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Ogden Fire Department: 1 dead after fire at storage facility

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 2:40pm

Authorities in Ogden say one man is dead and another injured following a fire at a storage facility Saturday afternoon.

Chicago-area man gets 24 years for student's drug death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 2:27pm

A suburban Chicago man convicted in the drug-induced death of a Spanish foreign exchange student has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.

Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 1:20pm

A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff.

Authorities say a jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard has crashed into a bay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 1:15pm

Authorities say a jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard has crashed into a bay.

Man charged after grandma dies; bed filled with maggots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 1:09pm

A Florida man has been charged after his 87-year-old grandmother died and authorities say her bed was filled with live maggots.

Mueller: Manafort 'brazenly violated the law' for years

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 12:29pm

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and his own lawyers, according to a sentencing memo filed Saturday by special counsel Robert Mueller's office.

Sen. Feinstein debates children over climate change

Paul Elias, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:48am

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video and widely shared on social media.

Judge gives R. Kelly chance to go free while awaiting trial

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:39am

A judge on Saturday gave R. Kelly a chance to go free while the R&B star awaits trial on charges that he sexually abused four people, including three minors, in a case that seemed likely to produce another #MeToo reckoning for a celebrity.

Colorado slaying may be linked to robberies in Wyoming, Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:27am

Attackers who killed a man in Colorado may have held up a store in Wyoming and a bank in Utah later the same day, authorities said.

Georgia students face discipline for sharing tainted food

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:20am

Five Georgia middle school students face disciplinary action for sharing drug-tainted food with other students on Valentine's Day.

State board suspends planned land sale in northeastern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:13am

A state board has temporarily suspended plans to sell a large mountain parcel of trust land in northeastern Utah.

I-40 closed, homes threatened by floods in the US South

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:27am

Homes, highways, parks and bridges throughout the South have been flooded or put out of commission Saturday, as the toll of days of drenching rains swelled waterways and pooled over saturated lands amid a threat of severe storms.

Maduro's opponents brave tear gas in push to deliver aid

Christine Armario and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:57am

Opponents of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro braved tear gas as they rescued boxes of emergency food and medicine from burning trucks during violent clashes on the Colombian border with security forces blocking the entry of U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid.

Pentagon chief getting firsthand look at US-Mexico border

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:18am

Top defense officials toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday to see how the military could reinforce efforts to block drug smuggling and other illegal activity, as the Pentagon weighs diverting billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's border wall.

Buffett encourages investors to bet on American economy

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 9:18am

Billionaire Warren Buffett says the company he built through decades of acquisitions continues to perform well even though he hasn't found any major deals at attractive prices recently.

Car drives on sidewalk around school buses, nearly hits kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:55am

New York City police are searching for a motorist who drove around a stopped school bus onto a Brooklyn sidewalk, nearly mowing down schoolchildren.

Teens tweet Trump, find Senate ally, score civil rights win

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:48am

All the bill needed to become law was President Donald Trump's signature. It would create a national archive of documents from civil rights cold cases. Students had been working on the project for years, families waiting on it for decades. But time was running out.

Ohio finds numerous problems at troubled county jail

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:44am

An Ohio county jail where prisoners are locked down for days because of staff shortages, dietary restrictions are ignored and toilets and showers go unrepaired has received mostly failing grades during its latest state inspection, according to a report released this week.

US-North Korean deals often made away from negotiating table

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:34am

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