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Plane makes emergency landing on Florida's Alligator Alley

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:50am

Two people escaped injury when a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Florida's Alligator Alley highway.

Trump says WH lawyer McGahn isn't 'a John Dean type 'RAT"

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:39am

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that White House lawyer Don McGahn isn't "a John Dean type 'RAT,'" making reference to the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon.

Nevada water chief rejects big Vegas pipeline pumping plan

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:03pm

Long-fought plans for Las Vegas to pump and pipe drinking water from arid valleys just west of the Utah state line were dealt a severe blow Friday with a ruling from Nevada's top state water official.

Manhunt underway after fatal Tennessee robberies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:57pm

Police in Tennessee are looking for two men who they believe could be responsible for a string of recent robberies and shootings in the Nashville area.

The Latest: US says man was arrested on outstanding warrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:29pm

The Latest on the arrest by immigration agents of a man as he drove his wife to the hospital so she could give birth (all times local):

Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 5:08pm

Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated.

Colorado family struggled with debt before husband's arrest in wife and daughters' killing

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:43pm

Chris and Shanann Watts detailed their life on social media. They shared photos of beach vacations to San Diego and screengrabs of lovey-dovey text messages. They gushed about their daughters, Bella and Celeste, and posted photos of the little girls' gap-toothed grins and funny dances.

Colorado legislative aide punished for Putin portrait prank

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:04pm

An adviser to a Democratic legislative leader in Colorado has been punished for helping a progressive group put a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin on brief display at the state capitol building near a spot reserved for a portrait of President Donald Trump.

Deputies: Dad, daughter arrested for dealing drugs to teens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:37pm

A man and his teenage daughter are in custody after Georgia deputies said the two were dealing drugs.

Migrant spouse of pregnant woman detained on way to hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:33pm

A California woman has said she had to drive herself to the hospital and give birth without her husband after he was detained by immigration agents.

Sheriff: Shooting at football game unrelated to school

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:29pm

Authorities say a shooting outside a Florida high school football game in which two men were wounded had nothing to do with school or the game.

Inmate runs crack cocaine operation from inside prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:26pm

A Rhode Island inmate has been running a crack cocaine distribution ring from inside prison.

Donation jar for slain girl's family stolen; woman arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:00pm

Authorities say they have arrested a woman caught on video surveillance camera stealing a jar full of donations intended to help the family of a 7-year-old Florida girl slain in gun crossfire.

Man bites off another man's finger in golf course brawl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 2:14pm

A man has bitten off another man's finger during a fight at a Massachusetts golf course.

Police: Florida man, 88, burns raccoon over eating mangoes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 2:00pm

An 88-year-old Florida man was arrested after police said he burned a trapped raccoon alive because the animal had eaten his mangoes.

Hunter suffers minor injuries in Utah mountain lion attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:49pm

Utah authorities say a bow hunter suffered minor chest and leg injuries when he was attacked by a mountain lion that stalked him and his father before and after the attack.

Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:47pm

A Colorado judge has denied a request by a defense attorney for a man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters to require a coroner to collect DNA from the necks of the young girls.

City official disturbed by Confederate flag parade display

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 12:58pm

A Midvale City Council member has voiced concerns about the Confederate flag being displayed during the Salt Lake City suburb's Harvest Days parade.

E. Idaho man facing charges after men hit with bear spray

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 12:05pm

An eastern Idaho man police say doused two men on a Pocatello street with bear spray is facing charges.