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4 accused of plotting school attack on Columbine anniversary

Sep. 25, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) — Four teenagers have been charged with a plot to attack a Pennsylvania high school in 2024, on the 25th anniversary of the massacre at Colorado's Columbine High School, authorities said. A 15-year-old girl and 15-year-old boy are charged as adults and...

Teen girl sentenced for helping boy accused of killing 4

Sep. 24, 2021 11:25 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A 17-year-old West Virginia girl has been sentenced to 10 years of incarceration on four counts of accessory after the fact in the slayings of four people. Rebecca Lynn Walker was sentenced Thursday in Kanawha Circuit Court for assisting the...

Colorado woman charged with killing stepson will stand trial

Sep. 23, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman charged with killing her 11-year-old stepson will stand trial, a judge ruled Thursday after reviewing evidence in the case. Authorities allege that Letecia Stauch, 38, killed Gannon Stauch at their home in January 2020. ...

1 dead, 3 teens arrested after chase and shooting in Wichita

Sep. 23, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl is dead and three teenagers are in custody after shots were fired while two vehicles chased each other Thursday in northeast Wichita, police said. Officers went to an area near Wichita State University Thursday afternoon after...

Kentucky high school evacuated, former student detained

Sep. 23, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky high school was evacuated Thursday and police detained a former student who unlawfully entered the building. The incident in Louisville flared tensions a day after a high school student was fatally shot at a bus stop across town. ...

Michigan Supreme Court to review sentence in '09 murder

Sep. 23, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

EASTPOINTE, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court will look at the life sentence of a man who was a teenager in 2009 when he was charged with a notorious kidnapping and murder in suburban Detroit. Robert Taylor, now 29, is serving a life sentence with no chance for...

Detroit-area high school student faces threat, gun charges

Sep. 23, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area student has been charged after allegedly threatening a high school security guard and being caught with a gun. The teen was to appear Thursday at a preliminary hearing for carrying a concealed weapon, an intentional threat...

3 McNeese FB players among 5 arrested after campus shooting

Sep. 22, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Three freshmen defensive backs on the McNeese State football team are among five 18- and 19-year-old men accused of various crimes, including one linked to a drive-by shooting near a campus apartment complex, authorities said Wednesday. The...

Louisiana 16-year-old charged in fatal single-vehicle crash

Sep. 22, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

MADISONVILLE, La. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with a single-vehicle crash in Louisiana that killed two passengers and hospitalized a third, authorities said. A Honda civic occupied by four 16-year-old girls ran off the road at a high speed...

Teen pleads guilty in killing of college student in NYC park

Sep. 21, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — One of two teens charged as adults in the fatal stabbing of a college student in a New York City park pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and robbery charges. Luchiano Lewis was accused of holding Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors in a headlock and...