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Pediatricians: Babies should sleep in same room as parents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:00am

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for infants to be kept in their parents' bedroom at night for six months to a year in order to lessen the risk of sleep-related death.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:50am

Park-goer Lia Capes to the Australian Broadcasting Corp. after four people were killed when a river rapids ride malfunctioned at a popular amusement park on Australia's east coast.

Mississippi neighborhood becomes infested with fleas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 5:00am

City leaders have declared an emergency as one central Mississippi neighborhood deals with a flea infestation.

Flight instructor injured in crash released from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:50am

A flight instructor who was seriously injured in a Connecticut plane crash in which a student pilot died has been released from a hospital.

New Mexico to outline legal steps after toxic mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:20am

The state's top prosecutor and elected officials from northwestern New Mexico and the Navajo Nation are meeting with residents and business owners to talk about possible legal steps following last year's mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three western states.

Seymour becomes a major Category 3 hurricane in the Pacific, far from Mexico's coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:21am

Seymour becomes a major Category 3 hurricane in the Pacific, far from Mexico's coast.

'Jackie' says PTSD hampers memory of sex assault, aftermath

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:30am

The woman who claimed she was brutally gang raped in a story by Rolling Stone magazine that was later retracted said in a video played in court that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, which makes it difficult to recall the details of her assault and the years that followed.

Washington shot, killed in Montana after 700-mile journey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:01am

Wildlife officials say a gray wolf that left its pack in northeastern Washington trekked 700 miles across Idaho and Canada before being shot in central Montana last month.

Officials investigate claim of noose put on black student

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:50am

Stone High School's football team was making a name for itself as the Tomcats turned around years of mediocrity with a winning season under the school's first-year coach.

Trooper's widow urges no vote on legalizing marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:13pm

The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver who allegedly smoked marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana.

5 deaths at California care home may be murder-suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:00pm

Authorities say five men found dead after a fire gutted a Southern California adult-care facility may have been victims of murder-suicide.

Ohio Zoo improves exhibit barrier following Harambe death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:00pm

Officials with the Ohio zoo where a gorilla was shot and killed when a 3-year-old got into its enclosure say they've improved the exhibit's barrier.

Dam repair project causes Shoshone River fish die-off

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:31pm

Repair work on a dam along the Shoshone River has led to the deaths of several species of fish.

School stops residential program after teen's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:31pm

Officials with a private school for children with special needs in Philadelphia say they're ceasing operations at the school's residential treatment program after a 17-year-old student died earlier this month in an altercation with staff.

Hundreds celebrate lives of teens killed in wrong-way crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:31pm

Hundreds have gathered at a Vermont high school to celebrate the lives of five students who were hit and killed in a crash by a wrong-way driver.

Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:30pm

Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general.

Former Christie aide to face more cross-examination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:20pm

Federal prosecutors will resume their cross-examination of a former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who is facing criminal charges in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Potential jurors to report for Ohio police shooting trial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:10pm

Potential jurors are due in court for the murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in Ohio.

Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

Elliot Spagat and Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:01pm

Ana Car didn't remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony.

Surfer bitten by shark at beach; says 'came out of nowhere'

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 9:30pm

A surfer says he's grateful to be recovering in a Maui hospital after a shark bit him — even though the attack forced him and his wife to postpone their honeymoon.