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Drowning victims' moms hope river rescue stations save lives

Emily Hoard-Review, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 1:10am

After two Roseburg High School students drowned in the Umpqua River on Memorial Day weekend last year, Roseburg Rotary President Sue Van Volkenburg was inspired to do something to make the river a safer place.

Larch inmates rehabilitate endangered Western pond turtles

Dameon Pesanti, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 1:10am

On May 17, the final day of their five-month stint at Larch Corrections Center, nine Western pond turtles lurked out of sight near the bottom of their tanks, just as wary of people as they were on day one.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 1:10am

President Barack Obama, remembering the 140,000 people who died in Hiroshima in 1945 after the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb. Obama spoke while visiting the city, the first American president to do so.

DOD uses undisclosed files to defend sex assault testimony

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 1:10am

The Pentagon is relying on information it won't make public to dispute an Associated Press investigation that found the military misled Congress about sexual assault cases to blunt support for Senate legislation.

Utah moon rock locked away during planetarium remodel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 1:00am

A rare moon rock has gone under lock and key while Salt Lake City's Clark Planetarium undergoes renovations for the next several months.

Kansas again faces threat of public schools remaining closed

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 12:30am

Kansas again faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year.

Families connect with culture through equine therapy

Holly Michels, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 12:10am

Shelly Fyant, from Arlee, painted circles around the eyes of a horse named Big Medicine.

The Latest: Police identify body pulled from Hudson crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 12:00am

The Latest on the crash of a small World War II-era plane in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey (all times local):

Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 12:00am

A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police and witnesses said.

Family of lost hiker won't second-guess Maine over search

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:20pm

The family of a hiker who died after getting lost on the Appalachian Trail in Maine isn't going to criticize searchers even though they abandoned their full-scale effort while she was still alive.

The Latest: Search for abducted teen suspended for the night

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:00pm

The Latest on the search for a Northern California girl abducted at gunpoint (all times local):

UTA to briefly halt buses, trains in honor of slain worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:38pm

The Utah Transit Authority will briefly halt all trains and buses on Saturday in memory of a slain rail line worker who disappeared during his shift.

Ex-owner of mortuary pleads guilty in unattended bodies case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:51pm

The ex-owner of an abandoned North Texas mortuary where bodies were found unattended in 2014 has pleaded guilty to nine misdemeanor counts of abuse of a corpse.

At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:51pm

At least one person was dead and three others were missing after severe thunderstorms caused flooding and dropped at least one tornado in Texas in a storm system that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations, damaged homes and forced dozens of students to spend the night on campus, officials said Friday as they braced for possibly more rain over the Memorial Day weekend.

Family of lost hiker won't second-guess Maine over search

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:41pm

The family of a hiker who died after getting lost on the Appalachian Trail in Maine isn't going to criticize searchers even though they abandoned their full-scale effort while she was still alive.

Official asked utility if it wanted help to quash order

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:00pm

A California oil and gas official offered to try to get the governor's office to quash an order from air pollution regulators that was aimed at a utility responsible for a massive gas leak, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

North Central College acquiring Shimer College

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:50pm

Officials at North Central College say they are in the process of acquiring Shimer College.

Bradley University recognized for use of highway research

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:50pm

The Federal Highway Administration has recognized Bradley University for its work in integrating new technologies and innovations into the classroom.

153 homes in Bryan damaged by tornado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:50pm

The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):

9-year-old boy fatally shot in head in Indianapolis area

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:21pm

Police say a 9-year-old boy has died after being shot in the head in the Indianapolis area.