{FD} Louisiana mom, ACLU claim school district promoted Christianity

A Louisiana parent is suing her daughter’s district, alleging it is violating the Constitution by “promoting and inculcating Christian religious beliefs.”

{FD} Amtrak train derailment victims identified as transit employee, rail advocate

A transit employee and a man described as a “rail advocate” were among the three people killed on Monday when an Amtrak train in Washington state derailed during its inaugural ride on a new route, leaving more than 70 people injured as investigators search for clues on why the celebratory trip turned deadly.

{FD} College student accused of defiling roommate’s belongings isn’t charged with hate crime

A Connecticut university student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate’s belongings in what police initially labeled a “hate crime” pleaded not guilty on Monday and won’t face additional bias charges.