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Arkansas court disqualifies 2nd medical marijuana proposal

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:10am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has disqualified a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot, but voters will still be able to consider a competing plan.

[United Way loses its ranking as America's largest charity

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:00am

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

Oklahoma officer fatally shoots man during disturbance call

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:00am

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

Woman charged after man with maggot-filled foot wounds dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:11am

A former Pennsylvania caregiver has been charged with homicide after authorities say she failed to properly treat a man with a congenital defect who died after his foot wounds became severely infected and filled with maggots.

Officer cleaning gun sends bullet into day care; no injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 6:00am

Authorities say an off-duty policeman in northeast Ohio was unloading his gun at home when it accidentally fired into a nearby day care center. No one was hurt.

Records: Driver in fatal wrong-way crash cited 5 times

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 5:31am

Records show a wrong-way driver who authorities say caused a crash that killed her and four college students in Massachusetts had been cited for speeding five times.

Search continues for fugitive in Oklahoma 'rage killings'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 5:10am

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.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 4:31am

Marco Rinaldi, mayor of hard-hit Ussita, Italy, to Sky TG24 as officials began to assess the damage caused by a pair of strong earthquakes in the same region hit by a deadly temblor in August.

Bid to speed transplants with hepatitis C-infected kidneys

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 2:10am

Some patients facing a years-long wait for a kidney transplant are jumping ahead in line thanks to a startling experiment: They're agreeing to an organ almost sure to infect them with hepatitis C.

Jury in hot car death case to look inside SUV first-hand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 2:00am

The jury in the trial of a Georgia man charged with murder after his toddler son died in the back of a hot SUV is going to get to look at the vehicle first-hand.

Judge orders protection for 2 wildflowers in Colorado, Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 12:40am

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reinstate a proposal to protect two rare wildflowers found in Colorado and Utah.

Police: 3 men in clown masks attack Rhode Island woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 12:40am

Police in Rhode Island say they're searching for three suspects who attacked a woman while wearing clown masks.

New program aims to improve school safety

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 12:11am

The state has launched a program that allows students to anonymously report threats or safety concerns to law enforcement and school authorities.

Father sentenced in death of infant daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:41pm

A 27-year-old man charged with murder in the death of his infant daughter has been ordered to serve at least 60 years in prison.

Marine Corps blames pilot error for deadly Hawaii crash

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:10pm

Pilot error and other factors caused a nighttime collision of two helicopters that killed 12 Marines off the coast of Hawaii earlier this year, the Marine Corps said.

Man reports Kearns robbery, gets arrested on drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:01pm

A victim who reported being robbed and shot at in Kearns has been arrested after police say they found a drug lab in his home.

Police ID hiker who died in Big Cottonwood Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:51pm

Authorities have identified a hiker who died after he apparently fell 300 feet to 400 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Jurors to hear closing arguments in New Jersey bridge case

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:43pm

After testimony spanning six weeks, jurors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will hear closing arguments beginning Thursday.

Adopted and brought to US, South Korean man to be deported

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:42pm

A South Korean man flown to the U.S. 37 years ago and adopted by an American couple at age 3 has been ordered deported back to a country that is completely alien to him.