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2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Oct. 21, 2018 2:28 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teen-aged suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, were charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday. Authorities said they...

2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death

Oct. 21, 2018 1:01 AM EDT

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teen-aged suspects have been charged, including one man who remains on the loose, in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middle school, authorities said Sunday. Gwinnett County Police...

2 teens face charges of threatening to 'shoot up' school

Oct. 20, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

CHERAW, S.C. (AP) — Two teens have been accused of making separate threats to shoot up a South Carolina high school. The Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office has charged a 15-year-old student at Cheraw High School who was upset about other students picking on him for how he treated his girlfriend. Deputies...

Maryland teen charged with threatening mass violence

Oct. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland teenager has been arrested and charged with threatening mass violence. Montgomery County police have identified the teen as Luis Amilcar Cabrera, a former student of Bethesda's Walter Johnson High School. He's 18 and was being held without bond. A Saturday police...

Amid #MeToo movement, consent is added sex education classes

Oct. 20, 2018 1:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The national dialogue about sexual assault and harassment is making its way into Georgia schools. Against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement, Georgia students are hearing more about consent in sex education classes. A new Georgia law requires districts to educate kindergarten through...

Trial affirmed in Northern Arizona University shooting case

Oct. 20, 2018 12:24 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The retrial for a former Northern Arizona University student charged in a fatal shooting on the Flagstaff campus will move ahead as scheduled. Steven Jones will be tried in March on murder and other charges in the October 2015 shooting. The date had been postponed while the State...

USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claims

Oct. 19, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California said Friday that it would pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist, but lawyers for hundreds of the accusers say it's not enough money and the university has yet to fully disclose what it knew about...

Teens with airsoft replica guns trigger school lockdown

Oct. 19, 2018 5:55 PM EDT

HILL CITY, S.D. (AP) — Two teenagers playing with airsoft guns led to a school shutdown in Hill City in the Black Hills of western South Dakota. The Pennington County sheriff's office says it got a call Friday morning from a school staffer that two people were in a field across the street from the Hill...

Man arrested for threats that closed Kentucky school system

Oct. 19, 2018 5:08 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say they believe they saved lives by arresting a heavily armed man who allegedly threatened multiple schools, had a "detailed plan of attack" and was stopped while pulling out of his driveway shortly before the school day ended Thursday. The suspect, Dylan...

2 university students dead in accidental shooting, suicide

Oct. 19, 2018 4:54 PM EDT

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — Two Central Washington University students have died in what police say was an accidental shooting followed by a suicide. Ellensburg Police spokesman Capt. Dan Hansberry said Friday that officers responded at about 8:50 p.m. Thursday to a report of two gunshot victims at a house in...