UPDATE: KHQ has confirmed that an inmate was electrocuted. Officials are calling this a very tragic situation. We're awaiting more details from authorities.
UPDATE: There was an industrial death on Cemetery Rd. about 3 miles south of Springdale on Monday. Authorities tell us
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Republican congressman from Tennessee is telling supporters he's not a hypocrite for discussing abortion with a mistress more than a decade ago. But now he may also have to defend his medical license.
Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a
By DAVE KOLPACK and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A South Dakota man who beat a prison guard with a pipe and covered his head in plastic wrap to kill him during a failed escape attempt was put to death Monday, in the state's first execution since 2007.
By BEN NEARY and MATT VOLZAssociated Press
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man faces charges of kidnapping and assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Wyoming after police said he lured her to his car by saying he needed help finding a missing puppy, court records obtained Monday state.
By BRIDGET MURPHY and HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - An actor and martial arts instructor accused of killing a female University of New Hampshire student last week was upbeat and described his life as "really good" three days after the woman's death, an acquaintance said
By IGNACIO MARTINEZAssociated Press
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Paul has weakened to a Category 2 storm in the eastern Pacific but is still swirling near Mexico's western coast.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said late Monday that Paul's maximum sustained winds had
By The Associated Press
In the 10 Things to Know for Monday that ran on Oct. 14, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the space shuttle Endeavour's trip though Los Angeles was 17 hours long. The shuttle was 17 hours late in its arrival to the California Science Museum. The 12-mile
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The FBI says authorities have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of a Wyoming girl.
The agency says in a statement Sunday evening that the man was arrested in Belgrade, Mont. The man's identity and details of the arrest were not released.
Police say a man
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The advice from master to student over the past three years has been simple: Be prepared. Know what to do and how to do it.
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner heeded Joe Kittinger's advice and followed it.
In the desert surrounding
BUTLER, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a northern New Jersey woman was seriously burned when she accidentally ignited her hair while trying to light a cigarette.
The 64-year-old Butler resident was in her apartment Saturday afternoon when her hair caught fire. She has severe burns on her forehead,