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Official: Man dies in intentional leap off bridge; sons hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:11am

State police have released the name of a father killed when he jumped off a New Jersey highway bridge with his two young sons, seriously injuring the children.


Judge approves Volkswagen emissions settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:04am

A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $15 billion court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal.

Potential jurors report in Cincinnati officer's murder trial

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:01am

Potential jurors have arrived at an Ohio courthouse in the murder trial of a white former university police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop for a missing front license plate.

9 more tribes seek NV voting sites; $117K in legal expenses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:01am

The state of Nevada and two counties could end up paying well over $100,000 in legal expenses as they continue to wage a legal battle with two tribes over alleged violations of the U.S. Voting Rights Act.

Wisconsin clerk feared early voting site helping Democrats

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:51am

Newly released emails show Green Bay's city clerk refused to set up an early voting site on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus in part because she feared the site would help Democrats.

It's my tree, let me be: Woman tries to save leafy abode

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:43am

For a quarter century, Shawnee Chasser has lived in a treehouse not far from downtown Miami. The 65-year-old grandmother who once protested the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons says she hates the oppressive feeling of walls and air conditioning, loves the open breeze and relishes the connection to nature in lush, tropical surroundings.

Ex-Casper Councilman files suit against former police chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:42am

A former Casper City Councilman has filed a lawsuit accusing the former police chief of conducting illegal database searches about him.

Police ID man found in Idaho's Salt Fiver

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

Authorities have identified a body found in the Snake River as that of an Idaho man who ran from police three weeks ago.

Prosecutors try to show bridge defendants retaliated earlier

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie returned to the witness stand Tuesday in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case as prosecutors sought to demonstrate she and a co-defendant collaborated to retaliate against a mayor in the months before they used the same tactic against a different mayor.

2 women convicted of raising money online for Al-Shabab

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:41am

Two women who helped raise several thousand dollars for the Somali militant group Al-Shabab have been convicted of providing support to a terrorist organization.

Man on lam after attempted decapitations, violent rampage

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:32am

Authorities have been hunting for more than 24 hours for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media while running from police during a violent rampage that included shooting two police officers, armed car thefts and killing his aunt and uncle, apparently attempting to cut off their heads.

Obama to travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:31am

President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. It's expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January.

Court-martialed Army colonel gets 4 years for child porn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:31am

An Army colonel who worked at the U.S. Army War College faces up to four years in military prison after pleading guilty to three child pornography counts during a court-martial at Fort McNair in Washington.

Boise woman charged after body found in foothills

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

A 45-year-old Boise woman has been charged with first-degree murder two months after the body of a 61-year-old man was found in his vehicle in the Boise foothills.

Poll: Respect for police near all-time high

Tom Kludt, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:16am

Americans' respect has climbed to a near-record high, according to a new Gallup poll.

Officials investigate claim of noose put on black student

Jeff Amy and Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

Stone High School's football team was making a name for itself as the Tomcats turned around years of mediocrity with a winning season under the school's first-year coach.

Heber City man killed in head-on collision with semi-truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

A Heber City man has died after a head-on collision with a semi-truck on U.S. 189.

Woman convicted in husband's high-rise death dies in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

A 25-year-old woman convicted of second-degree murder for pushing her husband to his death from the 25th floor of their apartment has died in an Oklahoma prison, corrections officials said Tuesday.

New Mexico to outline legal steps after toxic mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:56am

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.