CHARLOTTE COUNTY,FL-It may only be the middle of July, but two of Charlotte County’s elementary schools are back in session as of today. And it is only a few weeks until the rest of the schools start back. So everyone needs to use caution when driving, particularly around the school zones and school buses.
BRADENTON, Fla The Manatee County School Board voted unanimously to give former Assistant Superintendent Robert Gagnon $116,000 in back pay. This comes weeks after Gagnon was cleared in a criminal court of not doing enough to report suspected child abuse in the schools. Former football coach Rod Frazier ultimately pleaded no contest in order to avoid trial and is serving house arrest.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Aaron Hill drove in three runs and made a game-ending diving stop, Miguel Montero hit a two-run single in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.