Body recovered from mudslide in Colorado

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have recovered a man’s body from debris left by a fast-moving mudslide that swept through a historic town near Colorado Springs, Colo., and crews are searching for three people reported missing after…

Firefighters make progress battling Calif wildfire

BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are making progress battling Southern California’s latest destructive wildfire, which has burned 26 homes and threatened more than 500 others in the San Jacinto Mountains. The so-called Silver Fire, which charred 30 square…

Teen found safe in Idaho; alleged abductor killed

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — A harrowing weeklong search for a missing California teenager ended Saturday when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho wilderness. Hannah Anderson,…

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2013. There are 142 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 11, 1965, rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly…

UN Ambassador Samantha Power gives first speech

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power used her first public speech Saturday night to urge young activists to demand results and criticized the UN and red tape-mired bureaucracies that don’t always prioritize…

Timeline of California killings and abduction

A man suspected of killing a California woman and her young son before fleeing with her 16-year-old daughter was killed in the Idaho wilderness Saturday. The teen, Hannah Anderson, was found safe, but authorities said her abductor, 40-year-old…

NYC man arrested in accident that killed child

NEW YORK (AP) — A 33-year-old New York City man has been arrested after he allegedly mowed down a family with his car, killing a 4-year-old boy. Police say John Sanjurjo of Staten Island was arrested Saturday on…
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Missing CA teen found alive in Idaho

By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press CASCADE, Idaho (AP) – San Diego County Sheriff’s officials say the man suspected of abducting 16-year-old Hannah And……

Report: Weapon search focuses on Hernandez friend

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Investigators searching for the gun used to kill a semi-pro football player are looking into whether former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked his girlfriend to get rid of the weapon shortly…

LeBron James gives back to hometown and alma mater

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — NBA star LeBron James has kicked off another school year in his hometown of Akron with his foundation’s second annual “I Promise Family Reunion.” The LeBron James Family Foundation event has evolved from a…

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eydie Gorme, a popular nightclub and television singer as a solo act and as a team with her husband, Steve Lawrence, has died. She was 84. Gorme, who also had a huge solo hit…

Religious family abandons US, gets lost at sea

PHOENIX (AP) — A northern Arizona family that was lost at sea for weeks in an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion will fly back home Sunday. Hannah Gastonguay, 26,…

Funeral held for Pa. boy who was parents’ best man

JEANETTE, Pa. (AP) — In his short life, a 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy who died days after he served as best man at his parents’ wedding touched the hearts of many people. The Rev. Jan Zotter told a funeral…

Religious family survives being lost at sea

PHOENIX (AP) — A northern Arizona family that was lost at sea for weeks in an ill-fated attempt to leave the U.S. over what they consider government interference in religion will fly back home Sunday. Hannah Gastonguay, 26,…

Young driver hits transit bus in La., injuring 12

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old boy driving a pickup truck ran a stop sign and then cut off a city bus in Shreveport, La., causing a collision that left him and 12 others injured, some…