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Herren, Tabbs step up, carry BC past Fairfield 77-67

Dec. 16, 2018 4:00 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Freshman guard Chris Herren Jr. picked the right day to get hot. Herren scored a season-high 22 points and Wynston Tabbs had 20 to offset a rough shooting day by scoring leader Ky Bowman and Boston College beat Fairfield 77-67 on Sunday afternoon. Herren said he felt good shooting the ball...

Mount St. Mary's gets first win on Gibbs' career night

Dec. 15, 2018 6:00 PM EST

EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) — Jalen Gibbs set career highs with 30 points and 6-of-12 3-point shooting and Mount St. Mary's used a big second-half run to beat Division III Wilson College 74-59 on Saturday for its first win of the season. Vado Morse added 14 points and Omar Habwe had seven rebounds, five steals...

Boy's mother called 911 before Indiana school shooting

Dec. 14, 2018 6:42 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old Indiana boy's mother was the 911 caller who warned authorities before the teenager shot his way into a middle school and exchanged gunfire with officers. State Police said Friday that the mother warned of "imminent danger" before Thursday morning's shooting at...

Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted to Harvard

Dec. 14, 2018 6:33 PM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high schooler who survived a school shooting massacre and co-founded the "March For Our Lives" gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Jaclyn Corin posted a photo of her admissions notice on Instagram on Thursday. The...

Bomb threat empties Sandy Hook school on attack anniversary

Dec. 14, 2018 3:11 PM EST

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, a day of memorial services and moments of silence to mark the sixth anniversary of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six educators. Teachers and students at the school were sent home for the day...

Lawmakers meet Coast Guard over academy harassment concerns

Dec. 14, 2018 12:12 PM EST

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation have met with Coast Guard officials to express their concerns over alleged discrimination and harassment at the service's academy. Democratic Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney requested the...

Mississippi man to stand trial in Michigan student's death

Dec. 14, 2018 9:18 AM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A 30-year-old Mississippi man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the fatal off-campus shooting of a 22-year-old Michigan State University student. East Lansing District Court Judge Richard Ball ruled Thursday there's enough evidence to send Steven Washington of Tunica...

4 high school students arrested over wrestling team hazing

Dec. 14, 2018 7:19 AM EST

ELMER, N.J. (AP) — Four New Jersey high school students have been arrested in connection with a hazing incident involving the school wrestling team. Investigators say they are accused of stripping the victim in a shower area of Arthur P. Schalick High School in Elmer, restraining the victim and threatening...

Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

Dec. 13, 2018 6:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear — but there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said the scare appeared to be a crude extortion attempt. Law...

The Latest: Caller who threatened Columbine sought

Dec. 13, 2018 5:46 PM EST

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a threat against Columbine High School (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Authorities are looking for the person responsible for making a bomb threat made against Columbine High School, leading to security precautions there and at nearly two dozen nearby schools in suburban...