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30 Nigerian students freed after 4 months in captivity

Oct. 21, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Thirty Nigerian students abducted in the northwest by gunmen have been released, Kebbi state governor’s office announced Thursday, but dozens remain in captivity in the state. The students of the Federal Government College arrived in the Kebbi...

Teen injured in Texas school shooting released from hospital

Oct. 21, 2021 12:49 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A 15-year-old who was injured in a shooting this month at a Texas high school has been released from the hospital, police said. Police were notified Saturday by Medical City Arlington that Zacchaeus Selby underwent several surgeries but was in...

Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group

Oct. 21, 2021 08:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a 14-year-old girl killed in the 2018 Florida high school shooting massacre announced Thursday that he's joining the top ranks of an anti-gun violence group to promote like-minded political candidates around the country ahead of next year's midterm elections....

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

Oct. 20, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering 17 people during a rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving a jury to decide whether he will be executed for one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings. ...

2 teachers face charges from entering wrong home, shooting

Oct. 19, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two newly hired physical education teachers at a Florida elementary school were arrested after the shooting of a man whose apartment they entered thinking it belonged to someone else following a night of drinking. One of the teachers mistakenly...

Florida school massacre families settle suit with district

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Broward County school district in a lawsuit that had accused it of negligence. ...

1 killed, 7 hurt in shooting at Grambling State University

Oct. 17, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — One person was fatally shot and seven others were wounded Sunday at Grambling State University in the second deadly shooting at the Louisiana school within four days, officials said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on the campus quad,...

Man, 19, arrested in shooting at high school football game

Oct. 17, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting that wounded five people near a stadium where a high school football game was being played. Mobile police said Jai Scott of Semmes, Alabama, was charged Saturday with five...

Police: 4 hurt in shooting near high school football game

Oct. 16, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Four people were wounded in a shooting near a high school football game in Alabama, police said. The shooting happened Friday night near the exit ramp at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, police Chief Paul Prine told reporters. The...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Almira/Coulee-Hartline 58, Wellpinit 6 Anacortes 34, Cedarcrest 10 Arlington 28, Marysville-Pilchuck 14 Auburn 71, Kent Meridian 20 Bellarmine Prep 34, Rogers (Puyallup) 6 ...