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Coast Guard ends search for abandoned Alaska fishing vessel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:30pm

Officials are calling off the search for the fishing vessel Alaska Juris.

Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:41pm

A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not appear to be any survivors, authorities said.

Technology gives unique voices to those who can't speak

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:35pm

Jessie Levine smiles and shakes her head when she hears the outgoing voicemail message on her iPhone.

The Latest: Sources: Heart of Texas operated balloon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:00pm

The Latest on the hot air balloon that crashed in Central Texas (all times local):

University poster collection chronicles Utah music history

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:02pm

Fifty years of music history and the art of the concert poster are at the heart of a collection at the University of Utah featuring posters from local venues hosting acts ranging from rock legends The Who to indie folk band The Decemberists.

3rd Chicago cop relieved of powers over man shot in back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:30pm

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Saturday relieved a third officer of his police powers in the death of a suspect after autopsy results showed the 18-year-old died of a gunshot wound to the back.

The Latest: Third Chicago police officer relieved of powers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:20pm

The Latest on the deadly police-involved shooting in Chicago (all times local):

Pocket US Constitution becomes best-seller after speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:10pm

A pocket version of the U.S. Constitution has become a best-seller on Amazon.com.

NYC girl, neck burdened with rare growth, is set for surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:51pm

A 1-year-old girl with a large, rare growth on her neck is set for surgery that her New York City family hopes will change her future.

Hot air balloon with 16 aboard crashes in Texas; no survivors

Steven Visser, Ralph Ellis and John Newsome CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:51pm

A hot air balloon carrying 16 people crashed in central Texas after catching fire in the air Saturday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Tribal Nations North Dakota Oral Health Summit set Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:41pm

A one-day conference in Bismarck will focus on dental health issues among North Dakota's American Indian population.

3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Seattle; suspect in custody

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:31pm

A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said.

Dust, storms sweep over metropolitan Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:30pm

A thunderstorm in Phoenix has caused a dustup in Las Vegas.

Weapon used in teen's killing was mayor's stolen gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:30pm

A gun stolen from the Stockton mayor's home whose theft he failed to immediately report was used to kill a 13-year-old boy, prosecutors said.

Man gets 25 years to life in 2014 Cedar City killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 5:23pm

The last of three defendants convicted in the 2014 shooting death of a Cedar City man has been sentenced.

NYPD do: Officers stage traffic stop for marriage proposal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:46pm

A bride-to-be says New York City police officers staged a phony traffic stop for her fiance, who wanted an unusual setting for his proposal.

Police: Suspected burglar found dead after he's tied to tree

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:40pm

Authorities say a suspected burglar is dead after an Alabama homeowner tied him to a tree after catching the man breaking into his home.

Harvard Summer School student drowns in Charles River

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:30pm

A student at Harvard Summer School apparently drowned in the Charles River after "going into the water off a footbridge," authorities and university officials say.

Judge sees red after bare legged prisoner brought to court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:30pm

A Louisville judge scolded jail officials for bringing a female inmate to court without a jail jumpsuit and, it appeared, with no pants.

Justice Department to review fatal Arizona police shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:10pm

The U.S. Justice Department announced this week it will investigate the fatal shooting of a Navajo woman by an Arizona police officer.