DELAWARE: Kids forced to fight, police say
Three day care workers videotaped a fight between 3-year-old boys and encouraged the kids to pummel each other as they laughed about it, according to court documents. The three were charged Monday with assault and other offenses after Dover police obtained a cellphone video of the March 6 incident. The license of their employer, Hands of Our Future day care center in Dover, was suspended. Tiana Harris, 19, Estefania Myers, 21, and Lisa Parker, 47, each posted $10,000 secured bond. Police say the video taken by Harris shows a child screaming and holding his face while being punched by the other, who is also punched and shoved into a table. Parker allegedly grabbed one boy and forced him to continue. Harris and Myers are shown and heard laughing and encouraging the altercation, police said.
TENNESSEE: Death in police car at issue
Chavis Carter's family hasn't accepted the official explanation for his death: that he was on meth when he fatally shot himself with his hands cuffed behind him in the backseat of a patrol car in Jonesboro, Ark. As questions swirl about how and why Carter, 21, died, his family has been demanding more answers from authorities. Jonesboro police have say officers searched Carter twice but didn't find a gun before they noticed him slumped over and bleeding on July 28. Some of the family's supporters marched through Jonesboro on Tuesday. One woman had a sign that read, "Stop the lies!! No suicide."
FLORIDA: Hurricane threat for GOP
A wary eye was being kept on Tropical Storm Isaac in the Atlantic that poses a potential threat during next week's Republican National Convention in Tampa. It was predicted to grow into a hurricane soon.