LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday outlined a sweeping overhaul of Detroit's troubled state-run school district, proposing to divide its operations to address the "crushing" debt he said is hurting education in a city just months removed from bankruptcy.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that three teenagers will be tried as adults in a rock-throwing incident last summer that severely harmed an Ohio schoolteacher who watched the daylong pretrial hearing as she wore a plastic helmet to protect her still healing injuries.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS has taken "significant actions" to stop agents from targeting political groups based on their names and policy positions, according to a report issued Thursday by the government watchdog who disclosed the inappropriate activity two years ago.
By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors in the New York murder trial of a man who confessed to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz decades ago ended their 12th day of deliberations on Thursday without a verdict. The jury, which is weighing kidnapping and murder charges against Pedro Hernandez, was set to resume its discussions for a 13th day on Friday at state Supreme Court in Manhattan.