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Assembly OKs GOP-authored bills expanding gun rights

Jan. 20, 2022 14:16 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly approved a package of Republican-authored bills on Thursday that would dramatically expand gun rights in the state, moving forward with the proposals even though Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will almost certainly veto them. The proposals...

Clemson fraternity suspended for 4 years after hazing probe

Jan. 20, 2022 11:14 AM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — After an investigation into hazing, a Clemson University fraternity has been suspended for four years for violating the university's code of conduct. A probe into the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity revealed hazing incidents that occurred on Feb. 4, 2021, according to...

Student dies after 2 shoot into school van at dismissal time

Jan. 19, 2022 18:14 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two people fired into a van outside a Pittsburgh school at dismissal time Wednesday afternoon, sending a 15-year-old student to a hospital where he later died, authorities said. Two people reportedly approached the school van outside Oliver Citywide Academy and...

Student shoots, wounds another teen at Florida high school

Jan. 19, 2022 16:59 PM EST

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A 16-year student at a central Florida high school shot another student three times Wednesday, sending the campus into lockdown, officials said. The suspect was taken into custody after a brief search on the campus of Seminole High School by officers and...

3 officers charged in shooting death of 8-year-old girl

Jan. 18, 2022 19:54 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three police officers have been charged with manslaughter and reckless endangerment after firing their weapons in the direction of a crowd of people exiting a high school football game outside of Philadelphia, killing an 8-year-old girl and injuring three people. ...

Suspended professor threatens to sue if he's not reinstated

Jan. 18, 2022 17:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled video for his students is threatening to file a lawsuit if Ferris State University doesn't quickly lift the sanction. An attorney for Barry Mehler warned the school in a letter Tuesday, saying...

University of Kansas won't share hazing report with police

Jan. 16, 2022 13:29 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas suspended two fraternities for hazing earlier this month, but officials don't plan to share their investigation with police. Phi Gamma Delta and Phi Delta Theta were both suspended from campus for five years because of the incidents...

Students rally for stronger school health, safety protocols

Jan. 14, 2022 18:44 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — About 100 Seattle students gathered outside the Seattle Public Schools district headquarters Friday seeking stronger safety protocols after increasing COVID-19 cases and safety threats recently shut some schools. Students want Seattle schools to be more transparent...

Vermont Supreme Court upholds order to close gun school

Jan. 14, 2022 18:18 PM EST

The Vermont Supreme Court upheld Friday a lower court order that the owner of an unpermitted firearms training school that has drawn complaints about noise and intimidation from neighbors demolish any unpermitted buildings on the Pawlet property and pay more than $46,600. In its...

Two teens dead, one injured in Utah shooting

Jan. 13, 2022 16:35 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two teenagers are dead and a third is critically injured after a shooting on a sidewalk in suburban Salt Lake City. Police say the shooting in West Valley City stemmed from a dispute between two groups of students associated with different schools. More than...