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Latest: Donations top $1M for Kansas bar attack victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 4:15pm

The Latest on a deadly shooting at a Kansas bar that some witnesses said was racially motivated (all times local):

Judge decides against fining widow who called police 'pigs'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:46pm

A federal judge has dismissed a request to impose a stiff fine against a widow who called police "pigs" on Facebook as she vented her frustrations over the death of her husband in a scuffle.

Police: 8-year-old girl fatally shot after traffic accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 3:17pm

An 8-year-old Houston girl was shot to death following a traffic accident that resulted in gunfire, her mother and police said Saturday.

Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a 'drunken mess,' not political

Jim Suhr and John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:55pm

A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar, in what some believe was a hate crime, was always a drinker but became a "drunken mess" after his father died about 18 months ago, a longtime neighbor said Saturday.

Ammon Bundy, leader of refuge standoff, returns to Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:17pm

Ammon Bundy, the leader of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover, is back in Oregon.

Large sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico, flows north of border

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:32pm

Officials in Southern California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in Mexico and flowed north of the border for more than two weeks, according to a report.

Democratic, Republican governors split over health care

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:20pm

Tensions have emerged at a meeting of the nation's governors over a Republican proposal for a major overhaul to Medicaid.

Police work to bring back murder suspect who fled state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:59pm

Connecticut police worked Saturday to secure the return of a man they say fled the state with his 6-year-old daughter after killing the girl's mother.

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

Nancy Benac and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:56pm

A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

Fargo police plan cultural training after sweat lodge arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:33pm

Fargo police are planning cultural sensitivity training after an officer responding to a report of a fire arrested a man at a Native American sweat lodge.

New EPA chief delays mining rule after industry objects

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:33pm

The Trump administration has delayed consideration of a proposal to require companies to prove they have the financial wherewithal to clean up polluted mining sites after a pushback from industry groups and Western-state Republicans.

Man gets prison term of 33 years to life in homicide case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:13pm

A 19-year-old man convicted of a 2014 gang-related killing of a Magna man faces up the life in prison.

Suspect dead, 2 Florida officers wounded in shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:10pm

Police have identified a suspect who died during a shootout with central Florida police officers.

Game officials: 28 pronghorns poached in eastern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:10pm

Game officials say they're trying to figure out who slaughtered 28 pronghorn antelope in eastern Idaho.

NY congresswoman urges open White House press briefings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:35am

A New York congresswoman has voiced outrage over the White House decision to block The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, Politico and others from a press briefing.

Proposal to let schools eliminate tenure is defeated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 11:26am

Wyoming lawmakers have defeated a proposal to let school districts eliminate teacher tenure programs.

ACC's Swofford encouraged by bill to repeal NC's HB2 law

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:57am

Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he's encouraged that North Carolina lawmakers have filed bipartisan legislation to repeal a law that limits protections for LGBT people.

Suspect in woman's death in US had been deported in 2013

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 10:28am

A man suspected of fleeing Connecticut with his daughter after killing the child's mother is a citizen of El Salvador who had been deported more than three years ago, according to U.S. authorities.

New Cody gunfight regulations designed to prevent accidents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:34am

New guidelines have been developed for the popular summertime Cody gunfight shows in response to an accident that left three spectators wounded during a performance last year.

GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russia probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:30am

A Republican congressman has called for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and was in touch with President Donald Trump's team during the campaign.