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Reversal of death penalty for cop killer won't be appealed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Federal prosecutors have decided not to appeal a ruling overturning the death penalty against a man convicted in the 2003 slaying of two undercover New York Police Department detectives.

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.

Q&A: Murkiness follows Supreme Court's action on travel ban

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

On again, off again, off again, off again and now, partly back on: That's the peculiar route of President Donald Trump's travel ban after a Supreme Court decision Monday allowing a limited version to take effect.

Idaho website hacked with pro-Islamic State message

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Idaho officials are currently working to restore a government website that was hacked with a message that claims to support the Islamic State terrorist group.

Interior Department OKs survey for Alaska wilderness road

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:10pm

The U.S. Interior Department has granted Alaska permission to survey wilderness within a national wildlife refuge for a possible road that was rejected by the Obama administration.

Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:02pm

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of same-sex couples who complained that an Arkansas birth certificate law discriminated against them, reversing a state court's ruling that married lesbian couples must get a court order to have both spouses listed on their children's birth certificates.

Police: Baby dead after being left in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 5:00pm

Twin Falls police are investigating the death of a 10-month-old baby left unattended in a parked vehicle for several hours during the afternoon.

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:53pm

Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:50pm

New Orleans police say they've arrested a 21-year-old man in an attack that hospitalized two Boston-area men.

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:44pm

President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Monday in which he tried to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics on former President Barack Obama and deflect charges of obstruction and collusion onto his predecessor.

Coroner identify man found dead in Boise canal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:44pm

The Ada County coroner's office has identified the body of a man found dead in a canal over the weekend.

The Latest: Abbe Lowell joins Jared Kushner's legal team

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:30pm

The Latest on the investigations into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times EDT):

First military case in Navy bribery scandal begins

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:24pm

While he was stationed in Singapore, a U.S. Navy commander ate suckling pigs worth $400 apiece, attended a Gucci fashion show with his wife and enjoyed the services of prostitutes — all courtesy of a Malaysian defense contractor, Navy prosecutors alleged Monday.

Pennsylvania B&B owner finds decomposed body of guest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:23pm

The owner of a bed and breakfast in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains discovered the badly decomposed body of guest who lived at the inn, and state police say the 80-year-old woman had been dead for weeks or months.

AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria,

Armed Services panel chairman seeks $696 billion DOD budget

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

Declaring the U.S. military in dire need of rebuilding, an influential House committee chairman pressed his case Monday for $696 billion defense budget in 2018 — more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Cold chicken complaint leads to attack on restaurant owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

Police say they are looking for a couple who were caught on surveillance video attacking the owner of restaurant and her 15-year-old daughter because they said their chicken was cold.

The Latest: Modi invites Trump and family to visit India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:14pm

The Latest on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Donald Trump (all times EDT):

More Alaskans mauled by bears in Alaska

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:10pm

Two more Alaskans were mauled by bears in Alaska over the weekend, bringing the number of bear attacks in the state to four in less than a week, including two fatal ones.

Bombs found in Montana home linked to bank robberies

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 4:02pm

Federal agents found homemade bombs in the Montana home of a man they suspect is the "AK-47 Bandit," who is wanted for a string of bank robberies and is accused of shooting at a Kansas state trooper, according to authorities and court documents filed Monday.