Sheriff: Parents, don’t bring guns to school lockdowns

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol. The Idaho State Journal reports that Marsh Valley High School was placed...
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Marine who died in WWII buried in Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A decorated U.S. Marine killed during the Battle of Guadalcanal in World War II has finally been laid to rest in his home state of Massachusetts. Masslive.com reports a memorial service for Pfc. Francis E. Drake Jr. was held Friday at St....
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The Latest: Officials: Hawaii island losing tourism dollars

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Tourism officials say Hawaii’s Big Island has lost about $3 million for May, June and July as major cruise lines have canceled planned stops...
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Vindication, triumph, also fear: Weinstein accusers react

NEW YORK (AP) — Watching the stunning images of Harvey Weinstein walking into a courthouse Friday in handcuffs, a detective on each arm, Louisette Geiss still felt a shiver of fear in reaction to the man who, she says, once cornered her and tried to physically force her to...
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US seeks forfeiture of illegally imported Syrian mosaic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government has filed an asset forfeiture complaint involving an ancient mosaic believed to have been looted from war-torn Syria and illegally imported into the United States, where authorities say it was seized from a California man. The U.S....
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Medical group says many migrants killed in Libya escape

NEW YORK (AP) — Over 100 migrants and refugees held captive by human traffickers were shot at while escaping from a clandestine prison in northwestern Libya and there were numerous deaths and injuries, Doctors Without Borders said Friday. The international medical...
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Problem with container spurs evacuation at nuke waste dump

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Workers had to evacuate the U.S. government’s only underground nuclear waste repository after finding a container of waste misaligned inside its packaging, but officials confirmed Friday that no radiation was released. It marked another...
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Parents of sexually abused child say plea deal too light

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a sexually abused child are upset with a California plea deal in which a 79-year-old man who pleaded no contest to felony statutory rape was sentenced to just 90 days detention and will not have to register as a sex offender. The...
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Parents of sexually abused child say plea deal too light

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a sexually abused child are upset with a California plea deal in which a 79-year-old man who pleaded no contest to felony statutory rape was sentenced to just 90 days detention and will not have to register as a sex offender. The...
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Hit-and-run driver strikes pedestrians in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck three women walking on a sidewalk in downtown Portland, seriously injuring two of them, police said Friday. The crash happened shortly after 10 a.m. near Portland State University. Portland police Sgt. Chris Burley said...
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