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Police: 2 people wounded in shooting at Virginia high school

Sep. 20, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Two people were wounded in a shooting at a Virginia high school Monday afternoon, police said. One victim at Heritage High School was shot in the face and the other in the leg, Newport News police Chief Steve Drew said at a news conference. Both...

Shooting at Russian university leaves 6 dead, 28 hurt

Sep. 20, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A student opened fire Monday at a university in Russia, leaving six people dead and 28 hurt, before being shot by police and detained, officials said. Beyond saying that he was a student, authorities offered no further information on his identity or...

Union condemns German police violence toward journalists

Sep. 20, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German Journalists Association on Monday condemned attacks by police against reporters covering a far-left protest in the eastern city of Leipzig on Saturday. The union, known by its German acronym DJV, said at least three journalists were physically...

Russia's Investigative Committee says 5 people died in a shooting at a university in Perm

Sep. 20, 2021 03:54 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Investigative Committee says 5 people died in a shooting at a university in Perm.

Two men fatally shot at North Carolina Central University

Sep. 19, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two men were shot and killed on the North Carolina Central University campus while a college football game was being played nearby. Durham police said the shooting happened Saturday night in the surface parking lot next to the Latham Parking Deck....

1 suspect arrested in fatal Lawrence shooting of Wichita man

Sep. 18, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence police have arrested one suspect in the shooting death of a 21-year-old Wichita man near the University of Kansas campus and are looking for a second suspect. Police spokesman Patrick Compton said in an email that 18-year-old Javier...

Families recount trauma at sentencing for school shooter

Sep. 17, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Friday sentenced a former student to life in prison without parole for a 2019 shooting inside a suburban Denver high school that killed one teenager and injured eight others, telling the defendant he had shown no remorse and had failed to help a devastated community...

Colorado high school gunman gets life in prison without parole in 2019 shooting that killed 1, injured 8

Sep. 17, 2021 20:38 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — Colorado high school gunman gets life in prison without parole in 2019 shooting that killed 1, injured 8.

Judge: Prosecutors can't show Rittenhouse link to Proud Boys

Sep. 17, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that prosecutors can't argue that a man who shot three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin is affiliated with the Proud Boys or that he attacked a woman months before the shootings, bolstering his position as he prepares...

Police shoot domestic violence suspect in Phoenix suburb

Sep. 17, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

PHOENIX, A.Z. (AP) — Chandler Police say they shot an armed man Friday morning in a hotel parking lot following a report of a suspicious person. The incident is now being investigated as a domestic violence case. Police in the Phoenix suburb said a person called police...