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Students retrieve their belongings after California shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 8:18 PM EST

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Students were allowed Tuesday to retrieve belongings left behind when they evacuated their Southern California school last week after a teenager shot five classmates, killing two. Classes at Saugus High in Santa Clarita were canceled until Dec. 2, but administrators scheduled...

2 Georgia high school students face gun charge

Nov. 19, 2019 6:05 PM EST

WINDER, Ga. (AP) — A tip about a student with a gun at Winder-Barrow High School in Georgia has resulted in the arrests of two students. Barrow County sheriff’s deputies seized a gun Tuesday about 8:40 a.m. The Athens Banner-Herald reports the subsequent investigation led to another student who...

9 charged after student dies amid alleged fraternity hazing

Nov. 19, 2019 4:39 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The death of an Ohio University student and a related investigation into alleged hazing by fraternity members has led to charges against nine people, including two former students indicted for involuntary manslaughter and another for reckless homicide. The Athens County prosecutor...

2 students in police custody after gun found on campus

Nov. 19, 2019 4:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two students in Pennsylvania are in police custody after a gun was found in a parked car on campus. Seneca Valley School District Superintendent Dr. Tracy Vitale says several students reported seeing a gun in a student’s possession at Intermediate High School Tuesday morning. The...

Latest: Students retrieve belongings after school shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 3:20 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): 11:45 a.m. Students are being allowed to retrieve their belongings at a Southern California school where a teen shot five classmates, killing two. Classes at...

Ex-girlfriend seeks to avoid testifying at hate crime trial

Nov. 19, 2019 2:06 PM EST

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A California college student wants to be excused from testifying at the murder trial of an ex-boyfriend charged with a hate crime in a black student’s fatal stabbing on the University of Maryland’s campus. Sean Urbanski’s former girlfriend, Kim Stringer, says...

The Latest: UN rights office urges Hong Kong de-escalation

Nov. 19, 2019 12:48 PM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 7 p.m. The U.N. human rights office is calling on authorities in Hong Kong to do all they can to de-escalate a standoff between security forces and anti-government protesters holed up in a university. The spokesman for the United Nations...

Bristol schools up security in face of online threat

Nov. 19, 2019 6:19 AM EST

BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — Schools in Bristol, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia, upped security after a vague threat about bringing a gun to a Bristol school was posted online over the weekend. Bristol, Virginia, police Sgt. Steve Crawford tells news outlets the threat was posted on Snapchat by an area middle...

Arkansas man sentenced in threat to shoot up high school

Nov. 18, 2019 11:42 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — A former high school student in Arkansas has been sentenced to seven years in prison for devising a plan to shoot up a school. Circuit Judge Charles Clawson sentenced 20-year-old Daniel Croslin on Friday. Croslin pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat in September. Croslin made...

US failing to stop China from stealing research, report says

Nov. 18, 2019 10:38 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has failed to stop China from stealing intellectual property from American universities and lacks a comprehensive strategy for dealing with the threat, a congressional report concluded Monday. The report says the FBI should be more effective and consistent in...