Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect plead not guilty to manslaughter charges

Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect plead not guilty to manslaughter charges

Dec 4 (Reuters) – A Michigan judge set bail at $500,000 each for the parents of a teenager accused of murdering four fellow high school students with a weapon the couple bought him as a Christmas gift, after authorities arrested the couple on Saturday following a manhunt.Appearing by videolink from jail for their arraignment, James … Read more

Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect held on $500,000 bond : NPR

Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect held on $500,000 bond : NPR

Jennifer Crumbley and James Crumbley, pictured in a handout from the Oakland County sheriff’s office when law enforcement were searching for the couple Friday. AP hide caption toggle caption AP Jennifer Crumbley and James Crumbley, pictured in a handout from the Oakland County sheriff’s office when law enforcement were searching for the couple Friday. AP … Read more

Oxford high school shooting: Ethan Crumbley’s parents arrested after manhunt in Michigan

Oxford high school shooting: Ethan Crumbley's parents arrested after manhunt in Michigan

James and Jennifer Crumbley entered not guilty pleas to all charges against them during their arraignment Saturday morning.The couple “fully intended” to turn themselves in “first thing this morning for arraignment,” attorneys representing them said in a statement Saturday morning ahead of their arraignment.[Original story, published at 9:39 a.m. ET]James and Jennifer Crumbley, the parents … Read more

Oxford High School shooting: Parents of the Michigan high school shooting suspect are charged with crimes tied to deadly rampage, prosecutor says

Oxford High School shooting: Parents of the Michigan high school shooting suspect are charged with crimes tied to deadly rampage, prosecutor says

“It’s been a devastating week for us,” Oakland County District Attorney Karen McDonald said at a press conference. “There are other individuals who contributed … and it’s my intention to hold them accountable as well.”In this rare instance of charging parents, prosecutors will try to prove that James and Jennifer Crumbley were criminally negligent and … Read more

Michigan high school shooting: Investigators reveal concerns about behavior of suspect leading up to the tragedy

Michigan high school shooting: Investigators reveal concerns about behavior of suspect leading up to the tragedy

The day before Ethan Crumbley, 15, allegedly opened fire on his classmates at Oxford High School, the student met “with school personnel about some concerning behavior,” Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard said.And hours before the shooting Tuesday, Crumbley and his parents had a meeting with school officials about a different issue, according to Bouchard, who … Read more

Here’s why the suspected Michigan school shooter has been charged with terrorism

Here's why the suspected Michigan school shooter has been charged with terrorism

He will also face one count of terrorism causing death, a rare charge for a school shooting.The events unfolded Tuesday at Oxford High School when, law enforcement officials say, the 15-year-old shot at people in a school hallway, firing more than 30 shots at people and through classroom doors. Three people died Tuesday and another … Read more

Pool league raises money for coats for children |

Pool league raises money for coats for children |

The Tri-Cities APA Pool League & Breaking Tradition Pool Room in Kingsport ran a fundraiser billiards tournament on Nov. 13 and raised $910 for New Kids Coats. The money raised was enough for roughly 60 coats for children. Thanks to the fundraiser, there will be some warm kids this winter at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School.  … Read more

Skagway’s school librarian is helping raise money for new books | KHNS Radio

Skagway’s school librarian is helping raise money for new books | KHNS Radio

School kids hard at work at Skagway’s school library. Photo by Katie Kollasch. The Skagway School has a new librarian this year, Katie Kollasch. During her brief tenure, she’s noticed plenty of books on the library shelves that need to be replaced. Instead of asking the school for more money out of the budget, however,  … Read more

4th victim dies in Michigan school shooting; suspect identified, charged

4th victim dies in Michigan school shooting; suspect identified, charged

A 17-year-old student is the fourth victim to die in a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan as murder charges were announced against the teenage suspect.The suspected shooter, Ethan Crumbley, 15, was charged Wednesday with four counts of first-degree murder, one count of terrorism causing death, seven counts of assault with intent to murder, and … Read more

Michigan high school shooting: Students grabbed scissors for self-defense and escaped out a window in rampage that killed 3 and injured 8

Michigan high school shooting: Students grabbed scissors for self-defense and escaped out a window in rampage that killed 3 and injured 8

Then frightened students barricaded doors, phoned for help and picked up anything they could grab in case they needed to fight back.”We grabbed calculators, we grabbed scissors just in case the shooter got in and we had to attack them,” he said, describing how a bullet pierced one of the desks they’d used to block … Read more