MESA, AZ - A principal is under fire in Arizona, after his method of "punishment by humiliation" has left many upset.
Students named Julio and Charles of Westwood High School in Mesa, Arizona, were brought to Principal Tim Richards after a fist fight and presented with two choices. They
By By JOHN FLESHER and TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal judge Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by five states that want barriers placed in Chicago-area waterways to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, but said he would consider new arguments if the case were
RATHDRUM, Idaho - Deputies in Kootenai County say 57-year-old Mitchell Lee Walck, AKA Mark Mackenzie, led police on a chase early Saturday morning after officers tried stopping the pickup he was driving for a stop sign violation. Investigators later determined the pickup Walck was
By By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - The military has failed to correct the wrongful discharges of thousands of Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, an advocacy group says in a federal lawsuit.
Vietnam Veterans of America on Monday joined
By By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The military's highest court ousted the judge in the Fort Hood shooting case Monday and threw out his order to have the suspect's beard forcibly shaved before his court-martial.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
By By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Schoolteachers should have to pass a stringent exam - much like the bar exam for lawyers - before being allowed to enter the profession, one of the nation's largest teachers unions said Monday.
The American Federation of Teachers called
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Spokane Valley Firefighters responded to two pedestrians being hit by a car Monday afternoon at Mission & McDonald.
The two boys, ages 19 and 12, were transported by ambulance to Sacred Heart with bumps as bruises and possibly a fractured arm.
By By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A man charged with detonating a homemade explosive device outside a Social Security Administration office in Arizona had researched how to construct a particular explosive that authorities say has been used in terrorist bomb plots, according to
By By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A young girl with questions about her ultra-Orthodox Jewish religion was sent to a respected counselor to help her back on a path of faith. Prosecutors say the girl was instead molested by the man for years behind a locked office door starting
By By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley was indicted Monday for involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of a 21-year-old man outside a Chicago bar, and a grand jury is continuing its inquiry into whether authorities covered up or