Articles by Lauren Holter
- One Person Wyoming Town Sells for $900,000 at Auction
April 06 2012 11:47 AM
The smallest town in the U.S., Buford, Wyoming, was sold to an unidentified Vietnamese buyer on Thursday after an Internet auction that attracted global interest.
- American Idol's DeAndre Brackensick Could Not be Saved by Jennifer Lopez
April 06 2012 11:17 AM
DeAndre Brackensick's curly locks will no longer grace the American Idol stage.
- Austin Police Officer Fatally Shot In Walmart
April 06 2012 10:36 AM
An Austin, Texas police officer was fatally shot early Friday at a Walmart.
- Highmark CEO Ken Melani Takes Leave Following Assault Charges
March 30 2012 4:21 PM
Highmark CEO and President Ken Melani is taking an unpaid leave of absence after trespassing and assault charges were filed against him Wednesday.
- Doug Boger: Gymnastics Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse
March 30 2012 3:58 PM
Five women, now in their 40s and 50s, have come forward saying that a Colorado based gymnastics coach sexually assaulted them when they were children and teenagers in Southern California.
- Nike Wins Court Order Prohibiting Reebok's Sales of Tebow Apparel
March 30 2012 3:17 PM
Nike received a temporary restraining order Wednesday that prohibits Reebok from selling or producing Tim Tebow-related products.
- Amanda Knox Returns to Italian Court for Parents' Defamation Trial
March 30 2012 2:22 PM
Amanda Knox's time in the courtroom has not ended, but this time she will be a witness in a defamation case against her parents.
- Shaquan Duley Sentenced to 35 Years for Murdering Two Sons
March 30 2012 1:40 PM
Shaquan Duley received a 35 year prison sentence Friday for suffocating her two young sons and then staging a car crash into the Edisto River.
- Arkansas Court Strikes Down Ban on Student-Teacher Sex
March 30 2012 12:37 PM
Arkansas' Supreme Court struck down a state law that bans teachers from having sex with students for being unconstitutional as it applies to sex between teachers and students who are 18 or older.
- Canada Eliminates Penny To Cut Costs
March 30 2012 11:36 AM
The Canadian government plans to stop the circulation of the penny at the end of 2012 in an effort to cut costs.
- 76-Year-Old Colorado Man Survives 10 Days in Nevada Desert
March 30 2012 10:56 AM
James Klemovich, a 76-year-old Colorado man, survived 10 days in the Nevada desert by drinking melted snow, but a friend who was with him died while trying to find help.
- Erika Van Pelt Eliminated From American Idol After Drastic Hair Cut
March 23 2012 4:41 PM
Erika Van Pelt stunned American Idol viewers by chopping off her blonde hair and dying it dark.
- Paper Airplane Record Broken by 45-Foot, 800-Pound Plane Soaring Over Arizona Desert
March 23 2012 3:30 PM
A 45-foot, 800-pound paper plane soared across the Arizona desert Wednesday evening.
- Hugging Banned at New Jersey Middle School
March 23 2012 12:33 PM
A New Jersey middle school banned its sixth through eighth grade students from hugging due to inappropriate behavior.
- Jordan Hawes, Astoria Resident, Pleads Guilty to Murder of Wife
March 23 2012 11:25 AM
Astoria resident Jordan Hawes pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife, Tara Hawes, and received 25 years in prison.
- Reuben Lack, Georgia High School Student Council President, Yanked After Gay-Friendly Prom Proposal
March 23 2012 10:59 AM
A Georgia student has begun a federal lawsuit against administrators of Alpharetta High School for removing him from the position of student body president after he proposed gay-friendly changes to prom.
- Miguel Morin: Texas Boy Found After Disappearing 8 Years Ago
March 16 2012 4:42 PM
Eight years after the disappearance of Miguel Morin, his mother looks forward to reuniting with her son.
- Shelly Miller Assaults Daughter's Basketball Coach
March 16 2012 3:38 PM
Indiana father Shelly Miller attacked his daughter's assistant middle school basketball coach after the coach made her run laps at practice.
- NOAA Allows Killing of Sea Lions to Protect Salmon
March 16 2012 3:20 PM
The federal government gave Oregon, Washington and Idaho permission to kill California sea lions that eat threatened and endangered salmon in the Columbia River Thursday.
- South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs $4 Billion Budget
March 16 2012 2:28 PM
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard, Republican, signed a $4 billion state budget Friday that will make up for money cut a year ago that went toward education and Medicaid recipients.