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Celestine Chaney, Buffalo supermarket victim, mourned

May. 24, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Images of Celestine Chaney's shooting death in a hate-fueled attack inside a Buffalo supermarket made their way across the internet in the days that followed. At her funeral Tuesday, images from a treasured life filled the space, showing her smiling and holding her family...

3 teens wounded by gunfire outside school; 1 critical

May. 23, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three teenagers were wounded by gunfire, one critically, near a school in Philadelphia as classes were ending Monday afternoon, police said. Authorities said the male victims, ages 15, 16, and 17, were shot at around 3 p.m. near Mastery Prep Elementary Charter...

Wells man charged with murder in death of 2-year-old

May. 22, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

WELLS, Maine (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of 2-year-old girl in Wells. Andrew Huber Young is accused of shooting the toddler and two men at a home Saturday afternoon. The girl, Octavia Huber Young, later died. The men were hospitalized with...

3 teens, all 14, reported stable after Philadelphia shooting

May. 22, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say three teenagers were in stable condition after a triple shooting in Philadelphia in which another teen was being sought. Police said the 14-year-old boy and two 14-year-old girls were shot shortly after 9:30 p.m. Saturday during a festival at...

2 arrested in nonfatal shootings outside Michigan graduation

May. 20, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities said Friday that detectives arrested two 18-year-olds in the shooting of two people outside of a high school graduation ceremony near Grand Rapids this week. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office said its detectives, with the help of the Michigan...

15-year-old arrested in shooting death of 11-year-old girl

May. 20, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 15-year-old boy riding on the back of a scooter in the Bronx fired a gunshot that was intended for a 13-year-old boy but instead struck an 11-year-old girl and killed her, police said Friday. The 15-year-old was arrested on charges including murder and...

Teen, charged with taking gun to school, held without bail

May. 20, 2022 14:00 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The second of two teenagers charged with taking a loaded gun to a Boston high school this week was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Friday at least until a hearing to determine whether he is a danger to society. The 17-year-old suspect was held based on a...

13-year-old arrested in Cinco de Mayo shooting that hurt 5

May. 19, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) — A 13-year-old central Washington boy is accused of shooting five people during a Cinco de Mayo festival. The teen is being held at the Yakima County Juvenile Justice Center on suspicion of five counts of first-degree assault in connection with the May 6...

1 dead in shooting after Tennessee high school graduation

May. 19, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured in a shooting after a high school graduation at Middle Tennessee State University, according to police. Police confirmed the shooting Wednesday night after the Riverdale High School graduation at Murphy Center, an...

Classmate held in stabbing of Southern California girl

May. 19, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl walking home from a Southern California high school was stabbed repeatedly until witnesses detained the assailant, a boy from the same school, police said. The girl was attacked Wednesday afternoon in the city of Montclair, east of Los...