• Accidental shootings involving kids often go unpunished

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief.

  • Indianapolis high school football star dies from shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis high school football player who recently signed with the University of Southern Illinois has died from injuries he suffered in a shooting.

  • Detroit plays tough in accidental shootings involving kids

    DETROIT (AP) — The father raced to the bedroom, cried out and punched the walls.

  • States rejecting bills intended to keep guns away from kids

    In state after state, proposals that would create or toughen laws intended to keep kids from getting ahold of unsecured guns have stalled — caught up in a debate over whether they are effective prevention measures or just government overreach.

  • Fighting back: Students, some schools take on sexual assault

    FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.

  • Family lawyer alleges Vegas officer misconduct in fatal case

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed man who died after a struggle with a police officer outside a Las Vegas casino want the officer fired and brought up on criminal charges for repeatedly using a stun gun and then placing the man in an unauthorized chokehold, an attorney for the family said Thursday.