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The Latest: Slain teen's father speaks of online grounding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:40am

The Latest on slain Virginia 13-year-old Nicole Lovell (all times local):

Utah man injured in backyard mule deer attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:30am

Officials say a mule deer attacked a Utah man in his backyard, injuring the man and his dog.

5 negative, 14 others tested for Zika in Pennsylvania

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:30am

The Pennsylvania Department of Health says five people have tested negative for the Zika virus and test results for 14 others are pending.

Olson enters race for Minnesota House

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:10am

DFL'er Liz Olson is the first candidate to enter the race for the Minnesota House District 7B seat.

Lonely Planet names Philadelphia top US destination for 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:10am

Lonely Planet is giving some love to the City of Brotherly Love, naming Philadelphia the top place to visit in the United States in 2016.

Grandma gets probation after meth pipe found in backpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:05am

A Utah grandmother who pleaded guilty to child endangerment and drug charges after a teacher found a meth pipe in her 8-year-old granddaughter's backpack has been sentenced to three years of probation.

The Latest: Mid-Atlantic region wakes up to snow, rain mix

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 7:00am

The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local):

Teen charged with bringing pellet gun, knife to high school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:50am

Delaware State Police say they've charged a 17-year-old from the Bethany Beach area with bringing a pellet gun and knife to Indian River High School.

Geneva College picks alumnus, prof Calvin Troup as new head

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:40am

Geneva College has picked alumnus and communications professor Calvin Troup as its new president.

Judge approves mental health evaluation for ex-IU student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:30am

A judge has approved a mental health evaluation for a former Indiana University student who allegedly attacked a Muslim woman.

Welder injured in blast at oil patch facility near Killdeer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:30am

An explosion and fire at an oil and gas facility north of Killdeer over the weekend sent one person to the hospital.

Woman, 3 kids rescued after falling through icy pond in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:20am

Authorities say a group of kids and a woman fell into an icy pond while visiting a Salt Lake City park.

Autistic man charged with stabbing mom held without bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:20am

A 21-year-old autistic and developmentally disabled man charged with stabbing his mother has been ordered held without bail by a judge, despite pleas from his mother that he be freed and charges dropped.

Handmade coloring books for adults helps cancer patients

Sam Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:20am

It started as a doodle.

Prosecutor who sent innocent man to death row is disbarred

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:10am

A former prosecutor who used false testimony and withheld evidence to send a now-exonerated man to Texas' death row has lost an appeal to overturn his disbarment.

Man accused of shooting 2 Washington school administrators

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 6:00am

Police have arrested a man who they say shot two public schools administrators in southeastern Washington last month.

William Jewell names Nebraska educator as new president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:40am

William Jewell College in suburban Kansas City has picked a Nebraska educator as its newest president.

Dozens gather at vigil to remember slain 13-year-old

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:40am

Organizers held a vigil in Blacksburg, Virginia, to remember a 13-year-old girl who was fatally stabbed last month.

Legislators consider funding for after-school program

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 5:30am

Hawaii lawmakers are looking to fund an educational program aimed at getting students, primarily those who come from low-income families, more involved in after-school activities.