Federal judge speeds up grizzly lawsuit ahead of fall hunting seasons

This 2011 file photo shows a grizzly bear roaming near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Jim Urquhart / Associated Press file

A federal district judge derailed a docket full of legal preliminaries about removing the grizzly bear from Endangered Species Act protection on Tuesday, in hopes of getting the whole matter decided before Wyoming and Idaho open grizzly hunting seasons this fall.

Nevada industrial park developer says horses should stay

FILE - In this June, 2015 file photo, free-roaming horses owned by the state of Nevada walk along the USA Parkway at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. Nevada developer Lance Gilman has joined leaders of the American Wild Horse Campaign to announce new legal action challenging the state's plans to transfer ownership of thousands of free-roaming horses to private owners, including some that currently graze at Gilman's industrial park east of Sparks where Tesla's giant battery factory is based near U.S. Interstate 80. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, file)

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The head of the largest industrial park in the world emphasized economic over emotional arguments Monday in urging Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to reverse plans to transfer state ownership of nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses to private owners who critics say would sell them for slaughter.

Sno-Cat resembling ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car stolen in Colorado

This undated photo provided by John Brandenburg shows a Sno-Cat co-owned by Brandenburg. Authorities in Colorado are looking for a man suspected of stealing the Sno-Cat fitted out to look like the "General Lee," the famous car featured in the classic television series "The Dukes of Hazzard." (John Brandenburg via AP)

MINTURN, Colo. (AP) — “Yeee Haaa!”

Southwest passengers leap from wing after emergency landing

In this Sunday, March 11, 2018 photo, Southwest aircraft flight 3562 sits on the tarmac after making an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport in Albuquerque, Ariz. The Dallas-bound flight made an emergency landing at the Albuquerque airport, sending panicked passengers leaping from a wing onto the tarmac after crew members screamed at them to get away from the aircraft, passengers and officials said.(David Fleck via AP)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Dallas-bound flight made an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport, sending panicked passengers leaping from a wing onto the tarmac after crew members screamed at them to get away from the aircraft, passengers and officials said.

Police say impaired bride crashes on her way to her wedding

This photo provided by the Marana Police Department, in Arizona, shows 32-year-old Amber Young during her arrest on suspicion of impaired driving, Monday, March 12, 2018, in southern Arizona. Police say Young became involved in a car crash in Marana as she was driving to her wedding. One person suffered minor injuries in the three-vehicle crash. (Marana Police Department via AP)

MARANA, Ariz. (AP) — Police say a bride in southern Arizona was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after she was involved in a car crash on the way to her wedding.

Utah lawmakers get schools deal but drop some divisive bills

The Utah State Capitol is shown Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers will finalize the $16.7 billion state budget and push through dozens of bills Thursday before they wrap up their annual session at midnight. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers wrapped up their annual session Thursday night after backing away from divisive plans, such as naming name a scenic highway after President Donald Trump and repealing the death penalty, and instead used their final days to hustle through an education funding deal.



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