"A ninth-grader is protesting his schools decision to broadcast the Pledge of Allegiance in foreign languages as part of National Foreign Language Week.
This is America, and we got soldiers at war, the 15-year-old said. When youre saying the Pledge in a different language which nobody understands, thats not OK.
Charles Linton, Patricks father, said the use of other languages is disrespectful to the country. Its like wearing a cross upside down in a church, he said."
A school has banned children from taking pencil cases into class in case they are used to hide sharp weapons.
A judge has tossed out a Wisconsin high school student's lawsuit asking for summers free of homework and may order him to pay the state's costs...
Larson and his father said the problem arose when he was given three assignments just before the start of summer vacation to prepare for an advanced precalculus class that began last fall.The younger Larson said he failed to get all the work done because he had a summer job as a camp counselor.
the staff at McDonald's, 3600 N. University St., called police after he [Scott Stanard] handed over a $10 bill that they said was a fake.
...it was old - a 1950s series $10 bill - and the markers they use don't work on old money...
Pingolt recalled a Baltimore man being cuffed and arrested recently for passing counterfeit $2 bills that later turned out to be genuine.
A man cooking in his kitchen was shot after one of his cats knocked his 9mm handgun onto the floor, discharging the weapon, Michigan State Police said.