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Five teens injured in shooting at senior skip day gathering in Maryland park: Police

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images/STOCK (GREENBELT, Md.) — Five teenagers were injured after gunfire rang out at a large gathering of high school students taking part in a senior skip day in Maryland, police said. Officers from several law enforcement agencies were responding to help control a crowd of 500 to 600 students who had gathered in Schrom Hills Park in Greenbelt …

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USC cancels all commencement speakers after canceled valedictorian speech

Mario Tama/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) — Amid the decision to cancel this year’s valedictorian speech, the University of Southern California announced it would be eliminating all outside speakers and honorees from its main-stage commencement taking place next month. In a memo released on Friday, the university said, “To keep the focus on our graduates, we are redesigning the commencement program. …

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Survivors of Columbine shooting discuss struggles with PTSD, anxiety

ABC News (LITTLETON, Colo.) — When 12 students and one teacher were gunned down in a mass shooting at Columbine High School in 1999, the tragic event marked a turning point for America. Twenty five years later, some survivors recall how they have dealt with the physical and mental impact of PTSD, anxiety and depression. “It’s a big part of …

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Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site

ABC News (PARKLAND, Fla.) — Last month, Vice President Kamala Harris toured Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, site of a 2018 mass shooting, with families of the 17 victims of the massacre and vowed to do more to curb gun violence. Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter Jaime in the shooting, was one of the parents who …

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Man apparently sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump is on trial

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A man apparently set himself on fire outside the New York City courthouse where former President Donald Trump is on trial. It was not immediately clear if the incident was related to the criminal proceedings. Trump is facing felony charges related to a 2016 hush money payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels. It …

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What made the preacher’s wife kill her husband?

ABC (SELMER, Tenn.) — On March 22, 2006, minister Matthew Winkler was found dead, shot in the back in his Selmer, Tennessee, home. Winkler’s wife, Mary, and the couple’s three children were missing in the aftermath of the grisly discovery, and there was growing concern that the family had been kidnapped. So, when 24 hours after Matthew Winkler’s death a …

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Five big takeaways from Day 3 of Trump’s hush money trial

Former President Donald Trump, flanked by attorneys Todd Blanche and Emil Bove, arrives at Manhattan criminal court with his legal team as jury selection continues in New York, NY on Thursday, April 18, 2024. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) (NEW YORK) — Twelve jurors have been seated in the historic criminal hush money trial of former President Donald …

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San Francisco sues Oakland over proposed airport name change

onurdongel/Getty Images (SAN FRANCISCO) — The city of San Francisco is suing the nearby city of Oakland over the latter’s plan to modify its airport name to include “San Francisco,” arguing that the proposed name infringes on its trademark and would “cause confusion and chaos.” San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit on Thursday, a …

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Maryland teen accused of threatening school shooting after ‘memoir’ raises alarms

Montgomery Cty Maryland Police Department (NEW YORK) — A Maryland teenager has been arrested on a charge of threatening mass violence after investigators say they uncovered evidence that he made plans to carry out a shooting at a Montgomery County school. Eighteen-year-old Alex Ye, of Rockville, whose legal name is Andrea Ye, was arrested on Wednesday after law enforcement was …

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