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Iowa State president says he will stop flying school plane

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:41pm

The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs.

Use of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings

Emery P. Dalesio, Jonathan Drew and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:41pm

The fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer in Charlotte is only the latest shooting to raise questions about how the department uses body cameras.

Student suspended after she takes photo of school's dirty water

Rolando Zenteno, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:34pm

When Hazel Juco noticed the water in her high school restroom looked like urine, she snapped a photo and posted it on Facebook and Twitter. The next day, the senior at John Glenn High School in Westland, Michigan, was suspended.

Pair of friends piloted planes that crashed in NY, killing 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:32pm

Authorities say two small airplanes that collided and crashed in western New York were piloted by friends who'd taken off with four other planes for their usual weekend outing.

Federal judge refuses to block Wisconsin right-to-work law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

A federal judge has refused a union's demand to block Wisconsin's right-to-work law.

Coast Guard searches for Cuban migrants from capsized boat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

The U.S. Coast Guard says it's searching for nearly two dozen Cuban migrants who were on board a makeshift vessel that capsized off the Florida Keys.

Man, 77, sentenced to life for 1962 cold-case murder of wife

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

A 77-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for murder Monday, more than a half century after he told authorities his wife died in a boating accident, and a prosecutor says he believes the suspect killed two others.

Bundy jurors shown video of men firing assault rifles

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

As prosecutors prepare to rest their case in the federal conspiracy trial of Ammon Bundy and his followers, jurors viewed a video Monday of occupiers using assault rifles to fire at a boat launch located on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

Rescued boater spent week adrift on raft; mom presumed dead

Denise Lavoie and Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

A Vermont man whose boat sank spent seven days adrift on an inflatable life raft before he was rescued off the coast of Massachusetts by a passing freighter, but his still-missing mother was presumed dead, the Coast Guard said Monday.

Tropical Storm Roslyn strengthens in Pacific off Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

Tropical Storm Roslyn has grown stronger than expected in the Pacific far off Mexico's coast.

The Latest: Law partner disputes that lawyer was disgruntled

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:31pm

The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):

Officials: Man killed by Arkansas deputy wouldn't drop gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:23pm

An Arkansas sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man on a porch after a woman called to complain that the man was armed and acting erratically.

Army fires Fort Riley commander as investigation continues

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

The commander of Fort Riley has been fired and the Army is continuing an investigation opened last week at the Kansas base, officials said Monday, but they declined to provide any other details.

Iowa city braces for highest floodwaters since 2008 record

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

Residents of Cedar Rapids are watching anxiously as the quickly rising Cedar River threatens to inundate their city with devastating floodwaters for the second time in just over eight years.

Idaho man killed in confrontation with police identified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

Authorities in southwest Idaho say a 52-year-old Idaho man died Monday morning from multiple gunshot wounds after pointing a gun at four police officers who opened fire.

Family sues Ohio police officer who killed robbery suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

The father of an unarmed robbery suspect fatally shot by an Akron, Ohio, police officer after refusing to remove his hand from his waistband has sued the city and the officer, claiming excessive force.

Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags.

The Latest: Attorney: Campaign chief didn't know about plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

The Latest in the trial of two former allies of Republican Gov. Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closing case (all times local):

Walking is medicine? It helped high-risk seniors stay mobile

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:12pm

It's not too late to get moving: Simple physical activity — mostly walking — helped high-risk seniors stay mobile after disability-inducing ailments even if, at 70 and beyond, they'd long been couch potatoes.