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Police: Nashville shooter fired indiscriminately at victims

Mar. 28, 2023 21:00 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The shooter who killed three students and three staff members at a Christian school in Nashville legally bought seven weapons in recent years and hid the guns from their parents before carrying out the attack by firing indiscriminately at victims and spraying gunfire...

Nashville shooter who killed 6 drew maps, surveilled school

Mar. 28, 2023 00:45 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former student shot through the doors of a Christian elementary school Monday and killed three children and three adults after elaborately planning the massacre by drawing out a detailed map and conducting surveillance of the building, police said. The...

After Denver school shooting, an outcry erupts over security

Mar. 23, 2023 22:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Outraged Denver students and parents demanded better school security and pushed for tighter firearm controls Thursday, a day after a 17-year-old student shot and wounded two administrators at a city high school beset with violence. More than 1,000 students rallied at...

1 dead, 1 hurt in Texas school shooting; suspect arrested

Mar. 20, 2023 17:06 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A student opened fire at a Dallas-area school Monday morning, killing one student and injuring another before being arrested on a capital murder charge, police said. The shooting began on a high school campus in the suburb of Arlington around 6:55 a.m.,...

Gun bills coming in Michigan after 2nd school mass shooting

Mar. 12, 2023 10:09 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Armed with two handguns and dozens of rounds of ammunition, 43-year-old Anthony McRae open fired on the Michigan State University campus on the night of Feb. 13, killing three students and wounding five more. The mass shooting has pushed Michigan Democrats,...

Today in History: MARCH 11, Earthquake and tsunami in Japan

Mar. 11, 2023 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 11, the 70th day of 2023. There are 295 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On March 11, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Lend-Lease Bill, providing war supplies to countries...

Court docs link police and educational program shootings

Mar. 06, 2023 16:47 PM EST

Two gang members charged in a deadly shooting at an educational program for at-risk youth in Des Moines appeared to be seeking retaliation after a rival gang member rapped dismissively about a fatal police shooting, new court documents suggest. The details disclosed in applications...

New Mexico teen pleads no contest in fatal school shooting

Mar. 02, 2023 19:11 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 14-year-old New Mexico boy accused of shooting and killing a classmate in 2021 has pleaded no contest to a charge of second-degree murder, prosecutors said Thursday. The boy will remain in state custody until he’s 21, the maximum sentence allowed for a...

Alabama faces questions after more details on fatal shooting

Feb. 23, 2023 17:21 PM EST

No. 2 Alabama is one of the top teams in the country and a favorite to win the national championship. It is also facing intense scrutiny over three players' alleged involvement in the deadly shooting of Jamea Harris near campus early on Jan. 15. One-time reserve forward Darius Miles...

Michigan State urges: ‘Run, Hide, Fight’ as gunfire erupts

Feb. 15, 2023 11:12 AM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — They broke out windows to escape, barricaded doors and hid under blankets. They silenced their phones — afraid to make even the slightest sound for hours as police searched for a gunman who had already killed three students and critically wounded five others on the...