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Judge sets $5M bond for Colorado student accused of killing his dorm roommate and another person

Feb. 20, 2024 19:23 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Tuesday raised the bond for a student being held in the deaths of two people shot in a dorm room at a Colorado college to $5 million after a prosecutor said there were indications he tried to flee and had a gun when he was arrested. The bond for Nicholas...

Student arrested on murder charges after 2 found dead in a Colorado college dorm

Feb. 19, 2024 18:18 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A student was arrested Monday on murder charges over the shootings of two people who were found dead in a dorm room last week at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, police said. The Colorado Springs Police Department said they arrested Nicholas Jordan, 25,...

Student, 18, charged with plotting deadly shooting at his Southern California high school

Feb. 14, 2024 21:35 PM EST

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old student authorities say had researched school shootings and had an arsenal of guns at his home was charged Wednesday with planning to attack a Southern California campus. Sebastian Villasenor of Eastvale was charged with five counts of...

Four students were wounded in a drive-by shooting outside an Atlanta high school, officials say

Feb. 14, 2024 18:00 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Four students were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon outside an Atlanta high school, officials said. Shortly after dismissal, shots were fired from an unknown vehicle, striking four students in the parking lot of Benjamin E. Mays High School, Atlanta Public...

Today in History: February 14, Aretha Franklin records 'Respect'

Feb. 14, 2024 00:23 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2024. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 14, 1967, Aretha Franklin recorded her cover of Otis Redding’s “Respect”...

New gun laws take effect on one-year anniversary of Michigan State University shooting

Feb. 12, 2024 16:44 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Professor Marco Díaz-Muñoz spent the past year trying to suppress the images, seared into his memory, of the gunman who entered his classroom at Michigan State University, killed two of his students and left others with critical wounds. He expects a...

What's next for Jennifer and James Crumbley, the parents of the Michigan school shooter?

Feb. 07, 2024 17:25 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A conviction in the unprecedented trial of a Michigan school shooter’s mother will stand as a milestone to law enforcers across the U.S. as well as a stark reminder to parents with guns in their home. But experts who followed Jennifer Crumbley's involuntary...

Jury finds Jennifer Crumbley, the Michigan school shooter’s mother, guilty of manslaughter

Feb. 06, 2024 18:04 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan jury convicted a school shooter’s mother of involuntary manslaughter Tuesday in the killings of four students in 2021, making her the first parent in the U.S. to be held responsible for a child carrying out a mass school attack. Prosecutors say...

Key moments surrounding the Michigan high school shooting in 2021

Feb. 06, 2024 14:19 PM EST

OXFORD, Mich. (AP) — Jurors have convicted a Michigan school shooter's mother of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of four students at his school. It is the latest development in the shooting that occurred Nov. 30, 2021, in Oxford, Michigan, just north of Detroit. Here is a...

No verdict after first day of deliberations in trial of Michigan school shooter's mom

Feb. 05, 2024 17:09 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan jury went home Monday after a full day of deliberations in a novel trial against a school shooter's mother who could go to prison if convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the deaths of four students in 2021. The jury will return Tuesday for a...