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Sheriff: Tip led deputies to remains of missing teenager

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:01am

The skeletal remains of a North Carolina teenager missing since 2011 have been recovered in a rural South Carolina community after a tip from a person close to the case, a sheriff said.

Alabama judicial court suspends chief justice Roy Moore for rest of term over his defiance of gay marriage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:50am

Alabama judicial court suspends chief justice Roy Moore for rest of term over his defiance of gay marriage.

Lawyer: Jury should hear about cop's 'auditory exclusion'

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:43am

A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer charged in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive or the deadly gunshot she fired.

Judge won't dismiss Bergdahl case over Sen. McCain comments

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:41am

A military judge has rejected efforts to dismiss the desertion case against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl over comments made by U.S. Sen. John McCain.

Highway Patrol official under investigation for Bison photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:41am

A high-ranking official with the Wyoming Highway Patrol is under investigation for posing for a photo near a bison at Yellowstone National Park.

Cops: Fight over 'Purge'-like mask led to death of teen boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:32am

Police say a dispute over a mask like one featured in the "Purge" horror movies contributed to the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy.

Beaver County sheriff cleared in excessive force probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:31am

The Beaver County sheriff has been cleared of wrongdoing following a lengthy investigation into allegations of excessive force.

The Latest: USC player accused of rape appears in Utah court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:31am

The Latest on a suspended USC football player charged with rape in his home state of Utah (all times local):

Not guilty plea entered in Tulsa officer's manslaughter case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:31am

A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of an Oklahoma police officer charged with first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man.

Suspect in University of Illinois shooting turns himself in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:21am

A suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a party near the University of Illinois campus has turned himself in at the county jail.

US website: NKorea may be building new missile submarine

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:20am

North Korea may be building a new submarine for launching missiles, a U.S. website that monitors the isolated nation's weapons development said Friday.

E. coli found in Utah Lake previously fouled by toxic algae

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:11am

Part of a large Utah lake previously fouled by toxic algae is now closed to swimming due to E. coli bacteria contamination.

Twin Falls chiropractor accused of assaulting 9 patients

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:11am

A twin Falls chiropractor has had his license suspended in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted nine patients.

Assistant high school football coach faces drug charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:01am

An assistant football coach at Kuna High School in southwest Idaho has been arrested and is facing drug charges.

Officials: Zika caused only mild illness in US kids

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:01am

A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.

Man gets prison for starting fire in California forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:00am

A 29-year-old man has pleaded guilty to starting an August wildfire that destroyed homes and burned more than 45 square miles in California's Sequoia National Forest.

Obama: Peres won his wars but understood the need for peace

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:00am

President Barack Obama hailed Shimon Peres Friday as a man who showed the world that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal and saw "all people as deserving of dignity and respect."

Oregon standoff judge wants more proof Shawna Cox had gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:51am

The lone woman on trial in Oregon's refuge-standoff case could have a weapons charge dismissed unless more evidence emerges.

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:51am

A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals, getting the U.S. to cooperate in the skies or on the ground in the civil war, and prospects for a diplomatic resolution seem dim.

Report: Day care investigated for "smack for a snack" game

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:41am

Officials in Kentucky are monitoring a day care center after an investigation found that employees required children to be hit before they could get a snack.