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Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:50pm

An Arizona state trooper who was beaten and shot while responding to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 was attacked by a Mexican man who was responsible for the one-vehicle rollover, authorities said.

Teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy' was friend to the lonely

Maryclaire Dale and Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:20pm

The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leaning in to talk to a friend at her school lunch table.

Police: Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 6:10pm

A police officer fatally shot a Virginia man who shot two people and kept a hostage barricaded inside a house even after he set it on fire Monday afternoon, officials said.

Zebra found dead, skinned near California's Hearst Castle

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:31pm

A zebra from a herd that roams the ranch around Hearst Castle was found dead and partly skinned on a beach on California's central coast, authorities said.

The Latest: Kasich: Fix social problems 'bottom up' like MLK

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:20pm

The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local):

The Latest: 2 deputies shot expected to recover

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:10pm

The Latest on the shooting of two deputies in northern Idaho (all times local):

2 Bonner County deputies serving warrant shot in N. Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 5:10pm

Two Bonner County sheriff's deputies were shot Monday in northern Idaho, but they were expected to recover.

Miami-Dade police: 8 people wounded in shooting at MLK park

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 4:51pm

Miami-Dade police say eight people — five of them juveniles — have been wounded in a shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park.

Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 4:40pm

The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday.

Mississippi city renames 'Great Americans Day' to honor MLK

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 4:32pm

A Mississippi city voted Monday to ditch "Great Americans Day" and instead celebrate a holiday named for Martin Luther King Jr.

The Latest: Friends: Slain teen had typical parent issues

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 4:03pm

The Latest on the life of a teenage girl who authorities say was killed and dismembered by her adoptive mother and the mother's boyfriend (all times local):

Piano Guys say performance at inauguration not a Trump endorsement

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 4:02pm

The Piano Guys are saying their decision to perform at an event marking the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump is not a political endorsement.

King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 3:40pm

As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters.

Eugene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies

Emanuella Grinberg CNN  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 3:35pm

Eugene A. Cernan, the last astronaut to leave his footprints on the surface of the moon, has died, NASA said Monday.

Senate panel rejects election challenge in eastern Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 3:31pm

An Idaho Senate panel has rejected a formal contest of election results in an eastern Idaho legislative district.

Search canceled for father, toddler swept into ocean by wave

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 3:11pm

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a father and his young son who were swept into the sea by a wave along an Oregon beach.

Idaho House Speaker Bedke faces fallout after reprimand

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 2:54pm

Five Idaho lawmakers surprised the House floor Monday by asking Speaker Scott Bedke to remove them from their committee assignments in a defiant act of solidarity with a female colleague recently admonished for comments on the mobility of women.

A look at next steps after damning report on Chicago police

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 2:30pm

The release of a damning Department of Justice report, which found civil rights abuses permeate Chicago's 12,000-officer police force, was in many ways just the start of a process that could take a decade or more.

Romney to join celebration of 2002 Winter Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 2:11pm

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be among those next month marking 15 years since Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympics.

Otter orders cybersecurity improvements for Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 16th - 2:01pm

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has signed an executive order aimed at protecting the state's computer networks from hackers.