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Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary

Rebecca Santana and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:30pm

Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recovering from a disaster that killed more than 1,800 people and caused $151 billion in damage.

Health, election work elevated Jimmy Carter post-presidency

Kathleen Foody and Francis Kokutse, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:10pm

To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar.

Health, election work elevated Jimmy Carter post-presidency

Kathleen Foody and Francis Kokutse, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:31am

To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar.

Man arrested in Herriman for alleged assault

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:51pm

Police say a man has been arrested in Herriman for aggravated assault after allegedly beating up his sister's boyfriend.

Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over unruly passenger

Steven K. Paulson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:51pm

An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane."

Former Iowa high school teacher accused of sex with student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:40pm

A former Remsen-Union Community School District teacher has been arrested, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student while she was a teacher there.

Latest on Houston deputy: Abbott speaks out against shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:40pm

Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):

Nurse charged with taking away patients' painkillers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:31pm

A nurse from north Mississippi is charged with taking away patients' prescription painkillers.

Orem police seek suspects shooting out windows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:31pm

Police in Orem are searching for suspects who have shot out the windows of more than 100 cars and 10 structures in the past week.

Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles

Judy Lin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:30pm

The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams.

Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:21pm

Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano.

Las Vegas police shoot, kill man who ran from traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:21pm

Las Vegas police are investigating an incident in which an armed suspect was shot and killed by officers after he ran from police.

Harris County Sheriff: Suspect in fatal shooting of deputy at gas station still being sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:10pm

Harris County Sheriff: Suspect in fatal shooting of deputy at gas station still being sought.

Washington schools scramble to fill special education slots

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:10pm

Only a few days remain until the school year begins, and many Washington districts still haven't filled special education teaching jobs.

Illinois will be first state to lock painkiller pill bottles

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:02pm

Illinois will be the first state in the country to test out a pilot program that will put locking devices on some prescription painkillers to make it harder for people to abuse the drugs.

The Latest: Former governor praises post-Katrina volunteers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:01pm

The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):

Health, election work elevated Jimmy Carter post-presidency

Kathleen Foody and Francis Kokutse, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:51am

To Azaratu Zakaria, Jimmy Carter's battle against the Guinea worm is represented by a scar.

School board candidate charged with sex crime out on bond

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:41am

A Charles City man running for a school board seat has been freed on $10,000 cash bond after being charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy four years ago.

Miami security guard shot at Metrorail station dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:31am

Authorities say a Miami security guard who was shot at a Metrorail station has died.