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This undated combination of photos made from video provided by the New York City Police Department, shows a man New York City police are seeking in connection with anti-Black and anti-Semitic graffiti found on a Manhattan college campus. The graffiti, including a swastika and racist statements, was scrawled on the side of New York University's Silver Center For Arts & Science around 1:35 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 police said. (New York Police Department via AP)

Anti-Black, anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on NYU building

Sep. 18, 2020 6:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A state hate crimes task force will assist a New York City police investigation into anti-Black and anti-Semitic graffiti found on a Manhattan college campus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. The graffiti, including a swastika and racist statements, was scrawled on the side of New York...

Police: Shooting leaves college student dead, 2 injured

Sep. 18, 2020 4:53 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, IND. (AP) — An 18-year-old Indiana State University student died early Friday from a shooting outside a college house party, police said. Valentina Delva of Indianapolis was pronounced dead after the 1:55 a.m. shooting, Terre Haute Police Chief Shawn Keen said. Two males at the party also were...

Gunfire at Ohio high school football game wounds 2

Sep. 17, 2020 11:07 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two people were wounded by gunfire Thursday night at a high school football game in Akron, police said. Both of the victims are expected to recover from their injuries. They were shot after an argument broke out at the East High School and Firestone Community Learning Center game being...

Police make another arrest in Des Moines shooting death

Sep. 17, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police on Thursday charged another person with murder in the Sept. 2 shooting death of a man near the Drake University campus. Police charged Luis Anibal Alicea-Rodriguez, 27, of West Des Moines, with first-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm in...

Suspect in killing of protesters listed in 'hero' assignment

Sep. 17, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modern-day hero and listed the 17-year-old accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option. Kyle Rittenhouse has been accused of fatally shooting two...

European court: Finland failed to seize school shooter's gun

Sep. 17, 2020 1:21 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — A European court ruled Thursday that Finnish authorities failed to perform their duty of diligence by not confiscating a 22-year-old man's gun before he had the chance to shoot and kill 10 people at a school, one of the worst homegrown attacks in the Nordic country’s history....

Illinois student arrested in dorm shooting, classes resuming

Sep. 16, 2020 4:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Western Illinois University student suspected of shooting and wounding his roommate in their dorm room, prompting the school to cancel classes, turned himself into police on Wednesday afternoon, school officials said. The shooting occurred in a room at Thompson Hall on the Macomb campus...

2 killed, 4 injured in shooting near San Jose university

Sep. 16, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Two people were killed and four were injured in a shooting near San Jose State University late Tuesday, police said. Officers responding to a call about a shooting found five people shot, two were declared dead at the scene and three others were taken to the hospital. The injured...

Deputy fired over Florida school massacre to get job back

Sep. 16, 2020 11:10 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s deputy who was fired for his inaction during a school shooting that left 17 dead has been reinstated with back pay by an arbitrator who ruled that the sheriff missed a deadline for dismissing the deputy. An arbitrator ruled this week that Broward...

Trial delayed again for suspect in death of football player

Sep. 15, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A trial has been delayed for the second time for the suspect in the shooting death of a former Washburn University football player and the wounding of another player who went on to play for the New York Giants. Francisco A. “Franky” Mendez, 19, was scheduled to be tried...