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School district faces two $100M suits after Oxford shootings

Dec. 09, 2021 09:31 AM EST

Two lawsuits seeking $100 million each have been filed against a Michigan school district, its superintendent and others after four students were fatally shot and others wounded at Oxford High School, a lawyer announced Thursday. The lawsuits were filed in federal court in Detroit by...

Police say 2 teens shot in Kansas City school parking lot

Dec. 09, 2021 08:49 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City are investigating after two teens were shot in a school parking lot as a high school basketball game was being played on the campus. The shooting happened Wednesday night at Ewing Marion Kauffman School on the south side of the city....

Man pleads not guilty in Tennessee high school game shooting

Dec. 09, 2021 04:04 AM EST

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — A man charged in a fatal shooting during a high school basketball game in West Tennessee has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges. News outlets reported that Jadon Hardiman, 18, entered the plea during a court hearing Wednesday. ...

Police: Missouri man cited Rittenhouse in school threat

Dec. 08, 2021 19:02 PM EST

FESTUS, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri man has been charged after he allegedly threatened on social media to shoot high school students in the name of Kyle Rittenhouse. Mitchell Lovelace, 27, of Festus, was charged with making a terrorist threat after police were notified Saturday...

Frat members arrested for cyberstalking in hazing case

Dec. 08, 2021 17:46 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Seven members of the recently suspended Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at the University of Mississippi have been arrested after they were accused of using social media to harass a former frat member who reported the organization for hazing. The fraternity members...

Fourth teen charged in suburban Denver high school shooting

Dec. 08, 2021 14:53 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A fourth teenager has been charged with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded three students in the parking lot of a suburban Denver high school. The 18th Judicial District Attorney’s office said Tuesday that the 17-year-old boy faces four counts of...

Students charged in school threats face court hearings

Dec. 08, 2021 14:28 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nine Detroit-area students face hearings before juvenile court referees accused of making threats against schools in the wake of a shooting at Oxford High School in Oakland County that left four students dead. The students range in age from 12 to 17. Eight are...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Dec. 08, 2021 12:17 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Dec. 7 The Kansas City Star on Sen. Bob Dole and the spirit of compromise: Robert J. Dole — war hero, senator, presidential candidate, Kansan — has died, at the age of 98. ...

Two St. Louis elementary students took guns to school

Dec. 08, 2021 11:46 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — No one will face charges after two elementary school children brought weapons to their schools in separate incidents, St. Louis police said. Adults quickly confiscated the guns and no one was injured in either incident. On Friday, a second grader at...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Dec. 08, 2021 09:22 AM EST

Philadelphia Inquirer. Dec. 2, 2021. Editorial: How Pa. can protect abortion rights no matter what the Supreme Court decides The future of abortion in Pennsylvania is going to be decided in 2022 — not only by nine U.S. Supreme Court justices but by millions of voters...