Baylor President and Chancellor Kenneth Starr, best known for his investigation of the Clinton administration, has been fired by the Board of Regents in the wake of a sexual assault scandal involving the school and its football team.
"The father said he was taking a shower when he heard a gunshot," Lt. Greg Baker of the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office told NBC affiliate WDSU. "He got out of the shower, and that's when he discovered that his daughter had accidentally shot herself."
Five-year-old Haley Moore had been playing with her father's handgun, police said. Moore told investigators that he had left his .45-caliber gun out on a table in the home, the station reported.
Police handcuffed multiple students from age 6 to 11 at a public elementary school in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday. The arrests at Hobgood Elementary School occurred after the students were accused of not stopping a fight that happened several days earlier off campus. A juvenile center later released the students. Murfreesboro police wouldn't say what state law the kids violated, but parents of several of the arrested children say the kids were charged with "criminal responsibility for conduct of another." At least five of the 10 children reportedly involved are black.
A Louisiana man accused of stuffing candy bars into his pockets faces a possible sentence of 20 years to life in prison, prompting a judge to question whether the sentence was "over the top." Prosecutors charged Jacobia Grimes, 34, under a law makes the alleged candy theft a felony because Grimes was previously convicted more than once of theft of goods. "They're spending their time to lock someone up for years over $31 worth of candy," his attorney Miles Swanson said. Judge Franz Zibilich said during Grimes' arraignment, "Isn't this a little over the top?"
The onetime vice presidential candidate has been tapped to preside over a new reality court show that would premiere next year. She signed a deal in February with Montana-based production company Warm Springs, a source close to the process tells PEOPLE. read more