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Police: Boy, 13, in custody after taking gun into school

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:10am

A 13-year-old boy has been taken into custody after police say he took a loaded gun into a western Pennsylvania school.

California brothers arrested in parents' shooting deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:00am

Two brothers in California are under arrest for the shooting deaths of their parents.

5 indicted in Phoenix for marijuana growing scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:00am

Five people are accused of falsely gaining medical marijuana grower status to illegally sell cannabis in Phoenix.

NY educators to develop school curriculum on organ donation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:00am

New York education officials say they're working with lawmakers and organizations that promote organ donation to develop a model curriculum that will be made available for free to school districts statewide in September.

College teams compete for $500K in business plan competition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 4:00am

Dozens of teams of New York college students are competing to turn their business plans into reality.

Attorney general's office participating in Drug Take-Back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:50am

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday with a dropoff site at the state Capitol.

Hawaii considers allowing psychologists to prescribe drugs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:50am

State lawmakers are looking to make Hawaii one of only a few states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in an effort to increase access to mental health services.

Md. governor to outline Zika prevention efforts

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:10am

Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to outline Zika virus prevention and awareness efforts in Maryland.

Preschoolers talk, dance, race collection of automatons

Olivia Covington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:10am

For many kids, robots are intriguing but make-believe creatures that only live on television, where sometimes they seem a little scary.

Sentencing of Colorado woman who cut baby from womb

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:10am

A judge is set to sentence a Colorado woman convicted of attempted murder after cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb.

Boston Public Schools places bus monitor on paid leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:40am

Officials say a Boston Public Schools bus monitor has been placed on paid leave after video surfaced of the man using physical force to subdue a young student on a school bus.

University of Memphis journalism students to cover Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:40am

The University of Memphis says 14 of its journalism students will travel to Rio De Janeiro to cover the Summer Olympics.

Officer arrested over video of him hitting handcuffed woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 2:20am

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office in Florida has fired and arrested an officer they say hit a woman who was handcuffed.

Police in Washington state fatally shoot man with knife

Lisa Baumann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:40am

Two Spokane officers fatally shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife, police said.

Nigerian princess seeks funds to help Boko Haram survivors

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:31am

It pains Nigerian princess Modupe Ozolua every time she hears about the suicide bombings, killings and kidnappings by the Boko Haram militant group in her ancestral homeland.

Doubts about honesty led to university chancellor's removal

Lisa Leff, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:30am

University of California President Janet Napolitano felt compelled to remove the chancellor of UC Davis after documents contradicted the campus leader's contention that she did not have any dealings with contractors that were hired to bolster the school's image online, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.

Students upset over school paper's racially charged cartoon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 1:20am

Students at Wesley College in Dover have expressed outrage over two racially charged cartoons that appeared in the student newspaper last week.

Autopsy: Pianist's 2 daughters likely died of asphyxia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:50am

A Texas medical examiner says the deaths of the young daughters of an internationally known pianist were most likely due to asphyxia.

Friend of alleged Charleston church shooter entering plea

Meg Kinnard and Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 12:40am

A friend of the man accused of gunning down nine black parishioners during a Bible study in a South Carolina church is appearing before a judge to plead guilty to federal charges.