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Epstein saga brings national focus to victims' rights

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:09pm

The Jeffrey Epstein case has brought national attention to victims' rights, from prosecutors shunning Epstein's accusers more than a decade ago to the same women speaking about their suffering at an extraordinary court hearing last month.

A look at Corey Lewandowski's role in the Mueller report

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:52pm

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, is expected to testify publicly before the House Judiciary Committee in what the panel is labeling its first official impeachment hearing.

Salt Lake County mayor traveling to the US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:28pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying she wants to get a first-hand look at the humanitarian crisis there.

Courser sentenced to 12 months of probation, can avoid jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:58pm

A former Michigan lawmaker has been sentenced to 12 months of probation stemming from charges that were filed over a plot to hide his extramarital affair with another legislator.

Walmart will trade you a gift card for your old car seat

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:36pm

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging — to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country.

The Latest: Lawmakers approve changes to medical pot law

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:48pm

The Latest on action on changes to Utah's medical marijuana law (all times local):

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Michael R. Sisak and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:38pm

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.

The Latest: Authorities identify man fatally shot by officer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:00pm

The Latest on an officer fatally shooting a man during a fight in St. Paul, Minnesota (all times local):

The Latest: Arrested man is from wealthy Mexican family

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:49pm

The Latest on father arrested in San Francisco Bay Area boating death (all times local):

White House orders 2 former aides to defy House subpoenas

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:48pm

The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing.

Lawyer: Ex-Wisconsin nurse to plead guilty to hurting babies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:05pm

A defense attorney says a former Wisconsin nurse is prepared to plead guilty to hurting infants in a Madison hospital's intensive care unit.

Nursing home employees formally charged in patient deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:56pm

Prosecutors have formally charged four ex-employees of a Florida nursing home where a power outage after a hurricane led to 12 patients' deaths.

Collins' aide: New Kavanaugh accusation 'lacks an accuser'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:53pm

A spokeswoman for Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins says newly disclosed allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are not adding anything new to what's already been reported.

42 cases of lung damage linked to vaping in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:14pm

Utah health officials say the number of cases of lung damage linked to vaping is up to 42.

Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to shoot up old school

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

Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Oklahoma woman accused of threatening to carry out a mass shooting at her old high school.

Trial of cop who killed black man in home to stay in Dallas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:43pm

The murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her unarmed black neighbor inside his apartment will be held in the city.

Sheriff: No charges against deputy in crash that killed boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:40pm

Authorities say a southern Michigan sheriff's deputy who fatally struck an 11-year-old boy with his patrol vehicle will not be criminally charged.

Water quality sensor hitching ride on Mississippi River boat

Adrian Sainz and Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:38pm

A data-gathering sensor attached to the American Queen steamboat will give scientists and cities a better understanding of water quality along the entire length of the Mississippi River, officials said Monday.

Mexican tycoon arrested when boat kills son by San Francisco

Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 3:27pm

A member of one of Mexico's wealthiest families was arrested on manslaughter charges after his 11-year-old son died on a family boating trip in the San Francisco Bay, police said Monday.