New Mexico coach apologizes for pregame skirmish
New Mexico head coach Paul Weir is apologizing for the actions of some of his players before Tuesday's game against rival New Mexico State in Las Cruces. Weir said in a statement Thursday that he was extremely disappointed and wanted to apologize to everyone at New Mexico and at NMSU. He says he was embarrassed and described the behavior as unsportsmanlike. Neither Weir nor Aggies head coach Chris Jans witnessed the scuffle that ensued as the teams took the floor to warm up. They didn't want to talk about it much after the game, saying only that they would look into it.
Slain Mooresville teacher laid to rest in Davidson. WCNC-TV Charlotte. RELATED: Mooresville teacher killed in Mexico may have been mistaken for DEA agent, report says. Braxton-Andrew was an eighth-grade Spanish teacher at Woodlawn School in Mooresville, North Carolina and a 2006
Drug cartel killed NC teacher thinking he was DEA agent, Mexican newspapers report. People in the area reportedly told El Sol de Mexico that Davidson College graduate Patrick Braxton-Andrew aroused suspicion because he “asked a lot” of questions about local culture and was “a gringo (who)
A Mooresville teacher whose body was found in Mexico last month was laid to rest in Davidson on Saturday.
Patrick Braxton-Andrew disappeared in October following a walk in the small hiking village of Urique. He was expected to meet his brother, Kerry, in Mexico City, but he never showed.
According to the Mexican newspaper, El Diario, Braxton-Andrew may have been mistaken for a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent. The 34-year-old was found in a shallow grave; the Sinaloa Cartel was believed to be behind the murder.
California teacher charged after forcing haircut on boy
A California prosecutor has charged a high school teacher with several child cruelty and battery counts after she forcibly cut the hair of one of her students. Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward said in a press release Friday that 52-year-old Margaret Gieszinger faces up to 3 years and 6 months in jail if convicted of all six counts. In a video obtained by KFSN-TV, the science and chemistry teacher is heard belting the "Star Spangled Banner" while cutting the boy's hair.
A Mooresville teacher whose body was found in Mexico last month was laid to rest in Davidson on Saturday. His new girlfriend lay down by his side as he As the graphic details of her daughter’s death were laid out in court, Martinez’s mother, Cora, began to weep. Crawford took notes and appeared to
Teacher Jennifer Williamson, who died in a bus accident while on a field trip last week, was laid to rest Thursday, May 24, 2018. (Anthony G. Attrino | NJ
Braxton-Andrew was an eighth-grade Spanish teacher at Woodlawn School in Mooresville, North Carolina and a 2006 graduate of Davidson College.
Friends and family gathered Saturday at Davidson College Presbyterian Church to honor his life.
Before Braxton-Andrew's body was found, the town of Davidson pulled together in the hope of bringing him home. Neighbors put up ribbons.
"Davidson is such a small town community that when one of our own has something going on whether you know that person or not, the whole town tends to rally around that person," Leigh-Ann Mueller previously told NBC Charlotte.
The U.S. State Department is providing help to the Mexican government to bring Braxton-Andrew's killer to justice.
Mexico invites US experts to investigate helicopter crash.
Mexico has invited experts from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board to investigate a helicopter crash that killed the governor of the western state of Puebla and her husband.Mexico's assistant transportation secretary says the invitation was made "to leave no doubts" about the Monday crash that killed opposition Gov. Martha Erika Alonso and her husband, ex-Gov. Rafael Moreno Valle. Carlos Moran said Tuesday that the manufacturers of the helicopter and its engines will participate in the investigation, and it was too early to determine whether mechanical problems played a role. Two pilots and a third passenger also died in the crash.