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Harvard panel to draw Parkland survivor, other activists

Sep. 22, 2018 2:16 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Youth activists including Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg will be speaking at Harvard University about how to engage young voters. Harvard's Kennedy School is slated to host the panel Monday as part of a series of forums at its Institute of Politics. Hogg will be joined by...

Police say northern Illinois school threat report was hoax

Sep. 22, 2018 1:09 PM EDT

BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — Police say a woman called in a false threat of a gunman that prompted dozens of officers to search for the suspect and place several schools on lockdowns. Belvidere police say 20-year-old Sabrina L. Andrews of Belvidere has been arrested on felony charges that include making a false...

Teen arrested in shooting death at North Las Vegas school

Sep. 21, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Authorities in North Las Vegas have arrested a teenager in the shooting death of an 18-year-old at a local high school. North Las Vegas police announced the arrest of the 16-year-old male on Friday. He was booked into jail Thursday on suspicion of murder and possession of a...

Police arrest 2 in shooting near Los Angeles charter school

Sep. 21, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested two men and recovered a gun Thursday after a student and a teacher were wounded in a lunch-hour shooting at a fast-food restaurant across the street from a Los Angeles charter school, authorities said. One suspect was located shortly after police arrived, and the other...

The Latest: Second arrest made in shooting near LA school

Sep. 20, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a shooting near a Los Angeles school (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police say a second suspect has been arrested and a gun has been recovered near the scene of a Los Angeles shooting that wounded a high school student and a school employee. Officials say the victims —...

Illinois students healing 1 year after school shooting

Sep. 20, 2018 1:44 PM EDT

MATTOON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois high school students are still healing a year after a shooting in the school's cafeteria that left one student wounded. Part of the recovery effort in Mattoon includes a community service work day Thursday, The Journal Gazette & Times-Courier reported . Mattoon High School...

Police arrest 15-year-old boy in accidental bus shooting

Sep. 20, 2018 12:06 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison police have arrested a 15-year-old boy suspected of accidentally shooting two teenagers on a city bus near a high school. Police arrested the teen at his home Thursday. Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain tells the Wisconsin State Journal the boy's family had been in contact...

Family of student killed by campus police to sue university

Sep. 20, 2018 4:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a Georgia Tech student killed by a campus police officer last year says it's going to sue the university. WSB-TV reports Scout Schultz's father, Bill, says the family has waited long enough since the September shooting. The 21-year-old Schultz called 911 last year to report an...

Police: Gun fires, strikes teen in leg on city bus in Monona

Sep. 19, 2018 7:54 PM EDT

MONONA, Wis. (AP) — Police are looking for a 16-year-old boy who was showing a gun that went off and wounded another teen on a city bus in Monona. Madison police say they received a call just before 4 p.m. Wednesday about someone shot on a Madison Metro bus. Police say the suspect was showing the gun to a...

Autopsy: Man shot 9 times by campus police in Oregon

Sep. 19, 2018 7:04 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two campus security officers in Oregon fired 17 times at a legally armed black man who was trying to break up a fight and struck him nine times, killing him, according to a report released Wednesday. Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Rebecca Millius ruled the death of Jason...