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Dave Collins

The Associated Press

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Past articles by Dave:

In historic shift, far fewer teens face adult US courts

National data shows the number of children sent to adult courts for criminal prosecution in the U.S. has dropped to new lows as more states steer teenagers instead toward rehabilitation and counseling offered by juvenile courts → Read More

In historic shift, far fewer teens face adult US courts

Studies show locking young people up in adult systems can be harmful, physically and psychologically, in addition to putting them at more risk to commit more crimes. → Read More

Feds: National Guard members on state duty can join unions

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Department of Justice has given the green light to National Guard members on active duty for their states to join labor unions, despite a U.S. law that makes it a felony for military personnel on active federal duty to unionize. → Read More

10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

Authorities say a white, 18-year-old gunman in military gear who was livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in New York state, killing 10 people and wounding three others → Read More

10 dead, suspect arrested in mass shooting at supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a Buffalo, New York, supermarket in what authorities described as &#8220… → Read More

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10 dead in gunman’s racist rampage at Buffalo supermarket

Officials said 11 of the victims were Black and two are white. The shooting happened in a predominantly Black neighborhood a few miles north of downtown Buffalo. → Read More

At least 8 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — At least eight people have been killed in a shooting at a... → Read More

Suspect kills 10 at Buffalo supermarket mass shooting; investigated as racially-motivated, violent extremism

A gunman in military-style clothing opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, in what authorities called a "hate crime and racially motived violent extremism," killing 10 people and wounding three others before being taken in custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials said. → Read More

At least 10 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman sporting a rifle and body armor opened fire in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, killing at least 10 people before being taken into custody Saturday afternoon, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. → Read More

'Multiple people' shot at Buffalo, New York, supermarket

BUFFALO, N. Y. (AP) — Multiple people were shot Saturday afternoon at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, police there tweeted, adding that the alleged shooter was in custody. Details on the number of people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their conditions weren't immediately available, and the suspect has not been identified. Police officials and a spokesperson for the supermarket chain… → Read More

At least 8 dead in mass shooting at Buffalo supermarket

Police have the alleged shooter in custody but have yet to release their identity. → Read More

'Multiple people' shot at Buffalo, New York, supermarket

Details on the number of people shot at the Tops Friendly Market and their conditions weren't immediately available, and the suspect has not been identified. → Read More

Connecticut state trooper arraigned in death of Mubarak Soulemane

A white Connecticut state trooper who fatally shot a 19-year-old Black man following a high-speed chase in 2020 has been arraigned on a manslaughter charge. Trooper Brian North said nothing during the brief appearance Tuesday in Milford Superior Court and is free on bail. → Read More

Connecticut woman, daughter sentenced in U.S. Capitol breach

A Connecticut woman and her daughter, who stormed the U.S. Capitol during the January 2021 insurrection, were sentenced this month. → Read More

Connecticut trooper arrested, charged with manslaughter in shooting

State trooper Brian North fatally shot 19-year-old Mubarak Soulemane in January 2020 after a police chase to West Haven. → Read More

Connecticut trooper charged with manslaughter in shooting

A Connecticut state trooper has been charged with manslaughter in the 2020 fatal shooting of a man → Read More

EXPLAINER: What does Infowars’ bankruptcy filing mean?

Infowars has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the website’s founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones faces defamation lawsuits over his comments that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax → Read More

Alex Jones’ Infowars files for bankruptcy protection – Daily News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Infowars has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as the website’s founder and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones faces defamation lawsuits over his comments that… → Read More

Puerto Rico Olympian's mother killed at home by stray bullet

The mother of a Puerto Rican Olympian has been killed by a stray bullet while sewing in her Connecticut home → Read More

Alex Jones appears for questioning in Sandy Hook lawsuit

Alex Jones was questioned Wednesday by lawyers for families of Sandy Hook victims in CT, where a judge ordered mounting fines until he appeared. → Read More