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Wyoming to get rid of Tetons image on license plates

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:20am

Wyoming is preparing to launch new license plates that feature a view of the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

The Latest: Police: California man shot by officers has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 12:20am

The Latest on the police shooting of a man in a San Diego suburb (all times local):

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:41pm

Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Shimon Peres early Wednesday, praising him as a patriot, visionary statesman and man of principle who was deeply committed to pursuing peace in a region that has mostly eluded it.

Cedar Rapids fends off flood damage with temporary barriers

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11pm

An elaborate system of temporary floodwalls is so far protecting thousands of homes and businesses in Cedar Rapids from major flooding.

Sheriff: Man linked to 4 Ohio slayings can't name 1st victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:11pm

A sheriff says an Ohio suspect linked to the slayings of at least four women indicated he can't remember the name of the first victim, who died over a decade ago and hasn't been identified.

School clinical aide charged with stealing students' pills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:01pm

A clinical aide suspected of stealing prescription pills intended for students at an Ohio middle school has been indicted on a drug theft charge.

2 Montana bear encounters leave hunters injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:41pm

State wildlife officials say two hunters were hospitalized after encountering grizzly bears in separate incidents over the weekend in southwestern Montana.

Suspect in Dallas-area shooting rampage arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:32pm

A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was arrested Tuesday at an apartment about 150 miles to the south near Austin, police said.

List of 25 latest recipients of Carnegie Hero medals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:21pm

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Wednesday:

Attorney who stopped Vermont suspect 1 of 25 Carnegie Heroes

Joe Mandak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:21pm

A Vermont prosecutor who disarmed a woman accused of fatally shooting a social worker outside a state office building is one of 25 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.

The Latest: Fire from trees spread to 13 homes California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:21pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Obama praises Peres for advancing dignity and goodwill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:31pm

President Barack Obama is praising former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres as a statesman whose commitment to Israel's security and the pursuit of peace "was rooted in his own unshakeable moral foundation and unflagging optimism."

The Latest: Man charged in Charlotte parking deck assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 8:21pm

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Mom arrested after disabled son, 27, dies of malnourishment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:51pm

A Colorado woman has been arrested in the death of her 27-year-old disabled son, who investigators say was undernourished and weighed about 90 pounds when he died.

Navy investigates sailor who didn't salute national anthem

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:22pm

The Navy has investigated the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the national anthem played during a recent morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor.

Court document: Black man killed by cop had threatened wife

Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:22pm

The black man killed by Charlotte police had a restraining order filed against him a year ago when he threatened to kill his wife and her son with a gun, according to court documents obtained Tuesday.

NYC reaches $5.75M settlement in Rikers inmate death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:10pm

New York City reached a $5.7 million settlement with the family of Bradley Ballard, a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who died in 2013 after being locked in his cell for six days without care or medication.

Families of 2 blacks shot by Ohio police want outside review

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:01pm

The families of two black people fatally shot by city police renewed their requests Tuesday for independent investigations into the officers' actions while describing the emotional toll of losing their loved ones.

The Latest: Council president confident about police probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:53pm

The Latest on a news conference held by families of two people fatally shot by Columbus police this year (all times local):

2 men charged in California killings

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:52pm

An Army private and another young man were charged Tuesday with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police.