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Police: 1 person killed at Illinois mall, shooter at large

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:58pm

Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall and the suspect remains at large.

Second skier dies in aftermath of New Mexico avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:20pm

A second person died from injuries sustained in an avalanche last week at a northern New Mexico ski resort, relatives and a hospital official said Monday.

Arizona police to re-interview people in teenage boy's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:16pm

Police in a Phoenix suburb say they'll re-interview witnesses and victims in the fatal shooting of a teenage boy by an officer investigating a vehicle break-in.

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honoring the civil rights leader.

New Idaho wolf trap rules intended to protect dogs on walks

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:35pm

Lawmakers have made an initial step in approving rules changes requested by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game that require wolf and other trappers to set traps farther from paths to avoid catching dogs out on walks with their owners.

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

Pat Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:53pm

Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of his NHL coaching career.

Bill increases penalty for attacking Idaho parks officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:52pm

Legislation to increase penalties for a person who attacks an Idaho Parks and Recreation employee authorized to enforce state laws has been introduced.

Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:58pm

Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges are pending against a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally.

Gun bills more likely to become ads than law in Virginia

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:49pm

Virginia lawmakers appear unlikely to pass any notable new gun laws this legislative session, but are almost certain to campaign heavily on failed gun legislation later this year.

Trump lawyer walks back comments about Moscow project

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:46pm

President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday walked back comments he made about discussions Trump had with his former personal attorney about a real estate project in Moscow during the presidential election campaign.

North Dakota's GOP-led Legislature mulls abortion bills

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:30pm

North Dakota's Republican-led Legislature reopened the abortion debate Monday following a six-year pause despite critics saying the state is setting itself up for another round of expensive legal fights over legislation they describe as misleading and unconstitutional.

Body of Utah skier buried by avalanche found over weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:24pm

Authorities have recovered the body of a skier who had been buried by an avalanche in central Utah.

Two students leave Oklahoma University over blackface video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:11pm

Two University of Oklahoma students have voluntarily withdrawn from the school after one appeared in a video posted on social media wearing black face paint and using a racial epithet, the university's president said Monday.

Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:59pm

Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby.

Snow in Salt Lake City cancels march honoring King

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:53pm

The University of Utah has canceled its annual rally and march to honor Martin Luther King Jr. because of the weather.

Woman rescued from swollen Texas river after husband dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:41pm

Authorities say a woman was stranded for two days after her 79-year-old husband was fatally swept away in a river after their amphibious all-terrain vehicle became stuck in the water.

New Hampshire Democrats consider emergency shutdown funding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:15pm

Democratic leaders in the New Hampshire Legislature are considering emergency legislation to help furloughed federal workers.

Sheriff: Police shot man driving toward officers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:11pm

Authorities say police in Tennessee fatally shot a motorist who was driving toward officers.

Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 7 dead

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:03pm

Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States.

Atlanta's Confederate Avenue fades into history

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:26pm

Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood are celebrating the renaming of Confederate Avenue.