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Human remains found in ocean search for plane wreckage

Robert Jablon and Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 8:51pm

Divers searching in the water off Southern California found human remains and debris on Sunday from the wreckage of a midair collision involving two small planes.

The Latest: Human remains found in search for plane wreckage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 8:31pm

The Latest on a midair collision between two small planes (all times local):

Clarkston man headed to trial on rape, murder charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 7:50pm

Trial is set to begin for a Clarkston man charged with killing a woman whose body was found dumped near Chestnut Beach.

Chicago police: 4 shot outside home, 1 in critical condition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 7:20pm

Police say four young people have been shot outside a home in Chicago and one is in critical condition.

Police: 2 dead, 4 hurt in shooting after Mississippi parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 6:42pm

A shooting after a Mardi Gras parade in Pass Christian killed two men and wounded four other people Sunday, south Mississippi authorities said.

The Latest: South Korea warns NKorea patrol boat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 6:41pm

The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

The Obamas celebrate the game with wings, pizza and nachos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 6:30pm

The White House is taking a day off from the "Let's Move" campaign while enjoying the Super Bowl.

The Latest: Dead ID'd in shooting after Mississippi parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 6:20pm

The Latest on a shooting in south Mississippi after a Mardi Gras parade (all times local):

Parents oppose paying to keep school choice program on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 6:11pm

A group opposed to Nevada's new Education Savings Account program says it shouldn't have to post a quarter-million-dollar bond to cover the costs of putting the program on hold.

Company slows work on controversial Utah tar sands project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:53pm

Environmentalists are celebrating after the Canadian company behind a controversial tar sands development in eastern Utah announced it is scaling back work on its project.

New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:31pm

Forecasters say parts of New England could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the east coast.

Controversy over how to teach kids about 'comfort women'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:21pm

Guidelines for California educators on how to teach history students about the use of female sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II have prompted debate in Japanese and Korean communities here and abroad.

At least 2 killed, 1 injured in fight at complex; bats used

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:01pm

Authorities say two people were killed and one critically injured after an armed fight broke out among a group of people at a large apartment complex in Marin City, north of San Francisco.

Washington man arrested in Idaho after third police pursuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:00pm

A man from Olympia, Washington, was arrested Sunday in Idaho after three police pursuits in seven hours.

Sheriff: Texas teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself

Seth Robbins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:00pm

A 19-year-old killed his mother and two neighbors before turning his gun on himself in a shooting that brought SWAT and various emergency vehicles to a rural area in Texas, authorities said Sunday.

A rock slide on Sunday blocked road into Twin Springs resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:41pm

A rock slide on Sunday blocked the only road into and out of the Twin Springs resort near Atlanta, Idaho.

Nebraska suspends teacher's license for violating test rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:11pm

Nebraska officials suspended a former Crawford teacher's license for a year because she violated state testing rules last spring.

Police: college soccer player's body found in Ohio creek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:11pm

Police are investigating the death of an Ohio Wesleyan University soccer player whose body was found in a creek in central Ohio.

Debate continues over high school's Gay-Straight Alliance

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 3:41pm

Supporters and critics of a Franklin County High School group that meets to talk about issues among gay and heterosexual students at the school will discuss the organization at the county school board's upcoming meeting.

Clark County district uses student feedback to improve meals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:51pm

Feedback from students in the Clark County School District is helping improve lunches so that kids will actually eat them.