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Juvenile with gun arrested near Alabama school

Jan. 17, 2020 12:34 PM EST

SAKS, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities arrested a juvenile following reports that someone was near a school with a gun early Friday. Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade, in a statement issued on his department's Facebook page, said his office began getting reports of a person walking on a street near Saks...

In this undated booking photo provided Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office is Grant Fuhrman, of Oshkosh, Wisc. Fuhrman was charged as an adult Wednesday with attempted homicide in the Dec. 3 stabbing of a school resource officer at Oshkosh West High School in Oshkosh. (Winnebago County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Student shot during attack on school officer to face trial

Jan. 17, 2020 11:57 AM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager who was shot and wounded when he stabbed a school resource officer has been ordered to stand trial. Grant Fuhrman, 17, is charged as an adult with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in the Dec. 3 attack at Oshkosh West High School. Fuhrman is accused of...

Students reinstated amid hazing probe at Michigan school

Jan. 17, 2020 10:56 AM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three Detroit-area high school students who were suspended during an investigation of hazing by football players are back in class, a lawyer said. Paul Addis told the Detroit Free Press that a lawsuit against De La Salle Collegiate was settled. One student returned to school Monday...

Police: Note alerted teacher to gun in student's backpack

Jan. 17, 2020 10:41 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Department of Juvenile Justice took a 13-year-old boy into custody after another student handed a teacher a note saying the teen claimed he was going to shoot people, and police found a handgun in his backpack. An administrator and a teacher at Haut Gap Middle...

School officials: Elementary school student found with gun

Jan. 17, 2020 9:06 AM EST

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — School officials in Tupelo say a student was found with a handgun at an elementary school. The weapon was unloaded when found in the student's possession at Lawndale Elementary School on Thursday, The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported. The Tupelo Public School District said...

Man charged with beating driver of school bus full of kids

Jan. 17, 2020 8:38 AM EST

LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) — A bus driver in North Carolina was transporting kids to school when her ex-boyfriend boarded the vehicle and began beating the woman, who managed to keep her foot on the brake even after being knocked to the floor, police said. The Scotland County Schools driver had stopped to...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, file photo, State Sen. Peter Lucido, R-Shelby Township, speaks after a news conference at the Capitol in Lansing, Mich. The lawmaker apologized Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, a day after telling a young female reporter that a group of high school boys could

Michigan Senate may not release details of harassment probe

Jan. 16, 2020 8:26 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate will not release a report from a pending sexual harassment probe of a male lawmaker who told a young reporter that high school boys visiting the Capitol could have “fun” with her, a spokeswoman for the state Senate's majority leader said Thursday. The...

In this Friday, April 5, 2019 photo, former St. Paul's student Ben Baker confers with his lawyer after his arraignment and bail hearing at Merrimack Superior Court in Concord, N.H. A mistrial was declared in the case of Baker, who had been accused of sexually assaulting two children on the campus of St. Paul's school in New Hampshire in the 1970s.  Baker, of Falls Church, Virginia, was arrested in February 2019 and charged with being a fugitive after Concord police issued a warrant charging him with a dozen sex crimes, including aggravated sexual assault.  (Geoff Forester/The Concord Monitor via AP)

Report: Policy can be improved at school with abuse history

Jan. 16, 2020 7:08 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire prep school rocked by sexual abuse claims is doing a better job of addressing complaints but should improve its policies around investigating a crime and assisting victims, according to a report released by the attorney general’s office Thursday. The report done...

Man sentenced for buying 'new school shooter' gun for boy

Jan. 16, 2020 5:41 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced an Oshkosh man to a month behind bars for buying a rifle for a boy who boasted online that the weapon was a “new school shooter gun.” U.S. District Judge William C. Griesbach sentenced 19-year-old Hunter Nicholson on Wednesday in Green Bay to 30...

Mother's suit blames suicide of 9-year-old girl on bullying

Jan. 16, 2020 3:21 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The mother of a 9-year-old girl who took her own life filed suit Thursday blaming the fourth-grader's death on educators she accused of ignoring the girl's complaints about months of bullying by a boy. Administrators and teachers at U.S. Jones Elementary School in the west Alabama...