US Minnesota sheriff: 8 injured when school van, semi collide
Birmingham police: 2 students injured in shooting at Huffman High School
UPDATE: Birmingham City Schools released the following statement on a shooting at Huffman High School: "Two students were involved in a shooting during dismissal today at Huffman High School. The school was placed on a brief lockdown, and police were called to the scene. Students have been released and police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting." -- Birmingham police say two students were injured in an accidental shooting at Huffman High School Wednesday afternoon. According to police, one of the students has life-threatening injuries. Both are being taken to UAB Hospital. A Birmingham fire official said a third person was being evaluated at the school. WVTM 13 is working to gather more information at the scene. Look for updates here and on WVTM 13 News. Stream live online at http://www.wvtm13.com/nowcast.
BENSON, Minn. — A sheriff says eight people have been injured in a crash involving a school van and a semitrailer in western Minnesota.
Shooting suspect's brother arrested on trespassing charge
The brother of the 19-year-old who confessed to gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school spent the night in jail after he was arrested for trespassing on the campus. Broward Sheriff's deputies arrested 18-year-old Zachary Cruz on Monday afternoon, saying he rode his skateboard onto the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus after being warned to stay away. They put him in the same Fort Lauderdale jail where his brother, Nikolas Cruz, has been housed since the Feb. 14 shooting.Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie called Zachary Cruz's actions odd, and said "I understand it does creep people out.
Swift County Sheriff John Holtz says seven schoolchildren have been injured along with the woman who was driving the van they were in. He says all eight have been taken to hospitals but details about their injuries are not clear.
He says the children are ages 8 to 16.
Holtz says the man driving the semitrailer was evaluated at the scene and released.
The crash occurred Monday afternoon about 10 miles west of Benson, Minnesota. The sheriff's office says the children were in a Hancock Public School transport van.
KSTP-TV reported that Hancock Superintendent Loren Hacker says school officials are working with authorities to make sure the needs of the students and their families are addressed.
The cause of the crash is being investigated.
Maryland high school shooting: 16-year-old victim still in critical condition Thursday .
<p>The 16-year-old victim of Tuesday’s shooting at Great Mills High School — identified by family as Jaelynn Willey — remained in critical condition two days later, according to a hospital spokesman.</p>“I wish that I had some other update to give you all, other than that she is still in critical condition,” an update on her YouCaring page reads. “Your outpouring of donations and love and prayers and support is being felt so deeply by her family and they cannot thank you enough.
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