Crime and Incidents

Boy Pulls Gun on Classmate, Demands Chicken McNugget

Chicken McNuggets are displayed in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, on March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Chicken McNuggets are displayed in Olmsted Falls, Ohio, on March 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

NEW YORK—A 12-year-old New York City boy is accused of pulling a gun on a classmate and demanding that she give him her chicken nugget...

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