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Police: WSU fraternity member dies; may be alcohol related

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:25pm

Police say a Washington State University fraternity member at Alpha Tau Omega has died and that alcohol may have been a factor in his death.

SPLC: Leaked emails show Miller promoted white nationalism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:12pm

The Southern Poverty Law Center has published emails that it says show Trump adviser Stephen Miller "promoted white nationalist literature and racist propaganda" to a conservative news site.

Doctors: Double lung transplant recipient was teen who vaped

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:04pm

A double lung transplant recipient who severely damaged those internal organs by vaping has been identified as a Michigan teenager.

Rapper Eric B, jailed on 17-year-old warrant, released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:04pm

Rapper and actor Eric B. has been released from a New Jersey jail after spending two weeks behind bars on a 17-year-old warrant.

Louisiana Supreme Court won't revive 'NOLA no-call' suit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:59pm

Louisiana's Supreme Court has refused to revive a New Orleans Saints fan's lawsuit against the NFL over officials' failure to call a penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game.

Watchdog report on Russia probe nears public release

Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:56pm

The Justice Department's watchdog is nearing the release of its report on the early stages of the FBI's Russia investigation.

Battle-tested attorneys to face off in impeachment inquiry

Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:53pm

The public impeachment inquiry hearings will pit a Democratic attorney who built his reputation as a federal prosecutor against a GOP House Oversight investigator who helped steer some of the most notable probes of the Obama administration.

N Carolina lawmakers wrap up initial Congress map drawings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:52pm

North Carolina legislators have wrapped up several days of map drawing while looking for replacement boundaries for the state's 13 U.S. House districts following a recent court order.

Separating fact from fiction in Trump's impeachment hearings

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:49pm

President Donald Trump has been fulminating for weeks over the impeachment inquiry, which he sees as a persecution cooked up by Democrats and "Never Trumpers."

Court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:42pm

A federal court in Boston has ruled that warrantless U.S. government searches of the phones and laptops of international travelers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment.

Federal court rules warrantless searches of international travelers' electronics at airports are unconstitutional

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:41pm

Federal court rules warrantless searches of international travelers' electronics at airports are unconstitutional.

The Latest: Judge bans mention of Trump in activist's trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:41pm

The Latest on the second trial against a border activist accused of harboring immigrants (all times local):

Border wall foes try to stop construction as sections built

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:40pm

A federal appeals court has heard arguments to halt the military-funded construction of President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico.

Got Disney+? Keep an eye out for these movies filmed in Utah

Jennifer Guzman,  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:33pm

The internet has been abuzz with talk of Disney’s newest streaming platform, Disney+, since its announcement in August. With the arrival of shows and movies, new and old, Utahns might find a few places they recognize while they stream.

Jailed SC sheriff released while awaiting results of appeal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:18pm

A South Carolina sheriff who was convicted of using his power to push a personal assistant into having sex with him has been released from prison while he awaits the results of an appeal.

Democrat drops bid to challenge Sen. Tom Cotton in Arkansas

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:50pm

The Democratic candidate hoping to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton in Arkansas abruptly dropped out of the race Tuesday, citing a family health concern.

Report: Loud fight with detective preceded chief's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:37pm

A maintenance man checking on a noise complaint at a Florida beachfront hotel Sunday night walked into the room where a small-town Oklahoma police detective killed his boss in a drunken brawl, authorities said.

Woman who spoke at Epstein's bail hearing sues his estate

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:24pm

A woman who confronted Jeffrey Epstein at a July bail hearing to tell a judge he touched her inappropriately when she was 16 sued his estate Tuesday, alleging he had subjected her to sex trafficking as part of his attacks on young women and girls.

Oklahomans launch new petition to reduce prison population

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:07pm

A group working to reduce Oklahoma's prison population launched an initiative petition on Tuesday that could lead to the release of hundreds more inmates.