Crime
Associated Press/Photo by Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Officers thwart possible school shootings

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/03/19, 12:22 pm

A police officer confronted an armed student Tuesday morning at Oshkosh West High School in Oshkosh, Wisc. Both of them were taken to the hospital with injuries, but no one else was reported injured. On Monday, a school resource officer at a high school in Waukesha, Wis., shot a student armed with a handgun in a similar confrontation.

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Associated Press/Photo by Bebeto Matthews

Epstein’s guards arrested

by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/20/19, 12:04 pm

Federal prosecutors charged the guards on duty the night Jeffrey Epstein died with falsifying prison records and conspiracy to defraud the United States, according to an indictment released Tuesday. The guards should have checked on Epstein, a well-connected billionaire financier in jail on sex trafficking charges, every 30 minutes because he had tried to kill himself. They found Epstein dead in his cell the morning of Aug. 10 with a noose around his neck.

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Associated Press/Photo by Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times

Vigil held for California school shooting victims

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/18/19, 10:55 am

Detectives are still searching for a motive explaining why Nathaniel Berhow shot his classmates on his 16th birthday on Thursday at Saugus High School near Los Angeles. Gracie Anne Muehlberger, age 15, and ROTC cadet Dominic Blackwell, 14, died in the shooting. Doctors treated Berhow for a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but he died on Friday.

“We are broken,” Blackwell’s aunt Angie Davidson said. “Please remember the two precious lives that we lost.”

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