Jake Pearson, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 12:41am
In the absence of statewide bail reform laws, New York City officials are looking for practical fixes they can put in place now to help the 50,000 people sent to jail every year because they can't afford bail money.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted Oct 12th - 11:40pm
The former head of Chicago Public Schools is expected to plead guilty in what prosecutors say was a scheme to steer more than $23 million in no-bid contracts to education firms for $2.3 million in bribes and kickbacks.
State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the Legislature convenes in January.
In a story Oct. 11 about two orphaned Korean sisters who reunited at a Florida hospital, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the sisters were reunited at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. The sisters were reunited and are employed at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted Oct 12th - 8:50pm
A California prosecutor said Monday he has filed murder charges that could lead to the death penalty for three young transients accused of gunning down a Canadian backpacker and a yoga instructor walking his dog.