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Man shot and wounded at funeral on Minnesota reservation

Oct. 18, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

CLOQUET, Minn. (AP) — One man was shot and a suspect was arrested after a shooting Friday on an American Indian reservation in northern Minnesota that prompted a lockdown of tribal offices and a school. The shooting happened at around 10 a.m. during a funeral at a Head Start building gymnasium on the Fond...

Wisconsin students walk out to protest racial slur firing

Oct. 18, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Students at a Wisconsin high school skipped class Friday and marched through the streets of the state capital to protest the firing of a black security guard who was terminated for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to call him that word. Scores of Madison West High...

The Latest: Cher offers to cover fired guard's legal bills

Oct. 18, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a Wisconsin high school security guard who was fired for repeating the N-word during a confrontation with a student (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Cher says she'll cover the expense of any lawsuit a black Wisconsin high school security might file after he was fired for...

Details emerge in accidental shooting in school cafeteria

Oct. 18, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Eleven young heads turned toward the explosive noise coming from the side of the school lunchroom. A young girl in jeans and white shoes moved her hands toward her ears. A cafeteria worker ducked behind the counter. White smoke lingered. It took everyone a moment to process the...

Wisconsin students walk out to protest racial slur firing

Oct. 18, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Students at a Wisconsin high school are skipping class to protest the firing of a black security guard who was fired for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to call him that word. WISC-TV reports some students at Madison West High School walked out of class Friday to...

2 hospitalized after campus shooting in Louisiana

Oct. 18, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Two people have been hospitalized after a shooting at Louisiana's Grambling State University. Trooper Michael Reichardt tells KTBS-TV that a person at a party on campus pulled out a gun and shot another attendee twice early Friday morning. He says one officer was shot in the leg while...

Man who killed Utah student sentenced for Colorado killing

Oct. 17, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man who was previously convicted of fatally shooting a University of Utah student has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a Colorado man. Austin Boutain was sentenced Thursday for the death of 63-year-old Mitchell Ingle, of Golden, in October 2017. Boutain pleaded...

Chicago principal who watched boy's forced ejection retires

Oct. 17, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago elementary school principal who looked on as a security guard physically forced a fourth-grader out of the building on a cold day has retired. Cynthia Miller retired from her job at Fiske Elementary School on Friday. In a letter to parents, she wrote that leaving wasn't easy but...

Former University of Colorado player charged with shooting

Oct. 17, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Former NFL and University of Colorado football player Justin Bannan has been charged with attempted murder and assault following a shooting in Boulder. The Daily Camera reports the 40-year-old was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of suspicion of attempted murder, assault with extreme...

Ex-law student arrested for email, video threats to college

Oct. 17, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey law student accused of sending a threatening email to students and making a video referencing a shooting has been arrested. A Rutgers University spokesman says 28-year-old Patrick Kelly, of Harrison, has been charged with making terroristic threats Thursday. NJ.com...