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California university employee killed in campus stabbing

Aug. 19, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — An employee of California State University, Fullerton was killed in a stabbing in a campus parking lot Monday in what police called a targeted attack, though they were not sure of a motive. The victim was in his late 50s and worked in international student admissions at the...

Michigan Man arrested for making online threats

Aug. 19, 2019 1:56 PM EDT

REED CITY, Mich. (AP) — A 33-year-old Michigan man has been arrested after he allegedly posted videos in which he expressed "potential threatening feelings" toward Ferris State University, area hospitals and others. In a news release, the Michigan State Police announced that the Reed City man was arrested...

The Latest: Cephus attorney says harassment claim upheld

Aug. 19, 2019 1:11 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin reinstating receiver Quintez Cephus following his acquittal on sexual assault charges (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Wisconsin has reinstated former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus after he was acquitted of sexual assault charges, but his attorney says the...

Georgia awards $300,000 in Columbus State police shooting

Aug. 19, 2019 6:38 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — The state of Georgia has agreed to pay $300,000 to the mother of a 20-year-old man who was fatally shot by a Columbus State University police officer. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports the settlement was awarded Thursday to Shaminique Flint, Zikarious Flint's mother. Zikarious Flint...

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns

Aug. 18, 2019 8:22 AM EDT

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. "Sometimes I do think about the school shootings," said...

Hawaii school board approves misconduct code revisions

Aug. 17, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii school board has voted to elevate the seriousness of high school bullying and harassment as disciplinary offenses, officials said. The Hawaii state Board of Education passed a revised misconduct code Thursday that included making bullying, cyberbullying and harassment Class A...

Alaska river erosion threatens diesel-filled fuel tanks

Aug. 17, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska school district has a plan for multiple diesel-filled fuel tanks bordering a river after erosion threatens an environmental disaster, officials said. The Lower Kuskokwim School District plans to transport fuel from a group of 10 tanks into three new tanks expected to be...

Bullock tries to find middle ground on guns

Aug. 17, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

As a Democratic politician in deep-red Montana, Steve Bullock has long searched for a middle ground on guns. Now a presidential candidate in a party pushing hard for new gun-control laws, he still is. While many of his Democratic opponents go all-in on new proposals for restricting guns, responding to the latest...

Football game with school El Paso suspect attended back on

Aug. 16, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

PLANO, Texas (AP) — A Dallas-area district where the El Paso shooting suspect graduated from high school announced Friday that it has reinstated a September football game with an El Paso school that the district had cancelled for fear that extremists would use it as a platform to get attention. The game...

Arizona teen suspected of sending school threat arrested

Aug. 16, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities have arrested a teenager after a threatening message to schools was posted online. Local news stations report that the Tempe Police Department arrested a 14-year-old Friday believed to be responsible for sending the messages Thursday. Authorities say an investigation into...