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Firefighters use snowmobiles to fight ski resort blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:51pm

Authorities say firefighters went up a mountain by snowmobile to fight a blaze at a ski-in restaurant at Solitude resort outside Salt Lake City.

Police: Older son said he killed father in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:20pm

The older of two sons charged with murdering their parents at their home in California said he shot his father multiple times, but he did not shoot his mother, according to police.

Feds call for judge to disband police in polygamous towns

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:12pm

The police department should be disbanded in polygamous towns on the Utah-Arizona border found guilty of violating the constitutional rights of nonbelievers, the federal government recommended Friday in a new court filing.

11 Cubans on 1984 list deported, but no US policy change

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:10pm

The U.S. has deported 11 Cubans under an agreement Washington made with Havana after a massive 1980 boatlift.

Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:01pm

Defense attorneys for a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die have asked the judge to move his trial.

Wife, children accused of murder in man's malnutrition death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 5:00pm

The wife and three adult children of an Ohio man who died of organ failure caused by malnutrition and bed sores have been charged with murder.

Ex-sergeant jailed over locked computer in child-porn probe

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:51pm

A former Philadelphia police sergeant has spent seven months in solitary confinement after being held in contempt for failing to unlock his computers in a child-porn investigation.

University to award patron honorary degree, despite concern

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:50pm

The University of Utah plans to award an honorary degree to a philanthropist who has helped lead groups that some say espouse an anti-gay rhetoric.

Ban on female guards to be lifted in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

Ben Fox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:41pm

The military judge presiding over the Sept. 11 war crimes proceedings at Guantanamo Bay said in a ruling this week that he will eventually lift his order prohibiting female guards from having physical contact with the five defendants while transporting them around the U.S. base in Cuba.

Governor vetoes bill requiring vaccine information

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:41pm

Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have required doctors administering vaccines to provide certain information about the benefits and risks of vaccines.

Md. governor, health officials, outline Zika prevention

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:41pm

Gov. Larry Hogan and state health officials on Friday outlined a variety of measures the state is taking to monitor and prevent the Zika virus in Maryland, where there have been 12 cases reported.

The Latest: 2 kids found in Texas home still hospitalized

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:40pm

The Latest on authorities finding eight unsupervised children at a San Antonio home, including two toddlers found tied up in the backyard (all times local):

The Latest: Police: Older son confessed to killing father

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:21pm

The Latest on the arrest of two sons in the shooting deaths of their parents in California. (all times local):

Police: Older of 2 sons charged with murdering parents in California confessed to shooting dad

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:11pm

Police: Older of 2 sons charged with murdering parents in California confessed to shooting dad.

Ohio schools close over misinterpretation of video threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:11pm

Six Ohio school districts closed on Friday while authorities investigated what turned out to be a misinterpretation of an anonymous video threatening the safety of "American students."

The Latest: Defense asks judge to move hot SUV death trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:00pm

The Latest on the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die (all times local):

Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

Donna Bryson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:52pm

A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman to 100 years in prison for cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb.

Navy commander sentenced to 78 months in bribery scandal

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:51pm

A Navy commander who fled Cambodia's killing fields as a boy to grow up to become a decorated U.S. military officer was sentenced Friday to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of prostitutes, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor.

TV pundit who claimed CIA ties pleads guilty to fraud

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:50pm

Former cable news pundit Wayne Simmons admits he's a fraud. And he admits he's a felon. But despite all evidence to the contrary, he remains adamant that he was a CIA man.