OTHELLO, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state teacher acknowledged ordering an 8-year-old student to unclog a toilet with his bare hands, and the boy's parents say the educator deserves more than a reprimand.
Patricia Culbertson, 53, of Nevada, waived her right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to a federal information that charges her with bank fraud and filing a false tax return.
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The leader of a violent gang that controlled life inside one of America's most notorious jails testified that he directed guards motivated by sex and money to smuggle in drugs and cellphones and facilitate attacks on inmates who challenged his authority.
(newspressnow) - A Buchanan County cleanup crew made another startling discovery during Mondayâ€™s trash pickup. The body of an unidentified man was found during a county cleanup operation near Interstate 229 on the South Side of St. Joseph.
(dailyjournalonline) - The St. Francois County Sheriffâ€™s Department responded to a call Saturday night to The Doghouse Saloon located at 9941 Berry Road outside Bonne Terre for a female who had been struck by a vehicle.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Police are investigating Michael Brown's stepfather for angry comments on the streets of Ferguson after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot his stepson, a spokesman said Tuesday.
(CNN) - Soda makers want to cut the number of calories you're drinking each year. The big three -- Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper -- have all pledged to reduce the number of beverage calories Americans are consuming by 20% over the next decade.
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox is asking area residents to be beware of any contact they receive from people claiming to be from the IRS or the US Department of Treasury about delinquent taxes or bills.