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Military academy employee charged with sex acts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:30pm

Police say a Tallapoosa County military academy employee accused of having sex with two students on the school's campus has been arrested.

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:20pm

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every day.

Alabama woman serving life for granddaughter's running death has died

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:20pm

Alabama woman serving life for granddaughter's running death has died.

Alabama woman convicted in girl's running death dies

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:20pm

An Alabama woman serving life without parole in her granddaughter's running death has died.

Man cited for having concealed weapon on WWU campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:20pm

A visitor to Western Washington University was escorted off campus Friday and cited by police for having a concealed weapon at the school. No one is allowed to carry a gun at Western except for police officers.

The Latest: Arizona school shooting was murder-suicide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:20pm

The Latest on a shooting at a high school in a Phoenix suburb (all times local):

Fraternity says 5 chapters acknowledged hearing racist chant

Daniel C. Houston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:10pm

The fraternity connected to a racist chant caught on video at the University of Oklahoma last spring said Friday that members at five other chapters acknowledged hearing the chant over the last five years.

The Latest: Art teacher killed in manhole cover accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:10pm

The Latest on the death of a woman whose vehicle was struck by a manhole cover on a Boston highway (all times local):

2 more men charged in Southern jewelry robberies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:10pm

Two more men accused of participating in a string of jewelry store robberies across the South are facing federal charges in Florida.

Idaho schools examine factors behind low graduation rates

Kathryn Haake, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 5:02pm

Every day 18-year-old Lewiston resident Maddie Creutzberg wakes up early to care for her 5-month-old daughter, Emily, before heading to work at a local nursing home in the afternoon.

Manhole cover crashes into SUV's windshield, killing driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:42pm

A dislodged manhole cover weighing more than 200 pounds went airborne and crashed through an SUV's windshield on a major highway, killing an art teacher as she drove to work during the Friday morning commute, authorities said.

Court gunman's widow sentenced to life in prison

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:41pm

The ailing widow of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law at a Delaware courthouse was sentenced Friday to life in prison on federal cyberstalking charges.

Senate defeats bill on student digital privacy rights

Bob Moen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:30pm

The state Senate rejected a bill that would have prohibited teachers and school officials from prying into students' private personal social media accounts after opponents voiced concern it would jeopardize school safety.

Huge New Jersey fire that burned for 20 hours is contained

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:30pm

Firefighters on Friday contained a massive warehouse fire that burned out of control for nearly 20 hours and generated so much smoke that it was detected by weather radar and forced some school closures.

Where did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worry

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:30pm

Where did El Nino go?

Hospital where woman in custody died cited for deficiencies

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:30pm

The hospital where a black woman died after she was forcibly removed from the emergency room by a white police officer was cited for 10 "deficiencies," including failing to properly examine the woman when she complained of difficulty breathing, state health officials said.

Edwards: Possible TOPS cut won't hit students this semester

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:20pm

Gov. John Bel Edwards tried Friday to reduce fears about the threat of cuts to the TOPS free college tuition program, saying Louisiana students who receive the aid won't see increased tuition bills this semester even if financing is reduced.

Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thing

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:10pm

Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of the city's police and courts, including allegations that the civil rights of black residents were routinely violated, Ferguson's mayor said Friday.

The Latest: Email says shift to Flint River made too quickly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:10pm

The latest on efforts being made amid the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan (all times local):

The Latest: Final 4 Oregon occupiers plead not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 12th - 4:01pm

The Latest on the standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):