Mark Gillispie, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:12pm
Authorities say they've arrested a 19-year-old Cleveland man in the fatal shooting of a 5-month-old girl as she rode in the back seat of a car while her mother and grandmother drove to a grocery store for birthday cake supplies.
Faced with trying to win the support of disgruntled faculty members, Loyola University New Orleans President the Rev. Kevin Wildes has announced that he is planning to slice the university's spending by $11.5 million over the next five years.
Chuck Lindell-Statesman, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:01pm
Warning the U.S. Supreme Court against taking a step backward, the family of segregation-busting icon Heman Sweatt has joined calls for preserving a University of Texas policy that uses race as one of several factors in picking incoming freshmen.
Mead Gruver, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 2:01pm
Bad news for Rocky Mountain states with lots of fossil-fuel development on federal lands: Low prices for oil and natural gas have driven federal minerals revenue down to the lowest point in five years, even as oil and gas production booms nationwide.
Tom Hays, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 1:01pm
After the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and the Mumbai attack in 2008, police departments across the United States adopted a new mindset on how to deal with what they call "active shooter" incidents in which people are trapped in restaurants, theaters or other soft targets.
Jason Keyser, Associated Press | Posted Nov 27th - 1:01pm
A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder on Friday in connection to the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured off a basketball court and shot in the head in an alley because of his father's gang ties.