Summary The Hemet Police Department released the name of a 14-year-old boy wanted in connection with the attempted murder and torture of an elderly woman. The department said in the statement it "normally does not release the names and photographs of juvenile suspects, but due to the serious nature of the case, an exception was made in an effort to protect the public and aid in the capture" of the [boy]."
Summary Kyle Hunsberger explains a problem to Robert Gunter as he teaches his pre-algebra Math 7 class at Johnny Cochran Middle school in Los Angeles. The Times, in suing for access to the names, had argued that parents and others had a strong public interest in learning the performance ratings of identifiable public school teachers under the California Public Records Act . Attorneys for the school district and the teachers union declined to comment on the tentative ruling.
Summary In a case that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is holding up as an example of "egregious harassment," New York state and city officials are moving aggressively against a Brooklyn landlord accused of wrecking the kitchens and bathrooms of occupied apartments to drive out longtime tenants. Officials with the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development announced on Wednesday that they had gone to the city's Housing Court seeking to remove the landlord, Joel Israel, from managing a six-unit, rent-stabilized building in Bushwick, and to have the court appoint an independent administrator for the property.
Summary Joakim Noah was an accomplished basketball player at Poly Prep Country Day School in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Bill McNally, the coach of Joakim Noah at Poly Prep, said that everything Noah did was "about trying to make the right play for the team."
Summary After 123 starts during seven seasons in Major League Baseball, the 33-year-old right-hander was turned into a reliever by the New York Mets when they brought him up from the minor leagues on April 16. "If he's going to pitch the back end of the game, be it the eighth, the ninth, somewhere in there," the manager said, "I don't want him to wear himself out in the fifth inning, at 8:15. I want him to kind of save something."
Summary SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Police Department was out patrolling local campuses Thursday after receiving an email threat that alluded to mass violence taking place on April 24. Police have said all along that the threat is not credible, and that investigators continue to try and trace the source of the email.
Summary WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report) -- Republican politicians blasted the Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Thursday for making flagrantly racist remarks instead of employing the subtler racial code words the G.O.P. has been using for decades. Fox News also blasted the rancher, saying in a statement, "Cliven Bundy's outrageous racist remarks undermine decades of progress in our effort to come up with cleverer ways of saying the same thing."
Summary In a move that some are calling a victory for art over commerce, the board of the beleaguered Minnesota Orchestra -- which recently started playing again after a labor dispute caused a 16-month lockout -- voted on Thursday to rehire Osmo Vanska as music director. That put Mr. Vanska on a collision course with Mr. Henson and his backers on the board, who had sought the cuts to balance the budget.
Summary A 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail. She was taken to a hospital to be treated for her injuries. Police recovered a cell phone near the scene, along with articles of clothing that were strewn around the area.
Summary It's not personal, Seattle. Crabtree puts the Seahawks' 2014 schedule in perspective, noting over half the league will host more nationally televised home games. "Fifteen more teams host two prime-time games. The defending champion Seahawks only get one at home." . While a bit of a bummer, the silver lining in the Seahawks being neglected is obvious.