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NY Governor: Students' plot to attack school foiled

Nov. 8, 2019 5:37 PM EST

Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives, authorities said Friday. The Albion Middle School students were arrested Thursday after investigators determined a threat that started on an online gaming app was...

Secret Service study: School attackers showed warning signs

Nov. 7, 2019 4:33 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study released Thursday. In at least four cases, attackers wanted...

School shooting in Brazilian school injures 2

Nov. 7, 2019 2:24 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian media outlet says two students have been injured in a school shooting in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. Online news site UOL reported Thursday that a 17-year-old boy shot one victim in the neck with a small firearm, and hurt another with a machete. Citing police, UOL...

Attorney: Emotional toll for man freed after Texas arrest

Nov. 6, 2019 7:36 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A man freed after being accused of fatally shooting two people and injuring a dozen more at an off-campus college party in East Texas is concerned about his future, his attorney said Wednesday. Brandon Ray Gonzales, 23, was released from jail Tuesday evening after the Hunt County Sheriff's...

Gunman at California school arrested trying to flee country

Nov. 6, 2019 6:49 PM EST

SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — The man who allegedly pointed a gun Wednesday at a cafeteria table full of students but did not open fire at a Southern California community college was arrested at the airport as he tried to flee the country, authorities said. Police arrested Greg Abejon, 25, at Los Angeles...

The Latest: Gunman at California school arrested

Nov. 6, 2019 6:42 PM EST

SAN JACINTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman at a Southern California community college(all times local): 3:45 p.m. Authorities say they have arrested the man who pointed a gun, but did not fire it, at a cafeteria table full of students at a Southern California community college. Officials say...

Man held in Texas party hall shooting freed as case crumbles

Nov. 6, 2019 12:05 AM EST

GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man held as a suspect in the shooting at an off-campus college Halloween party in East Texas that killed two people and injured a dozen more is free after he was released from jail Tuesday evening and investigators asked that the capital murder charge against him be dropped....

Suspect in shooting at college Halloween party in East Texas that killed 2 and injured a dozen more has been released

Nov. 5, 2019 8:36 PM EST
GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Suspect in shooting at college Halloween party in East Texas that killed 2 and injured a dozen more has been released.

Investigation clears assistant principal over mass shooting

Nov. 5, 2019 7:58 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A school district investigation cleared one of three assistant principals who were reassigned following the 2018 mass shooting at a Florida high school. The South Florida SunSentinel reports Winfred Porter Jr. and two colleagues at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were...

New Florida sheriff to run against ousted predecessor

Nov. 4, 2019 7:19 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff who took office after the previous sheriff was suspended over the Parkland high school massacre will run to keep his job. Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony announced his campaign Monday for the 2020 election. Tony will face former sheriff Scott Israel in the...