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3rd suspect in New Mexico girl's horrific death held on bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:01pm

The third suspect in the horrific rape and killing of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl whose body was dismembered made her first court appearance Saturday.

Large sinkhole snarls traffic on Turnpike in Miami-Dade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:00pm

A sinkhole two lanes wide has opened up on the southbound side of Florida's Turnpike near Hard Rock Stadium in Miami-Dade.

UW faculty getting nine-month contracts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:40pm

The University of Wyoming is opting for more nine-month appointments for faculty to save money instead of paying them for a full year, hoping some of them will continue to do research during the summer.

Olympic champion Aly Raisman feted by Massachusetts hometown

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:20pm

Gymnast Aly Raisman has gotten a hero's welcome following her medal-winning performances at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Federal agencies won't block removal of New Orleans monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:20pm

Two federal agencies say they won't try to block the city of New Orleans' attempt to remove a monument to an 1874 revolt against Louisiana's federally-backed post-Civil War government.

Cops: Son beat parents to death inside family home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:10pm

Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family's New Jersey home.

In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:10pm

NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander, police said, pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children when she was fatally shot Friday.

The Latest: City to host gathering in slain girl's honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:50pm

The Latest on the gruesome killing of a 10-year-old girl from Albuquerque, New Mexico, (all times local):

Yellowstone National Park worker falls to death

Andreas Preuss, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:48pm

A worker at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is dead after falling off a cliff, park rangers said.

Mother charged in drowning death of son in central Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:00pm

A mother has been charged in the death of her son who drowned in the pool at a central Alabama apartment while she shopped at Walmart.

Couple files lawsuit to bring dozen cats into remodeled home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:00pm

A Buncombe County couple is going to court to get permission to keep the 12 cats they refer to as their "tribe" in their refurbished home.

Man arrested in shocking killings of 2 Mississippi nuns

Emily Wagster Pettus and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:00pm

A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the shocking killing that rocked the small town communities where the women served, authorities said.

Large whale tangled in rope off Central California coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:50pm

A humpback whale with a rope wrapped around its body is being monitored off the Central California coast.

Vote results remain despite Utah county clerk's impropriety

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:40pm

The results of a Republican primary race in southern Utah will stand despite the improper actions of a candidate's wife.

Utah County school sees several cases of viral meningitis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:30pm

Health officials are investigating multiple cases of viral meningitis at a Utah County high school.

The 25 loudest dog breeds

Jackie Lam, Graphiq  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:29pm

All dogs are capable of being trained to reduce their barking, some breeds naturally have a louder, more powerful bark. Here are the 25 loudest dog breeds.

Woman who videotaped child sex assault gets prison term

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:00pm

A woman who videotaped herself sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative and then sold the footage is headed to prison.

The Latest: Friend says slain nun committed to helping poor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:51pm

The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:46pm

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities.