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Orem woman among first to join Army infantry

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:50am

A 25-year-old Orem woman is set to become the first Utah woman to join the U.S. infantry, taking advantage of the Pentagon's decision to open up all combat jobs to women.

Route vegetables: Highway blocked after truck spills spuds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:50am

Potatoes are everywhere on a North Carolina road, but these spuds aren't loaded or mashed and ready to eat.

Fire chief: 6 family members killed in Syracuse blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:50am

A pre-dawn fire tore through a home in Syracuse, killing six members of the same family, fire officials said Friday.

The Latest: Neighbor says she heard 'boom' before fatal fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:40am

The Latest on the house fire in Syracuse that has killed six members of the same family (all times local):

Triplets born prematurely set to graduate at top of class

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:30am

Triplets born 15 weeks premature in 1997 are set to graduate at their top of their class at a western Michigan high school.

Alaska schools can make own rules on transgender athletes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:20am

Alaska's governing body for high school activities says it is leaving it up to schools to decide what teams transgender students can compete on.

Judge to consider timing of Trump University trial

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 7:10am

A federal judge in San Diego said he wanted a trial by the middle of this year in a lawsuit against Donald Trump over the now defunct Trump University. That was before the real estate mogul appeared headed for the Republican presidential nomination.

2 Atlanta police vehicles crash while responding to call

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:50am

Two Atlanta police vehicles crashed while officers were responding to the same call.

Deputies: 68 dogs rescued from 'unhealthy living conditions'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:41am

Authorities say 68 dogs living in poor conditions have been rescued from a home in Hanover County.

Vargas inaugurated as Southeast Missouri State president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:40am

Southeast Missouri State University's new president says colleges and universities need to remove obstacles in the way of student success.

More details emerge in deadly shooting near school bus stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:40am

More details have been released involving a deadly shooting that happened near a school bus stop in Virginia.

Security officer released from hospital after campus attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:20am

Police at a Georgia university say a security officer stabbed seven times in knife attacks on the campus has been released from a hospital.

Louisiana flooding sends caskets far and wide

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:11am

Widespread flooding not only disrupts the living but sometimes also creates havoc for the dead.

Baltimore infant dies from burns, parents investigated

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 6:00am

A one-month-old girl has died in Baltimore and her parents are being investigated after the infant sustained burns over 80 percent of her body.

4 Radford University students arrested on hazing charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 5:50am

Police in Virginia announced that they've arrested four Radford University fraternity members on hazing charges.

Ex-leader of private school accused of stalking teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 5:40am

The former administration of a private high school in Florida is accused of stalking a teacher he had been dating.

Baby sitter who wrote love letter to 9-year-old sentenced

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 5:10am

A New York man who authorities say wrote a letter expressing his love for a 9-year-old autistic boy he was hired to baby-sit has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for having child pornography.

DC subway service restored after smoke in Metro station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 5:00am

Washington subway officials say they've resumed service on a section shared by three lines where smoke appeared in a station.

Cops: Pittsburgh teacher pinned kindergartner with chair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 4:50am

Police say a Pittsburgh teacher has been charged with shoving a kindergartner, pulling a chair out from underneath the girl and pinning her with it before throwing it down on the floor next to her.