BALTIMORE (AP) — The leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland said a bishop-elect charged in a drunken driving death may also have been inebriated at a dinner months earlier, just days before her consecration as a bishop, according to a timeline released by the diocese.
A 9-year-old Texas boy with a fondness for magic and "The Lord of the Rings" movies has been suspended from school after telling a classmate he would make him disappear, doing a trick he saw in one of the films, the boy's father said on Tuesday. Jason Steward told west Texas broadcaster KOSA that he got a call from Kermit Elementary School last week saying his son Aiden was suspended because of a movie-inspired magic trick, which was seen as threatening the safety of another child. Kermit Elementary School Principal Roxanne Greer and Kermit Independent School District Superintendent Bill Boyd did not respond to requests for comment. Fourth-grader Aiden told the broadcaster: "Because of 'The Lord of the Rings', Bilbo Baggins can make people disappear with his ring.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her 5-year-old son by feeding him salt through a stomach tube calmly "watched and waited" for the poisoning to take effect, summoning help only after he began writhing and retching, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A trial will be needed to resolve a dispute between former Vice President Al Gore and Al Jazeera America over tens of millions of dollars held in escrow as part of the news network's $500 million acquisition of Current TV, a Delaware judge ruled Tuesday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A study released Tuesday shows Silicon Valley's tech economy is continuing to boom, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue.