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Funeral held for NYC firefighter killed in house explosion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:11pm

Thousands of mourners filled a suburban church to bid a final farewell to a New York City fire battalion chief killed by debris from a house explosion.

Charlotte protesters rally at jail to support those arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:45am

About 50 protesters staged a rally at a North Carolina jail to show support for those arrested in the wake of unrest that followed the shooting death of a black man by a police officer.

After suspension, what's next for Alabama chief justice?

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:43am

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore built his career on defiance, and it has cost him his job — twice.

The Latest: 200 rally in memory of unarmed man killed by cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:42am

The Latest on a police shooting of an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb (all times local):

Species likely extinct after rare frog dies in Atlanta

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:34am

Authorities say a rare tree frog — the last known living member of the species in captivity — has died at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Species likely extinct after rare frog dies in Atlanta

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:32am

Authorities say a rare tree frog — the last known living member of the species in captivity — has died at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Riverdale man to stand trial this month in trail killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:32am

A Riverdale man accused in a fatal shooting on a hiking trail last year will go to trial later this month.

Mom charged in crash that killed daughter, injured another

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:21am

A Northern Idaho woman has been charged in connection with a crash last month that killed one daughter and seriously injured another.

Oldest living gorilla has a new great-grandbaby, JJ

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:11am

The longest-living gorilla on record has another great-grandbaby.

Nampa fire chief in fair condition following I-84 crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:51am

The Nampa fire chief's condition has improved after he was critically injured in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 84 last week.

Bees placed on endangered species list — a first in the US

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:22am

The United States is on a mission to save some of its busiest workers: bees.

Man bit by rabid bat in southern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:22am

Public health officials say a man in south-central Idaho is receiving treatment after being bitten by a bat that has tested positive for rabies.

Ski area raises introductory prices because of fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:22am

Officials in Casper are raising the price of season passes at the Hogadon Ski Area for first-time buyers because of fraud.

New facility greets visitors to historic Walden Pond

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:12am

If Henry David Thoreau were around today, Massachusetts officials think he'd probably be happy with the new visitor center at Walden Pond.

Mass ascension launches start of Balloon Fiesta

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:11am

Dozens of balloons took flight this morning, officially marking the start of the 45th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

The Latest: 911 call out amid probe of death during arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:02am

The Latest on the death of a man after a struggle with police in Pasadena, California (all times local):

Effort to recognize World War II spies hung up in Congress

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:50am

Spies don't work for fame or acclaim. But after 75 years, the men and women who served behind the enemy lines in Nazi Germany and the Pacific theater during World War II wouldn't mind some recognition.

Hiker found dead in Utah; search is on for missing son

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:41am

A hiker has been found dead in northern Utah and a search is underway for his missing 21-year-old autistic son.

Rhode Island's NCAA pitch touts historic inclusivity

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:41am

Rhode Island is touting its centuries-old history of inclusivity in its bid to replace North Carolina as a host of college basketball tournaments next year.