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Teacher's Taunting of Overweight Kid Was Abuse: Court

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:38pm
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a teacher's name-calling was enough to justify putting him on the state's registry of child abusers.
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Teacher's Taunting of Overweight Kid Was Abuse: Court

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:38pm
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a teacher's name-calling was enough to justify putting him on the state's registry of child abusers.






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GM Exec Told of Ignition Defect in 2005

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:34pm
Automaker's internal report omitted name of chief engineer on Chevy Cobalt, now a vice president under CEO Mary Barra.
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Anti-Suicide Net for Golden Gate Bridge

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 4:05pm
Some people oppose the barrier, saying it will be unsightly, but officials say the barrier will not mar the landmark's appearance.






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Tiger Woods Misses Cut in Return From Back Surgery

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:18pm
He shot a 4-over 75 and missed the Quicken Loans National cut by four shots. It was only the 10th time Woods has missed a 36-hole cut on the PGA Tour.
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Watch Live: Tiger Woods at Quicken Loans National

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:18pm
Follow the action as Woods plays the second round of the tournament Friday, his first after a lengthy absence following back surgery.






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Why Are Florida Pet Shops Disappearing?

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:51pm
Florida has become the epicenter of a movement to ban the retail sale of dogs and cats. But are animal rights activists barking up the wrong tree?






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Nation's Rural School Districts Face Risk of Closures

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:46pm
Over the past few decades, a growing trend has become the folding of rural school districts due to shrinking state funding and desire for efficiency.






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Missing Kid's Dad No Abuser, but Charges Likely: Lawyer

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:39pm
Attorney Mark Magidson said Friday that Charles Bothuell IV is a good father who loves the boy, but he fully expects abuse charges to be filed.
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Man Found Guilty of Raping and Killing College Student

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:34pm
A jury has convicted 31-year-old Seth Mazzaglia of first-degree murder in the 2012 death of Elizabeth Marriott, a student at the University of New Hampshire.






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At WWI Centennial, Eyes On the Future

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:19pm
As Sarajevo prepares to mark 100 years since the spark that led to World War One, event organizer Joseph Zimet says the message at the event is firmly about the future.






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Unkindest Cut: Vasectomy Has No Place in Plea Deal

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:43pm
Facing five years or more in prison, Jessie Lee Herald cut a deal. Or more accurately, the state reduced his sentence if he would agree to be cut.






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Families of Firefighters Killed in Yarnell Fire Sue

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:47pm
The families of 12 of the 19 firefighters who died in last year's Yarnell Hill Fire are seeking monetary damages and new safety measures.
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Stepmom of Missing Detroit Boy Freed With Tracking Device

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:43pm
Monique Dillard-Bothuell's arrest was not related to 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell's disappearance.






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Obama Encourages Congress to Change Its Priorities

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:29pm
In a speech about the economy, President Obama criticizes Congress for not focusing on helping the middle class.






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Obama: 'They're Going to Sue Me For Doing My Job'

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:13pm
While speaking in Minnesota, President Obama addresses John Boehner’s plan to file a lawsuit against him for his use of executive actions.






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Injured Gold Medalist Swimmer 'Not Afraid' of Recovery

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:41am
Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was badly injured in an ATV accident, but she is "not afraid" of the road to recovery.






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Bustin' Chops: Kids Chase Summer at County Fair

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:39am
For many, summer is county fair season and in Lancaster, Ky., the thrills and spills of the Garrard County Fair are in full swing.






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Board Overturns School Paper's 'Redskins' Word Ban

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:35am
Administrators said the editors of the school paper must print the school's mascot name, the "Redskins" in certain situations.
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Dozens Injured After Texas Garage Collapse

Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:32am
A religious celebration involving more than 150 people comes to an abrupt end after the garage where the party was being held collapses. KPRC’s Mary Benton reports.






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