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ACLU demands reform after Black girl arrested in Hawaii

Oct. 18, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police officers and officials with Hawaii’s public school system discriminated against a disabled Black child by handcuffing, arresting and interrogating the 10-year-old girl for a “run-of-the-mill” dispute between children, the American Civil Liberties Union...

Police: 3rd man wanted in Alabama HS football game shooting

Oct. 18, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police on Monday released the name of a third man wanted in an Alabama shooting that wounded two adults and three teenagers outside a high school football game. Mobile police said they had five warrants accusing Hezekiah Kaniel Belfon, 19, of...

Florida school massacre families settle suit with district

Oct. 18, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The families of the 17 people killed in the 2018 Florida high school massacre, most of the wounded and others traumatized have reached a $25 million settlement with the Broward County school district in a lawsuit that had accused it of negligence. ...

Bomb hits police bus in SW Pakistan, killing 1, wounding 15

Oct. 18, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded near a police bus parked outside a university in southwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at least one officer and wounding 15 other people, mostly civilians, a provincial minister said. The attack happened outside...

1 killed, 7 hurt in shooting near Grambling homecoming event

Oct. 18, 2021 09:43 AM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Officials at Grambling State University have blamed “outsiders” for a recent spate of violence on campus, including a shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded Sunday in northern Louisiana. The shooting happened around 1 a.m....

1 killed, 7 hurt in shooting at Grambling State University

Oct. 17, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — One person was fatally shot and seven others were wounded Sunday at Grambling State University in the second deadly shooting at the Louisiana school within four days, officials said. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday on the campus quad,...

Man, 19, arrested in shooting at high school football game

Oct. 17, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in a shooting that wounded five people near a stadium where a high school football game was being played. Mobile police said Jai Scott of Semmes, Alabama, was charged Saturday with five...

Police: 4 hurt in shooting near high school football game

Oct. 16, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Four people were wounded in a shooting near a high school football game in Alabama, police said. The shooting happened Friday night near the exit ramp at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, police Chief Paul Prine told reporters. The...

Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

Oct. 15, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who killed 14 students and three staff members at a Parkland, Florida, high school will plead guilty to their murders, his attorneys said Friday, bringing some closure to a South Florida community more than three years after an attack that sparked a...

Teen charged in shooting at school held without bond

Oct. 15, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old charged in the shooting death of a classmate at a North Carolina high school last month will remain held without bond. Judge Athena Brooks denied a motion to release Maurice Evans Jr. on bond Thursday, news outlets report. Evans...