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In Novel Ruling, Parents of School Shooter Must Face Trial

James and Jennifer Crumbley face involuntary manslaughter charges in Michigan

(Newser) - In an unusual decision, a Michigan court has ruled that the parents of a school shooter must also stand trial over what they did—and didn't do—prior to the fatal attack. The state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that James and Jennifer Crumbley, parents of teen Ethan Crumbley...

8, Including Gunman, Dead in Germany Mass Shooting
Police Were Tipped Off
About Hamburg Shooter

Police Were Tipped Off About Hamburg Shooter

Officers visited man's home in January, but didn't take his legally-owned weapon

(Newser) - The man who attacked a Jehovah's Witnesses hall in Hamburg Thursday night killed four men, two women, and the unborn baby of a woman who was seven months pregnant and survived the shooting, police said Friday, per the AP . Police said they received an anonymous tip about the gunman...

Gunman Kills 7 in Jehovah's Witnesses Hall

Hamburg officials say they don't think the gunman is at large

(Newser) - Seven people were killed—including an unborn baby—and others were seriously injured in a shooting Thursday night at a Jehovah's Witnesses hall in the German city of Hamburg, police said. The gunman later took his own life in the building, officials said. "We have no indication that...

Katy Perry Gets Emotional at School Shooting Survivor

'Our country has f---ing failed us,' she tells man auditioning for 'Idol'

(Newser) - The audition by a survivor of the 2018 Santa Fe High School shooting left American Idol judge Katy Perry in tears on Sunday night's episode. After singing "Stone" by Whiskey Myers, Trey Louis, 21, told the judges about his experience on the horrific day: "I was in...

Shooting Victim Credits Fellow Journalist for Saving His Life

Photographer Jesse Walden mourns his 'best friend' Dylan Lyons in Florida

(Newser) - The photojournalist who survived Wednesday's deadly shootings in Orlando Springs, Florida, says he never saw his attacker coming. Jesse Walden and reporter Dylan Lyons of Spectrum News 13 had rolled up to the scene of an earlier shooting, where 38-year-old Nathacha Augustin was killed in a vehicle, in preparation...

Ruling Brings 'Sense of Relief' for Club Q Victim

Hate crime charges against suspect Anderson Lee Aldrich will stand

(Newser) - The suspect in the deadly shooting at a LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado in November, currently facing 323 charges including first-degree murder and crimes motivated by bias , will see those charges stick. Following a three-day hearing , Judge Michael McHenry ruled Thursday that there is enough evidence to try Anderson Lee Aldrich,...

Court Hears New Details of How Club Patrons Stopped Mass Shooting

Detective says suspect posted to neo-Nazi website

(Newser) - The 22-year-old accused of carrying out the deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs in November posted to a neo-Nazi website and used gay and racial slurs while gaming online, a police detective testified Wednesday. Among the things Anderson Lee Aldrich posted was an image of a...

A Week After Shooting, Students Return to MSU
Students, Faculty
Return to MSU

Students, Faculty Return to MSU

Teachers urged to extend 'grace and flexibility' to students after mass shooting

(Newser) - Michigan State University students and faculty returned to the East Lansing campus Monday as the university resumed normal operations one week after a gunman shot and killed three students and injured five others . The 50,000-student university's campus remained relatively quiet on the first day back, with many professors...

Mardi Gras Parade Began, Then 'Everybody Started Running'

One person is dead, 4 injured after shooting during Krewe of Bacchus parade in New Orleans

(Newser) - Five people were shot, one fatally, during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, police said, and a suspect is in custody. The victims included a young girl, a woman, and three men, who were all taken to a hospital after Sunday night's shooting during the Krewe of Bacchus...

MSU Shooter's Note Provides Possible Motive

Anthony McRae 'felt slighted,' police say

(Newser) - Michigan State University mass shooter Anthony McRae was carrying a two-page handwritten note that could suggest a possible motive, police say. Michigan State Police Lt. Rene Gonzalez told reporters Thursday that the 43-year-old listed more than a dozen possible targets, including MSU and a Meijer warehouse where he used to...

