'Affluenza' teen's mom sprung from Texas jail

Affluenza mom Tonya Couch was jailed in Texas for breaching her bail conditions. She was sprung Thursday and faces trial in November for helping her son flee to Mexico. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The mom at the centre of the notorious Texas “affluenza” dea…

Bail set at $20K for shooting suspect

By Bob Dunn, The Berkshire Eagle
PITTSFIELD — Kevin Nieves was “one of the first assailants to reach the truck” the night Nick Carnevale was shot, according to court documents.”Get out of the truck, or we will start shooting,” Nieves reportedly told C…

Navy teaches Norfolk students about STEM careers

NORFOLK, Va (WAVY) – It’s hard to light a fire in the water but that’s exactly what sailors and teachers tried to do at Naval Station Norfolk.
The Navy hosted 2,500 5th graders from Norfolk Public Schools on Friday. Their goal was to ignite a passion i…

The full cost of Bath's clean air zone revealed in council report that warns costs outweigh economic benefits

As many as 10,000 motorists may need to pay an average of £2,200 upgrading their vehicles to avoid paying to enter Bath’s clean air zone[1].
The figure is contained in a report by advisors to B&NES council, which warns the proposed zone will have a…