CANTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who's been growing his hair for a charity is being punished by his high school because administrators say his long locks violate the dress code.
Seventeen-year-old Zachary Aufderheide is serving a two-day in-school suspension at Canton South High School this week.
He's been growing out his hair for Locks of Love, which uses donated hair to make hairpieces for kids who have lost their own due to disease.
Aufderheide had told the school of his intentions, but on Monday was told he would be suspended. His hair is only an inch away from the 10 inches needed to donate to the charity.
Canton Local School Board President John Martin tells WJW-TV that while he respects the student's efforts, rules are rules
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Last week’s early-winter storm canceled school, closed roads, and put the Toys-for-Tots program in Sullivan County in unprecedented danger just weeks before Christmas.
Two dog lovers want answers tonight after they found a litter of pups freezing in Saturday's snow. It happened at the Terre Haute Humane Society. It's grim reminder of why pet owners should make cold pets a priority.
On Wednesday evening just before 6:00, Flora Assistant Police Chief Guye Durre was struck by a semi on Highway 50 and North Stanford in Flora while in his squad car.
Hoosier Lottery fans will have a shot at winnings multiple millions this week.
A Parke County accident kills one, and sends another to the hospital.
Court Documents show what led to the murder of 17 year old Devan Burris of Washington, Indiana.