Stories tagged: school shooting
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 4 p.m.
Families in Marysville school shooting settle lawsuit for $18 million
The families of five Washington state high school students fatally shot in a high school cafeteria in 2014 have settled a lawsuit against the schools district’s insurance company for $18 …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Moses Lake school shooter Barry Loukaitis resentenced to 189 years
School shooter Barry Loukaitis, who killed three people and wounded a fourth at a Moses Lake middle school in 1996, was resentenced on Wednesday to 189 years in prison.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
School shooter Barry Loukaitis apologizes as he awaits resentencing
The prisoner who as a teenager opened fire at his middle school in Washington state more than 20 years ago has spoken out for the first time, apologizing for killing …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
San Bernardino school shooting: Veteran killed wife after making threats
The man who opened fire in a San Bernardino school was a deeply religious Navy veteran who accused his newlywed wife of infidelity.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
French high school shooting: 4 shot, student arrested
A 16-year-old student opened fire at a high school in southern France on Thursday, wounding two other students and the principal trying to intervene, officials said.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1:34 p.m.
School shootings rise when economy struggles, study suggests
A new study finds that school shootings rise when the economy tanks, even as violent crime in general appears to be unaffected. Researchers analyzed data from 379 shootings in schools …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Court affirms conviction of teen who made threat in therapy
The state Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a teen who had told his therapist that he thought about taking a gun to school to shoot students who had …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 7:36 a.m.
Superhero funeral to honor 6-year-old fatally shot at school
TOWNVILLE, S.C. – A 6-year-old boy who died after a teen gunman opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school will be remembered Wednesday as a superhero. Jacob Hall’s family …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 1:16 p.m.
Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shooting
A 6-year-old boy who was critically wounded in a school shooting died Saturday, days after a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a school playground, authorities said.
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
Authorities: South Carolina elementary school shooter killed father before rampage
Authorities on Wednesday responded to a shooting at an elementary school in South Carolina. It was not immediately clear precisely where in or around the school gunfire occurred, but local …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
During UCLA shooting, students struggled with unlocked doors
In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 2:44 p.m.
1 dead, 1 hurt in D.C. school shooting, official says
An official says one person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a high school in suburban Washington, D.C.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Ohio school district welcomes students back after shootings
Students have returned to school in a southwest Ohio district two days after authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot students in a cafeteria.
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Saskatchewan shootings leave four dead, two hurt
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says five are dead and two others are injured after a school shooting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Courtroom shows tribal rift as school shooter’s father is sentenced
SEATTLE – The courtroom was divided Monday along the lines that have separated an American Indian tribe since one of their own killed four high school classmates and himself with …
Sat., Oct. 17, 2015, 6:55 p.m.
Oregon college shooting victim writes about gunman’s rampage
Chris Mintz, an Oregon college student celebrated as a hero for running toward danger while a gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College, says the shooter showed no emotion as …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 9, 2015, 2:10 p.m.
One dead, one wounded in Texas college shooting
Officials say Texas Southern University is on lockdown after two people were shot at a student housing complex.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 9, 2015, 2:53 p.m.
1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University
An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and injured three others, authorities said Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 8, 2015, 11:06 p.m.
Vestal: ‘They’re coming for your guns’ paranoia makes a mockery of real victims of mass shootings
Maybe you thought the nine dead and the torn-apart community of Roseburg, Ore., were the victims of the latest school gun massacre. But in this case, as with all of …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 14, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
Professor dead after shooting at Mississippi college
JACKSON, Miss. — A professor was killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi, and investigators are searching for another school employee in connection with the killing, officials …
Mon., April 27, 2015, 9:20 a.m.
Shooting at Lacey, WA, high school; reportedly no one hurt
LACEY, Wash. — District officials say reportedly no one has been injured in a school shooting in Washington state, and the gunman has been apprehended by staff.
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014, 4:46 p.m.
Pakistan vows to increase fight against Taliban after 141 killed at school
In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school Tuesday and killed 141 people — almost all of them students — before government …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014, 2:48 p.m.
22-year-old arrested in connection with shooting near Portland school
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say a 22-year-old man arrested in connection with a shooting outside an alternative high school has ties to a gang.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 12, 2014, 1:33 p.m.
Police say shooting outside Portland high school possibly gang-related
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside an alternative high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said.
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014, 7:29 a.m.
Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library, sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for …
Fri., Oct. 31, 2014, 9:53 p.m.
Fourth teenager dies from Marysville school shooting
One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 24, 2014, 8:12 p.m.
School gunman was homecoming prince
A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before …
UPDATED: Tue., June 10, 2014, 5:23 p.m.
Victim in Oregon school shooting a 14-year-old freshman
TROUTDALE, Ore. — Police rushed to a Portland-area high school following reports of gunfire. Shortly after, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office reported that the shooter is dead.
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013, 12:53 p.m.
Injuries reported in Colorado school shooting
A hospital spokesman says a student is in critical condition after reports of a shooting at a school in suburban Denver.
Wed., Oct. 23, 2013, 8:17 a.m.
Mass. teacher slain; 14-year-old student charged
DANVERS, Mass. — A 14-year-old high school student was accused of killing a math teacher, whose body was found in the woods behind the school.