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Family of Milwaukee man fatally shot by police wants answers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:52pm

Friends and family members say they want answers in the death of a Milwaukee man who was fatally shot during an encounter with police three months ago.

Rescue teams search for car that went into Payette River

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:40pm

The Valley County Sheriff's Office and Idaho State Police were searching for a vehicle that reportedly drove off Highway 55 and into the Payette River.

Man who caused fatal crash during chase pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:32pm

A Wyoming man who caused a fatal crash as he was being chased by authorities in northern Wyoming has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide.

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:03pm

Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help.

90th Missile Wing at FE Warren has new commander

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:03pm

The 90th Missile Wing at Wyoming's F.E. Warren Air Force Base has a new commander.

N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:50pm

The FBI says a North Carolina teenager who went missing more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia, and a 31-year-old man faces charges.

Parking garage for Downtown Boise in planning phase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:40pm

A new parking garage is in the works for downtown Boise.

Pregnant Detroit woman ambushed, shot 4 times outside home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:20pm

Detroit police say a pregnant woman is in critical condition after being ambushed and shot four times outside her home.

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance _ and face some

Rebecca Gibian, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:04pm

Thousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era.

An Arkansas prison inmate recaptured after 32 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:50pm

An Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades has been recaptured.

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:43pm

A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

Average US gas price drops 7 cents, as crude cost falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:34pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Weak earthquake hits eastern Tennessee; no damage reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:30pm

Officials have confirmed a weak earthquake has hit eastern Tennessee.

Police: Girl, 4, rescued after officers fatally shoot gunman

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:11pm

Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was saved from a hostage barricade situation in Las Vegas after police fatally shot a heavily armed man.

Cooler weather may help firefighters battling Utah wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:06pm

Nearly 1,000 firefighters in southern Utah are banking on cooler weather conditions Sunday as they continue to tackle the country's largest wildfire.

Man dies after falling from a waterfall in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:56pm

A man has died after falling about 70 feet (20 meters) from a waterfall in western North Carolina.

Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:50pm

Making a final push, President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare." Expressing frustration, he complained about "the level of hostility" in government and wondered why both parties can't work together on the Senate bill as GOP critics expressed doubt over a successful vote this week.

Guess who uses public libraries the most? Millennials

Jessica Suerth CNN  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:34pm

A public library may conjure up an image of a place where a septuagenarian is scouring for books on tape or a harried mom is trying to calm her kids by reading "Where The Wild Things Are."

Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

Daniel Trielli, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:05pm

Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts, reflecting a difference consistent with white Americans regardless of which political party they identify with, according to the latest American Values Atlas, a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute survey.