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Germany: 1 person wounded, 1 detained in school shooting

May. 19, 2022 05:07 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say one person has been wounded in a shooting at a high school in the northern city of Bremerhaven. Police said the incident happened early Thursday at the Lloyd high school and a suspect has been detained. A police spokeswoman said the...

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 near Temple University

May. 19, 2022 04:34 AM EDT

A shooting near Philadelphia's Temple University wounded five people on Wednesday — two in extremely critical condition. A suspect was caught with the help of university police, a spokesperson for the school told WPVI-TV. The victims were three women, ages 19, 20 and...

1 dead after high school graduation at Tennessee university

May. 19, 2022 02:18 AM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured in a shooting Wednesday night after a high school graduation at Middle Tennessee State University, according to police. WTVF-TV reports that police confirmed the shooting after the Riverdale High School graduation...

State AG won't upset conviction in 1986 Port Huron murder

May. 19, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan attorney general's office said it found no new evidence to support a claim of innocence by a man who was convicted of committing murder in 1986 in a Port Huron college parking lot. Temujin Kensu's case was examined by Valerie Newman, who heads...

US warns abortion ruling could increase extremist violence

May. 18, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion striking down the constitutional right to abortion has unleashed a wave of threats against officials and others and increased the likelihood of extremist violence, an internal government report says. Violence could come...

Georgia store shootings: White man faces hate crime charges

May. 18, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Georgia has brought hate crime charges against a white man accused of shooting into two convenience stores at people because of their race, telling police afterward that "this is a hate crime." Larry Edward Foxworth, 48, of Jonesboro was...

Gun in 8-year-old's backpack goes off at school, mom charged

May. 18, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago mother has been charged with child endangerment after a gun in her second grader's backpack accidentally discharged at school, injuring a 7-year-old classmate, police said Wednesday. The 28-year-old woman appeared in court on Wednesday on three misdemeanor...

After Buffalo massacre, NY governor seeks action on guns

May. 18, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would require state police to seek court orders to keep guns away from people who might pose a threat to themselves or others under a package of executive orders and gun control bills touted Wednesday by Gov. Kathy Hochul in the aftermath of a racist attack on a...

Wife denies shooting co-worker in beheading case

May. 18, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The wife of a New Hampshire man accused of killing her co-worker after he discovered they were texting — and then forcing her to behead him — denied shooting him Wednesday, and testified that both were brutally assaulted by her husband in the hours leading up to the death...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

May. 18, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 14, 2022. Editorial: Trusted leader joins anti-crime effort Andy Luger has returned as U.S. attorney for Minnesota — with a critical new focus. Andy Luger is back as Minnesota’s U.S. attorney, and not a moment too...