By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles school district has agreed to pay nearly $140 million to families of students subjected to sexual abuse by an elementary school teacher who infamously took bondage-style photos of some pupils, school officials said on Friday. The district and attorneys for the families settled all remaining litigation in the case involving the teacher as jury selection was underway for a trial in some of the cases. School officials had previously paid $30 million to settle dozens of related lawsuits. ...
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for a murder she didn't commit was declared factually innocent Friday, clearing the way for her to collect about $600,000 in compensation from the state.
When coach Lorenzo Romar agreed to renew the series with Seattle University, he cautioned someday the Redhawks are going to snap their losing streak to the Huskies. That was five years ago and the streak has extended to nine straight wins for Washington. The Huskies also hold a commanding 25-4 lead
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee found that the C.I.A. and military acted properly in responding to the attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi.
%%%1caef025fc8642cf2ea447ee45018b38%%%The engines and wheels on the state Fish and Wildlife hatchery trucks aren’t getting much rest in the past month with more west side lakes receiving a copious amount of trout.