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Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence

May 4, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public's trust will be held... more »»

Boy: Sister, stranger went into hills; she never came back

May 4, 2016

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — When the stranger approached Ian and Ashlynne Mike at the school bus stop, the boy was wary. more »»

Government reports drop in overall crime in nation's schools

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation. more »»

The Latest: Cousin says girl was kind, loved to play music

May 4, 2016

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping and killing of an 11-year-old girl from the Navajo Nation (all times local):

8:13 p.m. more »»

Exit poll: Indiana GOP voters pick Trump, but party divided

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump called for GOP unity after his Indiana primary victory Tuesday night, but exit polls suggest he's facing a significant intraparty rift. more »»

Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out

May 4, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district's manager... more »»

Exit poll: Men fuel Trump, Sanders Indiana primary victories

May 4, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump can thank male voters for running up the score in his big victory in the Indiana Republican primary. more »»

San Francisco officials save backyard pine tree from the ax

May 4, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that boasts such picturesque sights as the Golden Gate... more »»

'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn

May 4, 2016

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Closing arguments in the trial of the man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings lurched from a whodunit crime thriller Tuesday to science fiction as attorneys sparred... more »»

Author says he now thinks father wasn't Iwo Jima flag-raiser

May 4, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.. more »»

Mom gets 1 month in jail for assaulting toddler on plane

May 3, 2016

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hawaii mother to a month in jail and three months under home confinement for assaulting her 15-month-old daughter on a flight from Alaska. more »»

Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district's manager... more »»

911 calls to Prince estate ranged from mundane to serious

May 3, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities and emergency responders were called to Prince's suburban Minneapolis home over the last five years for everything from mundane reports of tripped fire alarms to... more »»

Obama honors Connecticut woman as Teacher of the Year

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday bestowed the National Teacher of the Year honor on a Connecticut woman who has demonstrated through her own life that students can overcome... more »»

Last of 3 funerals for 8 slain Ohio family members held

May 3, 2016

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Traffic stopped for miles as black hearses left a church and snaked past mobile homes, weathered shops and green fields, leading a procession of mourners in more than... more »»

Former NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prison

May 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a backroom master whose name was synonymous with political power in New York for a generation, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison,... more »»

Plan to restructure Detroit schools advances during sickout

May 3, 2016

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan lawmakers moved swiftly Tuesday to advance a $500 million plan to restructure Detroit public schools by creating a new district — a vote intended to ease the concerns of... more »»

 
 
 

 

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