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...

The Latest: School shooter gets life without parole

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for a teenager in a South Carolina school shooting (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A school shooter who was ...

School shooter who was 14 when he killed South Carolina first grader is sentenced to life without parole

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — School shooter who was 14 when he killed South Carolina first grader is sentenced to life without parole.

Lawyer: Accused Texas school shooter found incompetent

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney says a teenager charged in a mass shooting at a Texas high school last year has been declared incompetent to stand trial by three experts. The determinatio...

Police: 1998 Arkansas school shooter killed in crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri man who was 11 years old when he and a teenager fatally shot four students and a teacher at an Arkansas middle school more than 20 years ago has died ...

Police: California man posted synagogue shooting threats

CONCORD, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man posted anti-Semitic threats in an online chatroom and threatened to commit a mass shooting at a synagogue, police said. Ross Farca...

Teen says he acted on instinct when tackling school shooter

DENVER (AP) — One of three students who tackled a gunman at a suburban Denver school says he acted on instinct when he lunged at the attacker. Joshua Jones said at a news conference ...

Students kill classmate, injure 8 at school near Columbine

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the n...

1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting, 2 in custody

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two students opened fire Tuesday inside a charter school in an affluent suburban Denver community not far from Columbine High School , killing a teenager, wounding ...

Twitter terror: Arrests prompt concern over online extremism

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A few months after he turned 17 — and more than two years before he was arrested — Vincent Vetromile recast himself as an online revolutionary. Offline, in this s...

The Latest: Life sentence possible for school shooter

ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a teen pleading guilty to a fatal school shooting in South Carolina (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A prosecutor says he may ask fo...

Judge won't drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a deputy's claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to dismiss a l...

U.S. federal prosecutors want Taiwan terror suspect to serve 15 to 21 months in jail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of a verdict expected on November 19, federal prosecutors in the United States wanted Taiwanese student An Tso “Edward” Sun (孫安佐) to serve between 15 and...

Law enforcement faces dilemma in assessing online threats

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Their anger is all over social media for the whole world to see, with rants about minorities, relationships gone bad or paranoid delusions about perceived slights. ...

Sandy Hook shooter's belongings ordered released to public

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court says state police must release disturbing writings and other belongings of the Newtown school shooter to the public because they are not exempt fro...