School shootings

September 24, 2017 - 2:30 am
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University says gunshots believed to have been fired by suspects in an off-campus robbery led to an alert of an active shooter. The Bloomington campus sent out an alert at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday warning people to take shelter or avoid the area entirely. The...
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September 22, 2017 - 2:00 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A doctor convicted of killing a Yale University physician over a workplace dispute has been sentenced to 32 years in prison. A Connecticut judge handed down the punishment Friday to Lishan Wang for the 2010 shooting death of Dr. Vajinder (vah-JIHN'-der) Toor. He pleaded no...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:05 am
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A fight near a North Carolina high school culminated in gunshots. The Goldsboro News-Argus reports that four people are in custody following the altercation two streets down from Eastern Wayne High School on Wednesday afternoon. Maj. Robert Thaxton with the Wayne County...
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September 18, 2017 - 11:32 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Georgia Tech is refusing to release the 911 call that led to campus police fatally shooting a student at the Atlanta school. Police shot and killed 21-year-old Scout Schultz...
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September 16, 2017 - 11:58 am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a thief who made off with the purse of a parent who rushed to check on her child following the school shooting this week in Washington state. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office said the thief has racked up more than $36,000 in fraudulent charges...
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September 15, 2017 - 7:00 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville State University officials say shots were fired on campus in a dispute between two groups. The Fayetteville Observer reports the Fayetteville Police Department and university police received reports of shots fired around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lt. Todd Joyce...
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September 14, 2017 - 8:29 pm
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — Caleb Sharpe rode the bus to his high school in a tiny Washington state town, carrying a black duffel bag. The 15-year-old walked to a second-floor hallway, pulled an assault weapon from the bag and tried to load it, authorities said. It jammed, and a classmate walked up. "I...
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September 14, 2017 - 6:33 pm
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September 14, 2017 - 12:10 am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — A student who opened fire in a hallway at a Washington state high school killed a classmate who confronted him Wednesday and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian, authorities said. The suspect, who a classmate described as being obsessed with previous...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:10 am
ROCKFORD, Wash. (AP) — A student who opened fire in a hallway at a Washington state high school killed a classmate who confronted him Wednesday and wounded three others before being stopped by a custodian, authorities said. The suspect, who a classmate described as being obsessed with previous...
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