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Nevada child dies after bounce house blown into power lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:48pm

A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend.

1 killed, 4 injured when Alaska flight aborted on takeoff

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:42pm

Authorities say one person was killed and four others were injured Friday morning when a floatplane's takeoff was aborted with seven people on board.

Rare albino alligator dies at South Carolina Aquarium

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:18pm

An extremely rare albino alligator that lived at the South Carolina Aquarium has died.

Sandra Day O'Connor's Arizona home makes National Register

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:17pm

Before she was hearing cases on the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was bringing people together in her historic Arizona home.

Tennessee must mediate with prisoners over hepatitis C drugs

Travis Loller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:07pm

A federal judge on Friday ordered the state of Tennessee to mediate with a group of prisoners who are demanding treatment for their hepatitis C infections.

Florida officers find 2 horses starving, arrest owner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:00pm

Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with animal cruelty after officers discovered two horses he owned were so thin their bones were exposed beneath their skin.

N Carolina judges keep alive lawsuit against voter ID law

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:49pm

North Carolina judges are keeping alive a lawsuit that challenges the state's new photo voter identification law as discriminating against racial minorities, but the court won't stop IDs from being required in upcoming elections as the case grinds ahead.

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:47pm

A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

Why no hush-money charges against Trump? Feds are silent

Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:34pm

Federal prosecutors in New York are remaining tight-lipped about their reasons for not pursuing additional charges in a hush-money scandal involving President Donald Trump.

Slim chance of ever finding Chinese scholar's body

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:08pm

Authorities in Illinois have suggested that the remains of a slain 26-year-old scholar from China may never be found despite a vow from prosecutors after her killer was sentenced to life in prison this week that the search will continue.

Police: Man kicked out of store returns, sets off explosive

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:47pm

Police say a man kicked out of a store returned and detonated an explosive.

1 dead after police shooting in west Alabama town

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:18pm

A police shooting has left one person dead in the west Alabama town of Aliceville.

ESPN's Le Batard calls network 'cowardly' for not addressing politics, Trump's remarks

Jazmin Goodwin, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:15pm

ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard called his network's relatively new politics-free stance "cowardly" in the face of President Donald Trump and his supporters' remarks about four Democratic congresswomen of color.

US judge denies bail for ex-Peruvian president Toledo

Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:56pm

A U.S. judge on Friday denied bail for former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo after prosecutors argued he was a flight risk and pointed out officials found a suitcase with $40,000 in cash during his arrest.

Idaho governor wants more cuts to state regulations

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:52pm

Idaho Gov. Brad Little and other top elected officials say pruning thousands of pages of administrative rules could become standard practice each year.

Mueller probe witness now faces child sex trafficking charge

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:45pm

A businessman who served as a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation now faces a charge of child sex trafficking in addition to transporting child pornography.

Utah rescuers search for 2 men missing at reservoir

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:08pm

Rescuers are searching for two men after a boat with its motor running was found unattended at a Utah reservoir.

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:08pm

The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.

Charges dropped in case alleging girl's forced birth control

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:04pm

Charges were dropped Friday against a woman accused of forcing her friend's 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant without the mother's permission.

3K federal inmates released under criminal justice overhaul

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:02pm

More than 3,100 federal inmates were being released Friday by the Bureau of Prisons as part of a criminal justice overhaul signed into law last year.