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.
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.
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.
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.
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.