MARIETTA, GA.

Stroller shooting verdict

An 18-year-old man was convicted of murder in the shooting of a baby who was riding in a stroller alongside his mom in a town in coastal Georgia despite the defense’s attempt to cast guilt upon several others, including the child’s parents. Jurors deliberated about two hours before finding De’Marquise Elkins guilty of 11 counts, including two counts of felony murder and one count of malice murder in the March 21 killing of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago in Brunswick. The man’s mother, Karimah Elkins, was on trial alongside him and was found guilty of tampering with evidence but acquitted of lying to police.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

Shooter wounds student

One student was wounded in a shooting at a school Friday and another was in custody as a suspect, police said. Officers responded to a shooting report about 2:30 p.m. at Carver High School The report came just over an hour before classes would have been dismissed. Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree said at a news conference that the school was conducting a fire drill at the time.

WASHINGTON

Supreme emcee for vows

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will officiate at a same-sex wedding this weekend in what is believed to be a first for a member of the nation’s highest court. Ginsburg will officiate Saturday at the marriage of Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser and John Roberts, a government economist. “Michael Kaiser is a friend and someone I much admire,” Ginsburg said in a news release Friday. “That is why I am officiating at his wedding.” Same-sex marriage is legal in the District of Columbia and 13 states.

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

Major quake hits islands

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Alaska’s Aleutian Islands with a jet-like rumble Friday that shook homes and sent residents scrambling for cover. The major temblor struck at 8:25 a.m. local time, but there were are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

Compiled from wire reports.