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US discloses Russian fighter jet near miss over Syria

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:02pm

In a previously undisclosed encounter in the skies over Syria, a Russian fighter jet flew so close to a larger American plane that its crew could feel the "jet wash," or turbulence, from the Russian plane, a U.S. military spokesman said Friday.

Utah homeless shelter eyeing tiny houses for shelter surplus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:02pm

Officials in southern Utah are considering a new idea to house the overflow at a homeless shelter that's bursting at the seams: tiny houses.

Ogden man arrested after firing gun, hours-long standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:01pm

Police in northern Utah have arrested a 29-year-old man after a standoff that lasted several hours.

Wyoming police arrest man, plan to search landfill for baby

Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:01pm

Wyoming authorities have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 13-month-old Cheyenne boy. The search for the boy's body is set to begin Monday at a landfill in northern Colorado.

The Latest: Trump lauds FBI action on Clinton emails

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:54am

The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):

Idaho Dems call on feds to investigate intimidation claims

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:51am

Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Bert Marley says he has asked the U.S. Attorney's office to investigate complaints of voter intimidation in northern Idaho.


FBI: New Clinton emails prompt further investigation

Michael Biesecker and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:50am

The FBI informed Congress Friday it is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails that have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server. The FBI said in July its investigation was finished.

Man fights rare cancer with twin's identical stem cells

Chris Boyette, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:32am

Bruce and Blair Johanson always knew that they were identical twins, even though a medical intern told their mother when they were born that they were fraternal.

Wyoming man killed by Montana police officer identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:31am

Yellowstone County authorities have identified a 32-year-old Wyoming man who was shot and killed during a confrontation with police officers in a Montana hotel.

Mother, aunt charged in 9-year-old girl's painkiller death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:21am

Police say a 9-year-old Las Vegas girl died of a prescription drug overdose after her mother and aunt gave her oxycodone and other painkillers for an injury.

The Latest: Bundy juror: 'Not guilty' does not mean innocent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:21am

The Latest on the acquittals of Ammon Bundy and six co-defendants who occupied a national wildlife refuge (all times local):

Man accused of theft after taking firefighters' saw

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:11am

A Riverton man has been arrested for driving off with heavy-duty circular saw that had fallen off a Unified firetruck in Draper.

Former Putin aide's death in DC deemed an accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:51am

Authorities say a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin died by accident in a Washington hotel room from hitting his head and incurring other injuries after "days of excessive consumption of alcohol."

Payback plot for bridge traffic was 'cruel,' prosecutor says

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:31am

Prosecutors in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case used their closing arguments Friday to again display for jurors the infamous email at the heart of the case as they sought to prove that two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie purposely created gridlock in a political payback scheme.

Man loses latest court fight over violent Facebook posts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:11am

A U.S. appeals court is affirming the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who posted violent rap lyrics on Facebook that took aim at his estranged wife, an elementary school and the FBI.

New York man convicted of killing 2, wounding 6 over 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:11am

A Buffalo man has been convicted of killing two people and wounding six others in four gang-related shootings over two years.

The Latest: Prosecutor: Bridge scheme was 'cruel,' 'callous'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:01am

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

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

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:00am

The mother of a patron killed when a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando says the release of audio recordings of 911 calls during the mass shooting would be "devastating."

Go scare yourself! It's good for you

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:52am

Haunted houses, horror films, scary novels and chilling art: Do you ever wonder why we seek out situations that terrify us?

George Washington Bridge climber removed; lanes reopened

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 9:41am

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge has returned to its usual bustle after police removed a shirtless man who had climbed to the top of a tower on the nation's busiest span.