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Police investigate if WSU football players involved in fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:30pm

Pullman police are investigating reports that several Washington State University football players were involved in a brawl that sent two students to the hospital and injured several others.

Man charged in Utah rail worker's killing found dead in jail

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:30pm

One of two men charged in the kidnapping and murder of a Utah train worker has died after hanging himself in a northern Utah jail with a bedsheet, authorities said Monday.

Some protest no charges for Arizona officer in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:30pm

A small group in Arizona is protesting a decision not to charge a police officer in the shooting death of a woman accused of shoplifting and threatening the lawman with scissors.

Coroner identifies man found with gunshot at Vegas complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:21pm

Authorities have identified a 21-year-old Henderson man found dead after a shooting during the weekend outside a Las Vegas apartment complex.

Vegas judge orders swastika face tattoos covered for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:11pm

A Las Vegas judge has ordered a cosmetologist to cover up a defendant's neck and facial tattoos that include a swastika and the words "Most Wanted" on each day of his robbery trial.

Carter casts doubt on military partnership with Russia

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:11pm

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is casting doubt on prospects for a military partnership with Russia to combat the Islamic State inside Syria.

Reno pedestrian struck by car; life-threatening injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:11pm

A 51-year-old man has been hospitalized in Reno with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a car at a downtown intersection.

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Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:10pm

Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook.

The Latest: Services a mix of joyous singing and tears

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:10pm

The Latest on the Baton Rouge shooting on July 17 that left three law enforcement officers dead (all times local):

Deputies: Men shocked kids with stun gun for pushup failures

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:10pm

Authorities in Florida say four adults have been arrested for using a stun gun to discipline children living in their home.

The Latest: Attorney eyes insanity defense in mom's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:10pm

The Latest on the upstate New York stabbing death of a woman whose daughter's 2010 disappearance led to the discoveries of 10 people's remains along a highway (all times local):

Monitor chosen to oversee Ferguson's police, court reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 2:01pm

A federal judge has chosen a monitor team to oversee reforms of Ferguson's policing and court system.

ASU police investigating discovery of dead body on campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:51pm

Arizona State University police say they're investigating the discovery of a body found on the Tempe campus.

California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:51pm

A judge on Monday sentenced a California man to 15 years in prison and supervised release for life after he acknowledged trying to aid and join the Islamic State terror group in Syria.

Students accused of sex assault settle with Georgia Tech

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:51pm

Georgia's university system has settled lawsuits filed by two young men who said they were wrongly accused of sexual assault and unfairly expelled from Georgia Tech as a result.

Air quality advisory issued in Vegas due to California fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:41pm

Officials are blaming poor air quality and smoky skies in Las Vegas on wildfires in California, including a massive blaze in the Angeles National Forest just north of Los Angeles.

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2 dead in shooting at Florida nightclub's 'teen' party

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:40pm

Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday.

The Latest: Darby weakens to tropical depression

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:30pm

The Latest on a tropical storm near Hawaii (all times local):

Guide who fell to death on Grand Teton unclipped from anchor

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:21pm

A mountain guide who died in a fall on Grand Teton National Park's highest peak unclipped himself from an anchor while reaching for a rappel device, a National Park Service spokeswoman said.

Wish granted: garbage man for a day to sick Sacramento boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 1:21pm

His wish isn't to go to Disneyland or meet a Superhero.