School violence

March 25, 2017 - 6:59 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 5 p.m. People are returning to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip after a gunman shot people on a public bus and then barricaded himself inside, shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours. The standoff began...
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March 25, 2017 - 2:50 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office said on Saturday that the...
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March 23, 2017 - 4:54 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law that greatly expands where concealed handguns are allowed, moving quickly to address concerns about the sweeping gun rights measure leading to armed spectators at stadiums and arenas...
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A French police message alert is displayed on a cell phone in Paris, France, Thursday, March 16, 2017. The French government has sent out an alert warning of an attack at the Alexis de Tocqueville high school in the southern French town of Grasse after local police reported that shots have been fired. (AP Photo)
March 16, 2017 - 9:00 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at the high school in the southern French town of Grasse (all times local): 3 p.m. French police are looking for a possible second attacker in a school shooting in southern France that left at least two wounded. Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry...
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March 13, 2017 - 6:49 pm
CLAREMONT, Calif. (AP) — The president of a Southern California college is condemning hate speech directed at the campus community by outsiders after a dustup over hoop earrings and cultural appropriation. A wall on the side of a dormitory at Pitzer College that is devoted to free speech through...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 16, 1997 file photo, King Hussein of Jordan shakes the hand of members of the Badayev family in Beit Shemesh who are in mourning after their daughter Shiri was killed by a Jordanian soldier. King Hussein came to Israel to offer condolences to the seven families who had lost their daughters in an attack on a class trip. The Jordanian soldier who killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in a 1997 shooting rampage was released Sunday, March 12, 2017, after serving 20 years in prison. (AP PHOTO/GPO/HO, File)
March 12, 2017 - 10:56 am
IBDIR, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian soldier who killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in a 1997 shooting rampage was unrepentant after his release from prison Sunday, lashing out at Israelis with harshly derogatory remarks. Ahmed Daqamseh, who had spent 20 years in prison, was given a rousing welcome in...
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February 22, 2017 - 6:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — Local authorities say an alert about a possible attack at a school in western Germany that prompted a major police operation Wednesday was a false alarm. Armed officers rushed to the Hoenne vocational school in Menden after receiving an alert before noon. "The report of an attack in...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2015, file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. A judge Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, ordered Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, after she accused him of repeatedly threatening her. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2017 - 1:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her. The Grammy winner was ordered to stay 100 yards away from Karrueche Tran and not attempt to contact her after she wrote in court...
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February 21, 2017 - 8:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a South Carolina death row inmate who pleaded guilty to killing an off-duty police officer during a multistate crime spree in 2004. The justices on Tuesday left in place a lower court ruling that rejected Mikal Dean Mahdi's claims...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo smiles during batting practice before Game 1 of the World Series against the Cleveland Indians in Cleveland. On Feb. 6, 2017, Rizzo invited a 12-year-old boy who was severely beaten at his suburban Chicago middle school to come to a Cubs game this summer. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
February 08, 2017 - 5:54 am
SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy who was invited to Wrigley Field for a game by Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo after suffering a severe beating at his suburban Chicago middle school has returned home from the hospital. Students at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin, Illinois,...
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