Kristena Hansen, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 8:30pm
A third-party, independent investigation will be conducted after high amounts of lead were found in water sources at two schools, which led the district to close all water fountains, Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith said Tuesday.
An ex-detective who had been on the championship 1987 track team depicted in the movie "McFarland USA" pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribery and drug charges while he was with the Bakersfield Police Department.
Kim Chandler, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 7:30pm
The president of an education curriculum company testified Tuesday that he hired Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, in a $7,500 a month consulting contract, to open doors with legislative leaders in other states as the company tried to sell digital courses to school systems.
A federal prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday that three Minnesota men were intent in their efforts to join the Islamic State group in Syria and knew they would be killing people once they got there, but defense attorneys for two of them said their clients were not part of any conspiracy.
Authorities say Denver Broncos wide receiver Cody Latimer was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant after he called the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office to report that he was involved in a domestic disturbance with a woman.
Gene Johnson, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 6:00pm
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday they will retry the elected Washington state auditor on charges he pocketed millions of dollars in needless fees while running a real estate services business a decade ago, after his five-week fraud trial ended in April with a hung jury.