Popular areas in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks were welcoming tourists Thursday for the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, but a wildfire forced some people to drive a little farther than they expected to get to the festivities.
Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 12:11pm
Federal prosecutors now say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq war cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000 — about three times what investigators cited when they first charged him with fraud in 2014.
Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 11:51am
In a central Indiana city where trees were sheared off at their stumps by one of several tornadoes in the region, residents began the hard work Thursday of cleaning up destroyed or damaged homes and businesses.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 11:41am
A judge on Thursday declared a suburban Chicago terrorism suspect mentally unfit to stand trial on charges he placed what he believed to be a bomb outside a bar, concluding that he sincerely believes his rantings that aliens, Freemasons and other shadowy figures are out to get him.