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Vegas police arrested officer for solicitation in October

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:50pm

Las Vegas police say they arrested one of its officers seven weeks ago on a charge of soliciting prostitution.

Bail set at $10K for student arrested for racial threats

Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:50pm

Bail was set at $10,000 Tuesday for the Western Washington University student arrested on campus and accused of making racial threats against black students and others on social media.

Antelope Valley College reopening after violence threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:40pm

A college in Los Angeles County is reopening after vague threats of violence closed it down for most of the day.

New Mexico early child education proposal gets new push

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:30pm

Democrats and a coalition of 40 groups said Tuesday they will push — again — for legislation that would tap into New Mexico's permanent land fund to expand early childhood education.

Detention hearing for arrested Secret Service man delayed

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:30pm

A chickenpox outbreak has prompted a Delaware judge to cancel a detention hearing for a Secret Service officer charged with trying to solicit sex from an undercover agent he thought was a 14-year-old girl.

Ex-Connecticut mayor returns to office after prison stint

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:30pm

Joe Ganim is officially mayor of Bridgeport again.

FBI: Background checks for gun sales peak on Black Friday

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:30pm

The FBI processed a record number of firearms background checks on Black Friday, the agency said Tuesday.


Utah man accused in 6-year-old girl's death not competent for trial

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:29pm

The man accused of raping and killing 6-year-old Sierra Newbold remains incompetent to stand trial more than three years later, court-appointed psychologists have found.

Facebook CEO to donate nearly $45B to charities

Brandon Bailey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:14pm

Talk about birth announcements: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said they'll devote nearly all their wealth — roughly $45 billion — to good works in celebration of their new baby daughter, Max.

Second inmate dies in 3 weeks at California state prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:11pm

For the second time in three weeks, officials at a California state prison are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide.

Reports show NAU shooting victims under influence of alcohol

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:10pm

Results of toxicology tests on the victims and suspect in a shooting at Northern Arizona University could bolster claims of self-defense, legal experts say.

Utah prison settles suit after inmate missed dialysis, died

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:10pm

Utah State Prison settled a wrongful death lawsuit involving an inmate who died after a dialysis provider didn't show up to give him treatment for two days, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:02pm

Police in Alaska's capital city have tentatively ruled out gunshots, drugs or suicide in the death of the newly elected mayor but have not determined whether he died from a natural event or foul play.

Planned Parenthood shooting: Domestic terrorism? It's knotty

Eric Tucker and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:01pm

The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic brought several guns, ammunition and propane tanks that officials say he assembled around a car.

The Latest: Police say Juneau mayor didn't die of gunshot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:00pm

The latest on the death of the Juneau, Alaska, mayor (all times local):

Body of climber who died on Oregon's Mt. Jefferson recovered

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:00pm

Authorities have recovered the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse on Mount Jefferson in Oregon.

David Letterman donating talk show memorabilia to Ball State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:00pm

Comedian and Ball State University graduate David Letterman is donating memorabilia from his career in television to his alma mater.

Autopsy finds man died of 'LSD toxicity' in police custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 5:50pm

A medical examiner's autopsy reports a Tennessee man died of accidental "complications of LSD toxicity" in police custody in Mississippi.

Coroner: Remains from Kansas are from a juvenile

Maria Sudekum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 5:50pm

Human remains found at a Kansas barn are those of a juvenile, but tests to determine whether the remains belong to a missing 7-year-old boy could take weeks, a coroner said Tuesday.