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Police: Woman faked terminal illness for extended stay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:28am

Police have arrested a New Jersey woman who they say faked having a terminal illness and convinced a family to take care of her for more than a month.

Evacuation notices downgraded for Spokane Valley wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:26am

Authorities say a small fire that prompted evacuation notices for 700 homes near Spokane Valley began in a building and then spread to grass and trees.

Suspect arrested in SWAT standoff in suburban Salt Lake City

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:20am

A 26-year-old Utah man has been arrested following a standoff with a SWAT team at an apartment complex in suburban Salt Lake City.

Trump: Montenegro's 'aggressive people' could start WWIII

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:17am

President Donald Trump is taking another jab at NATO, questioning whether the alliance's mutual defense pact might conceivably let tiny Montenegro's "very aggressive people" start World War III.

South Dakota mom sentenced for killing son who wet the bed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:16am

A South Dakota woman accused of beating her 2-year-old son to death after he wet his bed has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison.

Gamer faces new charges in Kansas fatal 'swatting' case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:08am

One of the online gamers accused in a video game dispute that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man is facing new charges.

Provo man killed in go-kart crash at apartment complex

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:06am

A Utah man has died in a go-kart crash in Provo.

California's iconic Highway 1 near Big Sur ready to reopen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:03am

California transportation officials say an iconic stretch of Highway 1 in the scenic Big Sur coastal region that was blocked last year by a massive landslide is ready to reopen to traffic.

Mom accused of letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:57am

A Kansas City-area woman has been charged with letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter.

Idaho man gets 30 years following 6th DUI conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:48am

A southwestern Idaho man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following his sixth DUI conviction.

Woman finds deadly spider in grocery store grapes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:39am

A Connecticut woman says she found a black widow spider in a package of grapes from the grocery store.

Mother gets 3 years for not stopping daughters' abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:37am

A Connecticut woman who stood by and did nothing as her boyfriend punished her two children by burning their hands on a gas stove has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Lightning strikes 186-year-old church during storms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:42am

Firefighters say lightning struck a 186-year-old New Hampshire church and flames shot out of the steeple as strong storms made their way through the region.

Man pleads guilty to killing man with samurai sword

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:36am

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the 2008 death of a man found stabbed with his own samurai sword.

Giant pyramid tourist attraction burns in northern Illinois

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:30am

Authorities say fire severely damaged a giant pyramid home that doubles as a tourist attraction in northern Illinois.

A day after back-tracking, Trump defends summit performance

Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:28am

Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, promising "big results" from better relations with Russia and hitting back at "haters."

The Latest: Trump uses 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' for foes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:23am

The Latest on continuing reaction to President Donald Trump's summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin (all times local):

Woman with $92K in unpaid tolls and fees gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:19am

A woman who racked up more than $92,000 in unpaid tolls and fees for evading hundreds of tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike during a five-year period has pleaded guilty to theft of services.

3 victims identified after Florida Everglades plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:18am

Authorities have identified three victims of a collision involving two small planes over the Florida Everglades.