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Confederate statue toppling cases start with a dismissal

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:41am

A North Carolina judge trying protesters accused of toppling a Confederate statue has dismissed the criminal case against one of them.

Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:39am

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees.

The Latest: Driver in Trump motorcade brought gun to the job

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:37am

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The Latest: State senator says gun legislation is on the way

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:35am

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NYPD Special Victims hunting for rapist of 12-year-old

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:29am

The 12-year-old girl was in her school uniform, wearing pigtails. She clutched her princess lunch box as she got off the Bronx bus after tutoring, and that's when the rapist grabbed her by the arm.

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:25am

A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole on Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.

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Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:23am

President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week's deadly school shooting.

Man arrested after allegedly dragging, running over woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:16am

An Idaho man is accused of dragging a woman alongside his truck and then running her over.

US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:15am

Dallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway.

Utah man dies in avalanche near Wyoming ski resort

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:06am

A family says an Orem man they considered to be part of their family died in an avalanche in Wyoming.

Twin Falls man sent to prison for illegally having firearms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:00am

A Twin Falls man has been sentenced to more than a year behind bars for unlawfully having firearms.

How to properly dispose of a US flag you can't use anymore

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:00am

Since a lot of people fly an American flag on Presidents Day, here are some helpful tips for how to dispose of a U.S. flag, as well as some common misconceptions about displaying and using the flag.

Storm expected to dump snow on Utah through President's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:49am

A winter storm that's already dropped more than a foot of snow on some parts of Utah and snarled roads is expected to continue through the day.

Police: Child, 4 adults shot outside Texas restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:15am

A masked shooter opened fire on a family waiting to be seated at a San Antonio restaurant, wounding a 6-year-old boy and four of his relatives, police said Monday.

Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:58am

Parole denied for Louisiana inmate whose case led to landmark Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences .

The Latest: Police: Family targeted in restaurant shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:38am

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Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump

Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:35am

Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump.

NYC rape case prompts calls to close police sex loophole

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:31am

The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released the two male passengers, handcuffed the woman and told her she was under arrest, prosecutors say.

Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:49am

America's union leaders are about to find out if they were right to fiercely oppose Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court as a pivotal, potentially devastating vote against organized labor.

The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:15am

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