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US website: NKorea may be building new missile submarine

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:20am

North Korea may be building a new submarine for launching missiles, a U.S. website that monitors the isolated nation's weapons development said Friday.

E. coli found in Utah Lake previously fouled by toxic algae

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:11am

Part of a large Utah lake previously fouled by toxic algae is now closed to swimming due to E. coli bacteria contamination.

Twin Falls chiropractor accused of assaulting 9 patients

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:11am

A twin Falls chiropractor has had his license suspended in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted nine patients.

Assistant high school football coach faces drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:01am

An assistant football coach at Kuna High School in southwest Idaho has been arrested and is facing drug charges.

Officials: Zika caused only mild illness in US kids

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:01am

A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.

Man gets prison for starting fire in California forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:00am

A 29-year-old man has pleaded guilty to starting an August wildfire that destroyed homes and burned more than 45 square miles in California's Sequoia National Forest.

Obama: Peres won his wars but understood the need for peace

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:00am

President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw "all people as deserving of dignity and respect."

Oregon standoff judge wants more proof Shawna Cox had gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:51am

The lone woman on trial in Oregon's refuge-standoff case could have a weapons charge dismissed unless more evidence emerges.

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:51am

A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals, getting the U.S. to cooperate in the skies or on the ground in the civil war, and prospects for a diplomatic resolution seem dim.

Report: Day care investigated for "smack for a snack" game

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:41am

Officials in Kentucky are monitoring a day care center after an investigation found that employees required children to be hit before they could get a snack.

Not guilty plea entered in Tulsa officer's manslaughter case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:31am

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of an Oklahoma police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.

N Carolina senator: Judge will release video if mayor won't

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:02am

A top North Carolina legislator is warning that a judge likely will force Charlotte's mayor to release all videos chronicling an officer's fatal shooting of a black man last week unless she makes them public before a new law takes effect Saturday.

Doctor indicted on charges of prescribing drugs, threats

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:51am

A Metairie doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally prescribing oxycodone and threatening to kill federal agents.

Police search Connecticut home of woman lost at sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:51am

Police have searched the home of a Connecticut woman who is presumed dead after going missing at sea during a fishing trip with her son.

The Latest: Online donors help family of shooting victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:41am

The Latest on a school shooting in South Carolina (all times local):

Disbarred lawyer pleads guilty to Houston auto sales scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:41am

Prosecutors say a disbarred ex-attorney from Utah faces up to 10 years in prison in a Houston luxury auto scam with no cars, dealerships or sales.

More than a dozen people stuck on ride at Massachusetts fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:31am

Authorities say more than a dozen people were stuck for as long as two hours on a ride that malfunctioned at a Massachusetts fair.

Girl, 8, gets $10K scholarship to North Texas after video

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:31am

An 8-year-old girl whose passionate speech about wanting to attend the University of North Texas when she grows up has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship.

Sheriff to release more information about teen's remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:51am

Authorities expect to release more information next week after finding the body of a North Carolina teenager last seen in 2011.

Mother of black man shot by police speaks of her anguish

Julie Watson and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:51am

The anguished mother of a man killed by police in a San Diego suburb said she could not believe her family left violence-wracked Uganda only to have her son shot to death in the United States.