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Lawmaker seeks redesign of Utah state flag

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:00pm

A Utah state lawmaker is leading an effort to redesign a clunky Utah state flag that critics have called an "S.O.B." — seal on a bedsheet.

Man who killed newlywed during robbery set to die in Texas

Juan A. Lozano and Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:42pm

A Texas death row inmate was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting more than 25 years ago of a newlywed who was attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail.

Jury to resume deliberations on white nationalist's sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:42pm

A Virginia jury is set to resume deliberations on a sentencing recommendation for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally.

Police arrest man after 2 children shot near hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:38pm

Police in Mississippi say a man has admitted shooting two young children near a hospital last month.

New Hampshire Democratic office vacated for suspect package

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:59pm

The New Hampshire Democratic Party Office has been evacuated because of a suspicious package, police said.

Police: Boy, 3, shot an 8-month-old girl in motel room

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:57pm

A couple is facing charges after authorities say a 3-year-old shot an 8-month-old girl in the face while the couple was in a motel shower.

FBI: Brooklyn gang member charged in shooting of agent

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:27pm

Federal authorities charged a New York man Monday in the shooting of an FBI agent over the weekend, calling the case an "unprovoked assault" by a member of a violent street gang.

Mitt Romney spends $5.2M in route to US Senate victory

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:27pm

Republican Mitt Romney spent five times as much as his Democratic opponent in his campaign to win a U.S. Senate seat.

Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

Jonathan Lemire, Alan Fram and Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:09pm

President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as he gears up for what is sure to be a nasty fight for re-election.

Jury acquits ex-Omaha officer in death after repeated stuns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:09pm

A jury has acquitted a former Omaha police officer charged after the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked a dozen times with a stun gun.

Ex-police officer charged with providing badge to robbers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:46pm

An ex-police officer in Memphis, Tennessee, has been charged with providing civilians with a badge and other police equipment so that they could pretend to be law enforcement officers and rob drug crews.

Environmental groups to sue over offshore drilling tests

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:45pm

Environmental groups plan to sue the Trump administration over offshore drilling tests, launching a legal fight against a proposal that has drawn bipartisan opposition along the Atlantic Coast, two people with direct knowledge of the pending litigation told The Associated Press on Monday.

Plan would keep about 1,000 bears in northwest Montana

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:29pm

Montana wildlife commissioners adopted a grizzly bear conservation plan Monday that would maintain the largest population of the bruins in the Lower 48 at roughly current numbers even if the species loses its federal protections.

Tall Yellowstone geyser sets record with recent activity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:12pm

The world's tallest active geyser has set a record.

The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:09pm

The Latest on a demonstration at San Diego's border with Tijuana, Mexico (all times local):

The U.S. Border Patrol has made 32 arrests at a demonstration at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:07pm

The U.S. Border Patrol has made 32 arrests at a demonstration at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.

US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:54pm

The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S., a federal judge ruled Monday.

Agency: Man in prison for killing kids apparently kills self

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:39pm

Authorities say a man who was serving life in prison for the murder of his three children when he was named as the only suspect in the beating death of his cellmate has died of an apparent suicide.

Where Trump-related investigations stand

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:34pm

President Donald Trump is facing escalating criminal investigations in Washington and New York that are examining not only whether his campaign coordinated with the Kremlin but also whether he illegally bought the silence of two women who say they had sex with him.

Sen. Boulton questions truthfulness of ethics complaint

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 3:30pm

An Iowa lawmaker challenged on Monday the accusations of a woman who filed an ethics complaint alleging he touched her inappropriately in bars a year before he became a senator, saying parts of her story "do not ring true."