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An alleged extra credit assignment that suggested students pose for selfies with their parent's sex toys has aroused controversy with parents and resulted in a probe for the teacher. The controversy concerns Wing Wah Leung, a 10th grade geometry teacher at Encinal High School in...
(CNN) Usaamah Rahim, who was fatally shot after waving a military knife at law enforcement officers in Boston, was originally plotting to behead Pamela Geller, an activist and conservative blogger, law enforcement sources told CNN on Wednesday. But Rahim, a 26-year-old security...
The Hills of Bear Creek is a sprawling, gated subdivision with a quiet pace and big homes. But in December, neighbors started noticing one home in particular drawing dozens of cars at odd hours. The homeowners association has now filed a lawsuit against the owner of the...
Della Curry is out of work, and unashamed, after being fired by the Cherry Creek School District. A married mother of two, Curry is the former kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora. She lost her job on Friday after giving school lunches to students who...
The families of four Houston firefighters who died in the Southwest Inn fire have filed a lawsuit. On May 31, 2013, HFD firefighters Matthew Renaud, Robert Bebee, Robert Garner and Anne Sullivan were killed in a massive blaze at the Southwest Inn off Highway 59. They are suing...
Several parents are fired up after hearing a student's hot lunch was dumped in the trash in front of her classmates because her lunch account was past due. Parents claim Bedford Elementary School did something it preaches against: In their words, "bullying" the child, not to...
A Harris County grand jury has decided not to indict a man who shot a dog at a dog park just outside Pasadena, and District Attorney Devon Anderson is not happy about it. She said Monday that she wants to send a message that animal cruelty won't be tolerated. The District...
Is sexual desire a human right? And are women entitled to a little pink pill to help them feel it? Those questions are being raised in a campaign that is pressing the Food and Drug Administration to approve a pill aimed at restoring lost libido in women. The campaign, backed by...
Legislation requiring the state’s public universities to allow handguns in dorms, classrooms and campus buildings is now one step away from becoming law. After final approval from the Texas House Sunday, Senate Bill 11 now heads to Gov. Greg Abbott, who has said he will sign the...