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Georgia school: 4 teens board school bus, attack kids inside

Nov. 19, 2019 4:10 AM EST

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Officials for an Atlanta-area public school say a group of older students boarded a bus and attacked elementary school students inside, sending one to the hospital. A statement from the Dekalb County School District obtained by news outlets says two middle school students, one high...

16-year-old killed when shots fired into Dallas-area home

Nov. 18, 2019 7:53 PM EST

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old high school football player was fatally shot in suburban Dallas when someone fired into a home after several people were kicked out of a party there. Plano police say the shooting happened Saturday evening. The nearby Allen Independent School District...

Judge says teen to stand trial in Colorado school shooting

Nov. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EST

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Colorado prosecutors have enough evidence for a teenager to stand trial on dozens of charges in a suburban Denver school shooting that killed a classmate, a judge ruled Monday. Judge Jeffrey Holmes ruled that Alec McKinney, 16, should stand trial on more than 40 charges, including...

4 students charged in bathroom attack on Kentucky schoolmate

Nov. 18, 2019 6:37 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An 18-year-old Kentucky high schooler has pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault and criminal mischief in an assault on a reportedly autistic classmate. News outlets report Damon Simmons is accused of attacking the Iroquois High student on Thursday with the help of three...

Louisiana teen charged with fatally shooting toddler in car

Nov. 18, 2019 3:57 AM EST

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana have charged a 19-year-old who they say shot a 2-year-old girl in the head as she sat in the back seat of a car this weekend. News outlets report Ta’Darrious Terrell Upshaw was booked into Shreveport City Jail on Sunday and charged with second-degree murder...

The Latest: Southern California school shooter dies

Nov. 15, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California high school in which two students were killed (all times local): 5 p.m. A 16-year-old boy who shot five fellow students — killing two — before turning the gun on himself at a Southern California high school has...

Judge rules school shooting suspect incompetent for trial

Nov. 15, 2019 6:56 PM EST

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A judge has ruled the teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school mentally incompetent to stand trial. State District Judge John Ellison ordered Dimitrios Pagourtzis to be committed to a state mental facility for up to four months. Ellison ruled Friday in...

Teens plead not guilty in death of woman at Ohio state park

Nov. 15, 2019 4:03 PM EST

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — Two 16-year-old boys have pleaded not guilty in the death of a woman killed by a falling log at an Ohio State park on Labor Day. The Chillicothe Gazette reports Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley were arraigned Friday in Hocking County Court on murder, involuntary manslaughter and...

14-year-old arrested for DUI after police chase

Nov. 15, 2019 3:39 PM EST

PUYALLUP, Wash. (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of eluding police and driving while impaired after a high-speed chase in Puyallup. KOMO-TV reports the chase began early Friday after a trooper saw a motorist speeding and tried to pull the SUV over. Trooper Johnna Batiste with the...

Parents charged with allowing underage drinking party

Nov. 15, 2019 2:30 PM EST

BOLTON, Conn. (AP) — A member of a Connecticut town’s school board and her husband have been charged with allowing an underage drinking party in their home. Alison Romkey, and her husband, Eric Romkey, were charged this week with multiple counts of permitting and/or failing to halt a minor to...