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The Latest: Thousands rally for gun control after massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:35pm

The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):

State investigated after school shooting suspect cut himself

Jason Dearen, Allen Breed and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:19pm

Florida's child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in an online video but found him stable, according to state records.

Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:15pm

President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders.

Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:01pm

Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the department's ranks.

Family of woman killed by police may not see full $37M award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:37am

The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never receive the entire $37 million it was awarded in a lawsuit this week.

Live ammo found in middle school restroom prompts lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:32am

Live ammunition was discovered by a custodian in a Rhode Island middle school boys' restroom, prompting a lockdown, police said.

Girl, 4, fatally shot inside car; suspect sought

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:30am

Authorities say a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car with young siblings and her grandmother in northeastern Ohio has been fatally shot and a suspect is being sought.

The Latest: Slain Chicago officer remembered as 'model cop'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:25am

The Latest on the funeral for a Chicago Police commander killed in the line of duty (all times local):

Intermountain donates $15M to Univ. of Utah for med building

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:04am

Intermountain Healthcare has donated $15 million to the University of Utah to pay for building a new medical education building.

Weber County: Evidence worker allegedly under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:51am

Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Desmond Butler and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:33am

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

Suspect killed by deputy in shootout on Colorado-Utah border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:42am

A suspect was killed during a shootout with a sheriff's deputy following a high-speed pursuit that ended near the Colorado-Utah border.

Southwestern Idaho student brings BB gun to class

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:41am

A southwestern Idaho school district is informing parents that a middle school student brought a BB gun to class.

Fatal shooting by officer to be reviewed by outside agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:23am

The Bonneville County prosecutor's office in eastern Idaho says it has asked another agency to review an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting due to a conflict of interest.

Winter storm forecast to roll south through US Rockies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:10am

An Arctic cold front is forecast to sweep through the Rocky Mountains with heavy mountain snows over Presidents Day weekend, while cold temperatures descend on the Northern Plains.

Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:29am

President Donald Trump has consistently pushed back against the idea of Russia meddling in the election that put him in power, dismissing that claim as a hoax and an affront to the legitimacy of his victory.

Ruling lets transgender teen continue hormonal therapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:52am

A judge's ruling will allow a transgender Ohio teenager to continue hormonal therapy over the wishes of his parents who deny he is transgender.

Cincinnati area shaken by racial taunts, insults in schools

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:24am

Some schools have been plagued this winter by outbreaks of racism in and around a city that's been revitalized in recent years following racial violence.

Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:23am

In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

In Baltimore, public trust erodes amid police scandal

David McFadden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:17am

Confidence in Baltimore's sworn protectors has badly deteriorated in recent years, but it may be hitting rock bottom after admissions that corrupt police detectives on an out-of-control unit resold looted narcotics, conducted home invasions and falsified evidence.