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Police: Human trafficking charge for Baltimore City teacher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:10am

Authorities say a Baltimore special education teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with human trafficking and prostitution.

Florida doctor sentenced to 25 years in 3 pill mill deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:50am

A federal judge in Tampa has sentenced a 76-year-old doctor to 25 years in prison for the deaths of three patients who were prescribed pain medications at his clinic.

34-year-old orangutan dies at Columbus Zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:50am

A 34-year-old orangutan named Sally has died at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Boater missing in Waccamaw River near Murrells Inlet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:40am

Crews from the Coast Guard, the Department of Natural Resources and the Georgetown County Sheriff's Office are searching for a boater missing in the Waccamaw River in Murrells Inlet.

Black Charleston County School Board members stage protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:30am

The three black members of the Charleston County School Board say the board is making decisions that are hurting black students.

Are Iowa school bomb threats linked to nationwide hoaxes?

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:00am

Authorities are trying to determine whether bomb threats at four Iowa schools are linked to threats reported nationwide.

New principal named for Indianapolis' Amy Beverland school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 5:00am

A Noblesville educator will be the new principal at an Indianapolis school that lost its principal when she was struck and killed by a school bus while pushing students to safety.

North Carolina school board changes mind, bans pepper spray

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:50am

A North Carolina school board has repealed its decision to allow high school students to carry pepper spray, a policy one board member had said may be useful for students who encounter transgender classmates in the bathroom.

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

Marina Starleaf Riker, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:50am

Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

Police: 22 students evacuated after bus bursts into flames

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:10am

Authorities say a New Jersey school bus driver safely evacuated 22 high school students minutes before the bus became engulfed in flames.

School districts approve policy for transgender students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 4:00am

Two New Jersey school districts have approved policies dealing with transgender students.

2 students hit after getting off school bus in Bremerton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:50am

Authorities say two teenage girls were hit by an SUV and injured after getting off a school bus in Bremerton.

Eunice Bellinger named BridgeValley's new president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:40am

Eunice Bellinger has been named the new president of BridgeValley Community and Technical College.

Spearman honoring high school grads heading to military

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:10am

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman is honoring South Carolina high school graduates who are entering the military, a military academy or participating in ROTC in college.

Native groups protest planned French auction of artifacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:20am

Federal officials and tribal leaders are holding what they describe as an emergency meeting to protest plans by a French auction house to sell artifacts that the tribes consider sacred.

Alabama House speaker's trial on ethics charges to start

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:10am

The speaker of Alabama's House of Representatives is going on trial on felony charges that could result in his removal from office.

As Zika spreads, Florida town a study in bug-borne illness

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 2:01am

A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital.

Texas education board candidate known for conspiracy posts

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 1:00am

She is a retired Texas schoolteacher who has claimed President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute, Democrats orchestrated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and dinosaurs might not be extinct had bigger ones on Noah's Ark been able to reproduce.

3 teens arrested for series of Caldwell burglaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 12:40am

Canyon County authorities say three teens have been arrested in connection with several burglaries at a Caldwell school and business that caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.