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Donald Trump goes off on Evan McMullin at Ohio victory rally

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:15pm

President-elect Donald Trump went off on independent candidate and Utah native Evan McMullin without mentioning his name during the first stop on his "thank you" victory tour in Ohio.

Police hail parents who found, disarmed son at Utah school

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:13pm

A Utah mother and father who followed their son to school and pulled a shotgun from his hand after he fired a round into a classroom ceiling likely prevented bloodshed by acting quickly on their intuition and conversations with the boy after they noticed guns were missing from their home, police said Friday.

Med school cuts ties with Denver doctor over racist remark

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:11pm

A doctor who made a racist remark on Facebook about first lady Michelle Obama has resigned her job at the Denver Health Medical Center.

Hawaii summits could get more than 2 feet of snow

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:11pm

The summits of Hawaii's Big Island could get more than two feet of snow, with a winter storm warning in effect through Saturday.

The Latest: Woman pulled from rubble is in good condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:11pm

The Latest on rescue efforts at a building that collapsed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (all times local):

Police: Marksman killed gunman after child ran to porch

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:10pm

The gunman had already shot a police officer, threatened to kill two children and barricaded himself upstairs in a house for 11 hours when one of the kids, a 6-year-old boy, escaped.

Alaska town's new Inupiat name challenged in court

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:02pm

On paper, the new Inupiat Eskimo name of the nation's northernmost town is now official. But not so fast. The reality is not so simple.

Alabama inmate seeks execution stay from US Supreme Court

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:00pm

An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.

3 charged with murder in shooting of 4-year-old Houston girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:51pm

Three teenagers have been charged with capital murder, accused of fatally shooting a 4-year-old Houston-area girl while they tried to rob her mother as the family unloaded groceries in the parking lot of their apartment complex.

Man gets decade in prison for Colombia rebels weapons plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:40pm

A Romanian convicted of conspiring to sell military-grade weapons in Europe was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison.

Lawsuit 'likely' amid new Texas rules over fetal remains

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:32pm

New Texas rules requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains are likely to face a court challenge before taking effect, an abortion-rights attorney said Friday, months after the U.S. Supreme Court knocked down sweeping abortion restrictions in the state.

The Latest: Democratic Sen. Heitkamp meets with Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:30pm

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):

Police: Man fatally shot in church wouldn't drop crowbar

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:30pm

A church break-in escalated into a deadly confrontation in a small Kentucky town Friday when the suspect refused multiple commands to drop a crowbar and advanced toward a deputy sheriff who opened fire, killing the man, police said.

The Latest: Slager jury goes home for weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:30pm

The Latest on the trial of a white former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black motorist (all times local):

Chicago-area judge who let clerk take bench has Alzheimer's

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:30pm

A Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a state judicial board has concluded.

Oklahoma court orders new sentence in Australian's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:30pm

An Oklahoma appeals court on Friday ordered a new sentencing for a teenager who has been serving a life in prison without parole term for the fatal shooting of an Australian baseball player three years ago.

During first look at wildfire rubble, residents in a daze

Adam Beam and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:30pm

Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction on Friday, and many walked around the once-bustling tourist city in a daze, sobbing.

Documents: Suspected serial killer drew complaints years ago

Seanna Adcox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:21pm

People complained to South Carolina's licensing agency about Todd Kohlhepp's threats, grim statements and obscene Facebook posts years before authorities found a woman chained on his property and charged him in seven killings, redacted documents show.

Student removed from school over fake racist hunting license

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 4:20pm

A Pennsylvania high school student who posted on social media an image of a fake license to hunt black people has been removed from school.