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US charges 61 defendants in call center scam based in India

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:43am

It can be a frightening call to get — and it's a familiar one for many thousands of Americans.

Police officer shoots, kills Wyoming man at Billings hotel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:41am

A police officer shot and killed a 32-year-old Wyoming man at a Billings hotel early Thursday, Police Chief Rich St. John said.

Deliberations resume in Oregon standoff trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:31am

An alternate juror arrived at the federal courthouse in Portland, allowing deliberations to resume in the trial of Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants.

Latest: Competitor says ruling helps his medical pot plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:23am

The Latest on the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision to disqualify one of two medical marijuana proposals from the November ballot (all times local):

Group: Somalia least likely to punish media murders

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:21am

A prominent media watchdog says Somalia topped the list of countries where the killing of journalists is most likely to go unpunished for the second year in a row.

Arkansas court disqualifies 2nd medical marijuana proposal

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:12am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot less than two weeks before the election and with thousands of votes already cast, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan.

Milwaukee cop who killed man facing trial for sexual assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:02am

A Milwaukee police officer whose fatal shooting of a black man sparked a weekend of violent unrest in the city has been ordered to stand trial on unrelated sex assault charges.

Oklahoma officer fatally shoots man during disturbance call

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:50am

Authorities say a police officer in northern Oklahoma fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Search continues for fugitive in Oklahoma 'rage killings'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:50am

The search for an Oklahoma man wanted in a string of killings, shootings and carjackings is entering its fourth day, and authorities say they have no idea where he is.

Boy's family sues town over his fatal shooting by deputies

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:50am

Relatives of a 6-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed during a traffic stop last year are suing the central Louisiana town where two deputy city marshals opened fire on his father's car.

Fiery multicar crash kills 5, including 2 kids, in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:42am

A fiery multicar crash on a highway in Tampa, Florida, has left five people dead, including two children, authorities said Thursday.

Betting on hepatitis C-infected kidneys to speed transplants

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:40am

A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option — getting an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.

Cranberries squashed as folk remedy for urinary infections

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:31am

Another folk medicine remedy bites the dust. Cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unproven claims to the contrary.

Woman goes to hospital for kidney stones, gives birth to surprise baby

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:27am

When Shaun Jude Jaegers grows up, he'll have a heck of a story to tell about his birth.

United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:22am

United Way, ranked as America's largest charity for all but one of the past 25 years, has been emphatically knocked from that spot by Fidelity Charitable, the leader of a rapidly growing philanthropic sector that is transforming the way many Americans give.

Closing arguments delayed in bridge trial over legal issue

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:21am

Closing arguments were postponed Thursday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial with no explanation other than that a "legal issue" had arisen.

NYC firefighter stages dramatic rescue in fatal blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:20am

As roaring flames consumed an apartment building in New York City early Thursday, a firefighter dangling from a rope plucked a trapped person from a window on the fifth floor and safely lowered him to the ground.

Chaffetz says he'll vote Trump after withdrawing endorsement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:04am

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he'll vote for Donald Trump, despite withdrawing his endorsement.

Hunter dies after fall from cliff in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:01am

Authorities say they have found the body of a missing hunter at the bottom of a cliff in southern Utah.