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Sheriff: Wetterling Case "Went Off the Rails"

ST. CLOUD, M.N. - A Minnesota Sheriff says opportunities were missed early on to catch the man who kidnapped and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989. Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson spoke today before releasing investigative documents that Jacob's parents fought…

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Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the beef was produced and…

Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says a spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is "ridiculous" because funding for a border wall with Mexico that Trump has promised is not included. Trump tweeted Thursday that he wants to know "where…

South Dakota sends officials to aid with hurricane aftermath

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota's Office of Emergency Management is sending two staff members to help with the response to Hurricane Florence. The officials will be stationed in the state emergency operations center in Raleigh, North Carolina. They'll help…

Overdose, Suicide Continue to Fuel Decline in Life Expectancy

A new government report on the health of the nation reveals some troubling trends. The average life expectancy continues to decrease, largely due to drugs and suicide. Overdose deaths increased by a whopping 72 percent between 2000 and 2016, and…

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