ODOT meeting

Project to pause for holidays

Work will be put on hold at the end of October to reopen the bridge for the busy holiday shopping season. …

Wildebeest gores zookeeper at Utah amusement park

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A zookeeper at a Utah amusement park has been hospitalized after being gored in the leg by a wildebeest. Paramedics responded to a report of the goring Sunday at the Lagoon amusement park in…
LIBRARY_INPUT

Input sought for library plan

Public input was sought as to what patrons would like to see over the next six years for the library.…

Fire near Yosemite Nat’l Park expands, park open

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — A destructive wildfire on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park on Tuesday threatened more than 2,000 structures, forced the evacuation of camps and remote rural homes, and brought the shutdown of a…

Vietnam sentences Thai to death for drug smuggling

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — State media say a court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a Thai woman to death for trafficking 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) of cocaine into the communist country. The Thanh Nien newspaper says the People’s…
high-speed-case

Chase ends in crash

Update Police were chasing a vehicle on South Avenue that later crashed at the intersection of Williamson Avenue. …

Fire near Yosemite Nat’l Park expands, park open

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A destructive wildfire on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park on Tuesday threatened more than 2,000 structures, forced the evacuation of camps and remote rural homes, and brought the shutdown of a…

Ex-teacher sentenced for having students hit bully

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A former San Antonio teacher accused of directing students to hit a schoolmate for being a bully has been sentenced to 30 days in jail. Cynthia Ambrose also was ordered Tuesday to serve two…

3 teens charged in death of Australian player

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — With a motive that’s both chilling and simple — to break up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers randomly targeted an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the…

Court: NM officer’s widow entitled to benefits

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico court has ruled that the widow of an off-duty tribal police officer who died more than a decade ago while rescuing a boy is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The…

Media in Egypt stoke the heat _ and now feel it

CAIRO (AP) — The military says Tamer Abdel-Raouf sped through a military checkpoint, ignoring soldiers’ warning shots. A colleague who was with him in the car says he obeyed the soldiers’ orders to turn back, but they opened…
Bridal photos display

Display features bridal photos

Most of the photos are more than 100 years old, with the 18-photo display covering the 1870s through the 1940s.…

‘General Hospital’ actors marry, expecting a baby

NEW YORK (AP) — Life is imitating art for Kirsten Storms of ABC’s “General Hospital.” The actress’ character on the daytime drama is in labor this week with her daughter. In real life, 29-year-old Storms is also pregnant…

Press group slams killing of Guatemala journalist

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists is calling on the government of Guatemala to investigate and punish those responsible for the killing of a local TV anchor, Carlos Alberto Orellana Chavez. The committee…

Briton, Irishwoman heading to jail to await trial

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The two Irish and Scottish women arrested trying to depart Peru with 24 pounds of cocaine in their luggage spent Tuesday in medical checks and pre-processing ahead of an expected transfer to prison. Prosecutors’…

Small plane crashes into river in Maine town

BINGHAM, Maine (AP) — A small plane crashed into a river in a small town in Maine shortly after takeoff Tuesday, but the two men on board escaped injury. The plane went down in the Kennebec River near…

20-year-old charged in Ga. school shooting

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A teen opened fire with an assault rifle Tuesday at officers who shot back at an Atlanta-area elementary school, the police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out…