Youth program founder injured in shooting ‘has the biggest heart’

Will Keeps was a 15-year-old Chicago gang member when he witnessed rival members kill his friend. He escaped the streets and moved to Iowa to help other young people from underprivileged backgrounds. Now Keeps is hospitalized and in serious condition following the kind of violence he dedicated his life to stopping: a shooting that killed … Read more

DeSantis faces AP African American Studies to prosecute threat of Florida students, attorney Crump

Civil rights lawyer Ben Crump at an event in New York last June. Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix Civil rights attorney Ben Crump joined Florida students on Wednesday in announcing that they would sue the state and its Republican Governor, Ron DeSantis, if they did not reinstate the African American Studies course in the … Read more

Le suspect de la fusillade de masse de Half Moon Bay est accusé de 7 chefs de meurtre dans l’attaque la plus meurtrière que le comté ait jamais vue

CNN — Le suspect du tir de masse de Half Moon Bay, en Californie, a été inculpé mercredi de sept chefs de meurtre et d’un chef de tentative de meurtre dans ce qui est devenu l’attaque la plus meurtrière de l’histoire du comté de San Mateo, a déclaré le procureur de district. “Celui-ci est dans … Read more

Youth program founder injured in shooting ‘has the biggest heart’

Will Keeps was a 15-year-old Chicago gang member when he witnessed rival members kill his friend. He escaped the streets and moved to Iowa to help other young people from underprivileged backgrounds. Now Keeps is hospitalized and in serious condition following the kind of violence he dedicated his life to stopping: a shooting that killed … Read more

Newport News, Va., shooting: After 6-year-old shoots teacher in classroom, criticism mounts for school district as officials leave posts

CNN — After a 6-year-old allegedly pointed a gun at his teacher and shot him in the chest inside a Virginia elementary school earlier this month, the fallout over whether the shooting was preventable have widened as school officials leave their posts and the district faces a possible lawsuit. Dr. Ebony Parker, vice-principal at Richneck … Read more

Le suspect de la fusillade de masse de Half Moon Bay est accusé de 7 chefs de meurtre dans l’attaque la plus meurtrière que le comté ait jamais vue

CNN — Le suspect du tir de masse de Half Moon Bay, en Californie, a été inculpé mercredi de sept chefs de meurtre et d’un chef de tentative de meurtre dans ce qui est devenu l’attaque la plus meurtrière de l’histoire du comté de San Mateo, a déclaré le procureur de district. “Celui-ci est dans … Read more

Florida school district begins ‘cataloging’ books to comply with DeSantis-backed law

CNN — Efforts are underway in Florida counties to comply with a law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that requires approval of books in classroom libraries. Teachers in the Manatee County School District experience ‘fear’ and ‘confusion’ as the district works to implement HB 1467, which requires books to be pre-approved materials or verified … Read more

Florida school district begins ‘cataloging’ books to comply with DeSantis-backed law

CNN — Efforts are underway in Florida counties to comply with a law championed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that requires approval of books in classroom libraries. Teachers in the Manatee County School District experience ‘fear’ and ‘confusion’ as the district works to implement HB 1467, which requires books to be pre-approved materials or verified … Read more

Governor Whitmer plans tax cuts, tougher gun laws, free pre-K

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday outlined an agenda that will prioritize enacting tougher gun laws, repealing outdated laws that restrict abortion and can getting married and providing pre-K education for all 4-year-olds in the state. Whitmer, in her fifth State of the State Address, also pledged to help drive up … Read more