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New Mexico to outline legal steps after toxic mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 4:20am

The state's top prosecutor and elected officials from northwestern New Mexico and the Navajo Nation are meeting with residents and business owners to talk about possible legal steps following last year's mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three western states.

Seymour becomes a major Category 3 hurricane in the Pacific, far from Mexico's coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 3:21am

Seymour becomes a major Category 3 hurricane in the Pacific, far from Mexico's coast.

'Jackie' says PTSD hampers memory of sex assault, aftermath

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:30am

The woman who claimed she was brutally gang raped in a story by Rolling Stone magazine that was later retracted said in a video played in court that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, which makes it difficult to recall the details of her assault and the years that followed.

Washington shot, killed in Montana after 700-mile journey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:01am

Wildlife officials say a gray wolf that left its pack in northeastern Washington trekked 700 miles across Idaho and Canada before being shot in central Montana last month.

Man accused of filming crime spree, killing relatives on lam

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:21pm

Authorities have spent more than 24 hours seeking a man they say posted live videos to social media while running from police during a violent crime spree that included shooting two police officers, armed car thefts and killing his aunt and uncle, apparently attempting to sever their heads.

Trooper's widow urges no vote on legalizing marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:13pm

The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver who allegedly smoked marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana.

5 deaths at California care home may be murder-suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:00pm

Authorities say five men found dead after a fire gutted a Southern California adult-care facility may have been victims of murder-suicide.

Ohio Zoo improves exhibit barrier following Harambe death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 11:00pm

Officials with the Ohio zoo where a gorilla was shot and killed when a 3-year-old got into its enclosure say they've improved the exhibit's barrier.

Dam repair project causes Shoshone River fish die-off

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:31pm

Repair work on a dam along the Shoshone River has led to the deaths of several species of fish.

School stops residential program after teen's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:31pm

Officials with a private school for children with special needs in Philadelphia say they're ceasing operations at the school's residential treatment program after a 17-year-old student died earlier this month in an altercation with staff.

Hundreds celebrate lives of teens killed in wrong-way crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:31pm

Hundreds have gathered at a Vermont high school to celebrate the lives of five students who were hit and killed in a crash by a wrong-way driver.

Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:30pm

Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general.

Former Christie aide to face more cross-examination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:20pm

Federal prosecutors will resume their cross-examination of a former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who is facing criminal charges in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Potential jurors to report for Ohio police shooting trial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:10pm

Potential jurors are due in court for the murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in Ohio.

Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

Elliot Spagat and Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:01pm

Ana Car didn't remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled with screams of terror and agony.

Surfer bitten by shark at beach; says 'came out of nowhere'

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 9:30pm

A surfer says he's grateful to be recovering in a Maui hospital after a shark bit him — even though the attack forced him and his wife to postpone their honeymoon.

Man dead, 2 children hurt after jump from New Jersey bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 9:00pm

A man who jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two children is dead, and the children are injured.

Mike Pence to make campaign stop in Salt Lake City

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:57pm

Republican vice presidential nominee and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will make a campaign stop in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, campaign officials confirmed Monday.

NAACP seeks federal probe after noose put on black student

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:41pm

The president of the Mississippi NAACP is demanding a federal hate crime investigation after the parents of a black high school student said as many as four white students put a noose around their son's neck at school.