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4 wounded in Germany university shooting; gunman dead

Jan. 24, 2022 09:29 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A lone gunman wounded four people, some of them seriously, during a lecture at Heidelberg University in southwestern Germany on Monday, police said. Police said that the perpetrator was dead, but didn't give details of how that happened. They had earlier asked people...

Oxford High School reopening nearly 2 months after shooting

Jan. 24, 2022 09:23 AM EST

OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan high school where four students were fatally shot in late November will reopen Monday for the first time since the attack with the school's principal declaring that “we are reclaiming our high school back.” Oxford High School students have been...

Maryland school shooting: Teen faces attempted murder charge

Jan. 22, 2022 17:10 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — A 17-year-old was being held without bond Saturday on charges including attempted second-degree murder in connection with the shooting of a fellow student at a high school in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital, authorities said. The suspect, Steven...

Shooting near Mississippi State University injures 2 people

Jan. 21, 2022 09:45 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting near Mississippi State University that injured two people. The university said in an alert Thursday evening that the suspected shooter was seen running toward the campus after gunshots were fired at the nearby...

Council votes to fire 3 officers in death of 8-year-old

Jan. 21, 2022 07:26 AM EST

SHARON HILL, PA. (AP) — A town council near Philadelphia voted to fire three police officers days after charges were recommended over accusations they fired their weapons in the direction of a crowd leaving a high school football game, killing an 8-year-old girl and wounding three people. ...

Student dies after 2 shoot into school van at dismissal time

Jan. 19, 2022 18:14 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two people fired into a van outside a Pittsburgh school at dismissal time Wednesday afternoon, sending a 15-year-old student to a hospital where he later died, authorities said. Two people reportedly approached the school van outside Oliver Citywide Academy and...

Student shoots, wounds another teen at Florida high school

Jan. 19, 2022 16:59 PM EST

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A 16-year student at a central Florida high school shot another student three times Wednesday, sending the campus into lockdown, officials said. The suspect was taken into custody after a brief search on the campus of Seminole High School by officers and...

Officer shoots man in custody after emergency room scuffle

Jan. 15, 2022 08:04 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A man in police custody was shot and killed in a North Carolina emergency room early Saturday after scuffling with an officer, officials said. The man was in the custody of Durham police and was receiving treatment at Duke University Hospital, news outlets...

3 arrests in 2020 triple-slaying at California high school

Jan. 13, 2022 21:20 PM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities investigating the fatal shootings of three teenagers in central California said Thursday they have arrested three men suspected in the killings and two dozen other gang members connected to a drugs and weapons trafficking operation. Jose Carlos...

Not-guilty plea entered for teen in Michigan school shooting

Jan. 12, 2022 15:24 PM EST

A Michigan teenager charged in a mass shooting that left four students dead at his high school made his first appearance in trial court Wednesday. Ethan Crumbley, 15, was arraigned in Oakland County Circuit Court via video from the jail where he is being held on first-degree murder,...