A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.
A federal judge rejected a school district's challenge to President Barack Obama's rule on transgender bathrooms on Monday, ordering a biologically male student who identifies as female be treated "like the girl she is."
The suspect accused of killing five people at a Macy's department store confessed to police, court documents said, but his motive remained a mystery Monday as a portrait emerged of him as a mentally troubled young man whose parents said they were trying to help him.
Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 5:11pm
Facing their second-largest flood in city history, Cedar Rapids leaders and residents pinned their hopes Monday on a 10-mile system of quickly erected flood barriers to protect government buildings, homes and businesses in Iowa's second largest city.
Philip Marcelo, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 5:02pm
Officials at the nation's first and oldest public school didn't sufficiently investigate racially charged incidents and failed to address racial hostility, a federal civil rights probe concluded on Monday.