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Youngkin's school warnings intensify GOP's suburban push

Oct. 25, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

ASHLAND, Va. (AP) — Glenn Youngkin wants voters in Virginia to hear an urgent message: Your children are in danger. In a speech in Northern Virginia's suburbs last week, the Republican candidate for governor highlighted the murky case of a student who allegedly...

Student injured in shooting at Morgan State University

Oct. 24, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Morgan State University student who was injured in a shooting on campus is expected to make a full recovery, Morgan State University President David K. Wilson said in a statement Sunday. The Baltimore Sun reports that officers responded to reports of...

Oregon State researcher suspected of sex crimes in Virginia

Oct. 23, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State University faculty researcher has been arrested on suspicion of sex crimes allegedly committed in Virginia. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports that 66-year-old Brett Tyler was booked into Benton County Jail on Thursday, Oct. 7. ...

1 killed, 7 wounded in shooting near Fort Valley State

Oct. 23, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) — A shooting at an off-campus party near Fort Valley State University killed one person and wounded seven others, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said early Saturday. Tyler French, 27, of Byron died Saturday around 3 a.m., Peach County Coroner...

'Widespread' racial harassment found at Utah school district

Oct. 22, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal civil rights investigation released Thursday found widespread racial harassment of Black and Asian American students at a Utah school district, including hundreds of documented uses of the N-word and other racial epithets over the last five years. ...

2nd student pleads guilty in Ohio fraternity hazing case

Oct. 22, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A second student charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore has pleaded guilty. Aaron Lehane, 21, of Loveland, entered his pleas Thursday as part of a deal with Wood County prosecutors. He is due to...

Alabama prep baseball coach acquitted of assaulting player

Oct. 22, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A well-known high school baseball coach from Alabama was found innocent of assaulting a player but guilty of harassment, court records show. A circuit court jury this week acquitted Russell County High School coach Tony Rasmus on a misdemeanor...

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....

Victims of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school massacre

Oct. 20, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 shooting massacre that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Here are the victims: ALYSSA ALHADEFF, 14 Alyssa excelled in math and Spanish, was...