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Police: Utah pajama-wearing robber charged in heist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:45am

A Utah woman who authorities identified as the pajama-wearing robber in at least six bank heists in the Salt Lake City area has been charged with robbery.

US government appeals Singapore teen blogger's asylum case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:45am

U.S. government attorneys are appealing a Chicago immigration judge's decision to grant asylum to a teenage blogger from Singapore.

Snow closes highways in Wyoming

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:34am

Heavy snow is making for difficult travel in parts of northeast Wyoming.

The Latest: Lawmakers say Flynn sidestepped disclosure rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:30am

The Latest on the congressional probe of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election (all times local):

A look at immigrants in the US without legal status

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:25am

A report released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center showed the number of immigrants in the country illegally fell to 11 million in 2015 from six years earlier.

Two members of Congress say fired National Security Adviser Flynn shouldn't have accepted money from Russia, Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:17am

Two members of Congress say fired National Security Adviser Flynn shouldn't have accepted money from Russia, Turkey.

Former NY police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:12am

A former New York City police lieutenant, two former police officers and a lawyer who once worked as a prosecutor were arrested in a federal gun licensing probe Tuesday as authorities described a scam in which police employees traded speedy handling of gun permits for paid vacations, jewelry, catered parties, cash and visits to strip clubs.

NC Republicans override gov's veto in latest partisan clash

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:09am

Republican lawmakers have voted to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that reduces his authority over state elections, the latest partisan clash in North Carolina over laws that chip away at executive branch power.

Skeletal remains in Idaho badger den are from 2 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:09am

Idaho authorities say experts examining what was initially believed to be one child's remains found in a badger hole turns out to be the remains of two children.

Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plans

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:55am

One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally.

Rural Utah school district offers $80,000 teaching salaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:40am

A school district in southeastern Utah is in the middle of a test program to see if offering salaries of up to $80,000 can persuade teachers to stay at an elementary school near the Utah-Colorado border.

Idaho man dies on private boating trip on Colorado River

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:36am

Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an Idaho man has died while on a private boating trip on the Colorado River.

Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:22am

Authorities say two crew members are dead after an explosion on a ship in the North Atlantic Ocean.

After 26 years, last 'cocaine cowboy' back in Miami court

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:20am

The last of the "cocaine cowboys" who investigators say smuggled vast amounts of the drug into the U.S. is due back in a Miami courtroom 26 years after fleeing an indictment.

Justices revive suit against Indian casino limo driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:15am

A unanimous Supreme Court says that Indian tribes' immunity from lawsuits does not always extend to their employees in incidents that occur far from Indian reservations.

Main parachute not found connected to skydiver who died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:06am

Authorities say the main parachute being used by an experienced skydiver wasn't attached to him when his body was found in a New York field.

Partner of cop who shot Rice: 'I didn't know it was a kid'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:50am

The partner of a Cleveland officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir (tuh-MEER') Rice recalls pleading for a faster response from medics as the wounded boy's condition worsened.

North Carolina rains bring vehicle rescues, flooding worries

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:50am

Storms have dumped up to 8 inches of rain on North Carolina's capital, prompting firefighters to rescue people from their vehicles and delaying school bus schedules.

Volunteers usher US immigrants to court to allay their fears

Claudia Torrens, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:43am

When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it.