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Man accused of making thousands of pills pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:30am

A Utah man accused of making thousands of homemade painkillers and anti-anxiety pills while stashing half a dozen guns and more than $1 million in cash is pleading not guilty.

California conjoined twins separated in successful surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:30am

Conjoined California twins Eva and Erika Sandoval have become two separate toddlers following a 17-hour marathon surgery at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

Court upholds death sentence of condemned Ohio killer of 11

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:30am

The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction and death sentence of a Cleveland man who killed 11 women and hid the remains in and around his home.

Cops: Suspect in fatal shooting of UPS driver is in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:30am

Police say a man suspected of killing a UPS driver in a New York Wal-Mart parking lot is in custody after a standoff.

Environmentalists criticize Trump's choice to head EPA

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:20am

Donald Trump says his administration "strongly believes in environmental protection."

S. Idaho not competent to stand trial in murder case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:20am

A Twin Falls man charged with first-degree murder in the strangulation death of a 20-year-old woman has been declared mentally incompetent.

Christmas tree farmer returns wedding band lost 15 years ago

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:20am

A Christmas tree farmer has found and returned a wedding ring that slipped off a New Jersey man's finger roughly 15 years ago.

Jury foreman: 5 jurors were undecided on Slager verdict

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:01am

The foreman of the jury that couldn't reach a verdict in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer initially wanted to convict Michael Slager of murder.

Woman charged with killing elderly father with boiling water

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:01am

Police say a Mississippi woman has been charged with murder after pouring boiling water over her paralyzed elderly father, who died several days later.

Police to release video in shooting that paralyzed Iowa man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:00am

Authorities are expected to release dashcam video Thursday of a traffic stop in which a white officer shot and paralyzed an unarmed black motorist.

US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:51am

A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no better than it was four years ago.

Sheriff: Teen killed staffer while trying to leave ranch

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:51am

A teenager accused of killing a staff member at a youth treatment center and injuring another worker carried out the attacks because he wanted to leave the ranch, not because of a grudge against either person, a Utah sheriff said Wednesday.

Idaho man missing after falling into Kootenai River

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:50am

A 41-year-old Idaho man is missing after falling into the Kootenai River in northwestern Montana.

Trump's new tone on immigrant kids divides GOP

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:50am

Donald Trump's promise to "work something out" for immigrants brought here illegally as kids is dividing fellow Republicans, underscoring how difficult it will be for Congress to take any action on immigration, whether it's building a wall or dealing with immigrant youths.

Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:31am

Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?

Couple held in death of 76-pound disabled man with bed sores

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:10am

A Pennsylvania couple has been jailed in the death of a disabled man who weighed just 76 pounds when he died last year.

Boy, 14, killed trying to jump from NYC train to platform

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:10am

Police say a 14-year-old boy has died while attempting to perform a dangerous stunt at a New York City subway station.

House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul, possible requirements

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 6:45am

House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the food stamp program during Donald Trump's presidency, with the possibility of new work and eligibility requirements for millions of people.

Reward for info in officer shooting raised to $50,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 6:40am

The reward for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of shooting and killing a south Georgia police officer and critically wounding another has been raised to $50,000.