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Man gets 25 years to life in 2014 Cedar City killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:51pm

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

The Latest: Autopsy: Suspect died of gunshot wound to back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:50pm

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

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.

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

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:01pm

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.

Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:01pm

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.

People run into fiery home to help man escape with his dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:51pm

A Provo property that caught fire early Friday is a total loss, but the homeowner and his dog are safe thanks to people who ran inside and woke the man up.

NOAA: mass die-off at marine sanctuary off Louisiana, Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:41pm

Federal scientists say a massive die-off is taking place on a coral reef of a national marine sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico.

Minnesota students with criminal history face stigma

Mitch Leclair. Cloud Times, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:31pm

Nathan Anderson admits he made some "stupid choices" years ago.

The Latest: Suspect in Seattle-area shooting booked

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:30pm

The Latest on a shooting at a gathering of young adults in suburban Seattle (all times local):

Program helps ESL students prepare for kindergarten

Jennifer Atkins Brown& Record Of Greensboro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:21pm

Imagine arriving the first day of kindergarten unable to speak English or even understand instructions about walking in a line to the lunchroom.

Court rules for middle school, officer in teen's burp arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:21pm

A federal appeals court has upheld the petty misdemeanor arrest of an Albuquerque student accused of repeatedly disrupting his middle-school class with loud burps.

'Game of Thrones' to end after season 8

Frank Pallotta and Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:16pm

Winter officially has an end date.

Foul play not suspected after 2 Topekans found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:11pm

Carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected in the deaths of two people found in an eastern Kansas home.

Las Vegas may amend short-term rental zoning rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:11pm

Las Vegas officials may clarify rules for short-term housing rentals that have stalled one condo owner's application for more than six months.

St. Petersburg could become home to Cuban consulate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:11pm

St. Petersburg appears to be out front in a bid to become home to the first Cuban consulate in the United States in more than five decades.

Urbana library opens after sniffer dogs finish bedbug search

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 3:01pm

The Urbana Free Library has reopened after workers using specially trained sniffer dogs determined a possible bedbug infestation there was not widespread.