LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A 10th-grader in Maine has been suspended for 10 days for having a bright yellow squirt gun.
The Sun Journal (http://bit.ly/Qg2BFn) says the teen was suspended in accordance with Lewiston High School policy after the toy fell out of his backpack. The student wasn't identified.
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime New York political powerhouse Basil (BAZ'-uhl) Paterson has died.
His family says Paterson died at Mount Sinai Hospital on Wednesday night, 11 days short of his 88th birthday.
Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.