The Week in Pictures: March 19 - 26

A solar spectacle, sailors on the high seas, the catch of the day and more.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 7:02 pm

Why Dirt on the Mountains Means Trouble for California

Scientists are scrambling to discover how much water is in the dwindling snowpack of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:56 pm

'Tremendously Relieved': Amanda Knox Murder Conviction Tossed

Amanda Knox's murder conviction has been overturned by Italy's highest court ending a years-long saga.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:51 pm

Why Dirt on the Mountains Means Trouble for California

Scientists are scrambling to discover how much water is in the dwindling snowpack of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:49 pm

Oklahoma University Issues SAE Racism Report

Oklahoma University says an internal investigation reveals the campus SAE chapter learned the racist chant during a national SAE leadership conference. The national chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon denies the claim. Jay Gray reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:29 pm

Pro Bowler Marks 70 Years On The Lanes

92-year-old pro bowler Sylvester Thiel recently marked an important milestone. Mike Sullivan reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 6:02 pm

Jury Clears Firm of Gender Bias in Ellen Pao Lawsuit

A court clerk said the jury ruled that the firm did not discriminate against Pao, but a judge found a discrepancy in the vote total.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 5:08 pm

Ex-Ole Miss Student Charged for Noose on Statue

Graeme Phillip Harris faces two federal civil rights charges for the incident in which a noose was placed on a statute of the first black student.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 4:09 pm

The Sweetest Peep Show You'll Ever See

Sculptors use marshmallow chicks as their medium and put their best works on display at Maryland's Peep Show. Jennifer Franciotti reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 3:51 pm

Jury Reaches Verdict in Ellen Pao Gender Discrimination Suit

The case has shined a light on the gross underrepresentation of women in the technology and venture capital sectors.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 3:39 pm

School Forces Special Needs Boy to Return Letter Jacket

A mother is outraged when a school forces son to remove varsity letter jacket, saying special-needs athletes aren't allowed to wear the letters. Craig Andres reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 3:27 pm

Officials Discover Body Inside Wall

Building inspector discovers human body sealed inside wall of Warren, Ohio. Danielle Cotterman reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 3:18 pm

Scott Kelly and Crew Lift Off for Yearlong Mission

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend close to a year at the International Space Station. Kelly will set a record for the longest-duration spaceflight for a U.S. astronaut.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 3:12 pm

'Hero' Driver Helps Students Escape Burning Bus

Two students were treated on the scene after the bus became engulfed in flames in Orange County, California, Friday morning, officials said.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 2:24 pm

Lonely No More: Iris the Chimp Finds Love at Sanctuary

Iris, a 32-year-old chimp, was transferred from a zoo to a sanctuary with the help of a PETA member.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 2:15 pm

Detroit Children Found in Freezer Died of Blunt Trauma

The children, identified as Stoni Ann Blair, 13, and Stephen Berry, 9, died of "multiple blunt trauma," an autopsy found.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 2:03 pm

CEO Killed Wife in September Murder-Suicide: Report

A high-profile hospital CEO killed his wife and then set fire to their bedroom in a bizarre murder-suicide, according to a report released Friday.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 1:23 pm

Feds Indict Alabama Ex-Cop Who Injured Indian Grandfather

Eric Parker has been charged with assaulting Indian citizen Sureshbhai Patel during a sidewalk stop Feb. 6 that was caught on video in Madison.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 1:19 pm

OU: Frat Members Learned Racist Song at National Event

The school says the chant was then "formalized" by the local chapter, which has since been shut down.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 1:01 pm

Germanwings Co-Pilot Trained in Arizona

Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot suspected of intentionally downing a Germanwings airliner with 150 people on board, trained at a Lufthansa facility in Arizona. KPNX's William Pitts reports.

Posted by on 27 March 2015 | 9:41 am