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The Latest: Wyoming fire threatens 290 seasonal homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:51pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

FAA rule change restores student pilot birthday solos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:50pm

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association says a federal rule change has restored the ability of student pilots to fly solo on their 14th or 16th birthday, depending on the type of aircraft they're operating.

University of Louisville board resets meeting on president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:50pm

University of Louisville trustees have rescheduled a meeting to decide the status of embattled school President James Ramsey.

Vegas police paying $200K in use-of-force body camera case

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:50pm

Las Vegas police have agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed a patrol officer used excessive force during her arrest on suspicion of littering and loitering, officials said.

Cops: Ex-councilman stole media passes, vouchers for DNC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:50pm

A former city councilman from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is accused of stealing parking passes and food vouchers from a media logistics operation for the Democratic National Convention.

Anti-abortion duo behind Planned Parenthood videos cleared

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:50pm

Texas prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the last remaining charges against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood, agreeing with the defense that the grand jury exceeded its authority by investigating the activists after clearing Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing.

Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a day

Darcy Costello, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:42pm

Ethan Dean was living his dream on Tuesday.

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Mom to serve at least 4 years in son's potty-training death

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:40pm

A woman convicted of lying to police after her boyfriend allegedly beat her 2-year-old son to death over potty training will serve at least four years in prison.

Former Virginia Tech students indicted in slaying of teen

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:40pm

Two former Virginia Tech students were indicted Tuesday in the slaying of a seventh-grade girl who was found dead last January days after authorities say she sneaked out of her window to rendezvous with the older teens, a county prosecutor said.

Sheriff: Multiple dead bodies found inside Arizona home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:40pm

Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say multiple dead bodies have been found inside a home in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert.

Group plans silent protest in Dallas over police treatment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:40pm

The group that organized a demonstration in Dallas that ended when a gunman ambushed police is planning a silent march to protest police treatment of blacks.

Video captures lightning bolt striking Empire State Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:40pm

A stunning video shows a lightning bolt striking the Empire State Building during a storm passing through New York City.

Poll: Clinton's image at lowest level in 24 years, Trump also bad

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:38pm

Hillary Clinton's image is now at its lowest point in her 24-year career on the national political scene, a new poll shows.

Man faces conspiracy, assault charges in Pokemon Go shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:30pm

Police say an armed man accused of trying to rob Pokemon Go players in Las Vegas before a shootout left him and a player injured now faces charges of conspiracy, robbery, battery and assault with a deadly weapon.

Missouri church: 6 members missing since March in Micronesia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:30pm

A southwest Missouri church whose members are from Micronesia says six of its members have been missing since March, when they returned to their native land for a mission trip.

Large fire destroys Clearfield business, causes evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:21pm

A fire destroyed a business in Clearfield, causing evacuations and power outages as plumes of black smoke filled the sky.

Nearly 3 dozen gang members indicted in Chicago area

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:20pm

Nearly three dozen Chicago-area gang members have been indicted in an alleged racketeering conspiracy that includes arson, extortion and the attempted killing of a police officer.

Former teacher's aide accused of sexually assaulting girl, 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:20pm

A former teacher's aide has been accused of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl when he was worked at a school in Ossipee, New Hampshire, last fall.

North Carolina couple accused of chaining 6 kids to beds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:20pm

Police in North Carolina have charged a couple accused of chaining their six children to their beds and locked them in their rooms.

The Latest: Ex-Virginia Tech students indicted in teen death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:20pm

The Latest on the grand jury meeting in the case of two former Virginia Tech students charged in the death of a 13-year-old girl (all times local):