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Idaho man killed in police-involved shooting identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:25am

Southwest Idaho authorities have identified Aaron M. Thompson as the Mountain Home man killed in a police-involved shooting at a trailer park.

University of Missouri set to introduce new chancellor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:20am

A top New York state university administrator hired to oversee the University of Missouri in Columbia faces weighty challenges that include addressing the campus' lingering racial discord that is partly blamed for slumping enrollment.

Idaho wants to identify veterans monuments, memorials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:02am

Idaho is trying to identify all the monuments and memorials to the military and veterans in the state.

Man pleads not guilty in deadly Iowa jail escape

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:55am

A man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed a sheriff's deputy and wounded another while escaping from an Iowa jail.

House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:46am

The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.

K9 partner of slain Kentucky officer dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:34am

A retired police dog in Kentucky has died just two days before the four-year anniversary of his partner's death in the line of duty.

Police: Man snatches purse of widow visiting husband's grave

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:30am

Police in Massachusetts say a man snatched an 80-year-old woman's purse as she was visiting her husband's grave.

5 of 6 officers charged in in-custody death face discipline

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:30am

Five of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the in-custody death of a young black man face disciplinary action.

Hiker rescued from canyon in southern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:20am

Officials say a hiker has been rescued from the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho.

South Dakota jury to get case of man charged in pot resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:14am

A South Dakota jury will soon have the case of a man who faces drug charges for helping an American Indian tribe that sought to develop a marijuana resort.

Prosecutor seeks special grand jury to probe inmate's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:10am

A Virginia prosecutor is seeking to convene a special grand jury to investigate the 2015 death of a mentally ill inmate who was jailed on charges of stealing $5 worth of junk food.

Video appears to show Texas officer striking teenage girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:10am

The San Antonio Police Department is reviewing body camera footage after a bystander posted video online that appears to show an officer punching an eighth-grade girl three or four times outside of a birthday party last weekend.

'They are going to kill me': Inmate fights to halt execution

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:54am

Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row. He says he is innocent and is fighting for an eighth reprieve, but he is losing optimism: "They are going to kill me this time."

Texas woman dies while snorkeling in the Florida Keys

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:50am

A woman from Austin, Texas, has died during a snorkeling trip in the Florida Keys.

Patients getting checks soon in gynecologist recording case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:50am

More than 8,000 patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly recording pelvic exams will soon receive their share of a $190 million settlement.

Man who shot teen, took selfie with him as he died appeals

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:40am

A lawyer for a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man convicted of shooting a friend and then posing for a selfie with the dying teen has appealed his sentence.

The Latest: Alabama inmate seeks execution stay

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:40am

The Latest on the scheduled execution in Alabama (all times local):

Idaho to receive $193K in Target data breach settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:21am

Officials with Attorney General Lawrence Wasden's office say Idaho will receive nearly $193,000 in settlement funds from Target Corp. over a massive data breach that occurred before Christmas in 2013.

Manning's conditions of confinement lawsuit dismissed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:19am

A lawsuit brought by Pvt. Chelsea Manning over the conditions of her confinement has been dismissed.