Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:22am
A federal judge agreed Monday to let a white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners rehire his attorneys until a verdict is reached, but to remain his own lawyer if he is found guilty and the trial moves into a penalty phase.
Former American prisoner of war Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is asking President Barack Obama to grant him a pardon for charges he faces after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009, according to White House and Justice Department officials.
Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 9:30am
In some ways, it could be any class photo from the 1940s. The sepia-toned image shows 30 fifth-graders — 26 girls and four boys — at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Waikiki. Most are smiling, some look stern. A few have no shoes.
The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center has issued a backcountry avalanche warning for the mountains near Cooke City, the Lionhead area near West Yellowstone along with the Southern Madison and Southern Gallatin ranges.