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Prosecutor: Teen should get life for killing elderly woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:44pm

A prosecutor in Ohio says a teenager who tried to rape and beat to death a 94-year-old neighbor with a flashlight should spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance for parole.

The Latest: Family: Police need to handle people better

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:34pm

The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a naked and unarmed man in Richmond (all times local):

USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor closed indefinitely

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:34pm

Damage to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu was worse than expected and it will remain closed indefinitely, officials said.

Nearly 950 West Point cadets graduate; Dunford speaks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:33pm

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy must embrace constant change to succeed.

The Latest: Tropical storm warnings for Florida, Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:31pm

The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):

Man barges onto school bus, holds knife to driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:17pm

A Southern California man barged onto an elementary school bus carrying about a dozen children and held a knife to the driver's head before witnesses dragged him away, authorities said.

Former Connecticut governor is released from federal custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:12pm

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has been released from federal custody nearly a year early from his 30-month sentence for hiding his political consulting roles in two campaigns.

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Utahn Josh Holt released from Venezuelan jail

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:11pm

After two years in captivity in Venezuela, Josh Holt has been released from jail and is on his way home to the U.S.

Polygamous town under scrutiny picks outsider as chief

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:48pm

A polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border has hired an outsider as its new police chief, selecting a retired Salt Lake City area police officer with no ties to the fundamentalist Mormon group that controlled the town for a century until federal government crackdowns.

Former President Bush attends Maine pancake breakfast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:45pm

Former President George H.W. Bush is getting out and meeting veterans in the Maine community where he spends the summers.

Indiana teacher who stopped school shooting earns praise

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:43pm

The Indiana science teacher and former college football player who tackled an armed student inside his classroom is being praised for quickly stopping the shooting despite being shot several times.

Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day with gravesite flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:33pm

Thousands of scouts have placed American flags on the graves of veterans in a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day.

Solicitor General: Supreme Court should hear Crow case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:07pm

The U.S. Supreme Court should review a case in which a Crow tribal member and game warden from Montana is asserting his treaty right to hunt elk in Wyoming's Bighorn National Forest, a top official with the U.S. Department of Justice said.

The Latest: Restaurant shooting victims recovering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

The Latest on a restaurant shooting in Oklahoma City that left the gunman dead (all times local):

The Latest: Senator claims small role in American's release

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:33pm

The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local):

Mitt Romney has big lead against Mike Kennedy in Senate primary, poll shows

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:15pm

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has a huge lead over state Rep. Mike Kennedy with the Republican primary election just a month away, a new UtahPolicy.com poll shows.

Marijuana advocate known as NJ Weedman acquitted in retrial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:07pm

A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been acquitted of witness tampering in his retrial.

Delegation members hail Venezuela's release of Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:59pm

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are celebrating Venezuela's release of Joshua Holt after Sen. Orrin Hatch pressed for the 26-year-old Utah man's freedom during a meeting with President Nicolas Maduro.

Glass panel falls, kills worker at New York skyscraper site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:49pm

Police say a large glass panel fell on two workers during construction of one of New York City's tallest skyscrapers, killing one and sending the other to a hospital.

Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:44pm

Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.