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Rally planned for Utah man jailed in Venezuela

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:00pm

The mother of an American jailed in Venezuela is planning a rally to support him.

Man won't be prosecuted for threat to University of Chicago

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:51pm

Federal authorities have decided not to prosecute a man whose online threats prompted the University of Chicago to close for a day last November.

Latest: Rescued men were working on marijuana field

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:31pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Details emerge after arrest in death of Oregon woman

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:31pm

Kaylee Sawyer was walking alone in the middle of the night on the edge of the picturesque town of Bend, Oregon, after getting into an argument with her boyfriend.

Bail set for Pokemon Go shootout suspect in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:51pm

Bail was set Wednesday at $95,000 for a man accused of exchanging gunfire with a Pokemon Go player he was trying to rob in a Las Vegas park identified as a hot spot for virtual creature hunting.

NV Energy seeks solar grandfathering on eve of court hearing

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:41pm

NV Energy is asking for permission to return thousands of existing Nevada rooftop solar customers to more favorable rates for the next 20 years, just days before a court considers whether to allow a sweeping solar ballot measure that the company opposes to move forward.

For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:41pm

For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia. On Wednesday, a judge finalized John Hinckley Jr.'s transition to freedom, ordering that Hinckley can permanently leave the psychiatric hospital where he was confined after the assassination attempt.

Psych exam ordered for man in Times Square fake-bomb scare

Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:41pm

A man accused of flinging a fake bomb into a police van in Times Square is headed for a psychiatric examination to determine whether he's fit to stand trial.

Tribal canoes arrive at Seattle beach in annual celebration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:32pm

Dozens of tribal canoes were arriving at Alki Beach in Seattle as part of an annual Native American celebration.

The Latest: Man wounded by Hinckley hopes judge is right

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:31pm

The Latest on a judge's ruling that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley Jr., can live full-time outside a mental hospital (all times local):

The Latest: People rally in Baltimore to protest violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:01pm

The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):

Cops to protest over Black Lives Matter sign at city hall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:41pm

The mayor of a Massachusetts city says he won't remove a Black Lives Matter banner hanging over city hall even as police officers from across the state intend to rally against it.

Kasich says focus is on down-ballot races, won't talk Trump

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:41pm

Republican Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday that he's focused on backing GOP candidates in down-ballot races this fall and wouldn't talk about providing any support for Donald Trump.

Video: Arizona woman killed by officer held medical scissors

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:41pm

A Navajo woman who was fatally shot by an Arizona police officer earlier this year had medical scissors in her hand as she approached the lawman, body camera video shows.

Angry cow killed after running over officer in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:32pm

A cow that escaped a county fairgrounds in southern Washington was killed after it ran over an officer and its owner.

Lawyers challenge move to try teen in adult court in deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:31pm

Lawyers for a 16-year-old Utah girl accused of killing two people in a high-speed crash on her way to carry out a suicide pact have challenged whether it was constitutional to charge her with murder as an adult.

The Latest: Sheriff: Deputy '1 of luckiest men in America'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:31pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a suspect by a sheriff's deputy in a New Orleans suburb (all times local):

Sheriff: Deputy 'one of the luckiest men in America'

Cain Burdeau, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:31pm

A Louisiana sheriff on Wednesday called his deputy "one of the luckiest men in America" after a suspect's weapon malfunctioned as he pointed it at the officer.

AG: UK trustees should have kept minutes from dinner session

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:01pm

The Kentucky attorney general's office says the University of Kentucky board of trustees wasn't required to post a detailed agenda for a meal before its regular meeting but violated the Open Meetings Act by not keeping minutes from the dinner session.

City to review summer camp protocol after boy, 7, found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:01pm

The city has launched a review of protocols at all of its summer camps after a 7-year-old boy wandered away unnoticed from a camp at a beach and later was found dead in the water.