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Colorado school district closes campuses after shootings

Nov. 28, 2021 15:26 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — After recent shootings involving teens in Aurora, the public school system has decided students will have to stay on campus during lunch break at least for the next several weeks. All high schools in Aurora will have closed campuses beginning Monday...

2nd teen arrested in drive-by shooting near Aurora school

Nov. 25, 2021 12:17 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A second 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that wounded six students near a school in suburban Denver, police said Wednesday. The boy was arrested Tuesday night after a traffic stop, police said. ...

Teen arrested in drive-by shooting near Denver area school

Nov. 23, 2021 17:09 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting near a school in suburban Denver, police said Tuesday. The boy, who was taken into custody Monday night, is suspected of driving one of two cars believed to have been...

Florida massacre families to get millions for FBI's inaction

Nov. 22, 2021 20:34 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of most of those killed and wounded in the 2018 Florida high school massacre announced Monday have reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the federal government over the FBI's failure to stop the gunman even though it had received...

3 teens arrested in shooting at suburban Denver high school

Nov. 22, 2021 12:50 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police in the Denver suburb of Aurora have arrested three teenagers in connection with the shooting of three students in a high school parking lot on Friday, a Colorado newspaper reported Monday. A television station quoted the city's police chief as saying that gang...

Lenoir-Rhyne football player fatally shot in Hickory

Nov. 20, 2021 22:58 PM EST

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — A college football player was shot and killed early Saturday outside of an apartment complex in North Carolina, officials said. According to WBTV-TV, Omari Drovon Alexander, 19, was shot multiple times while he sat in the driver's seat of a black...

Police: 3 students shot in Denver-area school parking lot

Nov. 19, 2021 18:47 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three students were shot Friday during a fight in the parking lot of a high school in the Denver suburb of Aurora, the police chief said, only days after six teenagers from a nearby campus were shot and injured at a park. Those injured in the...

4 teens shot, hurt in upstate NY; nearby high school closed

Nov. 18, 2021 16:20 PM EST

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Four teenagers were shot and wounded in an upstate New York town, prompting the closure of a local high school Thursday “out of an abundance of caution,” school officials said. Newburgh Police said three teens were shot in the legs and a fourth...

Police looking for vehicles in shooting that wounded 6 teens

Nov. 16, 2021 21:07 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police asked the public for help Tuesday in finding two vehicles believed to have been involved in a drive by shooting in a park near a suburban Denver high school that left six teenagers wounded. The victims in Monday's shooting, boys and girls...

Brother: Guard killed in ATM shooting recently started job

Nov. 16, 2021 12:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who died after she and a fellow armored truck security guard were shot in Chicago while loading cash into an ATM had recently started the security job, her brother said. LaShonda Hearts, 47, was shot six times Monday and taken to the University of...