Father of Highland Park Shooter Is Indicted

Robert Crimo Jr. accused of reckless conduct for sponsoring gun license despite threats

(Newser) - A grand jury has indicted the father of the man accused of killing seven people at the July 4 parade shooting in Highland Park, Illinois. Robert Crimo Jr. was indicted Wednesday on seven counts of reckless conduct in connection with his sponsorship of his son's application for a gun...

1 Killed, 3 Hurt in Shooting Near Site of 2019 Massacre

El Paso mall is across parking lot from Walmart where 23 were killed

(Newser) - One person was killed and three more were wounded Wednesday in a shooting at a shopping mall in El Paso, Texas, adding to the dozens of people already killed this year in mass shootings across the United States. El Paso police said hours after the gunfire that two people had...

Anger Pours Out Ahead of Buffalo Shooter's Sentencing

An audience member tried to rush at Payton Gendron

(Newser) - The sentencing hearing for Buffalo mass shooter Payton Gendron reached a fever-pitch on Wednesday, with the 19-year-old being removed from court at one point after a man rushed at him. NBC News reports Gendron was sentenced to life without parole for killing 10 Black people in a racially motivated May...

MSU Shooter Carried Note Threatening NJ Schools

Relatives say Anthony McRae had ties to Trenton area

(Newser) - Michigan State University gunman Anthony McRae was found with a note threatening two schools in Ewing Township, New Jersey, police say. Authorities in Ewing Township, which is just north of Trenton, said public schools were closed Tuesday out of an abundance of caution, though McRae killed himself after the Monday...

Father: MSU Gunman Turned 'Evil' After Mom's Death

Anthony McRae was charged with firearms offenses in 2019

(Newser) - The man believed to have killed three Michigan State University students and injured five others in a mass shooting Monday night was a "good kid" who turned "evil and mean" after his mother died from a stroke in September 2020, his father says. Michael McRae tells NBC News...

Michigan State Student Survived Sandy Hook, Too

'The fact that this is the second mass shooting that I have lived through is incomprehensible'

(Newser) - As Michigan State University grapples with Monday night's mass shootings , one student in particular at the school is speaking out. "I am 21 years old, and this is the second mass shooting that I have now lived through," Jackie Matthews said in a TikTok video shared Tuesday,...

Lawmaker Has Terse Line After Michigan Shooting

'F--- your thoughts and prayers,' says Rep. Ranjeev Puri on official letterhead

(Newser) - Among the more typical politicians responding to Monday night's mass shooting at Michigan State University were:
  • Gov. Gretchen Whitmer : "I want to thank the countless first responders for their swift actions on the ground tonight and the healthcare workers who poured into local hospitals to save lives."

What We Know About Michigan State Shooting
What We Know About
the Michigan State Shooting
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What We Know About the Michigan State Shooting

3 dead, 5 wounded, 43-year-old shooter is dead

(Newser) - At this point, more questions than answers are in play after Monday night's shooting spree on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing. Authorities are expected to clear things up at a Tuesday news conference. In the meantime:
  • Victims: Authorities say three people are dead and five

Suspect in Michigan State Shooting That Killed 3 Is Dead

5 others wounded

(Newser) - Police say a man suspected of killing three people and wounding five more at Michigan State University on Monday night has died, the AP reports. Police say the man apparently shot himself off campus. The announcement came early Tuesday, four hours after shootings were reported, first at Berkey Hall and...

2 Arrested After Shooting That Left 6 Dead, Including Infant

Mother clutching 10-month-old son were among those killed in 'cartel-style massacre' last month

(Newser) - Police have two suspects in custody after a "cartel-style massacre" in California that left six dead, including a teen mother and her infant son, reports CNN . Angel Uriarte, 35, and Noah Beard, 25, both known members of the Norteno gang, are now each facing six charges of murder, as...

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