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  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 30, 2012, 7:42 A.M.

    Minneapolis company ‘devastated’ by shootings

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The company where a Minneapolis man fatally shot 5 people this week said Sunday they are “devastated,” but will carry on in memory of their colleagues. “This …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012, 12:19 P.M.

    Minneapolis gunman’s family feared mental illness

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Engeldinger’s parents were worried about their son’s growing paranoia. In 2010, they sought help, enrolling in a 12-week class for families of the mentally ill. For …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012, 1:27 A.M.

    Minneapolis workplace shooting victims remembered

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Israeli immigrant who started a signage company in his basement and spent decades building it into a successful business was among five people slain by a …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012, 12:51 P.M.

    Burnt money, campus ban: Tidbits on Colo. shooter

    DENVER (AP) — The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting case mailed “burnt currency,” along with a notebook, to his psychiatrist before the attack. He threatened a professor and was …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012, 9:39 A.M.

    Ex-Alabama prof won’t be tried in brother’s death

    BOSTON (AP) — A former Alabama professor convicted of fatally shooting three colleagues won’t face a Massachusetts murder trial in the 1986 death of her brother after prosecutors withdrew their …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012, 7:55 A.M.

    Prosecutors: Shooting suspect threatened professor

    DENVER (AP) — The suspect in a deadly movie theater attack was barred from the University of Colorado campus for threatening a professor, weeks before he opened fire at a …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012, 4:46 P.M.

    Police: 2 dead, 4 wounded in Minn. office shooting

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A workplace shooting Thursday in Minneapolis killed at least two people and injured four others, including three critically, police and hospital officials said. The shooting at Accent …


  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26, 2012, 1:52 P.M.

    Police: Student shoots self at Okla. junior high

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A gunshot rang out at an Oklahoma junior high school before classes began Wednesday, terrifying teenagers who feared a gunman was on the loose. Soon, though, …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012, 1:23 P.M.

    Obama summons world leaders to reject extremism

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Confronting global tumult and Muslim anger, President Barack Obama exhorted world leaders Tuesday to stand fast against violence and extremism, arguing that protecting religious rights and …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012, 12:29 P.M.

    APNewsBreak: Ex-Ala. prof convinced to take plea

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A former college professor who killed three people and wounded three others during a faculty meeting wanted to go to death row and had to be …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 25, 2012, 7:37 A.M.

    Obama urges UN to confront roots of Muslim rage

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama told world leaders Tuesday that attacks on U.S. citizens in Libya “were attacks on America,” and he called on them to join in …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 24, 2012, 2:35 P.M.

    Ex-prof gets life in prison for meeting rampage

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A Harvard-educated biologist was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being convicted of going on a shooting rampage during a faculty meeting at …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 24, 2012, 1:40 P.M.

    Ex-prof in court on Ala. university shooting

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A police investigator testified Monday during the murder trial of a former university professor that the woman denied having anything to do with the rampage that …


  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 23, 2012, 5:52 A.M.

    6 youth offenders caught after knocking out guard

    SEATTLE (AP) — The teenage boys apparently planned their escape from the juvenile detention center in Washington state. Some had packed bags with them, and one boy even stuffed his …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2012, 12:08 P.M.

    Protests cause new strains in US, Pakistan ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration sought Friday to shore up already tense U.S. ties with Pakistan amid massive, violent anti-American protests in several Pakistani cities over an anti-Islam film …


  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2012, 9:30 A.M.

    LSU police make arrest in bomb threat

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the LSU campus earlier this week but don’t believe he …


  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 2012, 8:43 A.M.

    $1M bail for Calif. man over death threat posts

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Yale University student remained jailed on $1 million bail, an amount normally reserved for murder or other crimes that could result in life sentences, …


  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2012, 9:38 A.M.

    Classes resume at Louisiana State after bomb scare

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University officials say classes have resumed a day after a bomb threat evacuated the Baton Rouge campus. University spokesman Herb Vincent said Tuesday …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 9:51 P.M.

    LSU reopens campus after bomb threat, evacuation

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State University said late Monday it has reopened its Baton Rouge campus and classes will resume Tuesday, a day after a bomb threat sparked …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 5:42 P.M.

    LSU students returning to dorms after bomb threat

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The thousands of students who live on the Louisiana State University campus have begun returning to their dormitories after bomb-sniffing dogs and police methodically swept …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 10:33 A.M.

    Louisiana State evacuates following bomb threat

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of students, professors and workers were evacuated from Louisiana State University’s main campus Monday following a bomb threat, school officials said. Chancellor William Jenkins …


  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012, 7:56 A.M.

    Chicago mayor: Court must end teachers’ strike

    CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s appeal to the courts to end a six-day Chicago teachers strike set off a new round of recriminations Monday but did not appear to …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 5:33 P.M.

    Bomb threats prompt evacuations at 3 campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off three college campuses Friday after bomb threats prompted officials to issue evacuation orders for schools in Texas, North Dakota and Ohio. …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 3:56 P.M.

    Marine unit heading to Sudan in wake of violence

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says an elite Marine rapid response team is headed to Sudan in the wake of violence and protests against the embassy in Khartoum. The …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 3:46 P.M.

    Telephoned bomb threats send 3 campuses scrambling

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off three college campuses Friday after bomb threats prompted officials to issue evacuation orders for schools in Texas, North Dakota and Ohio. …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 11:16 A.M.

    All-clears after bomb threats evacuate campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tens of thousands of people streamed off university campuses in Texas and North Dakota on Friday after telephoned bomb threats prompted officials to warn students and …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 10:47 A.M.

    North Dakota State U. lifts evacuation order

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University has lifted its evacuation order. The university ordered all students and employees to leave campus Monday morning after it received a bomb …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 10:25 A.M.

    Valparaiso University in Indiana reports threat

    VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Valparaiso University in Indiana has increased security and posted a warning to students on its website after receiving a vague threat through some graffiti. The school …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 9:51 A.M.

    Bomb threats evacuate Texas, N. Dakota campuses

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thousands of people streamed off university campuses in Texas and North Dakota on Friday after phoned-in bomb threats prompted evacuations and officials warned students and faculty …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 8:46 A.M.

    U. of Texas orders evacuation after bomb threats

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bomb threat phoned in to the University of Texas at Austin campus Friday sent thousands of people streaming off campus as administrators warned students and …


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