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Salt Lake County councilwoman enters race for Utah governor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:09am

Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is entering the Utah governor's race.

5-year-old girl's body found in South Carolina landfill

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:33am

A South Carolina police chief says 400 people searched through 4 million pounds (1.8 million kilograms) of trash to find the body of a 5-year-old girl in a landfill, months after a man admitted to killing her and her mother.

Paralympian Marieke Vervoort fulfills wish to take own life

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:49am

to push literally all my fear and everything away."

Testimony: Student was killed by classmate playing with gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:59am

Court testimony says a Tennessee State University student shot and killed a classmate while playing with a stolen gun.

Prosecutor: Virginia city can move Confederate monument

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:42am

The commonwealth's attorney of Norfolk, Virginia, says the city can remove a Confederate monument, despite a state law that bars the removal of war memorials.

3rd delay in trial for Louisiana judge accused of sex crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:19am

The trial for a Louisiana judge accused of molesting teenage girls has been delayed for a third time.

As trial nears, hearing set in Florida school shooting case

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:29pm

As his death penalty trial draws closer, a hearing is set for Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz in the 2018 massacre that killed 17 people.

Leonard leads Clippers over LeBron and Lakers 112-102

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:19pm

Kawhi Leonard hit seven straight shots in one stretch, creating a run for the Clippers that his new teammates quickly joined.

Giuliani associates due in court in campaign finance case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:17pm

Two business associates of Rudy Giuliani are due in a New York City court in their campaign finance case.

Farewells to US Rep. Elijah Cummings to begin in Baltimore

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:13pm

Constituents, friends and other mourners are set to gather at a historically black college in Baltimore to honor the life of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first of a series of planned services.

Trump claim brings new pain to relatives of lynching victims

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:07pm

Willie Edwards Jr., a black truck driver, was killed by Ku Klux Klansmen who forced him to jump off a bridge in Alabama in 1957. Two years earlier, white men had bludgeoned black teenager Emmett Till to death in Mississippi. No one went to prison for either slaying.

Arpaio pushes bid to erase conviction pardoned by Trump

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:03pm

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco will hear arguments Wednesday in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to erase his now-pardoned contempt of court conviction from his record.

Cole's streak ends as Nats rough up Astros ace in Game 1

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:54pm

The Washington Nationals roughed up Gerrit Cole for five runs in seven innings Tuesday night, beating Houston 5-4 to jump ahead in the best-of-seven World Series.

The diplomat took notes. Then he told a story.

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:19pm

A secret cable. A disembodied voice. A coded threat.

Ballistics database helps bring Houston gang war into focus

Juan A. Lozano and John L. Mone, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:14pm

Kenneth Roberson's lyrics chronicled the gang violence he saw in his hometown of Houston.

New 9/11 exhibit stages hunt for Osama bin Laden

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:04pm

Declassified U.S. government documents and artifacts are part of a new exhibit on the decade-long search for Osama bin Laden at the site of the New York terrorist attack.

‘They’re going to leak and they’re going to lie’: Stewart, Bishop bemoan Democrats’ impeachment process

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:35pm

The Democrats’ impeachment process is “just nonsense” and any state department employee who testifies in the impeachment hearings is “betraying” the American people, Utah Rep. Chris Stewart believes.

Man charged with attempted murder in Iowa police shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:53pm

A man wounded in an Iowa shootout with officers that also wounded two deputies has been charged with two counts of attempted murder of a peace officer.

Wisconsin man who drove pickup truck that plane struck dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:45pm

A Wisconsin man is the second person to die after a small plane collided with a pickup truck last week near a private airfield in the eastern part of the state.