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Report documents abuse by priests

Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:41am

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy's mouth with holy water. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused him.

Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:41am

A small modular nuclear power plant design for a facility in southeast Idaho is winding its way through the federal regulatory framework, a procession a key Trump administration official described Tuesday as historic.

Police: Toddler found safe after search for missing car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:38am

Police in Buffalo say they've found a 2-year-old child safe inside a stolen car.

Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:33am

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount.

Police: Suspect in fatal shooting commits suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:18am

Authorities say an eastern Idaho man pursued by police following a fatal shooting at a trailer park killed himself after being surrounded by law enforcement officers.

The Latest: Superintendent says shooting still feels fresh

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:59am

The Latest on the start of a new school year at a Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 students and faculty (all times local):

Oklahoma school reopens after transgender student threatened

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:50am

Officials have reopened a rural Oklahoma school system after an investigation into comments authorities deemed threatening to a transgender student.

Worker dies after falling into vat of oil in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:45am

Authorities say a worker has died after falling into a vat of oil at a facility near Walt Disney World.

Soccer coach accused of having sex with minor, sending nudes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:41am

A Kentucky high school soccer coach is accused of having sex with an underage student and sending multiple students nude photographs.

Parkland students start school year with tightened security

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:34am

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Wednesday returned to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. But some say they still won't feel protected despite $6.5 million spent on security enhancements, including 18 safety monitors, new classroom locks and upgraded video surveillance.

St. Louis couple charged in drug overdose death of baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:30am

A St. Louis couple has been charged in the drug overdose death of their 8-month-old daughter.

Leader of Connecticut ministry charged with abusing child

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:27am

The leader of a home-based ministry in Connecticut has been charged with abusing the baby son of two of his followers.

Former top Atlanta official to enter plea in bribery probe

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:24am

A top aide to former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is the latest person scheduled to enter a plea as part of an ongoing federal corruption investigation.

Investigators focus on 5 areas in search for Iowa student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:21am

Authorities investigating the disappearance of an Iowa college student are focusing on five areas in and near her hometown.

Sex offender stripped of US citizenship, will be deported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 6:21am

A North Carolina man who federal authorities say sexually abused his stepdaughter has been stripped of his United States citizenship and will be deported to Ghana.

Vandals flood historic submarine, plaques stolen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:51am

Vandals have flooded a World War II-era submarine that has been part of the New Jersey Naval Museum since 1972.

Paper's contempt motion up in Florida school shooting case

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:31am

A school board is asking a judge to hold a newspaper in contempt in the case of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.

APNewsBreak: US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:15am

Top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials will unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels Wednesday in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government and federal police, DEA officials told The Associated Press.

14-year-old boy dies after accidental shooting in Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:07am

A 14-year-old boy is dead after authorities say he was shot by a friend while they were reportedly playing with a gun in a Seattle suburb.

ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:23am

A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers.