The good, the bad, and the weird

The good

Indian Hill High School, Wyoming High School and Walnut Hills High School have all been ranked among the top 100 high schools by U.S. News and World Report, reported Nov. 30. The list is based on test scores and teachers’ abilities to prepare students for college.

The bad

Florence police shot a 17-year-old boy after he refused to drop a knife, reported Dec. 2. The officers reported to the home to check on a domestic disturbance, according to police. The boy is in stable condition, a friend of the family said.

The weird

A Jackson, Miss., man’s life was saved by his wedding ring, reported Dec. 2. Two men were robbing the man’s store when a shot was fired and the man used his hand as a shield. The ring on his finger deflected the bullet, police said.