JASPER, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy deliberately shot and killed a 12-year-old girl outside a foster home in rural southwest Missouri where they both lived using a gun he had taken from the house, the local sheriff said Friday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa lottery security officer convicted in July of rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot faces new allegations that he had close acquaintances cash in on lottery prizes in other states over several years, authorities said Friday.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions on Friday when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — An official says hundreds of students failed to show up for class at a high school in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, after several suicide notes were found from a student who said he was going to kill himself on campus.