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Michigan attorney general will review Oxford school shooting

Dec. 07, 2021 21:31 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s attorney general said Tuesday her office will review events that occurred before the mass shooting that left four students dead at Oxford High School, despite the district’s rejection of her offer to be its third-party investigator. “What we...

Could others be charged, liable in Michigan school shooting?

Dec. 07, 2021 10:02 AM EST

A prosecutor continues to criticize the decision to keep a teenager in a Michigan school before a shooting that killed four students last week, raising questions about whether staff and the school district will face liability — criminal or civil — in the tragedy. “We should...

Police ID teen fatally shot at Kansas City, Kansas, party

Dec. 07, 2021 09:10 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police have identified a person killed in a shooting at a party in Kansas City, Kansas, last week as a 16-year-old high school student. Hugo Hernandez-Vasquez died at a hospital following the late Friday night shooting in the city’s Shawnee Heights...

Teen arrested after threatening to kill 2 classmates

Dec. 07, 2021 00:46 AM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was arrested Monday in California's San Joaquin Valley after he allegedly threatened to kill two of his charter school classmates last week, authorities said. A teacher at Sycamore Valley Charter Academy in Visalia, about 180 miles (289...

Boy, 13, killed in LA shooting; 9-year-old girl wounded

Dec. 07, 2021 00:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was killed and a 9-year-old girl was wounded in a Los Angeles shooting near an elementary school on Monday, authorities said. A woman was also shot and wounded, according to Officer Mike Lopez, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police...

Prosecutor criticizes school over run-up to mass shooting

Dec. 06, 2021 18:20 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The prosecutor overseeing the case against the student accused in last week's deadly Michigan school shooting and who took the rare step of charging his parents left open the possibility Monday that school officials could also face charges, saying “in this case, a lot...

Virginia State University student dies after shooting

Dec. 06, 2021 14:13 PM EST

ETTRICK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia college student has died after a shooting at an apartment building, police said. Chesterfield County police said officers responded to a call of a reported shooting Sunday night at the University Apartments at Ettrick near Virginia State University,...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Dec. 06, 2021 09:11 AM EST

Detroit Free Press. Dec. 3, 2021. Editorial: Wake up, lawmakers. No one supports Michigan’s gun status quo Our hearts are with the parents of the four students slain Tuesday in Oxford, a hell no parent should have to endure; and with the seven...

Lawyer: Artist didn't know Michigan parents stayed in studio

Dec. 05, 2021 19:39 PM EST

A Detroit-area artist whose studio was where the parents of the Oxford High School student charged in a deadly shooting were found by police is cooperating with authorities and didn’t know the couple had stayed overnight, his attorney said Sunday. James and Jennifer...

Third party to probe Oxford High's actions ahead of shooting

Dec. 05, 2021 14:49 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A third party will investigate events at Oxford High School that occurred before a school shooting that left four students dead and six other students and a teacher wounded, the Michigan district's superintendent said, with the Michigan attorney general responding...