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Jury: Anti-abortion activist's letter to doctor not a threat

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:42pm

Jurors sided with a Kansas anti-abortion activist on Friday by ruling that she didn't intentionally seek to intimidate a doctor by sending a letter that suggested someone might place an explosive under the Wichita physician's car.

Appeals court throws out 7-day competency evaluation order

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:41pm

A federal appeals court on Friday overturned an order requiring Washington state health officials to provide competency evaluations to mentally ill defendants within seven days of a judge's order, but said there should be limits on the wait-times for these defendants.

Police find woman in car's trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii home

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:41pm

Officers on Friday found a woman's body stuffed in the trunk of a car that was driving away from a house in a rural area of Hawaii's Big Island, then they walked into the house and came across two juveniles dead.

10 Auburn schools had fixtures showing elevated lead levels

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:41pm

Auburn School District officials say a review of water testing records shows 10 schools had elevated lead levels in 2008 but they can't verify what steps were taken to correct the problem.

6 relatives, including 4 kids, found dead in burning NY home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:41pm

A predawn fire quickly engulfed a two-story house Friday, killing a couple's four grandchildren, a son and a nephew, authorities and family said.

Man enters school playground, stabs 7-year-old at recess

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:41pm

Police say a man approached an Ohio school playground during recess and stabbed a 7-year-old girl, leaving her seriously hurt.

A Trump proposal for national debt would send rates soaring

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:34pm

In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S. Treasurys they hold.

Mayor's nonprofit group stops cooperating with ethics probe

Jake Pearson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:31pm

A nonprofit group created to promote the political agenda of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio will no longer cooperate with a state ethics probe because the probe has become a "blatantly political exercise," the group's lawyer said in a letter Friday to investigators.

4 Idaho Supreme Court candidates to debate

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:21pm

The four candidates vying for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court are scheduled to debate Friday evening.

Harvard to bar members of all-male clubs from leading groups

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:20pm

Students who join Harvard's male-only social clubs won't be able to serve as sports captains or leaders of other campus groups starting in fall 2017.

The Latest: Coroner IDs mom in Vegas-area day care shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:11pm

The Latest on a shooting at a Las Vegas-area day care center that left two adults dead and two young children wounded (all times local):

The Latest: Pennsylvania bridge reopens after wall collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:11pm

The Latest on the wall collapse near a Harrisburg bridge (all times local):

The Latest: 2 juveniles among 3 killed in rural Hawaii

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:11pm

The Latest on a triple killing on Hawaii's Big Island (all times local):

Bridge reopens a day after wall collapsed onto 2 businesses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:11pm

A bridge reopened to pedestrian and vehicle traffic Friday, a day after an adjoining wall and parking lot collapsed onto two businesses below.

Idaho State Police trooper on leave after shots fired

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:11pm

An Idaho State Police trooper who fired his weapon while involved in the pursuit of a suspect has been placed on administrative leave.

Cops: Student slashed during fight at Stony Brook University

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:00pm

Police say a student has been slashed during a fight in a campus library at Stony Brook University.

The Latest: Pair IDs fire deaths as 4 grandkids, son, nephew

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:00pm

The Latest on the house fire in Syracuse that has killed six members of the same family (all times local):

The Latest: Hundreds attend service for former Sen. Burns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 3:50pm

The Latest on funeral services for former U.S. Sen. Conrad Burns of Montana (all times local):

US website: Images suggest NKorea preparing for nuke test

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 3:50pm

North Korea may be preparing for a nuclear test in the near future, a U.S. website that monitors the isolated nation said Friday.