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Official: Armed corrections officer fatally shot by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 1:22am

A corrections officer accused of targeting a woman he had been dating in a store parking lot was shot and killed by a police officer in Tennessee.

SC authorities to say how missing girl, neighbor were killed

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:38pm

Authorities plan to release Tuesday how a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard was killed, along with details on the death of a neighbor whose body was found moments after the child.

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:45pm

for decades a major sponsor of Boy Scout units — cut ties and withdrew more than 400,000 scouts in favor of programs of its own.

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection after barrage of sex abuse lawsuits.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:37pm

Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy protection after barrage of sex abuse lawsuits.

"Whitey" Bulger juror says she regrets murder conviction

Michael Rezendes, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:04pm

The notorious crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger terrorized Boston from the 1970s into the 1990s with a campaign of murder, extortion, and drug trafficking, then spent 16 years on the lam after he was tipped to his pending arrest.

Keep your teen moving to reduce risk of depression, study says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:40pm

Science shows moderate to vigorous aerobic exercise is good for us -- it improves sleep; lowers blood pressure; protects against heart disease, diabetes and cancer; reduces stress; boosts mood; and fights anxiety and depression.

Daughter of man accused of killing 8 describes his abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:07pm

The daughter of a Mississippi man on trial in the shooting deaths of eight people testified Monday that he was abusive and beat her frequently.

Official: 4 sent to hospital after N Carolina plane crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:47pm

A small plane crashed on Monday at a central North Carolina airport, sending four people -- three of them students -- to the hospital, authorities said.

Kellye Nakahara Wallett of "M-A-S-H" dies at age 72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:07pm

Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on “M-A-S-H,” has died at age 72.

Taylor Swift's father safe after fight with burglar

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:31pm

Taylor Swift's father recently fought a burglar who broke into his $4 million Florida penthouse, a newspaper is reporting.

Vandals cover Plymouth Rock in red graffiti

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 3:15pm

The iconic Plymouth Rock and other sites were covered in red graffiti Monday during a vandalism spree discovered at the site marking the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts 400 years ago.

'True Grit' novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:02pm

Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western "True Grit" was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday at age 86.

Mike Bloomberg returning to Utah Thursday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:48pm

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will be back in Utah Thursday morning for a second campaign appearance in advance of the state’s Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killing

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:00pm

There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his best friend in Los Angeles 20 years ago.

Pompeo in Africa visit praises Angola's moves against graft

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:26am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his latest Africa stop on Monday praised Angola’s president for his dramatic actions to recover billions of dollars looted bycorrupt officials, saying it would help attract investment to one of Africa's largest economies.

Professor suspended for calling police on black student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:39am

A white professor at an Indiana university who called police to his classroom after a black student refused to change seats will not be teaching for the remainder of the semester, the school said in a written statement.

With Chad and Lori Daybell on the move, retired FBI agent explains what could happen next

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:15am

Multiple sources tell Chad and Lori Daybell boarded a plane Sunday afternoon for Maui.

Charge: Man had recently battered woman who was found slain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:13am

A woman who was found slain in a Milwaukee garage along with her two daughters had been beaten up by her boyfriend the day before she was reported missing — and just hours after the funeral of the couple's young son, according to a criminal complaint.

US judge dismisses lawsuit over transgender pronoun dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:54am

A judge dismissed a professor's lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student's preferred gender terms.