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'True Hero' of Stabbing Rampage Emerges

Suspect is identified as 18-year-old student Faisal Mohammad

(Newser) - Byron Price was finishing up a construction job at UC Merced on Wednesday when he heard an uproar from inside a classroom. Expecting to find a fight, "I went to open the door to break it up and see if everybody was okay and they all screamed 'run'... More »

5 Stabbed at California College; Cops Kill Assailant

It happened at UC Merced

(Newser) - Authorities say a man stabbed five people on a university campus in central California before police shot and killed him. It happened Wednesday morning at the University of California, Merced, campus. The Merced Sun-Star reports that the assailant is described as a male student in his 20s. The attack took... More »

Male Student, 15, Held in Teacher's Stabbing Death

Police say it's an isolated incident

(Newser) - Police arrested a 15-year-old student today at a Catholic school in Leeds, England, after he allegedly stabbed a teacher there. The teacher, whom students identified as Anne Maguire, 61, was taken to the hospital, but later pronounced dead, the Telegraph reports. "We would like to reassure people that this... More »

Before Stabbing Spree, 2 Threatening Calls Made

Documents: Caller told 2 teen boys he would 'f--- them up'

(Newser) - Before the stabbings at a Pittsburgh-area high school last week, two students at the school received threatening phone calls and messages, according to newly released court documents. Stabbing suspect Alex Hribal is believed to have been behind the calls , the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. One teen boy who received the messages... More »

School Stabber Was 'Shy,' Now 'Confused, Depressed'

Franklin Regional High School students tell their stories

(Newser) - We're starting to get a clearer idea of yesterday's stabbing spree at Franklin Regional High School, and of Alex Hribal, the boy who police say did the stabbing, as students step forward to tell their stories. Here's what we know so far:
  • Gracey Evans, who's been
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Assistant Principal, Guard Tackled Student With Knife

One student remains critically injured with stab wounds

(Newser) - A student who was stabbed in the liver remains in critical condition following today's rampage at a high school in suburban Pittsburgh that left 23 others injured and a sophomore in custody. The suspect is 16-year-old Alex Hribal, and he has been charged as an adult with four counts... More »

Officials: Male Sophomore Went on Stabbing Spree

He's in custody, 20 injured

(Newser) - A male sophomore is in custody after 20 were injured in "multiple stabbings" at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., this morning, WPXI reports. Nineteen students and a security guard were hurt, according to KDKA , which reports that the suspect had two knives on him. Of those injured,... More »

Teen Stabbed to Death, 3 Hurt in Texas School Fight

It may have been a knife fight

(Newser) - A 17-year-old student was stabbed to death and three others injured during a fight at a Texas high school today. Three "persons of interest" are in custody, KHOU reports. All of the victims are students. One 16-year-old was airlifted to a nearby hospital in critical condition, though his parents... More »

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