Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 11:35am
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Jan. 18 in New Orleans in a lawsuit that claims a 9-year-old girl was checked out of a south Mississippi school six times by an unauthorized man who then raped her.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 01/02/2012 - 4:54pm
In his inaugural address Monday, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter promised to focus on making neighborhoods safer and schools better in his second term.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 3:47pm
Eight vacant schools where investigators found evidence of drug use and vandalism pose a threat to public safety, and at least one should be demolished immediately because of severe structural issues, city Controller Alan Butkovitz said Tuesday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 12/05/2011 - 11:36pm
Residents and students in the Dover, Arkansas area now have two more safe havens in the case of severe weather.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Sun, 11/20/2011 - 10:40pm
Five years have passed since a school bus carrying Lee High School students in Alabama plunged off Interstate 565, killing four and injuring dozens.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 9:54pm
Nearly half of 7th to 12th graders experienced sexual harassment in the last school year, according to a study, with 87 percent of those who have been harassed reporting negative effects such as absenteeism, poor sleep and stomachaches.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 11/06/2011 - 5:49pm
Of the nation's 10 largest cities, eight use armed police in some form. And in the ninth city, New York, officers receive far more training and scrutiny prior to hiring.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 4:53pm
Today marks the beginning of a week dedicated to school bus safety, a topic that's sure to be on the minds of local residents following a pair of recent school bus crashes.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 5:35pm
Armando Cardenas says he has thought about leaving Alabama because of the possibility of being arrested as an illegal immigrant and the hostility he feels from residents.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 10/04/2011 - 2:56pm
The Nebraska ACLU is siding with a sixth-grade girl who said that her religious beliefs have been compromised because the Fremont Public School District won't let her go to class wearing a necklace that resembles a rosary.