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Jackson County rancher uses inflatable dancer to shoo wolves

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:41pm

A rancher in Jackson County who has had gray wolves eat his livestock is now using a lime-green inflatable dancing man to keep the predators at bay.

US service member killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:24pm

The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan.

Lawyers: Immigrant kids' detention is prolonged, unexplained

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:14pm

Immigrant advocates said Tuesday they are suing the U.S. government, claiming it is detaining immigrant children too long and improperly refusing to release them to relatives.

FBI: Officer fatally shoots man wanted for armed robbery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:03pm

The FBI says an officer shot and killed a man wanted on an armed robbery charge in Atlanta.

Questions remain around doctors for incapacitated woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:00pm

It's unclear if two doctors who cared for an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault could face any criminal fallout.

The Latest: Pelosi says reopen government, then we'll talk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:47am

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):

Trump moving ahead with State of the Union speech next week

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:40am

The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it.

Water legislation bill clears Idaho House, heads to Senate

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:35am

Legislation to end years of litigation and finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho has cleared the House.

Miami prosecutor probing MLK traffic incident as hate crime

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:33am

Miami prosecutors are investigating as a possible hate crime a traffic incident involving a gun-wielding white man and a group of black bicyclists on Martin Luther King Day.

Ex-University of Okla. students apologize for racist video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:30am

The University of Oklahoma released public apologies Tuesday from two former students who were involved in a video in which one of the women wore black face paint and used a racial epithet.

Photographer Leighton Mark, shot in Beirut in 1984, has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:19am

Leighton Mark, a photojournalist who taught himself to make pictures with one arm after he was wounded in 1984 while covering the civil war in Lebanon, has died. He was 67.

The Latest: Slain couple were fixtures of rodeo community

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:07am

The Latest on a man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally and accused of killing four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, adding fuel to the immigration debate (all times local):

Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:03am

The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City's prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits.

Explo Systems ex-owner drops Camp Minden sentence appeal

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 11:01am

The former owner of a company that left thousands of tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant at a Louisiana National Guard facility has dropped an appeal of his sentence.

Man accused of threatening to kill 'as many girls as I see'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:51am

A man is under arrest in Utah after police say he posted on Facebook about "killing as many girls as I see" the same weekend that Women's Marches were held around the U.S.

Teen's death spurs federal, state safe gun storage bills

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:43am

Still coping with the death of their teenage son a year ago, Michael and Kristin Song are on a mission that is helping to relieve some of their pain — advocating for tougher federal and state laws on safe gun storage aimed at keeping firearms out of the hands of children.

The Latest: Suspect in mall shooting is paroled armed robber

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:41am

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a teen at a suburban Chicago mall (all times local):

Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:35am

Mitt Romney is set to hold his first town hall as a sitting senator for Utah as a government shutdown continues.

No parking zone created near popular Big Island lava tube

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:04am

Hawaii transportation crews are installing no parking signs and moving in concrete barriers to prevent cars from stopping along a Big Island highway to see a lava tube.