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In this undated booking photo provided Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office is Grant Fuhrman, of Oshkosh, Wisc. Fuhrman was charged as an adult Wednesday with attempted homicide in the Dec. 3 stabbing of a school resource officer at Oshkosh West High School in Oshkosh. (Winnebago County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Student shot during attack on school officer to face trial

Jan. 17, 2020 11:57 AM EST

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager who was shot and wounded when he stabbed a school resource officer has been ordered to stand trial. Grant Fuhrman, 17, is charged as an adult with attempted first-degree intentional homicide in the Dec. 3 attack at Oshkosh West High School. Fuhrman is accused of...

Man charged with beating driver of school bus full of kids

Jan. 17, 2020 8:38 AM EST

LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) — A bus driver in North Carolina was transporting kids to school when her ex-boyfriend boarded the vehicle and began beating the woman, who managed to keep her foot on the brake even after being knocked to the floor, police said. The Scotland County Schools driver had stopped to...

Man charged in Hanukkah attack pleads not guilty

Jan. 16, 2020 3:02 PM EST

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — The man charged in an attack at a suburban New York Hanukkah celebration that left five people wounded, one critically, pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges on Thursday. Grafton Thomas appeared in Rockland County Court. On Monday, he also pleaded not guilty to...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reacts before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Cleveland. A misdemeanor simple battery warrant has been issued for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr., police in New Orleans said Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The warrant comes as video posted on social media appears to show Beckham swatting a security officer's buttocks during LSU's locker room victory celebration after Monday night's college national championship game in the Superdome. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Warrant issued for Odell Beckham after video shows butt swat

Jan. 16, 2020 2:44 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A misdemeanor simple battery warrant has been issued for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr., police in New Orleans said Thursday. The warrant comes as video posted on social media appears to show Beckham swatting a security officer's buttocks during...

Police: Suspended student stabs 2 classmates at Texas school

Jan. 16, 2020 11:38 AM EST

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A recently suspended Texas high school student stabbed two of his classmates Thursday morning before fleeing campus, officials said. Police arrested the student about 30 minutes after the 8 a.m. attack at Abilene High School, police spokesman Rick Tomlin told KTXS-TV. Medics took...

This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows John Gardner. Gardner a Texas inmate with a history of violence against women faces execution for fatally shooting his wife, who had repeatedly told friends and family she would never get out of her marriage alive. Gardner is set to receive a lethal injection Wednesday Jan. 15, 2019 for the January 2005 slaying of Tammy Gardner.(Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)

Texas inmate executed for killing wife in 2005

Jan. 15, 2020 8:08 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting his wife, who had feared she would never get out of her marriage alive. John Gardner, 64, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the...

Sheriff: Florida deputy fatally shoots carjacking suspect

Jan. 15, 2020 7:13 PM EST

MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy fatally shot an armed man Wednesday several hours after a stolen pickup truck he was riding in ran over a police detective in another county, authorities said. Aaron Phillips, 31, was killed while fighting with a deputy at a mobile home park near Mulberry, Polk County...

No charges for shooter who killed man at Christmas party

Jan. 15, 2020 6:22 PM EST

LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who fatally shot another man at a company Christmas party won't face criminal charges because he acted in self-defense, authorities in South Carolina said Wednesday. Lexington police told news outlets that no charges will be filed against Glenn Wilbur Rowe Jr., 46, in the...

In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo provided by the American Civil Liberties Union, Usama “Sam” Hamama appears at an American Civil Liberties Union event in Dearborn, Mich. Hamama, a Detroit-area man who was locked up for months and became the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit challenging U.S. deportations to Iraq, has won his immigration case and is on a path to citizenship, lawyers said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (Clarence Tabb Jr./In My Eye Photography/American Civil Liberties Union via AP)

Man who challenged deportation to Iraq wins, can stay in US

Jan. 15, 2020 5:44 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man who was locked up for months and became the lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit challenging U.S. deportations to Iraq has won his immigration case and is on a path to citizenship, lawyers said Wednesday. An immigration judge found that Usama “Sam” Hamama...

Actress charged in mom's stabbing death claims self-defense

Jan. 15, 2020 10:44 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An actress charged with fatally stabbing her mother last month in suburban Kansas City told 911 operators and police that her mom was trying to kill her when she took away the knife, according to court records, but medical examiners found no signs to support her self-defense claim....