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New York prison worker: I got 'caught up' in escape plot

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:20am

A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself for the other.

Attorney: Islamic State sympathizer is not a terrorist

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:20am

A man arrested by the FBI on charges of plotting as an Islamic State sympathizer to detonate a nail-filled bomb on a Florida beach is no extremist, his attorney says.

Wheaton College ends student health plans over birth control

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:40am

Wheaton College in suburban Chicago says it will stop offering health insurance plans to students to avoid providing birth control coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act.

Man pleads guilty over shot outside military recruiting site

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:30am

A civilian who accidentally fired a shot from an AR-15 rifle outside an Ohio military recruiting center while trying to guard it has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge.

Middletown orders inquiry into computer purchase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:30am

Middletown's town council has ordered an investigation into potential irregularities in the recent purchase of $1 million worth of computer equipment for the town's schools.

Non-lethal traps set for lion-like animal seen in Milwaukee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:30am

Animal control workers in Milwaukee have set non-lethal traps baited with human food in the hopes of capturing a lion-like animal that several people have reported seeing.

Jury awards $125,000 to victim of lead paint poisoning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:20am

A Rhode Island jury has awarded $125,000 to a 19-year-old who sued her landlord for lead poisoning she says she suffered while living in a Pawtucket apartment when she was 2.

Men accused in plot to kill blogger due in Boston court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:00am

Two men charged with conspiring to support the Islamic State group in a plot to kill a conservative blogger known for provoking Muslims are heading back to court.

Man gets 24 years for killing man on Nez Perce Reservation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:40am

A 39-year-old Lapwai man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for another man on the Nez Perce Reservation in 2013.

Man arrested after stabbing at Las Vegas post office

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:20am

A man is facing charges after an acquaintance says he stabbed him outside a Las Vegas post office,

Driver caught after leading police 170 miles to Baker City

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:20am

A driver is facing charges after he led police on a 170-mile chase from Mountain Home to Baker City, Oregon.

Goats stabbed at Coeur d'Alene water well

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:20am

Coeur d'Alene police are investigating after three goats were found stabbed at a city-owned water well.

34 deer killed in Texas for chronic wasting disease testing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:20am

State officials have euthanized 34 deer at a breeding ranch in Medina County where a buck tested positive for chronic wasting disease last month.

Hiker rescued from Mill Creek Canyon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:10am

Search and rescue teams had to use a helicopter to find a hiker who became distressed in Mill Creek Canyon.

Psych evaluations ordered for man accused of killing wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:10am

Psychiatric evaluations have been ordered for a man accused of killing his estranged wife in Brigham City.

Inmate accused of stabbing Salt Lake County Jail officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:10am

A Salt Lake County Jail inmate accused of stabbing a jail officer with a pencil has been charged with assault.

First sockeye salmon of year returns to Redfish Lake Creek

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:10am

The first sockeye salmon has completed its 900-mile migration to Redfish Lake Creek near Stanley.

Skinny Dipper Hot Springs fans keep working on federal deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:10am

The people trying to keep Skinny Dipper Hot Springs open are still fighting despite government setbacks.

Asbestos to be removed from Metro cars; public not at risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:30am

Officials say hundreds of soon-to-be-retired rail cars in Washington's Metro system contain small amounts of asbestos, but passengers are not at risk.

$2M grants could aid in challenge school discipline policies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:30am

A charity that seeks to improve conditions for vulnerable children is giving $2 million to programs designed to help young black men in Mississippi.