Latest School shootings News

Police arrest 2 in shooting near Los Angeles charter school

Sep. 21, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested two men and recovered a gun Thursday after a student and a teacher were wounded in a lunch-hour shooting at a fast-food restaurant across the street from a Los Angeles charter school, authorities said. One suspect was located shortly after police arrived, and the other...

The Latest: Second arrest made in shooting near LA school

Sep. 20, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a shooting near a Los Angeles school (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Police say a second suspect has been arrested and a gun has been recovered near the scene of a Los Angeles shooting that wounded a high school student and a school employee. Officials say the victims —...

Family of student killed by campus police to sue university

Sep. 20, 2018 4:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a Georgia Tech student killed by a campus police officer last year says it's going to sue the university. WSB-TV reports Scout Schultz's father, Bill, says the family has waited long enough since the September shooting. The 21-year-old Schultz called 911 last year to report an...

Autopsy: Man shot 9 times by campus police in Oregon

Sep. 19, 2018 7:04 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two campus security officers in Oregon fired 17 times at a legally armed black man who was trying to break up a fight and struck him nine times, killing him, according to a report released Wednesday. Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Rebecca Millius ruled the death of Jason...

Student accidentally shot after bringing gun to school

Sep. 17, 2018 6:02 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama elementary school student was accidentally shot in the hand Monday after bringing a gun to school. Huntsville Police Chief Mark McMurray told news outlets a "small student" brought the gun to school at Blossomwood Elementary School in Huntsville. Police said the student...

School shootings inspire new Bacharach song

Sep. 17, 2018 9:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At age 90, Burt Bacharach hasn't lost faith in the power of music. "Music softens the heart, makes you feel something if it's good, brings in emotion that you might not have felt before," he told The Associated Press during a recent telephone interview. "It's a very powerful thing if you're...

Dutch police detain 16-year-old after shooting at school

Sep. 14, 2018 9:23 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in the southern Dutch city of Roermond have detained a 16-year-old boy after he allegedly fired shots inside and outside a high school. Nobody was injured in the incident. Police say the student was armed with an ax and a firearm when he arrived at school Friday morning...

Senator gives federal investigators information on Kavanaugh

Sep. 13, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Thursday she has notified federal investigators about information she received — and won't disclose publicly — concerning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The California Democrat said in a...

Grand jury: Campus officers in Oregon justified in shooting

Sep. 13, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon grand jury on Thursday cleared two Portland State University campus safety officers in the fatal shooting of a legally armed black man outside a bar in a case that has focused attention on whether campus officers should be carrying weapons. The grand jury deliberated for two...

Parents of accused Texas gunman dispute neglect allegations

Sep. 13, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a teen accused in a Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead and 13 wounded is disputing allegations that they were negligent, saying they did what they could for their son. Attorney Ron Rodgers filed responses Monday to lawsuits against Rose...