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New trial date for man accused in death of teen girlfriend

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:22pm

An 18-year-old Colorado man accused of killing his teenage girlfriend three years ago because he thought she was pregnant is slated to face a murder charge in March after a judge set a new trial date on Friday.

Emmett Till relatives gather at boy's grave 60 years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:21pm

The legacy of the lynching of thousands of black people in America was recalled when the death 60 years ago in Mississippi of just one — Emmett Till — was commemorated Friday at his gravesite in a suburban Chicago cemetery.

The Latest: Police had contact with killer after firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:11pm

The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

Prosecutors to seek death penalty for man in 5 deaths

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:31pm

Prosecutors said Friday that they will seek the death penalty against a man charged with using a shotgun to kill three people and fatally beating two others in a quiet south Kansas City neighborhood.

'Candy Man' doctor guilty of issuing illegal prescriptions

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:11pm

A California doctor known as the "Candy Man" was convicted Friday of illegally prescribing powerful painkillers, and authorities said 20 of his patients died.

3 convicted in anti-government militia plot receive 12 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 6:02pm

Authorities say three North Georgia men have been sentenced to prison in an anti-government militia plot.

Ex-Utah judge removed for polygamy killed in semi wreck

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:51pm

A former Utah judge who was removed from the bench in 2006 for being a polygamist has died after his semi-truck crashed down a ravine, authorities said Friday.

St. Louis leaders agree to minimum wage increase to $11/hour

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:51pm

The minimum wage in St. Louis will rise to $11 per hour by 2018 under a newly approved measure.

The Latest: Caucus presidents asks for retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:41pm

The latest on the state of North Carolina's decision not to retry a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man in 2013. (All times local):

Hawaii awaits hurricane while still recovering from rain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:31pm

Hurricane Ignacio is expected to continue to strengthen through the weekend and come close to the Hawaiian Islands early next week.

Fall classes suspended at school with machete death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:31pm

Fall classes have been suspended at a U.S. Department of Labor vocational school in South Florida where one student was hacked to death with a machete and four other students were later charged with his murder.

Confirmed Legionnaires' disease cases at vets home now at 23

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:31pm

The number of confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy reached 23, an Adams County Health Department official announced.

Police: Man who died in hostage situation shot himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:21pm

Authorities say a man died while holding his wife and three small children hostage in West Jordan earlier this week actually shot himself just before a police officer fired and hit him.

Legionnaires' disease sends California inmate to hospital

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:21pm

A San Quentin State Prison inmate has been hospitalized with Legionnaires' Disease and about 30 others have symptoms, prompting authorities to shut off water at the facility and bring in portable toilets, bottled water and large water tanks to serve thousands of inmates and employees, official said Friday.

Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:21pm

A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny 100-degree day, authorities said Friday.

$50,000 reward offered to find LA Halloween rapist

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:11pm

A $50,000 reward is being offered to find a rapist who attacked a Los Angeles college student at a fraternity house during a Halloween party.

Immigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder charge

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:02pm

Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case.

Planned Parenthood sues Alabama over end to Medicaid funds

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:01pm

Planned Parenthood Southeast on Friday filed a federal lawsuit over Gov. Robert Bentley's effort to cut off Medicaid payments to the organization's Alabama clinics.

EPA: Soil on Navajo Nation trending to pre-spill conditions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:01pm

The concentration of metals in the San Juan River on the Navajo Nation is returning to what it was before the release of toxic sludge from a gold mine reached the reservation, federal officials said Friday.