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Idaho town warns against drinking water after man found dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:03am

Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink the water after a fired municipal worker was found dead in his home by emergency workers who were hospitalized after entering the residence.

In turnabout, Minnesota senator becomes lieutenant governor

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:00am

A high-ranking Minnesota state lawmaker thrust into the lieutenant governor's office by U.S. Sen. Al Franken's resignation abruptly took the oath of office and resigned her state Senate seat on Friday, a swift reversal for the longtime Republican senator who had resisted the job and its duties.

Chief: Body is likely that of missing 5-year-old Kansas boy

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:59am

A small, decomposing body found under a bridge in rural central Kansas is likely that of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez, a Wichita boy who has been missing since February, police said Friday.

Officer recounts stopping gunman at Illinois high school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:58am

The school resource officer authorities say stopped a gunman who began firing inside an Illinois high school says "I was not going to let him get away."

The Latest: Police: Stepmom led investigator to child's body

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:54am

The Latest on a 5-year-old Kansas boy who was reported missing in February (all times local):

Driver in fatal New Jersey school bus crash appears in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:53am

The driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway last week, killing a student and a teacher and injuring more than 40 others, is in court on two death-by-auto charges.

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Police: Male student behind Indiana middle school shooting

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:50am

A male student opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.

Indiana woman sentenced for killing a mom, claiming her baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:48am

An Indiana woman will spend up to 30 years in prison for killing a mother and trying to pass off the woman's 3-month-old baby as her own.

The Latest: Funeral honors slain Maryland police officer

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:43am

The Latest on a funeral for a Maryland police officer (all times local):

Trump tells grads 'you don't give up, you don't give in'

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:37am

President Donald Trump stressed the United States' military might as he addressed graduates at the United States Naval Academy Friday, saying the "best way to prevent war is to be fully prepared for war."

Former state AG Kane loses appeal of criminal conviction

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:36am

A Pennsylvania appeals court is upholding the conviction of former attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it.

Police stun-gun lawsuit settled for $6.5 million in Virginia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:35am

A man who was set on fire by an officer's stun gun after a police chase has settled his excessive-force lawsuit against police in Virginia for $6.5 million.

The Latest: Police say male student shot teacher and student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:34am

The Latest on a possible shooting at an Indiana middle school (all times local):

CORRECTS: Police say body found in Kansas is probably 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez who has been missing since February.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:30am

CORRECTS: Police say body found in Kansas is probably 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez who has been missing since February. (Corrects APNewsAlert to change spelling to Hernandez)

Man charged with threatening Egyptian exchange students

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:29am

Four Egyptian exchange students say they were threatened by a man outside a Florida McDonald's, with him yelling "Get out of my country. You do not deserve to eat here."

Police: Suspect in Indiana middle school shooting is a male student and victims are a teacher and student

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:27am

Police: Suspect in Indiana middle school shooting is a male student and victims are a teacher and student.

Idaho adds inspection stations to target invasive species

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:27am

Idaho officials have added watercraft inspection stations and extended operating hours at some in anticipation of a busy season.

House calls for Pentagon probe of alleged torture in Yemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:25am

The House of Representatives has voted to require Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to determine whether U.S. military or intelligence personnel violated the law in interrogations of detainees in Yemen.

Alabama man faces 6,547 child porn charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:14am

An Alabama man indicted on more than 6,500 counts of child pornography involving multiple children is jailed with bail set at $10 million cash, police said Friday.

Search on for 14-month-old toddler after mother's body found

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:14am

Police in western New York are searching for a 14-month-old boy following the discovery of his mother's body in a bag hidden in the woods.