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Nikolas Cruz set to plead guilty to Parkland massacre

Oct. 20, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz is scheduled to plead guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder Wednesday for the 2018 shooting massacre at a Florida high school, as his attorneys turn their focus to saving him from a death sentence. ...

Prosecutor: Dispute between groups led to stadium shooting

Oct. 19, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A dispute between two groups from two weeks earlier sparked a shooting that injured five people during a high school football game in Alabama, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Three teens accused of attempted murder initially entered the game between Vigor...

Police: Teen arrested after BB gun found at high school

Oct. 19, 2021 12:28 PM EDT

MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday after a BB gun was found at a Maryland high school, police said. Anne Arundel County police said an investigation began after a student reported seeing another student with what was thought to be a gun at...

2 teachers face charges from entering wrong home, shooting

Oct. 19, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two newly hired physical education teachers at a Florida elementary school were arrested after the shooting of a man whose apartment they entered thinking it belonged to someone else following a night of drinking. One of the teachers mistakenly...

ACLU demands reform after Black girl arrested in Hawaii

Oct. 18, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police officers and officials with Hawaii’s public school system discriminated against a disabled Black child by handcuffing, arresting and interrogating the 10-year-old girl for a “run-of-the-mill” dispute between children, the American Civil Liberties Union...

Police: 3rd man wanted in Alabama HS football game shooting

Oct. 18, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police on Monday released the name of a third man wanted in an Alabama shooting that wounded two adults and three teenagers outside a high school football game. Mobile police said they had five warrants accusing Hezekiah Kaniel Belfon, 19, of...

Florida school massacre families settle suit with district

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Broward County school district in a lawsuit that had accused it of negligence. ...

Bomb hits police bus in SW Pakistan, killing 1, wounding 15

Oct. 18, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded near a police bus parked outside a university in southwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at least one officer and wounding 15 other people, mostly civilians, a provincial minister said. The attack happened outside...

1 killed, 7 hurt in shooting near Grambling homecoming event

Oct. 18, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Officials at Grambling State University have blamed “outsiders” for a recent spate of violence on campus, including a shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded Sunday in northern Louisiana. The shooting happened around 1 a.m....

1 killed, 7 hurt in shooting at Grambling State University

Oct. 17, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — One person was fatally shot and seven others were wounded Sunday at Grambling State University in the second deadly shooting at the Louisiana school within four days, officials said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on the campus quad,...