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Kentucky school shooter imprisoned 25 years seeks parole

PADUCAH, Ky. — A Kentucky man who killed three students and injured five more in a school shooting a quarter century ago has a chance at parole this week. Michael Carneal was a 14-year-old freshman in 1997 when he fired a stolen pistol at a before-school prayer group in the lobby of Heath High School, … Read more

Scooter-riding NYC gunmen shoot four people in broad daylight

Four people were shot by a pair of gunmen on a scooter in a broad-daylight attack in Queens on Sunday, cops said. The suspects fired at the victims around 1:30 p.m. in front of 95-23 41st Ave. in Elmhurst, police said. The injured men, whose ages weren’t immediately released, were taken to Elmhurst Hospital. A … Read more

25 years after a school shooting shook Kentucky, a scarred community grapples with the shooter’s upcoming parole hearing

CNN  —  It was never lost on Missy Jenkins Smith, even at a young age, that she was lucky to be alive. She remembers the moment, nearly 25 years ago at Heath High School in Paducah, Kentucky, when she first lost feeling in her legs after a bullet pierced her chest and she dropped to … Read more

NYC kids shot at with pellet guns after squabble over game at UES playground

A group of fifth graders was shot at with pellet guns on an Upper East Side playground Friday after one boy became upset about a game, according to parents at a nearby school. The incident happened at 4 p.m. Friday at the Parks Department’s Samuel Seabury Playground behind the Lower Lab School on Third Avenue … Read more

Construction worker killed during daylight NYC shooting

A construction worker was shot dead in a broad-daylight shooting in Brooklyn on Wednesday, cops said. The 30-year-old victim had just walked out of a building on Stanley Avenue near Ashford Street just before noon when a gunman pulled up in a silver Honda, “blasted him” and drove off, authorities and sources said.  The victim … Read more

Long Island Shooting at McDonald’s in Hempstead Kills Teenager – NBC New York

What to Know Police say a 19-year-old was killed steps from the entrance of a Long Island McDonald’s in the middle of the afternoon Wednesday. Crime scene tape surrounds the restaurant as police in Hempstead continue to investigate the deadly shooting that took place at around 3:48 p.m. The McDonald’s is close to neighborhood schools … Read more

Colorado police shooting: Prosecutors are reviewing a fatal police shooting that left a 22-year-old armed with a knife dead after 911 call for help

CNN  —  Prosecutors in Colorado are reviewing the June fatal police shooting of a 22-year-old man who was armed with a knife and had called 911 for roadside assistance, according to officials and family attorneys. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office received a “motorist assist” call on June 10 at 11:21 p.m., the sheriff’s office … Read more

Nikolas Cruz trial: Defense team of Parkland shooter rests its case

CNN  —  The defense team in the trial of Parkland, Florida, school shooter Nikolas Cruz abruptly rested its case Wednesday, leading the judge to admonish his attorneys for what she described as a “level of unprofessionalism” she had never before experienced. The defense team planned to call 80 witnesses, lead defense attorney Melisa McNeill said … Read more

Defense suddenly rests case in Florida school shooter trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz suddenly and surprisingly rested their case Wednesday, leading to a shouting match after the judge accused them of a lack of professionalism. Cruz’s attorneys had told the judge and prosecutors they would be calling 80 witnesses but rested at the beginning of Wednesday’s … Read more

PnB Rock fatally shot at Roscoe’s Chicken ‘N Waffles in Los Angeles, police say

CNN  —  Rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery in Los Angeles Monday, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday. Police responded to a possible robbery at Roscoe’s House of Chicken ‘N Waffles on West Manchester Avenue at 1:15 p.m., where they found a victim with multiple gunshot wounds, LAPD Cpt. … Read more