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  • Thousands attend 1st 'preppers' expo in Utah suburb
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:36 pm
    Hundreds of survivalists and "preppers" are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage and armored vehicles.
  • Documents: Argument over boyfriend before Wisconsin killings
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:17 pm
    A Wisconsin teen accused of killing her mother and stepfather carried out the slayings the same day they warned her 22-year-old boyfriend to stay away from her, according to court documents made public Friday.
  • Wynn Resorts shareholders: Elaine Wynn won't return to board
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:12 pm
    Elaine Wynn failed Friday to win re-election to the board of Wynn Resort Ltd. -- the casino-hotel company she co-founded with ex-husband Steve Wynn -- a development that ended a feud over the issue.
  • No contest plea by dog owners in jogger's death
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:09 pm
    The owners of two dogs that got loose and killed a jogger in Michigan pleaded no contest Friday to a reduced charge.
  • Jury convicts 3 of manslaughter Florida A&M hazing death
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 5:04 pm
    The last three defendants in the death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted of manslaughter and hazing Friday, ending a 3-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school's famed marching band.
  • Court: Family of teen shot across border can't sue in US
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 4:45 pm
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the Mexican teen's family, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
  • 5 things to know about transgender Americans
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 4:45 pm
    These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding.
  • Judge limits information introduced in ex-officer's trial
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 4:12 pm
    The trial for a former police officer accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a suitcase along a rural Wisconsin highway won't include information on another woman he's suspected of killing, a judge ruled Friday.
  • Georgia university cancels classes in flap over flag protest
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 4:09 pm
    Student demonstrators who walked on an American flag to protest racism sparked a countermovement, prompting a south Georgia university to cancel classes Friday ahead of a rally that drew a large crowd to Valdosta.
  • Start of dwarf planet mission delayed after small mix-up
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 4:04 pm
    NASA said Friday observations of a dwarf planet have been delayed slightly after a communication glitch.
  • Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:53 pm
    When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."
  • Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:53 pm
    When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."
  • Mistrial in case of sex assault defendant who shot himself
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:40 pm
    A judge declared a mistrial in the case of a New Hampshire man who shot himself Friday in the courthouse parking lot while awaiting a jury's verdict on charges he sexually assaulted a piano student more than a decade ago.
  • Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:24 pm
    Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.
  • North Dakota OKs new oil tax framework, ends price triggers
    Associated Press | April 24, 2015 3:24 pm
    With oil prices sinking enough that drillers may soon see a more favorable tax rate, North Dakota lawmakers approved a new framework Friday that cuts the price-triggered exemption in exchange for a lower tax rate.