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The Latest: Black-footed ferrets released near Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:31pm

The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local):

New cases of Legionnaires' disease found at veterans home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:01pm

Two new cases of Legionnaires' disease have turned up among residents of the Illinois Veterans Home in the Mississippi River city of Quincy.

The Latest: Voters turn against official over Braves stadium

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:51pm

The Latest on Georgia's runoff elections (all times local):

It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

Stephen Collinson and MJ Lee CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:29pm

Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

The Latest: Emergency declared on 2 California wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:21pm

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Arizona sheriff: 3 slain in possible murder-suicide

Walter Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:11pm

Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside a home in suburban Phoenix in what could be a case of murder-suicide, authorities said Tuesday.

Sushi restaurant worker among 93 Hawaii hepatitis A cases

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:50pm

A Hawaii outbreak of hepatitis A has grown to 93 cases, including an infected sushi restaurant worker who might have exposed diners, the state's Department of Health said Tuesday.

Coast Guard: 46 abandon ship in Alaska waters, await rescue

Rachel D'Oro and Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:42pm

Two Good Samaritan ships were helping rescue 46 crew members who abandoned a sinking fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Island chain, Coast Guard officials said Tuesday.

Medical examiner: Firefighter who died had heart disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:41pm

A medical examiner has determined that a New Hampshire firefighter who died in the line of duty passed away of natural causes due to heart disease.

Authorities ID remains as those of missing treasure hunter

Mary Hudetz and Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:41pm

A treasure hunter who disappeared this year while searching for an author's cache of gold and jewels in the New Mexico wilderness was confirmed dead by authorities Tuesday after his remains were discovered west of Santa Fe.

The Latest: 2nd rescue ship arrives at Alaska sinking site

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:22pm

The Latest on the rescue of 46 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Tuesday (all times local):

Dozens of protesters arrested near Minnesota governor's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

Police arrested dozens of people Tuesday while trying to reopen the street in front of the governor's mansion in St. Paul, where protesters have been demonstrating over the shooting death of a black man by a suburban police officer nearly three weeks ago.

Man arrested in California kidnap, charged in Oregon death

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

A small Northern California town was rocked by a shooting, kidnapping and carjacking on Tuesday, all allegedly committed by a man and woman from Oregon who led police on a high-speed chase before they were captured.

Young boy who went missing from Boston beach found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

An 8-year-old boy who went missing from a summer day camp at a Boston beach has been found dead in the water.

The Latest: Dozens arrested near Minnesota governor's home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:00pm

The Latest on arrests of protesters demonstrating outside Minnesota governor's home over death of black man shot by a police officer (all times local):

Coast Guard: 46 people abandon sinking ship in Alaska's Aleutian chain; no reported injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:51pm

Coast Guard: 46 people abandon sinking ship in Alaska's Aleutian chain; no reported injuries.

Inspector dies after recently evicted home explodes in Omaha

Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:41pm

A woman who was killed when a house exploded in Omaha was a property inspector sent to check the home after a tenant was evicted, authorities said Tuesday.

Kansas stepfather accused of abandoning infant in trash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:31pm

Police in Lawrence, Kansas, say a 9-month-old girl's stepfather is accused of abandoning the infant in a trash bin earlier this month.

2 arrested in Grand Junction in connection with Utah slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:21pm

Authorities in western Colorado have arrested two people in connection with the shooting death of a man in Utah.

The Latest: Oregonian arrested in Calif. charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:21pm

The Latest on two Oregonians arrested in a shooting, kidnapping and possible slaying: (all times local):