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Army says 2-star general committed suicide

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:13am

The Army said Friday it has determined that suicide was the cause of death of a two-star general who was found dead in his home on a military base in Alabama.

Oregon case jury delivers blow to government in lands fight

Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:11am

A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.

Freight trains collide head-on; 2 crew members injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:51am

Two freight trains have crashed head-on in Pennsylvania, injuring two crew members.

Bundy attorney cited for failing to comply with order

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:51am

Ammon Bundy's lawyer will be back in Oregon next year, this time as the accused.

The Latest: Jurors hearing closing arguments in bridge case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

The Latest on closing arguments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial (all times local):

Parent: Daughter injured after bus driver slams on brakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

School officials in southwest Idaho say a bus driver slammed on the brakes when several kids were fighting, and a parent says her second-grade daughter suffered a concussion as a result.

Emails: UVa. sought to kill alumni magazine story

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:21am

While Rolling Stone pursued its now-discredited story about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, emails show the school's administration sought to kill a proposed alumni magazine article about how the school handles sex assaults on campus.

4 years after storm, some places changed by Sandy forever

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:20am

For four years, people have worked hard and mostly successfully to erase the deep scars Superstorm Sandy left on the New York and New Jersey coastlines when it crashed ashore with deadly force on Oct. 29, 2012.

3 teens accused of killing couple in home, taking their safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:10am

Authorities say three teens killed a young couple inside their Pennsylvania home and robbed them of a safe.

George Washington Bridge traffic stopped by climber

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 7:31am

A man who climbed to the top of the George Washington Bridge is creating traffic problems.

Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:12am

A University of Wisconsin-Madison student already accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his apartment this month has been charged with sexually assaulting four other women since early 2015.

As many as 13 staff members injured in high school fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:50am

Officials say a North Carolina high school staff member was hit by a fire extinguisher while trying to break up a fight that left as many as 12 other staff members also injured.

NYPD: 'No tolerance' for pranksters on Halloween

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:50am

For pranksters in parts of New York City, eggs and shaving cream may be hard to come by on Halloween.

Mother: Son's principal 'forced' him to stand for Pledge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:30am

A Mississippi mother says her son's principal forced him to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, threatening him with punishment if he didn't comply.

Federal judge to Florida: Why aren't more people registered?

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:20am

A federal judge wants to know why nearly 25,000 people who've applied to vote haven't been registered in Florida.

Chinese sailing team implores US to continue ocean search

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:20am

The racing team of a Chinese professional sailor who went missing on a mission to set a solo trans-Pacific world record is imploring the U.S. Coast Guard to resume its ocean search for him.

Cemetery talks between Muslim group, town at a standstill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 4:00am

Negotiations between a Massachusetts town and an Islamic group are at a standstill after officials rejected the group's latest proposal for a Muslim cemetery on abandoned farmland.

Hunter sentenced after poaching deer, displaying at expo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:40am

A Big Piney hunter charged with poaching a unique mule deer and displaying it at a hunting expo will serve jail time.

Pulse victim's mom says calls' release would be traumatizing

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:40am

The mother of a patron who was gunned down at a gay nightclub in Orlando says in a letter to a judge that the release of audio recordings of 911 calls from the club during the massacre would be "traumatizing."