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Teacher quits after alleged garter incident By Antoinette Konz akonz@courier-journal.com The Courier-Journal An English teacher from Western High School resigned Monday amid an investigation of an incident in which he allegedly removed a student's garter with his teeth during...
Tearful Testimony in $54 Million Pants Lawsuit A Local Man Who Says the Dry Cleaners Lost His Pants Wants $54 Million Dollars in Damages By JIM AVILA and CHRIS FRANCESCANI ABC News Law & Justice Unit June 13, 2007 A Washington, D.C. law judge broke down in tears and had to...
Bill ups the ante on red-light tickets Scofflaws who don't pay could be denied new registrations if Perry signs law By ALEXIS GRANT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Where the red light cameras are Those who owe the city for red-light camera tickets soon could have a new reason...
2 cities mull tough new smoking laws Belmont drafting law to ban smoking in multiunit housing; Oakland delays similar debate Diana Walsh, Christopher Heredia, Chronicle Staff Writers Wednesday, June 13, 2007 Belmont moved a step closer Tuesday night to adopting a sweeping...
Large majority supports path to citizenship A poll finds 63% of all respondents, and 65% of Republicans, back the controversial measure. By Janet Hook, Times Staff Writer June 13, 2007 WASHINGTON — A strong majority of Americans — including nearly two-thirds of Republicans —...
Giuliani retains GOP lead for presidential nomination as Fred Thompson gains A Times/Bloomberg Poll shows conservatives embracing the former Tennessee senator, who has yet to enter the race. Clinton still leads Democrats, but trails Giuliani. By Michael Finnegan, Times Staff...
Sextuplets in Arizona and Minnesota PHOENIX (AP) — Two sets of sextuplets were born in different states less than a day apart, a rare occurrence but one that fertility experts say could become increasingly common as more couples seek artificial methods of conceiving babies...
Guardsmen on border accused of running smuggling ring By ALICIA A. CALDWELL The Associated Press LAREDO, Texas -- Three National Guardsmen assigned to the Texas-Mexico border were accused of running an immigrant smuggling ring after 24 immigrants were found inside a van that one...
Austin police chief candidates meet public 200 people attend session to hear five finalists answer questions. By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, June 12, 2007 Sonja January almost started crying when she brought her 15-year-old son, Xavier, in front of Jimmie...