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UCLA's Ball, Villanova's Hart lead list of top performers

Aaron Beard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 12:40am

It didn't take long to spot college basketball's top performers this season, not with star UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball flirting with a triple-double and Kansas' Frank Mason III scoring 30 on opening night.

NYPD officer set to testify about killing of unarmed teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 11:31pm

A white police officer who shot an unarmed, black teenager in the bathroom of his New York City apartment is expected to offer his first public account of the slaying on Friday at his department disciplinary trial.

Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

Tom Hays, Peter Orsi and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:25pm

Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday.

Gillette man gets life in prison for 2-year-old boy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:21pm

A Gillette man convicted of killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Hastert to assault victim: Pay back $1.7M in hush money

Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:53pm

Imprisoned former House speaker Dennis Hastert wants one of his sexual abuse victims to return the $1.7 million in hush money the Illinois Republican paid him over several years, according to a court filing this week in an ongoing civil case.

Up to 117 civilians died in strikes during Obama presidency

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:43pm

As many as 117 civilians have been killed in drone and other counterterror attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere during President Barack Obama's presidency, according to a report released late Thursday by U.S. intelligence officials.

Sixth-grade teacher pleads not guilty to child porn charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:31pm

A Cheyenne sixth-grade teacher has pleaded not guilty to child porn charges in federal court.

Judge in ex-Illinois congressman's trial recuses herself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:11pm

A federal judge who was to preside over the corruption trial of former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock has recused herself.

The Latest: Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:51pm

The Latest on the extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges (all times local):

US official: Extradited drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped Mexican prisons, lands in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:51pm

US official: Extradited drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped Mexican prisons, lands in New York.

Member of Utah's Ute Indian Tribe charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:31pm

A 27-year-old man has been charged with shooting and killing a man on Utah's Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation.

Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West

Matthew Brown and Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:55pm

Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S., park officials said Thursday.

Western Union agrees to pay $586 million for fraud victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:46pm

Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the U.S. government to pay back victims of fraud that the money transfer company failed to protect.

Suspect in officer's slaying spews expletives at judge

Terrance Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:41pm

Hours after a fugitive in the slaying of a police officer told a judge he was brutalized during his arrest, Orlando's police chief released a video of his surrender and described the suspect as "extremely violent, dangerous and very unpredictable."

The Latest: 1st degree murder filed in slain officer case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:31pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer (all times local):

Rain, snow storms pummel the West; more wet weather on way

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 5:41pm

More winter snow and rain pummeled the West on Thursday as the first in a series of expected storms soaked morning commuters in much of California, dumped 18 more inches of snow in the Sierra Nevada and closed schools in Oregon.

Judge orders Idaho to destroy elk and wolf wilderness data

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 5:41pm

Idaho must destroy all information collected from tracking collars placed on elk and wolves obtained illegally by landing a helicopter in a central Idaho wilderness area, a federal judge ordered Thursday.

Trump steps into security bubble; will he bring his phone?

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 5:41pm

A few hours after President-elect Donald Trump was briefed by intelligence officials about Russian meddling in the election, an Associated Press reporter called his cellphone seeking an interview.

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 5:31pm

Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit drama "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to "Crossing Jordan," has died.