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Police: Man plotted armed mannequin, bomb attack on officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:50pm

Police in Ohio have arrested a man who they say was plotting to attack a police station using armed mannequins and explosives.

Judge faces deadline for decision on Indiana abortion law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:40pm

A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities.

Layton driver gets probation after teen struck, killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:20pm

The second of two drivers charged in a case involving a teenage girl who was struck and killed in a Layton crosswalk has been sentenced to 18 months of probation.

Beach in Heber Springs closed due to high E. coli levels

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:11pm

A swim beach in Heber Springs is being closed indefinitely because of high E. coli levels that officials believe is a result of bacteria from a large amount of goose droppings.

Suspects shoot at North Las Vegas officer during chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:01pm

Police say a North Las Vegas officer has escaped injury after being shot at during a vehicle pursuit.

8 rescued after Oklahoma City roller coaster gets stuck

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 10:40pm

Oklahoma City firefighters have escorted eight people — including seven children — from a roller coaster that became stuck.

Ex-Navy serviceman admits to enticing minors online

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 10:20pm

A former Navy serviceman from Connecticut has admitted to recording underage girls performing sex acts during video chats.

Parents sue Pocatello-Chubbuck School District over fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 10:00pm

The Pocatello-Chubbuck School District is facing a lawsuit brought by parents who claim certain school fees are unconstitutional.

Nampa, Payette mosquitoes infected with West Nile

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:50pm

Officials say mosquitoes in the cities of Nampa and Payette have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Grizzly kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:40pm

A grizzly bear attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker Wednesday as he was riding along a trail just outside Glacier National Park, Montana authorities said.

APNewsBreak: Military seeks more time on transgender policy

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:32pm

Senior military leaders expressed concern this week that the launch of new Pentagon rules allowing transgender service members to serve openly in the U.S. military is moving too quickly, arguing that details must still be resolved, several senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.

Missing man found dead in Salida irrigation ditch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:31pm

Authorities say a 46-year-old man reported missing from a facility that serves adults with developmental disabilities has been found dead in an irrigation ditch in Chaffee County.

19-year-old man charged in fatal dance studio shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:51pm

A 19-year-old man detectives describe as a known gang member has been arrested on a murder warrant in a shooting at a Texas dance studio that killed two people and wounded several others.

Mitt Romney: My family still wants me to run for president

Theodore Schleifer CNN  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:43pm

Mitt Romney's family is still pleading for him to mount an independent bid for the presidency, the 2012 Republican nominee said Wednesday.

Achievement School District clears General Assembly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:30pm

A plan to hand over some of North Carolina's struggling elementary schools to charter operators is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk despite outcry from educators and local school boards who call it a charter school takeover.

Teen dies after being shot in face while playing with gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:30pm

A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy who was playing with a gun with several other teens has died after he was shot in the face.

Miss Teen USA pageant replaces swimsuits with athletic wear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:21pm

The Miss Teen USA pageant is dropping the swimsuit portion of its competition.

FBI: Utah militia leader accused of trying to blow up cabin cased mosque, military facilities

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:01pm

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin in rural Arizona also scouted mosques and U.S. military facilities as possible targets, an FBI agent testified on Wednesday.

3 people are dead following a police chase in Jones County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 6:41pm

Authorities say three people are dead after a police chase in Jones County.