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Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:39pm

The request was simple: organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn't come from Republican allies, but from Russian adversaries.

The Latest: Trump calls to give support to Florida officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:37pm

The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):

Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:21pm

President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders.

Girl, 4, fatally shot inside car; suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:08pm

Authorities say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car with young siblings and her grandmother in northeastern Ohio has been arrested.

Woman killed husband, 2 adult kids before killing herself

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:00pm

Autopsies show a suburban Detroit woman fatally shot her husband, son and daughter before killing herself.

White House official says US thinks it is 'extremely unlikely' Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:45pm

White House official says US thinks it is 'extremely unlikely' Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds.

Utah man killed in Wyoming avalanche

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:43pm

A Utah man died near the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday after triggering an avalanche in Rock Springs, a sidecountry area south of the ski area.

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:37pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

Ruling opens possibility trans teen will get hormone therapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:33pm

A transgender Ohio teen's grandparents have been granted custody and will be allowed to decide whether the 17-year-old can pursue hormone therapy at a hospital after he's evaluated by a psychologist not affiliated with the hospital, a judge in Cincinnati ruled Friday.

Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:27pm

Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the department's ranks.

Family of woman killed by police may not see full $37M award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:33pm

The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never receive the entire $37 million it was awarded in a lawsuit this week.

Former bank branch manager pleads guilty to money laundering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:28pm

A former manager of a bank branch in Bountiful has admitted embezzling more than $565,000 to buy a house.

How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

Desmond Butler, Stephen Braun and Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:16pm

A year before Donald Trump announced his presidential candidacy, two Russian operatives landed in the United States to lay groundwork for an intelligence operation targeting the legitimacy of the 2016 election.

Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:05pm

After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter, and that she might even wear a suicide belt.

Live ammo found in middle school restroom prompts lockdown

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:32am

Live ammunition was discovered by a custodian in a Rhode Island middle school boys' restroom, prompting a lockdown, police said.

The Latest: Slain Chicago officer remembered as 'model cop'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:25am

The Latest on the funeral for a Chicago Police commander killed in the line of duty (all times local):

Intermountain donates $15M to Univ. of Utah for med building

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:04am

Intermountain Healthcare has donated $15 million to the University of Utah to pay for building a new medical education building.

Weber County: Evidence worker allegedly under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:51am

Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Desmond Butler and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:33am

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

Suspect killed by deputy in shootout on Colorado-Utah border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:42am

A suspect was killed during a shootout with a sheriff's deputy following a high-speed pursuit that ended near the Colorado-Utah border.