MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- A new program at Tufts University hopes to remove the financial barriers keeping cash-strapped students from taking a year off after high school to travel or volunteer, offering an opportunity now typically only available to more affluent students to explore different communities and challenge their comfort zones before starting college.
BELLE CHASSE, LA (WAFB) -A Belle Chasse, La. mother was arrested after admitting she injected hand sanitizer and perfume into the feeding tube of her 17-month-old son, killing him, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill De Blasio was set to become the first mayor in decades to sit out New York City's traditional St. Patrick's Day parade over a dispute involving whether march participants can carry pro-gay signs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Springfield house serving as a group home for sex offenders has 30 days to move or disband, according to a letter from the city sent to the chaplain who runs the Crestview Street home.
ST. LOUIS, MO (AP) â€“ Seven years ago on March 13th, Kelly Allen went missing. The St. Louis resident was last seen at a friendâ€™s apartment in Berkeley. Now, her family is still hoping someone with information will come forward.
At a meeting of the Newtown Harris Board of Education, Members accepted a resignation from fifth and sixth grade teacher, Mrs. Shelly Porter. Probationary teachers were approved for re-hiring for The next school year at Newtown Harris.