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The Latest: Suspect worked at farm tied to Republican farmer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:19pm

The Latest on an arrest and charges in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local):

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Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:11pm

Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president's associates.

All 3 suspects wanted in ambush shooting of police arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:52pm

The remaining two men sought in connection with the ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month have been arrested.

Former Weber County evidence tech accused of stealing drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:50pm

A former Weber County Sheriff's Office evidence technician has been accused of eating methamphetamine from an evidence locker.

People stock up on water, ramen as hurricane menaces Hawaii

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:45pm

Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores Tuesday to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, flash flooding and high surf from a powerful and erratic hurricane expected to churn close to the islands or directly over them.

Lawyer: Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group to plead guilty.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:32pm

Lawyer: Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group to plead guilty.

Authorities: Iowa student killed by Mexican in US illegally

Ryan Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:19pm

A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield, authorities said Tuesday.

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:19pm

A federal judge in Seattle hearing arguments over a settlement that allows a Texas company to post online plans for printing 3D guns said Tuesday the overall issue of such untraceable plastic weapons should be decided by the president or Congress.

Trump looking to best Obama's travel schedule for midterms

Zeke Miller and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:17pm

President Donald Trump is preparing for an aggressive campaign schedule this fall to boost Republican candidates on the ballot in 2018.

Black girl expelled over hairstyle; School policy blasted

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:15pm

Video of a young black girl walking dejectedly out of a New Orleans area Catholic school in tears after being told her hair extensions violated school policy prompted thousands of social media comments Tuesday— many expressing puzzlement or outrage.

The Latest: Manafort found guilty of 8 financial crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:04pm

The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local):

Trump campaign swing for GOP candidates skipping Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump is aggressively campaigning for Republicans around the country, but Utah wasn't named Tuesday as one of the states he's expected to visit through September.

Father of slain Colorado woman sobs, seethes in courtroom

Dan Elliott and Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:38pm

Frank Rzucek Sr. leaned forward in a Colorado courtroom, weeping with his face in his hands as his son-in-law, just feet away, was told Tuesday he could face the death penalty if convicted of killing Rzucek's daughter and two granddaughters.

Texas man charged with fatally stabbing 16-month-old son

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:23pm

A father was charged with capital murder Tuesday after police said he stabbed his 16-month-old son at a Dallas-area apartment complex.

Crews recover body of man swept away in Wisconsin flooding

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:04pm

Searchers on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was wrenched away from would-be rescuers during flash flooding that forced evacuations around Wisconsin's capital city and cut power to many homes.

The Latest: Gov. declares state of emergency in Dane County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:47pm

The Latest on flooding around Madison, Wisconsin(all times local):

Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme

Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:43pm

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the illegal payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the election.

Records: Man accused in deaths says arrest stopped his spree

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:39pm

Records say a Louisiana man accused of killing three people last year and wounding another told authorities his arrest stopped his planned killing spree.

US judge off corruption, kidnapping cases after emails

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:38pm

A federal judge in two of Illinois' highest profile cases has been removed from hearing all his criminal cases after it was revealed he exchanged emails with an employee at the U.S. attorney's office in which he commented on and joked about one of his trials in progress at the time.

The Latest: Dem: Court pick won't say if rulings are correct

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:33pm

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is meeting Congress members before confirmation hearings in September (all times local):