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14-year-old boy dies after accidental shooting in Seattle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:07am

A 14-year-old boy is dead after authorities say he was shot by a friend while they were reportedly playing with a gun in a Seattle suburb.

ICE takes into custody defendant in New Mexico compound case

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:23am

A judge's decision to allow the release of an extended family accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico prompted a political uproar Tuesday by prominent Republican lawmakers.

Hawaii marker to honor hundreds of WWII prisoners of war

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:07am

U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Daniel Crowley endured more than three years of slave labor while being held prisoner by Japan during World War II.

Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:43pm

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state's GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount.

Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices

Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:53pm

Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump.

AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:44pm

A man who died when he flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday.

Trump-Omarosa feud rooted in her allegations of racism

Catherine Lucey and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:33pm

President Donald Trump unloaded on former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her a "crazed, crying lowlife" and "that dog," as a clash rooted in the reality star's accusations of racism focused new attention on his frequent disparagement of prominent African-Americans.

Ex-Trump aides often find a soft landing for staying quiet

Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:29pm

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. And, perhaps, your potential leakers closer yet.

Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:42pm

A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.

9 injured in apparent natural gas explosion in Denver

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:33pm

Nine people were injured, one critically, by an apparent natural gas explosion in Denver on Tuesday, firefighters said.

Police: Shooting followed dispute in Walmart checkout lines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:01pm

A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people before fleeing but was later arrested after crashing into a police vehicle, police said Tuesday night.

Settlement reached in state police handcuffing of black teen

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:31pm

Louisiana State Police and a black Indiana man who was handcuffed and detained in New Orleans' French Quarter when he was a teenager in 2015 have settled a federal lawsuit.

The Latest: State police head says dept. stands by troopers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:23pm

The Latest on the settlement of a lawsuit against Louisiana State Police by a black Indiana man who was handcuffed and detained when he was a teenager in 2015 (all times local):

Kobach's take-no-prisoners style at forefront in Kansas race

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:55pm

At a parade this summer, candidate for governor Kris Kobach rode a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on it. When some people complained the stunt scared children, Kobach, Kansas' secretary of state, mockingly called the reaction a "snowflake meltdown."

The Latest: New Mexico defendant in immigration custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:35pm

The Latest on 11 children found living in a filthy, makeshift compound in New Mexico (all times local):

Former Utah library director sentenced to 30 days in Jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:33pm

The former director of Utah library will serve 30 days in jail after spending thousands of dollars in library funds on a mobile video game.

Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

Ariel Tu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:29pm

Immigration officials have three weeks to decide whether to approve the citizenship application of a South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who is suing after the military discharged her, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Bond decrease denied for men accused of luring boy from home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:09pm

A Mississippi judge has kept bond at $600,000 each for two Illinois men accused of luring a 14-year-old boy away from his home through a video game-centered chat program.

Trump signs Hatch, Stewart suicide prevention hotline bill

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday that two Utah Republicans pushed to create a three-digit telephone number similar to 911 for the national suicide prevention hotline.

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes defeat in Republican primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:39pm

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer concedes defeat in Republican primary, says he will endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach.