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Oilfield worker lost in New Mexico flooding dies - seattlepi.com
SFGateOilfield worker lost in New Mexico flooding diesseattlepi.comLAKEWOOD, N.M. (AP) — Severe weather claimed the life of an oilfield worker in New Mexico and forced emergency workers to rescue dozens of others as remnants of former Hurricane Odile moved throughout the state Friday. Eddy County...[read more]

Obama Unveils Push for Young People to Do More Against Campus Assaults - New York Times
New York TimesObama Unveils Push for Young People to Do More Against Campus AssaultsNew York TimesPresident Obama announced a new nationwide public service campaign, “It's on Us,” aimed at urging young people to do more to prevent campus sexual assaults. Publish Date September 19, 2014. Continue ...[read more]

Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren - seattlepi.com
Fox NewsFlorida felon kills his 6 grandchildrenseattlepi.comBELL, Fla. (AP) — Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past. The patriarch, Don Spirit, who police say killed his daughter and six grandchildren before committing...[read more]

Kansas ballots head overseas without a Democratic Senate candidate - Kansas City Star
PoliticoKansas ballots head overseas without a Democratic Senate candidateKansas City StarHundreds of Kansas ballots are on their way to overseas voters without a Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate — but with an unusual note from election authorities. The ballots were mailed the day after the...[read more]

Cops: Missing U.Va. student may have been in man's car - CBS News
CBS NewsCops: Missing U.Va. student may have been in man's carCBS NewsCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was seen by eyewitnesses and on video with a man on Charlottesville's downtown pedestrian mall early Saturday, the morning she vanished, police said i...[read more]

License plate scanner networks capture movements - Salt Lake Tribune
Macon TelegraphLicense plate scanner networks capture movementsSalt Lake TribuneLos Angeles • A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are ...[read more]

Record-setting retardant used on California fire - Chron.com
ABC NewsRecord-setting retardant used on California fireChron.comFirefighter Cameron Andersen, of the US Forest Service, pours water on burning embers while clearing hot spots of the King fire in the El Dorado National Forest near Georgetown, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. More than 3,500 fire...[read more]

Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossers - Grand Island Independent
Arizona Public MediaFeds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossersGrand Island IndependentTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the bor...[read more]

Ex-Connecticut Governor Convicted of Corruption - Courthouse News Service
ABC NewsEx-Connecticut Governor Convicted of CorruptionCourthouse News ServiceNEW HAVEN, Conn. (CN) - Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland was convicted Friday of all seven charges of campaign corruption, for conspiring to hide his involvement in two congressional campaign cycles. The federal jur...[read more]

Judge sentences killer of Purdue student to 65 years prison, rejects mental ... - Toledo Blade
USA TODAYJudge sentences killer of Purdue student to 65 years prison, rejects mental ...Toledo BladeLAFAYETTE, Ind. — An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after telling a ju...[read more]