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Expanded hunting proposed for Jackson elk herd

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:33am

Wildlife managers are considering an expanded early season elk hunt in an area of Jackson Hole where excessive numbers of elk have caused damage to private ranches and a subdivision.

Sheriff: 2 accused of trying to sell a baby online for $3K

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:33am

Authorities say a Tennessee couple is accused of trying to sell a 5-month-old baby online for $3,000.

Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:33am

Michigan State Police say the office and home of state Sen. Bert Johnson are being searched as part of a joint investigation involving the FBI.

Family sues town to demolish house after creepy letters

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:30am

A New Jersey family that wants to demolish their home after they say they were stalked by an anonymous creepy-letter writer known as "The Watcher" has filed a lawsuit against their town.

Correction: University of Texas-Sexual Assault story

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:24am

In a story March 24 about a University of Texas at Austin survey of campus sexual assault victims, The Associated Press misidentified the school president. His name is Greg Fenves, not Gary Fenves.

California battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:23am

California authorities fear at least one person is dead after an early morning four-alarm fire swept through an Oakland building.

Parts of confession thrown out in case of teen's slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:23am

A judge has thrown out some statements a former Virginia Tech student charged in the killing of a 13-year-old girl made to police because of improper interrogation techniques.

Oklahoma officer wounded in traffic-stop shooting has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:15am

A 22-year-old police officer has died after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said Monday.

Utah foster parents arrested after child neglect complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:14am

Police in northern Utah have arrested a married couple after receiving reports that they were abusing their sons.

The Latest: Chief: No video inside nightclub where 17 shot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:10am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

The Latest: Oklahoma officer, 22, dies after shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:05am

The Latest on a traffic-stop shooting that critically injured a suspect and an Oklahoma police officer (all times local):

Snakes and other reptiles found dead at Zoo Knoxville

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:05am

Officials say an "environmental cause" appears to be behind the recent deaths of 33 reptiles, nearly all of them snakes, at Zoo Knoxville.

The Latest: Battalion chief fears 1 dead in residential fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:05am

The Latest on a residential fire in Oakland, California (all times local):

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Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

John Minchillo and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:57am

Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 16 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets in what they described as a chaotic and terrifying scene.

Minnesota Democratic Rep. Walz to retire, run for governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:57am

Rep. Tim Walz, a five-term Democrat, says he is running for governor of his home state of Minnesota.

Christie to join White House opioid effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:57am

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to join a White House effort to combat opioid abuse.

Chicago man arrested with child, gun, marijuana in stroller

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:57am

A Chicago man has been charged with child endangerment after police say they found a handgun hidden in a baby stroller alongside a 1-year-old boy.

Oakland Fire battalion chief fears 1 dead in 3-story residential blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:57am

Oakland Fire battalion chief fears 1 dead in 3-story residential blaze.

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:42am

Investigators say one person is dead and five others — including two young children — are being treated for injuries following a shooting in central Florida.