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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2020. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Teen pleads guilty to murder in Colorado school shooting

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The younger of two students charged in a school shooting in suburban Denver that killed a classmate pleaded guilty on Friday. Alec McKinney, 16, pleaded gui...

Florida school shooting defendant in court on deputy attack

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz was back in court Monday, this time for a hearing on charges that he attacked a corrections officer in jail. ...

Florida school shooting trauma affects young witness

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A young student who witnessed the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school is still too traumatized by the experience to give a formal statement and possibly testify at tria...

School shooting victim's dad named to Florida school board

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The father of a student slain in Florida's 2018 high school massacre is being appointed to the state Board of Education. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday ...

Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gun companies are gathering for their annual conference and trade show this week in Las Vegas at a pivotal moment for the industry amid slumping sales, a public increasingly agitating...

Boy in Mexico school shooting used grandfather's guns

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An 11-year-old boy who killed his teacher and himself and wounded six others in a northern Mexico school shooting used his grandfather's guns in the attack, officials said Monday. ...

Student, teacher killed in Mexico school shooting

MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least two people were killed at an elementary school in northern Mexico Friday, authorities said. Regional public security coordinator Adelaido Flores told Mile...

Are child crusaders, heroes fair game for adults who snipe?

NEW YORK (AP) — The point where childhood ends and adulthood begins isn't as straightforward as it seems. Add the limelight and things can get complicated for young people who either voluntarily or th...

Medical examiner in Sandy Hook massacre, other crimes dies

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Dr. H. Wayne Carver II, the former Connecticut chief medical examiner whose office examined the bodies of victims of the state's most infamous homicides, including the children ...

Parkland school shooting trial delayed until at least summer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The trial of Parkland school shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz was delayed Thursday until at least next summer, when he will face a death penalty case stemming from the Febr...

Church services, vigils mark Sandy Hook shooting anniversary

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Vigils and church services were held Saturday in Connecticut to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and remember victims of other gun violen...

'Turf wars' alarm Florida panel probing Parkland shooting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury looking into last year's Parkland school shooting chided schools, law enforcement and other local jurisdictions over continued "turf wars" that could hamp...

The Latest: Mother: Wisconsin school shooting a ‘nightmare’

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the second shooting at a Wisconsin high school in two days (all times local): 11 a.m. The mother of two boys who attend a Wiscons...