Philadelphia officials release surveillance video, offer $40,000 reward for suspects in fatal shooting behind a high school

CNN — Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects in a shooting at a high school Tuesday which left one 14-year-old dead and four other teens injured, officials said. Five teenagers were returning to the Roxborough High School locker room after a football scrimmage Tuesday afternoon when a group of … Read more

Oakland shooting: Six people were shot near a California school campus. Authorities are looking for the shooter

CNN — Six people were injured in a Wednesday shooting at an East Oakland, California, school campus, and authorities are looking for those responsible, police said Wednesday. Officers responded to reports of a shooting just after 12:45 pm local time at a school campus that houses four different schools, Oakland Police Assistant Chief Darren Allison … Read more

Sherwood, Arkansas: One dead, one in custody following shooting at hospital, police say

CNN — One person was killed in a shooting at a hospital in the suburbs of Little Rock, Arkansas, on Wednesday, according to the Sherwood Police Department. One individual is in custody, the department said in a news release shared on its Facebook page, following what police earlier described as an “active shooter” situation at … Read more

4 shot, killed after 3 Sacramento shootings in 12-hour-period

Police say five people have been shot and killed in Sacramento at four different locations since Sunday morning, one of the victims a teenager.Four of the victims were killed between late Monday night and Tuesday morning within the span of 12 hours.As of Tuesday evening , the Sacramento Police Department said no one is in … Read more

Kentucky Parole Board votes to have Paducah school shooter serve out life sentence

CNN — [Breaking news update at 9:33 a.m. ET] The Kentucky Parole Board on Monday denied parole to Michael Carneal, a man serving a life sentence for killing three students in a school shooting in 1997, when he was 14 years old. The ruling by the full parole board to have Carneal serve out his … Read more

Alex Jones set to take the stand in second Sandy Hook defamation trial over his false ‘hoax’ claims

New York CNN Business — Alex Jones, the notorious far-right conspiracy theorist who falsely promoted the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax, was expected to take the stand on Thursday morning in a trial that will determine how much he will have to pay the families of victims. It’s unclear … 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

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 his 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