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Bundy hires new lawyer in wildlife refuge case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:00am

The leader of a wildlife refuge occupation in Oregon has retained a new lawyer to defend him against a federal conspiracy charge.

Officials: 5 inmates wounded during DC jail fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:00am

Officials say five inmates have been injured during a fight at the District of Columbia jail.

2 people missing in Austin floods as storms sweep Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:00am

Five people were rescued from the roof of a home by helicopter and two more are missing after torrential rain caused floods that closed roads and prompted evacuations in the Austin area.

University of Arkansas adds 2 community colleges to system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:50am

The University of Arkansas has approved a plan to add two more community colleges into its system.

Bettendorf principal under scrutiny in new state report

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:50am

A Bettendorf high school principal is facing scrutiny after a state report noted that he has a potential conflict of interest.

Tiger shark caught for 2nd time by same fisherman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:40am

It seems a huge tiger shark named Chessie likes the South Carolina coast.

Driver speeding down sidewalk sends pedestrians scattering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:40am

Authorities say a driver trying to make a getaway sped down a busy New York City sidewalk, hitting a 9-year-old boy.

Louisiana man accused of making young boys smoke marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 6:30am

Police say a Louisiana man accused of making his 8- and 10-year-old relatives smoke marijuana faces cruelty charges.

Pennsylvania girl, 17, found dead in car on graduation day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:50am

A coroner and police are trying to figure out how a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl died in a car early on the day she was supposed to graduate from high school.

Man sentenced for killing infant son for insurance money

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:30am

A Maryland man has been once again convicted of killing his 3-month-old son in 2001 in order to collect life insurance.

IU teams with Italian museum on sculpture digitizing project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 5:10am

Indiana University is teaming up with an Italian museum on a project to create 3-D digital models of the museum's large collection of ancient Greek and Roman sculptures.

Video shows Florida trooper jump onto hood, fire into car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:50am

A video clip from a gas station surveillance camera shows a Florida Highway Patrol trooper pull his motorcycle next to a car during a traffic stop, and then jump onto its hood before firing through the windshield.

NYC man gets prison for calling 50 fake emergencies to 911

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:50am

A New York City man has been sentenced to six years in prison for calling 911 more than 50 times to report fake emergencies.

Kenai vandalism costs thousands in damage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:10am

Authorities are investigating after a vandal caused thousands of dollars in damage at a Kenai library, leaving staff unsure whether they'll be able to fund the replacement of the destroyed items.

Navy investigating cause of training mission jet crash

Emery P. Dalesio and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:10am

Four Navy aviators ejected from two fighter jets "at a high rate of speed" after their aircraft got into trouble in the air and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean off the North Carolina coast, one of the rescuers said.

Arizona to hold June meetings on corridor for Interstate 11

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:00am

Arizona officials say six meetings scheduled in June will allow the public to have a say in planning for the proposed Interstate 11 that would connect southern Arizona with northern Nevada.

Health officials confirm 2 cases of measles in Arizona

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 4:00am

Health officials have confirmed two cases of measles in Arizona and say people may have been exposed to the virus in Pinal County.

Students explore personal interests in their final projects

Michael Reschke-Times, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 3:10am

Elias Mitchell brought new meaning to the idea of taking the classroom outside. The Harmony School senior spent 50 days living in the wilderness at the edge of the Morgan-Monroe State Forest this year.

US government set to release hurricane season outlook

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 2:50am

The U.S. government will release its forecast Friday for how many hurricanes and tropical storms are expected to form over Atlantic and Caribbean waters in the next six months.