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 11:20pm

Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in November, and won't face discipline, the city's police chief announced.

Daughter of one of Utah's 'Piano Guys' reported missing in Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:50pm

A 21-year-old woman has been reported missing, and authorities are worried she got lost or injured on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge.

Boston water main floods trench, killing 2 workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:40pm

Two workers in Boston were killed when a water main gave way and flooded a deep trench where they were working.

Police arrest 35 suspected members of a Long Island gang

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:00pm

Thirty-five suspected members of a Long Island gang have been arrested amid a string of brutal killings, including the discovery of a teenager's skeletal remains.

Utah man killed in crash involving FFA bus in Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:55pm

Indiana State Police say a Utah man has died and nine other people have been injured in a four-vehicle pileup in central Indiana.

California recycling center fire sends up huge smoke cloud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:50pm

A fire at a Southern California recycling center Friday sent up huge flames and a plume of smoke that was seen for miles.

Texas school bus crash injures 19, including 16 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:21pm

A school bus crashed into a car and overturned twice at an East Texas intersection, sending 16 of 18 of the children aboard to area hospitals.

University hires monitor for police reform after fatal stop

Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:50pm

The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside monitor to oversee reform of its police department after the fatal 2015 shooting of an unarmed black motorist by one of its police officers.

Georgia teen loses leg after teacher's 'body slam,' attorney says

Marilia Brocchetto, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:34pm

A 13-year-old boy had to have his right leg amputated after a contractor at a Columbus, Georgia, school "body slammed" him repeatedly, an attorney for the boy's family said.