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Another victim of deadly California wildfire identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:24pm

Another person killed in the deadliest wildfire in California history has been identified.

Skydiver dies in Michigan from accident during landing

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:18pm

Authorities say a 33-year-old skydiver has been killed in Michigan when he abruptly fell after trying to avoid colliding with another jumper near the landing.

Doggy Con: a pop culture convention for furry fanatics

Andrea Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:07pm

Atlanta's scorching August heat didn't stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention.

'I feel like a hero': 9-year-old boy helps deliver baby sister thanks to 911 dispatcher

Haley Bull, CNN  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:41pm

A family in Tampa has a lot to celebrate — a new bundle of joy who made a surprise appearance and her 9-year-old brother who helped it happen.

Florida man jailed, accused of threatening mass shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:06pm

Authorities say a Florida man has been arrested and accused of threatening a mass shooting in text messages.

Small plane crashes into house near Poughkeepsie, killing 2

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:47pm

A plane crashed into a New York home Saturday, killing one resident and one person on the aircraft and causing a massive fire, state police said.

New Orleans: Pilot told tower of problems before plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:46pm

The pilot of a small plane in a deadly crash near New Orleans' Lakefront Airport radioed the control tower shortly after takeoff about unspecified problems and sought clearance to return, federal investigators said Saturday.

First human cases of West Nile infection in Idaho confirmed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:28pm

Idaho public health authorities say they've confirmed two human cases of the West Nile virus infection.

The Latest: 'Long and arduous' protests in Portland, Oregon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:54pm

The Latest on a right-wing rally and counter protests in Portland, Oregon (all times local):

At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:54pm

Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon.

Boise kills new library plan citing cost, ballot uncertainty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:59pm

Boise's mayor says he's postponing the city's proposal for a new main library.

Ohio mayor receives threats after comments by Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:21pm

The mayor of Dayton where nine people were slain in a mass shooting says a round-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Donald Trump after his visit to a Dayton hospital earlier this month.

Airport worker fired for giving passenger 'You ugly!' note

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:31am

An airport security worker in New York has been fired for handing a passenger a handwritten note that said "You ugly!!!"

Aggressive bears close portion of Grand Teton National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:20am

Part of Grand Teton National Park is temporarily closed due to aggressive bears.

The Latest: Stranger says goodbye to El Paso shooting victim

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

The Latest on a funeral of an El Paso shooting victim whose companion had few family (all times local):

Navajo police agency: Officer wounds bat-wielding person

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:45am

Navajo Nation police say an officer responding to a domestic call shot and wounded a bat-wielding person who allegedly charged the officer.

Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with attempted murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:38am

A man suspected of shooting six police officers during an hourslong standoff that ended when tear gas caused the man to surrender was charged with attempted murder.

Indiana, Kentucky Planned Parenthood seeing alliance boost

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:25am

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky is receiving a nearly $1 million funding boost and is adding staffers under its merger with the group's Seattle-based affiliate.

Ogden police: 4 officers fatally shoot knife-wielding man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:09am

Ogden police say four officers fatally shot a knife-wielding man approaching them after ignoring commands to drop the weapon.