School News: Belleville, IL, West and East High Schools closed after a possibly armed student threatened a peer in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. This happened a week after students were killed in a school shooting in Sante Fe, TX.
Police in Waukesha, Wisconsin, say Nathan Sharp, the son of the president of Super Crane Corp, humped and bullied workers at his father's business and flashed his genitals "at least 10 times in the workplace." He faces assault charges.
Stacey Abrams became Georgia's 1st woman gubernatorial nominee Tuesday after beating Stacey Evans in the Democratic primary. She could be the first black female governor in the US. Who is Abrams: The politician, author and businesswoman?
A suspected abduction at a Midlothian, Virginia, Walmart on Sunday turned out to be a staged hoax planned and videotaped by a group of people to post on social media, police said. They turned themselves in after seeing the abduction reported in local media, police said.
Virginia authorities say a 4-year-old boy thought a real gun was a toy when he fired it, killing his 2-year-old brother. The accidental shooting happened Tuesday while the children’s mother was at the home. Tyler Aponte died at a hospital.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is appealing the valuation of his mansion and the 10 acres where it sits, in the latest chapter of the yearlong debate over whether he and his wife got a sweetheart deal to purchase the home.