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Sheriff: Man wanted to marry Ky. teen, tried abducting her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:07am

A Nevada man is accused of attempting to kidnap a 16-year-old Kentucky girl that he briefly talked with online years earlier and became obsessed with.

Police: Fleeing man plunges to death leaping hotel balconies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:46pm

Police say a man flashed a housekeeper at an Atlanta hotel and died trying to escape security by leaping between balconies.

Angels Landing trail in Zion temporarily closed for repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:05pm

National Park Service officials say the popular Angels Landing trail at Zion National Park in southern Utah will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Tuesday.

Brigham Young University ends traditional homecoming parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:03pm

Brigham Young University will no longer hold a homecoming parade.

9-year-old Detroit girl killed in attack by 3 dogs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:43pm

A 9-year-old Detroit girl was killed when she was attacked by three dogs as she rode on a bike in an alley near her home.

The Latest: Suspect in El Paso attack on suicide watch

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:34pm

The Latest on the aftermath of an Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso that killed 22 people (all times local):

President tweets pic of Trump Tower looming over Greenland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:58pm

President Donald Trump is making light of his own idea of buying Greenland from Denmark, tweeting a doctored photo of Trump Tower looming over a small village in the Arctic territory.

Prosecutor: No criminal charges will be filed for 2018 fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:19pm

Michigan prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed in connection with a motel fire that killed five children and an adult from the same family.

2 Chicago women plead not guilty in death of taken baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:41pm

Two Chicago women charged with killing a 19-year-old have pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the death of the victim's child.

Body of Colorado City man recovered from Lake Powell marina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:33pm

Authorities say the body of an Arizona man has been recovered from Lake Powell.

Guardsman not guilty by reason of insanity in vehicle theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:36pm

An Army National Guard officer accused of stealing an armored personnel carrier from a Virginia base and leading police on a more than 60-mile (100-kilometer) chase has been found not guilty by reason of insanity on two charges.

Alaska wildfire season continues with new fires, hot weather

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:22pm

Alaska's wildfire season usually ends well before mid-August but persistent hot, dry weather has contributed to the start of new fires and the spread of old ones.

4th Florida prison officer faces charge for inmate beating

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:54pm

A fourth Florida correctional officer has been charged with a felony after a video taken by an inmate using a smuggled cellphone showed several guards beating another prisoner.

Police: Utah woman hit aging parents with cane, oxygen tanks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:42pm

A northern Utah woman has been arrested after authorities say she beat her parents with a cane and oxygen tanks and poured laundry detergent on them.

Jury to restart deliberations in Oakland warehouse fire case

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:25pm

Three jurors were dismissed Monday for undisclosed reasons on the 10th day of deliberations in the trial of two men charged in the deaths of 36 partygoers from a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse.

Education lacking on Missouri ID law, critics argue in court

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:22pm

Critics of Missouri's new voter identification law argued in court Monday that election officials hadn't done enough to help residents navigate the changes, countering the secretary of state's position that his 18-month informational campaign "far exceeded" the legal requirements.

School condemns video of high schoolers giving Nazi salute

Natalie Rice, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:15pm

A school district in Southern California condemned a video of high-schoolers giving Nazi salutes and singing a Nazi song after it became public Monday.

Judge in California warehouse fire case orders jury to restart deliberations after 3 jurors excused

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:14pm

Judge in California warehouse fire case orders jury to restart deliberations after 3 jurors excused.

Records: Epstein signed will 2 days before jailhouse suicide

Jim Mustian and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:11pm

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front in what could be a long battle over the financier's fortune.