- School sacks nation's last tackle powder-puff football game
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation's last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now.
- Man in wheelchair, left in sun at Florida nursing home, dies
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nursing home is under investigation after the death of a man in a wheelchair who was left in the sun, where he suffered second-degree burns, blistering and symptoms of dehydration.
- Teacher sick-outs close most Detroit schools for a 2nd day
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan lawmakers moved swiftly Tuesday to advance a $500 million plan to restructure Detroit public schools by creating a new district — a proposal designed to ease the concerns of teachers who closed the district for a second consecutive day by calling out sick.
- AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013
LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state's largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years.
- Former NY top political powerbroker gets 12 years in prison
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a backroom master whose name was synonymous with political power in New York for a generation, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison, taking his place atop the state's crowded lineup of crooked politicians behind bars.
- Another big verdict in talc case against Johnson & Johnson
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Twice in the past three months, juries have awarded tens millions of dollars to ovarian cancer victims who blamed Johnson & Johnson talcum powder for their illness — among the first verdicts in a gathering courtroom assault by law firms that are aggressively recruiting clients through TV ads and the Internet.
- Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing
BOSTON (AP) — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found.
- Authorities release detail on 911 calls to Prince estate
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Authorities and emergency responders were called to Prince's suburban Minneapolis home over the last five years for everything from mundane reports of tripped fire alarms to more serious medical calls.
- Chicago: Students can access bathrooms by gender identity
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools will allow transgender students and employees to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the nation's third-largest school district.
- Funeral for 6 slain family members held in southern Ohio
WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Black hearses carried six of the eight family members slain in southern Ohio to a hillside cemetery, where mourners crowded around blue tents shielding the caskets Tuesday.