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Arkansas State: Lockdown sparked by student video project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 4:10pm

Arkansas State University students working on a video project sparked reports of armed men near the student union on Sunday, leading to a lockdown of about an hour at ASU's Jonesboro campus.

Mississippi officer shot in face; police questioning suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:41pm

A man believed to have shot a northwest Mississippi police officer point-blank in the face and a man believed to have joined him in an earlier robbery were being questioned Sunday by police, Clarksdale Mayor Bill Luckett said.

UC Berkeley's tuition break for Californians nearly erased

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:31pm

A report says tuition and mandatory fees have more than doubled for California residents at the prestigious University of California, Berkeley's law and business schools since fall 2005.

The Latest: Police question second man in officer's shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:31pm

The Latest on an officer shot in northwest Mississippi (all times local):

The Latest: Obama to nominate successor to Scalia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:20pm

The Latest on developments following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local):

Legislation funding school technology grants moves forward

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:11pm

Legislators have given a preliminary nod to a plan for investing in statewide classroom technology.

Fugitive injures officer during chase in Salt Lake County

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:01pm

A fugitive considered armed and dangerous remains on the run after evading capture in Salt Lake County.

Police: I-78 crash sent 73 to hospital, involved 64 vehicles

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:01pm

Authorities have released the names of the three people killed in a huge pileup on a central Pennsylvania interstate during a snow squall.

Northeast wakes up to record cold for Valentine's Day

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 3:01pm

For much of the northeast United States, Valentine's Day was the coldest on record, with people bundling up for the not-so-warm embrace of teeth-chattering temperatures.

University of Kansas Endowment is using crowdfunding

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:51pm

The KU Endowment Association is trying to raise money for smaller projects across campus with a new crowdfunding campaign called Launch KU.

2 elderly people found dead in home; man charged with murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:51pm

A call from a distraught, blood-covered man led police to the bodies of two elderly people who were found inside his home, authorities said Sunday.

Colorado wildlife scrounging for food because of bad weather

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:41pm

Wildlife managers are worried about the health of owls, elk and other wild animals because food is buried under deep snow in the Rocky Mountains.

Gov. Snyder seeks more Medicaid coverage for Flint residents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:41pm

Gov. Rick Snyder is asking the federal government to expand Medicaid coverage to people under 21 and pregnant women who have been exposed to Flint's lead-contaminated water.

Schumer slams Obama budget cuts to anti-terror funds

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:41pm

Sen. Charles Schumer is slamming a White House proposal that would reduce funding for counterterrorism programs across the country by nearly $300 million.

Utah teen delivers 900 carnations for Valentine's Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:11pm

Every girl at a Utah high school got flowers for Valentine's Day thanks to the generosity of a male classmate.

Former priest arrested in cold case known for compassion

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 2:10pm

For nearly 20 years, John Feit was known around the St. Vincent de Paul nonprofit agency as one its most compassionate employees.

Man pleads not guilty in stabbings of woman, 3 children

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 1:51pm

A man arrested in the stabbings of his girlfriend and her three small children has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder and attempted murder.

High school basketball players accused of punching freshmen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 1:50pm

Seven high school basketball players have been suspended in New Mexico over allegations the boys ganged up on freshmen teammates, hitting and punching them.

Pharmacy school construction priced millions over budget

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 1:41pm

Bids to build the University of Hawaii's new pharmacy school in Hilo are at least $2.5 million more than expected.