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Officials looking for motive in California school shooting

Nov. 15, 2019 11:21 AM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators worked to figure out why a boy known as a “regular kid” opened fire outside a Southern California high school on his 16th birthday, killing two students and wounding more before turning the gun on himself. Investigators so far offered no motive for...

The Latest: Doctors say 2 girls wounded in shooting doing OK

Nov. 15, 2019 11:10 AM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at the Southern California high school (all times local): 8:10 a.m. Doctors say two of the victims wounded in a Southern California high school shooting are doing well after treatment and should be released from a hospital in a day or two. Doctors at...

AP Photos: Hong Kong protesters resort to medieval weapons

Nov. 15, 2019 8:26 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters, including student, who barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong’s universities have tried to turn the campuses into armed camps, resorting to medieval weapons to stop police from entering the grounds. Their weapons include bows and arrows, catapults and hundreds of...

The Latest: Hong Kong highway blocked after deadline passes

Nov. 15, 2019 7:16 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 8 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have once again blocked a highway in an outlying area after the government did not meet their demand that it pledge to go ahead with local elections later this month. Traffic was backed up Friday...

LA suburb mourns student victims after school shooting

Nov. 15, 2019 7:04 AM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A boy described as bright, quiet and “normal” pulled a gun from his backpack on his 16th birthday and opened fire at his high school before saving the last bullet for himself, authorities said. The shooting that killed two teenagers and wounded three others...

California school shooting suspect described as quiet, smart

Nov. 15, 2019 1:09 AM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — People who knew the 16-year-old boy suspected of killing two students in a burst of gunfire at a high school outside Los Angeles described him as a quiet, smart kid who they’d never expect to turn violent. One fellow junior at Saugus High School said the suspect is a Boy...

Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

Nov. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said. The attacker was hospitalized in critical...

The Latest: Officials: 5 California students shot in seconds

Nov. 14, 2019 11:06 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California high school (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say the biography on an Instagram account believed to belong to the gunman who killed two students at his California high school said, “Saugus, have fun at school...

Huddled in locker room after shooting, team relied on texts

Nov. 14, 2019 10:02 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — When gunfire rang out Thursday morning at his high school, basketball player Noah Sanchez was working on his outside shot in the gym before class, listening to pop music playing in his headphones. He didn’t hear the shots in the nearby quad, but word traveled fast,...

Huddled in locker room after shooting, team relied on texts

Nov. 14, 2019 9:43 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — When gunfire rang out Thursday morning at his high school, basketball player Noah Sanchez was working on his outside shot in the gym before class, listening to pop music playing in his headphones. He didn’t hear the shots in the nearby quad, but word traveled fast,...