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Benton City man sentenced to 20 years prison for child porn production

SPOKANE, WA - Joseph H. Harrington, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Robert Cody Cameron Genoway, of Benton City, Washington, was sentenced after previously having plead guilty on July 26, 2017, to production of child pornography. United States Dis

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 01:16:00

Girl, 2, shot in head with BB gun in Fla.

STUART, Fla. (WPEC) - A 2-year-old girl is in critical condition after getting shot in the head by a BB gun. According to the Martin County Sheriff's Office, her 2-year-old brother is the one who pulled the trigger. The shooting happened Wednesday morning at a home on Grant Street in Stuart. The gir

KEPR - 2017-09-21 12:58:08

Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

DETROIT (AP) - The baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died, a relative said Thursday. Sonya Nelson said her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Life's mother, Carrie DeKlyen, d

KEPR - 2017-09-21 12:27:35

Mexico, Maria, Mueller: Top 5 things that happened Wednesday

Volunteers lift up buckets of rubble into a dump truck as rescue efforts on a collapsed building continue during the night in the Piedad Narvarte neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Rescuers and volunteers frantically dug through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment

KEPR - 2017-09-20 23:02:56

Eagle Creek Fire size remains the same over past 24 hours

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. - Fire officials said the Eagle Creek Fire has not grown any measurable amount in the past 24 hours. Thursday, officials said the fire behavior remains minimal and most of the fire is smoldering. However, they have seen some flames. They said it's likely large trees will still ca

KEPR - 2017-09-21 10:36:13

Vote in PNNL's "Science as Art" Contest

RICHLAND, Wash -- Is it science or is it art? You have a chance to decide in the "Science as Art" competition at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL scientist Bruce Arey studies samples from the world around us on an atomic level. Often, when he looks through his electron microscope he sees

KEPR - 2017-09-21 09:36:38

In Mexico, rescuers sift through rubble of school to rescue trapped children

Volunteers and rescue workers search for children trapped inside the Enrique Rebsamen school, collapsed by a 7.1 earthquake in southern Mexico City, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017. One of the most desperate rescue efforts was at the school, where a wing of the three-story building collapsed into a massive

KEPR - 2017-09-20 21:06:20

Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington, telling worshippers she believes being Jewish helped her empathize with other minority groups. Ginsburg spoke mostly about her Jewish faith, acknowledging t

KEPR - 2017-09-21 09:04:30

BYU welcomes caffeinated drinks on campus

PROVO, Utah (KUTV) - BYU announced Thursday morning that caffeinated drinks will now be offered on campus. In the mid 1950's the director of BYU Food Services decided not to sell caffeinated drinks. This decision has continued on since that time. According to a news release, requests for caffeinated

KEPR - 2017-09-21 08:20:58

Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying the HTC engineering team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a cash deal, the companies

KEPR - 2017-09-21 07:03:50

Twitter users debate whether bananas should be peeled from the top or the bottom

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) -- A debate has emerged among social media users about whether you should peel your banana from the top or from the bottom. The argument ensued on Twitter Moments with various users demonstrating why their method was better than the other. One user says that it

KEPR - 2017-09-20 18:53:59

Report: Manafort offered 'private briefings' on campaign to Russian billionaire

FILE - In this July 17, 2016, file photo, Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian

KEPR - 2017-09-20 17:43:02

Shelter in place alert issued at Emory University in Atlanta due to 'police emergency'

ATLANTA, Ga. (WGXA) -- Authorities are responding to a "police emergency" on Emory University's campus in Atlanta. An alert sent out to students and over the Emory Police Twitter account just before 5 p.m. Wednesday advised those on campus to shelter in place. WSB-TV, an Atlanta ABC affiliate, is re

KEPR - 2017-09-20 17:15:24

Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

In this photo provided by Jason Heskew, a downed tree blocks a street during Hurricane Maria in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed heavy f

KEPR - 2017-09-20 16:25:20

Coming up close: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' falls short of its predecessor

Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, and Pedro Pascal star in Twentieth Century Fox's "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," also starring Julianne Moore, Channing Tatum, Mark Strong, Elton John, Halle Berry and Jeff Bridges. (Photo: Giles Keyte courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox) Kingsman: The Golden Circle 3 out of

KEPR - 2017-09-20 15:06:51

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake strikes off coast of Japan

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.1 earthquake has hit off the coast of Japan. The agency's website says the temblor hit early Thursday about 283 kilometers (176 miles) southeast of the city of Kamaishi and more than 322 kilometers (200 miles) east of Fukushima. A massive 2011 earthquake

KEPR - 2017-09-20 15:03:35

As clock ticks, uncertainty surrounds latest Obamacare repeal effort

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks to KHQA from Capitol Hill on Sep. 20, 2017. (SBG) With a little more than a week until a legislative deadline that could scuttle Republican dreams of repealing the Affordable Care Act, supporters and opponents of the latest GOP health care reform bill are making their

KEPR - 2017-09-20 14:09:30

Dad Bod fanny pack gives 'beer belly' a new meaning

Designed to represent a "beer belly", the DadBag is a fanny pack intended to spread body positivity to dads everywhere. (Photo: The Dad Bag Instagram) Designed to represent a "beer belly", the DadBag is a fanny pack intended to spread body positivity to dads everywhere. Albert Pukies is reportedly t

KEPR - 2017-09-20 14:03:14

LDS church acquires printer's manuscript of Book of Mormon from Community of Christ

(KUTV) The printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon has been purchased by the LDS church from the Community of Christ for $35 million. The manuscript will, according to both churches, be on display at the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. The LDS church, often called the Mormon church, is

KEPR - 2017-09-20 20:45:03

'Breakfast Club' actor Hall pleads no contest to assault

"Breakfast Club" actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist. The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault likely to produce injury. He was immediately sentenced to

KEPR - 2017-09-20 20:28:46