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February 22, 2018 3:50 AM 25 injured after ferry explosion

An explosion on a ferry in Mexico has left a number of people injured, according to local officials in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. There were 25 people injured in the explosion, the director of Civil Protection for Playa del Carmen told ABC News. Among the injured were five foreigners: two Americans and three Canadians, the director also said. There 15

February 21, 2018 8:36 PM Officials thwart possible school shooting, 2 AR-15s found at teen's home: Sheriff

Two AR-15s and 90 high-capacity magazines were found at the home of a "disgruntled" teenager who was allegedly overheard threatening a school shooting, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said. On Feb. 16, two days after the Florida high school massacre, the 17-year-old boy allegedly said "he was going to shoot up the school some time in the next three weeks 21

February 21, 2018 8:02 AM California cops say 'disgruntled' student's school shooting plot thwarted

A student allegedly threatened to bring a gun to El Camino High School after being told he couldn't have his headphones in class. Cops in California may have thwarted another school shooting plot after learning a “disgruntled” student threatened to bring a gun to school, authorities said. Deputies found "multiple guns and ammunition" in the student's 25

February 20, 2018 10:29 PM Florida students plan walkouts and protests against gun violence

Florida students plan walkouts and protests against gun violence Three buses filled with 100 students left Tuesday for Tallahassee and a chance at convincing long-reluctant state legislators to take aim at passing laws to halt the U.S. epidemic of mass shootings. “America is a gun society,” said junior Alfonso Calderon, 16, before heading for the state 29

February 20, 2018 10:15 PM Soldier killed in Bronx fire honored with medals of valor

New York Army National Guard Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah was posthumously honored with two medals of valor. (Public Domain) A soldier who died while saving others in a devastating New York apartment fire late last year was posthumously honored with two medals of valor, the National Guard announced Tuesday. The brave efforts of Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, of the New York Army National 29

February 20, 2018 10:12 PM Jury acquits Minneapolis officer who shot at car

MINNEAPOLIS – A jury on Tuesday acquitted a Minneapolis police officer who shot at a car full of club-goers nearly two years ago. The Hennepin County jury deliberated over two days before finding officer Efrem Hamilton not guilty of second-degree assault and intentional discharge of a firearm. No one was hurt, but prosecutors still charged Hamilton 24

February 20, 2018 9:19 PM Stoneman Douglas HS girls' basketball team forfeits playoff game after shooting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has opted to forfeit its girls' basketball playoff game and end its season. The team was scheduled to play Cypress Bay in the Class 9A regional quarterfinals Thursday night, but the Sun Sentinel newspaper reports that Stoneman Douglas informed Florida high school athletic officials on Saturday of its decision to forfeit 24

February 20, 2018 8:03 PM 7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

Authorities say a seventh-grader who shot and injured himself inside an Ohio middle school bathroom also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction. Police emphasized the device wasn't an explosive that would've harmed anyone. Investigators say no other students were hurt Tuesday morning in the shooting at Jackson Middle School, near Massillon 30

February 20, 2018 6:00 PM House Democrats ask EPA chief for details on premium travel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the House energy committee on Tuesday asked Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt to explain travel records that recently came to light, which showed he has taken frequent first-class flights at taxpayer expense. The Democrats wrote a letter asking Pruitt to provide a list of all dates where he traveled 21

February 20, 2018 5:55 PM Douglas High School will resume classes Feb. 27, less than two weeks after deadly mass shooting

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has been closed since last Wednesday, when 17 students and faculty were killed. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High is scheduled to re-open to students on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the school district said Monday night. After the Feb. 14 mass shooting that left 17 dead, a voluntary campus orientation will be held for students 22