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DA: Racist graffiti on historic black school no hate crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:21am

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says five teenagers have been charged with spray-painting racist graffiti on a 19th century schoolhouse that once served black children in northern Virginia.

Postal worker caught on video dumping bins of mail in the woods

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:15am

Waiting for the mailman to bring you something? Well, you might be waiting awhile for it if you live in one Atlanta suburb.

Mayor fires Torrington police chief after hit-and-run crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:10am

The mayor of Torrington has fired the city's police chief after a Goshen County Sheriff's Office investigation found he caused a hit-and-run accident that broke a utility pole.

Attack in Afghanistan killed Illinois soldier, Oklahoma man

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:02am

A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support military operations in Afghanistan were killed in an attack this week in Kabul, the Defense Department said.

UC Berkeley Greek parties banned amid sexual assault reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:00am

Fraternity and sorority parties at UC Berkeley have been banned amid reports that two female students were sexually assaulted last week at off-campus fraternities.

Poll: Which is your favorite 'Saturday Night Live' political parody?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 10:00am

"Saturday Night Live" has a long history of spoofing politicians. In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for which Saturday Night Live impression of a politician is your favorite of all time.

Logan veterinarian to pay fine for drug violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:50am

A Logan veterinarian has agreed to pay a civil fine in connection to federal allegations that drugs were improperly handled at a research facility he runs.

Store holds baby shower for infant delivered in Payson Wal-Mart

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:50am

A Utah woman who gave birth while in a Wal-Mart checkout line got an impromptu baby shower at the store.

Woman saves man's life day after learning CPR

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:34am

Good thing Danette Purvis paid attention in that CPR class she took. She ended up putting those new skills to work to save a man's life the very next day.

Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:21am

Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.

Phoenix police: Woman runs over 2 men, killing 1 after fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:20am

Phoenix police say an intoxicated woman drove over her boyfriend and another man, killing the other man, as the two men fought in a parking lot.

US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:20am

The Defense Department says a U.S. Navy warship has conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea, where China and five other countries have competing territorial claims.

Georgia man sent teen sex texts as son was dying in hot car

Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:01am

Trial evidence shows a Georgia man swapped sexual text messages with a teenage girl while his toddler son was dying in the back of a hot SUV.

Prosecutors drop charges in juvenile inmate sex abuse case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:40am

A former Idaho juvenile corrections nurse accused of having sex with inmates has had all charges against her dropped.

2 arrested in San Francisco school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:40am

Police say two suspects have been arrested in a shooting outside a San Francisco high school that left four students wounded earlier this week.

Cincinnati Zoo rejoins Twitter following controversy over gorilla's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:32am

The Cincinnati Zoo has rejoined Twitter after a two-month hiatus that was sparked by outrage over the shooting death of Harambe, the zoo's 17-year-old gorilla.

Sewage floods houses in Eastern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:31am

Several Idaho Falls residents say their homes were flooded with human waste after a problem with the city's sewage system.

Common household chemicals hurt our health, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:25am

Routine contact with plastic bottles, toys, food cans, cosmetics and flame retardants containing "endocrine-disrupting chemicals" results in ingestion, leading to a toxic buildup and potentially a variety of medical conditions.

Fire marshal: Death toll unclear in Nebraska farmhouse fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:21am

A state fire marshal spokesman says investigators can't yet confirm how many people were killed in a fire that razed a farmhouse in rural southeastern Nebraska.

Southwest Idaho man injured in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 8:21am

Police in southwest Idaho say a 30-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting and a suspect is being sought.