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Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Feb. 26, 2024 07:28 AM EST

Daily Nonpareil. February 24, 2024. Editorial: Press pause on AEA bills this session Legislation can be tricky business, and lawmakers led by Gov. Kim Reynolds have kicked the hornets’ nest by proposing disruption to Iowa’s educational services for students with...

A Michigan toddler's shooting highlights new gun storage law and other states' strategies

Feb. 22, 2024 18:34 PM EST

A Michigan man is the first person to face charges under the state's new law requiring gun owners to keep weapons in locked storage containers around minors. The case is bringing attention to similar state laws across the U.S. and prosecutors' determination of when to bring criminal...

Change of venue denied for Michigan school shooter's father

Feb. 22, 2024 16:44 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied a change of venue request made by the father of a Michigan school shooter in his involuntary manslaughter case. James Crumbley wanted jurors from a different county to hear the case, arguing that he could not get a fair trial because...

After 2-year-old girl shoots self, man becomes first person charged under Michigan's gun storage law

Feb. 21, 2024 18:46 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man whose 2-year-old daughter shot herself in the head with his revolver last week became the first person charged under the state’s new law requiring safe storage of guns, just days after the new measure took effect as part of a sweeping reform of gun regulations...

Judge sets $5M bond for Colorado student accused of killing his dorm roommate and another person

Feb. 20, 2024 19:23 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Tuesday raised the bond for a student being held in the deaths of two people shot in a dorm room at a Colorado college to $5 million after a prosecutor said there were indications he tried to flee and had a gun when he was arrested. The bond for Nicholas...

Student arrested on murder charges after 2 found dead in a Colorado college dorm

Feb. 19, 2024 20:00 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A student was arrested Monday on murder charges over the shootings of two people who were found dead in a dorm room last week at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, police said. The Colorado Springs Police Department said they arrested Nicholas Jordan, 25,...

Student, 18, charged with plotting deadly shooting at his Southern California high school

Feb. 14, 2024 21:35 PM EST

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old student authorities say had researched school shootings and had an arsenal of guns at his home was charged Wednesday with planning to attack a Southern California campus. Sebastian Villasenor of Eastvale was charged with five counts of...

Four students were wounded in a drive-by shooting outside an Atlanta high school, officials say

Feb. 14, 2024 18:00 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Four students were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon outside an Atlanta high school, officials said. Shortly after dismissal, shots were fired from an unknown vehicle, striking four students in the parking lot of Benjamin E. Mays High School, Atlanta Public...

Today in History: February 14, Aretha Franklin records 'Respect'

Feb. 14, 2024 00:23 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2024. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 14, 1967, Aretha Franklin recorded her cover of Otis Redding’s “Respect”...

New gun laws take effect on one-year anniversary of Michigan State University shooting

Feb. 12, 2024 16:44 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Professor Marco Díaz-Muñoz spent the past year trying to suppress the images, seared into his memory, of the gunman who entered his classroom at Michigan State University, killed two of his students and left others with critical wounds. He expects a...