• District to Vote on $40M Bond for Turf, Classrooms

    by Valerie Bauman February 2017

    Residents of the Northport-East Northport school district will vote Feb. 28 on a nearly $40 million bond referendum that would upgrade and replace infrastructure at every school in the district while raising residents' taxes an average of $122 a year, officials said.

  • Proposed $65M Community Center Moves Forward

    by Lincoln Wright February 2017

    It's being called an "unprecedented community collaboration." Officials confirmed Wednesday that the Elkhart Health, Fitness, Aquatics and Community Center will become a reality.

  • CU Hires Lawyers to Review Handling of Allegations

    by Paul Steinbach February 2017

    The University of Colorado has hired attorneys who specialize in institutional response to sexual violence and gender-based harassment to review the university's handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant football coach.

  • Former Club Directors Arrested for Theft

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Friday, two former employees of the Mandeville, La., area Franco’s Athletic Club were arrested on charges of racketeering, theft, identity theft and money laundering.

  • Three Ex-Gymnasts Describe Abuse by Team Doctor

    by Rachel Axon and Nancy Armour February 2017

    Three former elite American gymnasts came forward publicly to tell their stories of sexual abuse by a former team doctor to 60 Minutes on Sunday.

  • Athletic Director Accused of Sex with Teen

    by Eli Francovich February 2017

    Nichole Noel Thiel, the vice principal and athletic director at the Coeur d'Alene Charter Academy, is charged with felony sexual battery.

  • Family of Drowning Victim Reaches Settlement

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The family of Jonathan Proce, 21-year-old victim of cardiac arrest while underwater at Lyons Pool in Tompkinsville, N.Y., has reached a court settlement with the city for $600,000.

  • Ooltewah Employees, Coach Deny Hazing Culture Claims

    by Kendi Anderson February 2017

    Two independent investigations say a culture of hazing and abuse existed before the 2015 rape of an Ooltewah High School freshman by three of his basketball teammates.

  • MSU Scrambles to Respond to Assault Allegations

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    Michigan State athletic director Mark Hollis has cancelled his trip planned in his capacity as NCAA Tournament selection committee chair. Hollis was expected to lead the committee from the road on a 12-day, cross-country expedition to watch college basketball games in 12 states.

  • Sandusky's Son Arrested for Sex Crimes

    by Mark Scolforo February 2017

    Jerry Sandusky's son Jeffrey was charged Monday with sex crimes involving two girls, more than five years after the former Penn State assistant coach was himself first arrested on child molestation charges.