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Latest: Officer shot in standoff, injuries life-threatening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:40am

The Latest on a standoff in Fargo, North Dakota, that has left a police officer with life-threatening injuries (all times local):

Officers' widows come together to start support group

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:10am

Two women whose police-officer husbands were slain in the line of duty are creating a new foundation to help other families like theirs.

CDC to host Zika conference call with hospital workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:10am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is hosting a conference call and webinar with Florida hospital workers to discuss the spread of the Zika virus.

Schumer to talk college affordability with student papers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 1:10am

Sen. Charles Schumer is taking his plans to make college more affordable to the students.

Woman accused of cancer treatment scam found guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:50am

A 71-year-old woman charged with fraud in an alleged cancer treatment scam has been found guilty in Tulsa.

The Latest: Cliven Bundy jailed upon arriving in Portland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:40am

The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):

Williston State College sets another spring enrollment mark

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:31am

Williston State College has broken its spring enrollment record for the second straight year.

Storm-battered cruise ship returns to New Jersey homeport

Joe Frederick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:30am

A cruise ship battered by a major storm in the Atlantic Ocean returned to its New Jersey port on Wednesday night.

Pacifica: Residents live on the edge of crumbling cliffs

Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:21am

Sonja Thompson lives so close to the edge of an 80-foot bluff above the Pacific Ocean that when paragliders fly by "you can almost high-five them."

Transgender bathroom bill to be considered by Senate panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:20am

A Senate panel is set to debate a bill that would require students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their biological sex at birth.

Texas could take stance against disputed bite mark evidence

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:10am

Critics of bite mark evidence say Texas could be on the brink of taking a stance that would likely reverberate in courtrooms across the U.S.

Man faces jail time for concealing Bosnian war past

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 12:00am

A man who came to the U.S. as a refugee from war-torn Bosnia nearly two decades ago faces possible jail time for concealing his military past and a long criminal rap sheet, including the murder of his Serbian neighbor.

Minnesota man to plead guilty in Islamic State case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:40pm

A Minnesota man accused of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group is expected to plead guilty.

Missoula school student data breach included alumni records

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:21pm

Missoula County Public Schools says a data breach that affected more than 1,100 students also included private information on alumni and deceased students.

FBI surrounds last occupiers at Oregon refuge

Rebecca Boone and Lisa Baumann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:20pm

The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon as they yelled at law enforcement officers in armored vehicles to back off, prayed with supporters over an open phone line, and said later they would turn themselves in Thursday morning

Deputy, civilian pilot killed in Tulare County plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:11pm

A sheriff's deputy and a civilian pilot helping with the arrest of a man in Central California were killed when their single-engine plane crashed near Springville in Tulare County, authorities said.

Armed occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge say they will turn themselves in Thursday morning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:11pm

Armed occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge say they will turn themselves in Thursday morning.

Bill aimed at improving state response to dangerous dogs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 10:10pm

A state lawmaker has called for an overhaul of Idaho's laws regarding dangerous dogs that would invalidate a half-dozen county or city ordinances that ban or restrict certain breeds.

100 Ursinus College students report stomach ailment symptoms

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 10:10pm

An eastern Pennsylvania college has closed its cafeterias and snack bar after 100 students reported symptoms of a stomach illness.