This photo provided by Colorado Community Media shows Mountain Vista High School basketball player Bailey Roby practices shooting three-pointers during halftime in Highlands Ranch on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Colorado Community Media, Hannah Garcia)

Amputee has basketball dreams put on hold

A decision to bench a double-amputee high school basketball player over fears he might hurt somebody is sparking outrage among supporters who say the Colorado student should be rewarded for his courage and allowed to play.…
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Creeping peeper busted

Man accused of cyber-stalking his 22-year-old stepdaughter and secretly installing hidden cameras in homes of female acquaintances.…
Massive piles of tumbleweeds continue to cause problems for homeowners in Clovis, New Mexico.

Lost in the the tumbleweeds

Massive piles of tumbleweeds continue to cause problems for homeowners in Clovis, New Mexico. …
A few dozen students at Salt Lake City, Utah's Uintah Elementary School went without lunch Tuesday after they were told they did not have enough money in their school accounts.

Lunches taken from debtor students in Utah

Parents in Utah say they're outraged after up to 40 elementary school students at a Salt Lake City school had their school lunches thrown out because of outstanding balances on their account.…
Snow blankets downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, after a winter storm slammed into the South on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/David Tulis)

Doctor walks miles to perform brain surgery

Dr. Zenko Hrynkiw was at Brookwood Medical Center Tuesday morning when he was needed for emergency brain surgery miles away at Trinity Medical Center.…
Dead snakes are shown at the home of William Buchman, Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, Calif. Buchman has been arrested for investigation of neglect in the care of animals, after authorities found at least 300 living and dead pythons in plastic bins inside Buchman's stench-filled suburban home. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Hundreds of living, dead pythons found in home

A California schoolteacher was arrested Wednesday after at least 300 living and dead pythons were found in plastic bins inside his stench-filled home in suburban Orange County, police said.…
A drug-sniffing dog helped uncover 31 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a suitcase during a traffic stop on Oregon's Interstate 84 near Portland. (Courtesy:    KGW-TV)

Police seize 31 pounds of meth from car

Police in Oregon say a drug dog led them to 31 pounds of methamphetamine packed in a suitcase in a car that officers stopped on Interstate 84.…