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Idaho police officers involved in fatal shooting named

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:14pm

Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in Coeur d'Alene.

City of Reno settling sex harassment suit for $300,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:11pm

A lawyer for two women who filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the city of Reno says they have agreed to settle the case for $300,000.

Utah police use sirens to drive bear up tree for relocation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:02pm

Orem police used their vehicle sirens to drive a 2-year-old bear up a tree after its presence in the central Utah caused traffic delays Wednesday morning.

Arkansas attorney general wants judge barred from her cases

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:00pm

Arkansas' attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court to reassign cases involving her office from a judge who has been prohibited from handling execution cases, accusing him of regularly being biased against her staff.

UC President Janet Napolitano announces plans to step down

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:48am

University of California President Janet Napolitano has announced she plans to step down in August 2020.

US approves releasing non-native insect to control thistle

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:42am

Federal officials have approved turning loose a non-native insect to feed on an invasive thistle that sprouts in everything from rangelands to vineyards to wilderness areas, mainly in the U.S. West.

200 Bahamians arrive in Florida fleeing Dorian's devastation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:41am

More than 200 Bahamians whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian have come to Florida on a cruise ship.

University of California President Janet Napolitano announces plans to step down in August 2020.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:40am

University of California President Janet Napolitano announces plans to step down in August 2020.

Herbert names Department of Environmental Quality director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:31am

Utah has a new top environmental regulator.

Pelosi welcomes Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to Capitol

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:21am

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is welcoming Hong Kong pro-democracy activists to the U.S. Capitol, sending a message to Beijing that Congress supports the protesters in their months-long campaign for human rights.

Attempted murder charge in Elko Walmart parking lot stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:17am

A 38-year-old northeast Nevada man has been arrested after police say he stabbed another man during an altercation in a Walmart parking lot in Elko.

Woman recounts alleged rape by athlete charged with assaults

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:13am

A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults has testified that she was surprised and afraid when he went from consensual kissing to physical force and violence.

Tahoe motorhome driver who fled deputies found incompetent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:07am

The driver of a Lake Tahoe motorhome who led officers on a wild mountain highway chase before crashing into a building 30 miles (48 kilometers) away in Gardnerville has been found incompetent to stand trial.

Detroit girl, 2, dies after head stuck in car's power window

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:53am

Police say a 2-year-old Detroit girl has died after getting her head stuck in a power window in a car.

Appeals court asked to halt discharge of Airmen with HIV

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:49am

Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive have urged a federal appeals court to uphold an injunction that prevents the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them.

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year closure for repairs

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:45am

After a three-year closure, the Washington Monument is reopening to the public.

Shots fired at courthouse in northeast Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:38am

Officials say one person has been hospitalized after a shooting at a courthouse in Alabama.

Woman burning love letters sparks Nebraska apartment fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:35am

It seems this love was too hot to handle.

Milwaukee woman pleads not guilty in death of emaciated son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:27am

A Milwaukee mother has pleaded not guilty to child neglect charges following the death of her 42-pound (19.05-kilogram) teenage son.

Initial report on fatal crash says plane reported open door

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:26am

The National Transportation Safety Board says a Sept. 7 fatal plane crash occurred when the aircraft was returning to a southern Nevada airport after appearing to struggle to gain altitude and then reporting that a door was open.