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Germany: 1 person wounded, 1 detained in school shooting

May. 19, 2022 05:07 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say one person has been wounded in a shooting at a high school in the northern city of Bremerhaven. Police said the incident happened early Thursday at the Lloyd high school and a suspect has been detained. A police spokeswoman said the...

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 near Temple University

May. 19, 2022 04:34 AM EDT

A shooting near Philadelphia's Temple University wounded five people on Wednesday — two in extremely critical condition. A suspect was caught with the help of university police, a spokesperson for the school told WPVI-TV. The victims were three women, ages 19, 20 and...

3 communities get funding to assess potential brownfields

May. 19, 2022 04:12 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky communities have been awarded federal funding to assess potential brownfield sites, officials said. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will give the communities a combined $1.4 million to inspect industrial and commercial properties that...

1 dead after high school graduation at Tennessee university

May. 19, 2022 02:18 AM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured in a shooting Wednesday night after a high school graduation at Middle Tennessee State University, according to police. WTVF-TV reports that police confirmed the shooting after the Riverdale High School graduation...

State AG won't upset conviction in 1986 Port Huron murder

May. 19, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general's office said it found no new evidence to support a claim of innocence by a man who was convicted of committing murder in 1986 in a Port Huron college parking lot. Temujin Kensu's case was examined by Valerie Newman, who heads...

Chargers break ground on new complex in El Segundo

May. 18, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — If anyone had doubts about the Chargers' future in Los Angeles, owner Dean Spanos is hoping Wednesday's ceremonial groundbreaking for a new team headquarters answers them. The Chargers have already started work on the 14-acre site, which is slated for...

Father: Student hurt worst in chemistry experiment has burns

May. 18, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

FARMERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — The most severely injured among four western Indiana high school chemistry students hurt during an experiment that went awry will require skin graft surgery and therapy, his father said Wednesday. David Hooper said his son, Ethan, was airlifted Tuesday to...

Prosecutor: Officer who shot armed motorist was justified

May. 18, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana police officer who fatally shot a stranded motorist who opened fire on him was justified in doing so, a prosecutor said Wednesday. The Palmyra reserve police officer nearly was struck by a shotgun blast fired by Justin Moore, 31, of...

Bill bans school property tax increases from reassessments

May. 18, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State lawmakers are considering legislation to prohibit local school boards from taking advantage of court-ordered property reassessments in Delaware’s three counties to increase school district taxes. Under current law, if a county conducts a general...

Gun in 8-year-old's backpack goes off at school, mom charged

May. 18, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago mother has been charged with child endangerment after a gun in her second grader's backpack accidentally discharged at school, injuring a 7-year-old classmate, police said Wednesday. The 28-year-old woman appeared in court on Wednesday on three misdemeanor...