• ‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

    ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the attention he’s received and says people must remember it was a tragedy that killed three boys and paralyzed a fourth.

    Updated: 8:50 am

  • New Dem Party chairman Perez pledges to repair, unite party

    ATLANTA (AP) — Newly elected Democratic national chairman Tom Perez pledged on Sunday to unite a fractured party, rebuild at all levels from “school board to the Senate” and reach out to chunks of rural America left feeling forgotten in the 2016 election.

  • Santa Fe councilors compete with mayor’s soda tax plan

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A political battle is brewing between Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales and two city councilors over the mayor’s proposal to tax sugary drinks to fund early childhood education programs.

  • School event near Chicago sparks civil rights, race debate

    WINNETKA, Ill. (AP) — When a largely white public school nestled in Chicago’s wealthiest suburbs planned a daylong civil rights seminar, it drafted two National Book Award winners as keynote speakers and crafted a syllabus that would be the envy of most liberal arts colleges.

  • Homestead gets 61-54 win over Pike for IHSAA Class 4A title

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Homestead won its first state championship Saturday, defeating Pike 61-54 in a hard-fought Indiana High School Athletic Association Class 4A title game.

  • Wood Memorial tops Union City for Class A state title

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With 48.7 seconds left in the Class 1A championship game, Wood Memorial senior Brenna Maikranz left the court and jumped into a hug with Coach Johnnie Bartley.

  • New Mexico school leaders plead for more state funding

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Public school superintendents from across New Mexico are urging lawmakers to restore school funding cuts even if it means raising more money from taxes.

  • Judge sentences high school football player in assault case

    DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service after prosecutors said he took part in a locker room sexual assault on a black football player in a small Idaho town.

  • Anaconda basketball players suspended

    BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Two members of the Anaconda’s boy’s high school basketball team have been suspended because of a sexual assault investigation.

  • Jalen Robinette both a cadet and NFL hopeful

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Except for the few who already have donned cap and gown, most of the 330 prospects heading to the NFL Combine next week have put their pursuits of a college degree on hold so they can focus on their football futures.