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Ex-Casper Councilman files suit against former police chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:42am

A former Casper City Councilman has filed a lawsuit accusing the former police chief of conducting illegal database searches about him.

Police ID man found in Idaho's Salt Fiver

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

Authorities have identified a body found in the Snake River as that of an Idaho man who ran from police three weeks ago.

Prosecutors try to show bridge defendants retaliated earlier

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie returned to the witness stand Tuesday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case as prosecutors sought to demonstrate she and a co-defendant collaborated to retaliate against a mayor in the months before they used the same tactic against a different mayor.

2 women convicted of raising money online for Al-Shabab

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

Two women who helped raise several thousand dollars for the Somali militant group Al-Shabab have been convicted of providing support to a terrorist organization.

Man on lam after attempted decapitations, violent rampage

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:32am

Authorities have been hunting for more than 24 hours for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media while running from police during a violent rampage that included shooting two police officers, armed car thefts and killing his aunt and uncle, apparently attempting to cut off their heads.

Obama to travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:31am

President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. It's expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January.

Court-martialed Army colonel gets 4 years for child porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:31am

An Army colonel who worked at the U.S. Army War College faces up to four years in military prison after pleading guilty to three child pornography counts during a court-martial at Fort McNair in Washington.

Boise woman charged after body found in foothills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

A 45-year-old Boise woman has been charged with first-degree murder two months after the body of a 61-year-old man was found in his vehicle in the Boise foothills.

Poll: Respect for police near all-time high

Tom Kludt, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:16am

Americans' respect has climbed to a near-record high, according to a new Gallup poll.

NJ state police: Man dies in intentional leap; sons injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

State police have released the name of a father killed when he jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two young sons, seriously injuring the children.

Officials investigate claim of noose put on black student

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

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.

Heber City man killed in head-on collision with semi-truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

A Heber City man has died after a head-on collision with a semi-truck on U.S. 189.

Woman convicted in husband's high-rise death dies in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

A 25-year-old woman convicted of second-degree murder for pushing her husband to his death from the 25th floor of their apartment has died in an Oklahoma prison, corrections officials said Tuesday.


New Mexico to outline legal steps after toxic mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:56am

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.

Police release names of 5 victims in Massachusetts crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

The four men who died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway have been identified as students at two central Massachusetts colleges.

Murder charges filed in pair of 2015 Magna killings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

Murder charges have been filed against a 25-year-old man accused of a pair of killings in Magna more than a year ago.

Utah officials hope for water amid drought

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:31am

Environmental officials say reservoirs in northern Utah are drying up and that the region could face a lackluster year in terms of rainfall.

Neighbor: Michigan girl killed by dog was giving it a treat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:21am

Neighbors say a 4-year-old girl who was killed by a dog at a home in southwestern Michigan was giving the animal a treat when it attacked.

Trooper's widow urges a 'no' vote on legalizing marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:10am

The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver accused of smoking marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana.

Australian boy's lemonade stand helps him realize dream of buying 'unicorn' pony

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:04am

A 7-year-old entrepreneur had a dream of owning a pony, a white horse with a long mane and tail — “just like a unicorn." He quickly learned that his dream was more likely to become a reality if he took matters into his own hands.