Former CFL running back Messam pleads guilty to voyeurism for filming sexual encounter

Calgary Stampeders running back Jerome Messam (33) is tackled by Toronto Argonauts linebacker Terrance Plummer (47) as he scores a touchdown during first half CFL football action in the 105th Grey Cup in 2017 in Ottawa. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick) Calgary Stampeders running back Jerome Messam (33) is tackled by Toronto Argonauts linebacker Terrance Plummer (47) as he scores a touchdown during first half CFL football action in the 105th Grey Cup in 2017 in Ottawa. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)

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Gunman kills at least 19 children at Texas elementary school

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was killed by law enforcement.

A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center, Tuesday May 24, 2022, after a mass shooting at a Texas school. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

U.S. senator begs for gun compromise after Texas shooting

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who came to Congress representing Sandy Hook, begged his colleagues to finally pass legislation addressing the nation's gun violence problem as the latest school shooting unfolded Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas.