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Testimony: School shooter drew swastikas, sought child porn

Sep. 27, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz began their rebuttal of the defense case Tuesday by showing the jury swastikas he drew on a gun magazine and his boots, his online racism and misogyny and his online searches for child...

Russia to transfer wounded in school shooting to Moscow

Sep. 27, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — More than a dozen people wounded in a school shooting in central Russia will be taken to Moscow for further treatment, authorities said Tuesday, a day after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 24 others. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said a medical evacuation is...

Bills coordinator Dorsey erupts in close loss to Dolphins

Sep. 27, 2022 04:20 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey is not going to apologize for the passion he has for football and for his players battling in the 90-plus degree South Florida heat. On the other hand, Dorsey can appreciate a need to contain his emotions after a...

New killing adds to fears of Brazil election violence

Sep. 26, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police said on Monday that a 39-year-old supporter of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was stabbed to death in a bar amid rising concern about political violence in a tense presidential campaign. The newspaper O Povo reported that witnesses...

17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

Sep. 26, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 17 people and wounding 24 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said. The shooting took place in School No. 88 in Izhevsk, a city 960 kilometers (600 miles) east of Moscow in the...

Officers to face trial in girl's death after football game

Sep. 26, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three former police officers charged with killing a young girl when they fired 25 shots at a moving car as a nearby crowd left a high school football game will face trial on manslaughter charges, a suburban Philadelphia judge ruled Monday. Prosecutors contend...

Kentucky man who shot classmates in '97 imprisoned for life

Sep. 26, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

A Kentucky man who killed three fellow students and wounded five others when he was 14 years old will have to spend the rest of his life in prison without another opportunity to seek parole, the Kentucky Parole Board voted Monday. Michael Carneal, now 39, told parole board members...

Some schools closed in Minnesota district where 2 were shot

Sep. 26, 2022 10:35 AM EDT

RICHFIELD, Minn. (AP) — Administrators closed secondary schools in a Minnesota school district Monday after receiving online threats following a shooting during a homecoming game last week. The Richfield School District said unspecified online threats were made early in the...

Russian authorities raise school shooting death toll to 15, including 11 children; 24 other people wounded

Sep. 26, 2022 09:20 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities raise school shooting death toll to 15, including 11 children; 24 other people wounded.

Death toll in school shooting in Russia rises to 13, including 7 children

Sep. 26, 2022 05:46 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Death toll in school shooting in Russia rises to 13, including 7 children.