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Wyoming man killed by Montana police officer identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:31am

Yellowstone County authorities have identified a 32-year-old Wyoming man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with police officers in a Montana hotel.

Mother, aunt charged in 9-year-old girl's painkiller death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:21am

Police say a 9-year-old Las Vegas girl died of a prescription drug overdose after her mother and aunt gave her oxycodone and other painkillers for an injury.

The Latest: Bundy juror: 'Not guilty' does not mean innocent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:21am

The Latest on the acquittals of Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants who occupied a national wildlife refuge (all times local):

Man accused of theft after taking firefighters' saw

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:11am

A Riverton man has been arrested for driving off with heavy-duty circular saw that had fallen off a Unified firetruck in Draper.

Freight trains collide head-on; 2 crew members injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:11am

Two freight trains crashed head-on Friday morning outside Philadelphia, knocking one locomotive off the tracks and injuring two crew members.

Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:51am

Authorities say a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin died by accident in a Washington hotel room from hitting his head and incurring other injuries after "days of excessive consumption of alcohol."

Payback plot for bridge traffic was 'cruel,' prosecutor says

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:31am

Prosecutors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case used their closing arguments Friday to again display for jurors the infamous email at the heart of the case as they sought to prove that two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie purposely created gridlock in a political payback scheme.

Man loses latest court fight over violent Facebook posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:11am

A U.S. appeals court is affirming the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who posted violent rap lyrics on Facebook that took aim at his estranged wife, an elementary school and the FBI.

New York man convicted of killing 2, wounding 6 over 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:11am

A Buffalo man has been convicted of killing two people and wounding six others in four gang-related shootings over two years.

The Latest: Prosecutor: Bridge scheme was 'cruel,' 'callous'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:01am

The Latest on closing arguments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

Pulse victim's mom says calls' release would be traumatizing

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:00am

The mother of a patron killed when a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando says the release of audio recordings of 911 calls during the mass shooting would be "devastating."

Go scare yourself! It's good for you

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:52am

Haunted houses, horror films, scary novels and chilling art: Do you ever wonder why we seek out situations that terrify us?

George Washington Bridge climber removed; lanes reopened

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:41am

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge has returned to its usual bustle after police removed a shirtless man who had climbed to the top of a tower on the nation's busiest span.

Oregon case jury delivers blow to government in lands fight

Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:31am

A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.

Missouri House candidate sues over colleague's rape claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:21am

A Missouri House candidate is pressing a defamation lawsuit against another unopposed colleague who publicly accused him of sexual assault.

Army says 2-star general committed suicide

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:13am

The Army said Friday it has determined that suicide was the cause of death of a two-star general who was found dead in his home on a military base in Alabama.

Bundy attorney cited for failing to comply with order

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:51am

Ammon Bundy's lawyer will be back in Oregon next year, this time as the accused.

Parent: Daughter injured after bus driver slams on brakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

School officials in southwest Idaho say a bus driver slammed on the brakes when several kids were fighting, and a parent says her second-grade daughter suffered a concussion as a result.

Emails: UVa. sought to kill alumni magazine story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

While Rolling Stone pursued its now-discredited story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, emails show the school's administration sought to kill a proposed alumni magazine article about how the school handles sex assaults on campus.