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Soldier who killed teen neighbor kills self in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:11pm

A former soldier who pleaded guilty two years ago to killing a teenager has killed himself in his North Carolina prison cell.

Aide: Christie knew mayor thought traffic might be payback

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:11pm

Republican Gov. Chris Christie was told during the George Washington Bridge lane closures that a Democratic mayor expressed concern that the resulting traffic jams in his city were political retribution, a former aide to the governor testified Monday.

In year of 3,000 shootings, a teen faces life beyond bullet

Sharon Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:10pm

He suddenly felt as if a hot wire had torn through his chest. It hurt to breathe.

Georgia mobile home fire caused by wood stove kills 6

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:02pm

Authorities say a mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children.

Lawyers: Jury should visit site where cop shot black man

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:01pm

Attorneys for a white former South Carolina police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist want the jury to visit the scene of the shooting and not be sequestered during the trial.

Through his life, Tom Hayden dedicated to changing the world

Linda Deutsch and Tarek Hamada, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:51pm

During more than 50 years in the public eye, Tom Hayden went from firebrand college liberal to mainstream politician to elder political statesman. Through it all he remained the person he said he always wanted to be: someone dedicated to changing the world.

Mom, daughter are 1st to serve as NY state troopers together

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:51pm

A veteran state trooper and her rookie daughter have become the first mother and daughter to serve in uniform at the same time in the centurylong history of the New York State Police.

Slippery slope: Study finds little lies lead to bigger ones

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

The more we lie -- the easier it gets.

Police: RV containing pot-laced candy catches fire on bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

Police say a pot advocacy company's RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware, causing lane closures and tying up traffic for hours.

The Latest: Hearing begins over future of polygamous towns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

The latest on the hearing to decide the future of a polygamous community along the Arizona-Utah: (all times local):

The Latest: Aide says Christie talked to Cuomo about bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:41pm

The Latest on the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

Parent punches student in the stomach in a school hallway, then just walks away

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:32pm

It happens so fast you almost miss it.


NTSB to investigate bus crash that left 13 dead, 31 injured

Elliot Spagat and Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:31pm

A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who were asleep on the bus woke up to the sound of crushing metal and screams.


1/4 of U.S. cancer deaths are due to smoking; Utah has lowest rate

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:31pm

Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. Utah has the lowest cancer death rate and the highest is among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.

Is social media turning you into a zealot?

Brian Hughes, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:14pm

Have you heard? Hillary Clinton is dying of Parkinson's disease. Also, Donald Trump thinks the United States shouldn't have stopped the Bosnian genocide. Angry mobs of "Bernie bros" are hurling chairs at Democratic staffers. And President Obama, who smells like sulfur, is followed everywhere he goes by a swarm of flies.

Son of ex-AG seeks leniency; workers say she terrorized them

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:12pm

The 15-year-old son of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane pleaded for leniency Monday at sentencing in her perjury and obstruction trial while her former deputies described an office demoralized by her leadership and terrorized by "Nixonian espionage."

The Latest: Ex-attorney general: 2 sons have been suffering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

The Latest on the sentencing of former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

The Latest: 11 of 13 killed in bus crash identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:10pm

The Latest on a tour bus crash that killed 13 people in Southern California (all times local):

Trump bests Clinton in two-way race in Utah, poll shows

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:55am

Without third-party candidates on the ballot, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would win Utah, a new poll shows.

Man pleads guilty to trying to help friend join IS

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:52am

A Virginia taxi driver pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he tried to help a friend join the Islamic State group.