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Judge postpones penalty trial for Parkland school gunman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday postponed the penalty trial for Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz until February. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer stated in a cou...

Judge: Florida school shooting victims' families can testify

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge rejected an attempt Monday by Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz's attorneys to bar the parents and other relatives of his 17 victims from testifying before the j...

Court sides with expelled student over memes deemed a threat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — District administrators overreached when they permanently expelled a 17-year-old high school student for sending Snapchat messages after school hours that referred to another st...

Is burgundy maroon? Gunman's lawyers argue they're different

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Florida high school shooter Nikolas Cruz told a judge Monday that detectives made false statements to get the search warrants allowing them to seize evidence...

Parkland activists heal over years while pushing gun reform

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When the shooter in the 2018 Parkland school massacre finally pleaded guilty last month, it briefly revived attention and donations for the anti-gun violence March For Our...

Families recount trauma at sentencing for school shooter

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Friday sentenced a former student to life in prison without parole for a 2019 shooting inside a suburban Denver high school that killed one teenager and injured eight others, ...

Video shows Florida massacre suspect attacking jail guard

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Accused Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz rushed at a jail guard and was briefly able to wrestle him to the ground during a 2018 altercation before he was subdued, accor...

1998 Oregon school shooter: 'tremendous shame and guilt'

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Kip Kinkel, who killed his parents before going on a shooting rampage at his Oregon high school in 1998, killing two classmates and injuring 25 more, has given his first news interv...

Suit proceeds over ammo sold to accused Texas school shooter

HOUSTON (AP) — A Tennessee-based online retailer accused of illegally selling ammunition to a student who fatally shot 10 people at a Texas high school in 2018 won’t be dismissed from a lawsuit filed ...

Accused Texas school shooter to remain at state hospital

HOUSTON (AP) — A student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school in 2018 will spend up to another 12 months at a state mental health facility as doctors say he remains incompetent...

Couple apologizes for sheltering accused school shooter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple regrets ever taking in a disturbed teenager in the months before he was accused of the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. ...

Kentucky school shooter ordered to serve two life sentences

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teen who pleaded guilty to killing two schoolmates in 2018 has been ordered to serve two life sentences. Gabriel Ross Parker was sentenced via teleconfe...

Suit: Website sold ammo used by accused Texas school shooter

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school in 2018 was able to buy more than 100 rounds of ammunition online because his age was not verified, accor...

Accusations emerge about family of Mexico school shooter

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities said Wednesday they have arrested and frozen the bank accounts of the grandfather and father of an 11-year-old boy who killed his teacher and himself in northern Mexico ...

Teen SC school shooter gets life for killing 1st grader

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A school shooter who was 14 when he killed a first grader on a school playground in South Carolina after killing his father in their home was sentenced Thursday to life in prison...