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SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Police in Springville, Utah, near Provo, say they don't believe there is any danger to the community after finding five people, including three children, dead in a home. Authorities say the cause of death wasn't readily apparent. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the bodies are those of a couple and their three children, including two 14-year-old boys and a 12-year-old girl.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say there's been another shooting in Ferguson Missouri, but this time the victim is a police officer who was shot in the arm. Ferguson has been the scene of racial unrest in the wake of the August shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, Michael brown, by a white police officer. Meanwhile, Michael Brown's parents say they're unimpressed with the apology given by the city's police chief.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is again speaking out on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. He says the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man, is corroding all America, not just its black communities. He tells the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual awards dinner that there are significant racial disparities in the administration of justice.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been given a thumbnail sketch of the reality of domestic violence during a visit to the National Domestic Violence Hotline. The three-hour visit comes amid criticism about the NFL's handling of recent abuse cases. Hotline CEO Katie Ray-Jones says Goodell was moved to tears at one point while being told of what women encounter.
OTAKI, Japan (AP) — Officials in Japan are scrambling to reach people injured and stranded on a volcanic mountainside after a spectacular eruption. In one rescue, military helicopters plucked seven people from the mountainside. Mount Ontake in central Japan erupted shortly before noon Saturday, spewing large white plumes of gas and ash high into the sky. About 250 people were trapped but many managed to make it down the slopes. At least 34 climbers have been injured, including 12 seriously.
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