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Prosecutors to seek death penalty in quadruple homicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:27am

Court records say prosecutors will seek the death penalty if a northwest Missouri man is convicted of killing four members of his family.

Casper saw Wyoming's largest population drop during bust

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:27am

New U.S. Census Bureau figures show that Wyoming cities and towns located in the energy patch saw the greatest declines in population last year, with Casper losing nearly 1,000 residents and Gillette nearly 230.

Prosecutors dispute Salvadoran colonel's health care claims

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:19am

A former Salvadoran colonel housed in a Virginia jail and wanted by Spain in the deaths of six clergymen is receiving adequate medical care and should remain imprisoned, prosecutors have argued in a legal filing.

Mortuary chief: Glenn's remains were given 'impeccable care'

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:19am

As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mortuary chief says Glenn's remains were treated with "impeccable care."

Suspect in St. Louis-area shootings arrested in Tennessee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:19am

A man accused in two fatal shootings in the St. Louis area was arrested after being found naked walking along a street in Tennessee.

US safety board to probe plant explosion in West Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:19am

An independent national agency is joining investigations into this week's explosion at a West Virginia industrial plant that left the owner and an employee dead.

Judge: No Confederate flag T-shirt in officer's retrial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:07am

The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist says prosecutors can't show jurors the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate battle flag.

Phoenix police: Comicon suspect threatened police, performer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:07am

Police are adding extra security at the Phoenix Comicon following the arrest of a man armed with guns and ammunition who allegedly threatened to harm a performer and posted online threats against police officers.

Mental exam set for man accused of shooting Amtrak conductor

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:06am

A suburban Chicago judge has ordered a mental fitness evaluation for a Wisconsin man charged with shooting and seriously injuring an Amtrak conductor.

Water level, and optimism, rise at famed Idaho fishing creek

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:51am

After three years of drought, Idaho's premier and nationally renowned fly fishing destination could get could get its groove back this season as abundant water fills its channels.

Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:49am

Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has so far been a "complete disaster."

Outside investigation launched in arrest of Miss Black Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:48am

An east Texas city has asked a law firm to investigate the arrest of Miss Black Texas 2016 after she and officers gave differing accounts of the incident.

Idaho woman pleads guilty in veterans benefits ruse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:47am

A southwest Idaho woman whose grandmother received benefits as the wife of a deceased veteran has admitted to collecting about $91,000 by not reporting her grandmother's death.

Woman gets 20 years in death of man buried under concrete

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:35am

A Rhode Island woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the death of a Massachusetts man whose body was found buried under newly poured concrete at her home.

Police: 3-week-old child dies after Michigan dog attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:35am

Police say a 3-week-old child who was left alone in a house with three dogs has died after apparently being attacked by one of the animals in western Michigan.

Tribal Council removes Cherokee chief from office

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:26am

A tribal council in North Carolina has voted to remove its chief for only the second time since the early 1800s.

Complaint raises questions about Kentucky governor, mansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:26am

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion.

Bullet tests clear Detroit man in prison since 1992

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07am

A judge on Friday threw out the murder conviction of a Detroit man who has been in prison for 25 years after new tests on bullets supported his remarkable claim that police framed him with bogus evidence.

US citizen says immigration agents held her in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07am

A Southern California woman has taken the first step toward suing county and federal officials after she says she was detained by immigration authorities for deportation even though she is an American citizen.

Florida Highway Patrol dealing with trooper shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:46am

The number of speeding tickets issued by the Florida Highway Patrol has dropped for three straight years as the agency deals with a shortage of troopers.