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Nurse accused of stabbing autistic boy with needle 6 times

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:00am

New Jersey officials say a nurse caught on videotape stabbing an autistic boy with a hypodermic needle to control his behavior has agreed to surrender her license during the investigation.

Metal pole nearly impales South Florida girl in minivan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:50am

A metal pole went through the windshield of a minivan that crashed through a fence in South Florida and narrowly missed hitting a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car seat.

Police shooting of man with gun in boot deemed justified

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:40am

A prosecutor says two Cleveland park rangers were justified in fatally shooting an arrested man who fired at one of them with a gun he had stashed in his boot.

Charleston board votes to keep special needs school open

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:20am

The Charleston County School Board has voted to keep a special needs school open for one year.

Los Angeles police officer wounded in city housing project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:10am

A Los Angeles police officer was shot and wounded late Monday night as gunfire erupted in the Watts section of the city, authorities said.

Officials: Man, 26, seriously injured in skydiving accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:10am

Authorities say a Rochester man was seriously hurt over the weekend in a skydiving accident in western New York.

Chief: Driver called in rant before crashing into cruisers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:10am

An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police cruisers over the weekend, injuring an officer, called in a rant about police before he started driving erratically.

Juneau schools use data to ensure kids don't get left behind

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:00am

The Juneau School District is using a new approach to help struggling students meet the standards of the district's core curriculum with a program that tracks students' academic progress and identifies which ones need extra help.

Grand jury to meet on students charged in Virginia slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:00am

A grand jury is preparing to meet to determine whether two former Virginia Tech students should be indicted in the killing of a 13-year-old girl.

Commissioner: 97 percent of Clendenin Elementary damaged

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:30am

Authorities say that almost all of Clendenin Elementary School has sustained flood damage.

Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub

Terry Spencer, Tamara Lush and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:21am

Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life.

Quotations in the News

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:10am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking to delegates on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Indianapolis officer shot, suspect dead after chase, gunfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 12:41am

Indianapolis police say one officer was shot and another was injured when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.

Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 12:30am

Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on Meeteetse's town logo, in a bronze sculpture downtown and even on coffee mugs from a downtown restaurant, remembered for when the nocturnal weasels made their last stand in the nearby sagebrush hills.

UofL board to consider status of campus president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:10pm

University of Louisville trustees may be ready to decide the status of embattled school President James Ramsey.

First medical marijuana dispensary to open in Tallahassee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:00pm

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Florida is slated to open.

Indianapolis police officer shot, suspect in chase killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:00pm

Indianapolis police said one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries Monday when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.

Gov. Haslam hires Stephen Smith as senior policy adviser

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:50pm

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has named Deputy Education Commissioner Stephen Smith as his new senior adviser for policy and strategy.

Home invasion killer to be resentenced to life in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:30pm

A Connecticut man sentenced to death by lethal injection for the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is expected to be resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the death penalty.