Stories tagged: school shooting
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, a day of memorial services and moments of silence to mark the sixth anniversary of the …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre recommended Wednesday that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre began discussions Friday on what recommendations it will make regarding student safety, mental health and steps to prevent future school shootings.
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Armed with a .22 caliber pistol, two teenagers stormed into a public school in southeastern Brazil and opened fire Friday, wounding three students, one of them seriously, police said.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
One year later, Freeman is still strong. And vulnerable. Reminders of strength are everywhere, as hashtagged signs hang on houses and barns and the cars and trucks that ply the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she has “no intention of taking any action” regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was killed and an 18-year-old critically wounded when a gun battle broke out near a Northern California high school.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida’s school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged by a detective to speak …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
Florida’s gun and mental health laws likely could not have prevented school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying last year the semi-automatic rifle authorities say he used to kill 17 …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
A commission investigating the Florida high school massacre heard Tuesday the suspect’s late mother allowed him to buy a gun even though his mental health counselors opposed the idea and …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Sandy Hook group gives award to Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown calls for more action on gun violence
The group Sandy Hook Promise awarded the congresswoman for her work pushing legislation that authorized federal money for school training programs and measures like metal detectors to address school shootings. …
Sun., June 3, 2018, 12:22 p.m.
The senior class from the Florida high school where 17 people died in February’s gun massacre held graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon, with the focus on honoring four students slain in …
UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Felony charges expected against student accused of threatening to shoot up Lewis and Clark High School
Spokane police will seek criminal charges against an LC student suspected of making threats of a school shooting that gripped the downtown high school this week.
UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Suspect identified in connection with Lewis and Clark High School threats; nearly 1,000 students stay home Wednesday
Police have detained and interviewed a suspect in connection with threats of a school shooting at Lewis and Clark High School.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Bellevue gaming company Valve removed a game developer from its website Tuesday after online outrage over a video game depicting a school shooting.
Mon., May 28, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
A suburban Indianapolis teacher who was shot while tackling and disarming a student inside his classroom said Monday that his swift decisions “were the only acceptable actions” to save his …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 1:51 p.m.
A male student armed with two handguns opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wrapped up three days of emotional meetings on school safety and mass shootings Thursday by speaking with survivors from last week’s shooting at a high school …
Thu., May 24, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
An active FBI agent who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School during the December 2012 school shooting is joining a group of families of children killed inside the school …
Mon., May 21, 2018, 12:46 p.m.
A history buff who wanted to join the Army leaned against a closet door to keep the gunman from entering and an artistic student who liked red hair dye were …
UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a “hardening” of the nation’s school buildings in the wake of the attack by a 17-year-old student who killed 10 people at …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
A high school student was shot in the arm Friday at high school in the California city of Palmdale and a 14-year-old suspect was taken into custody, officials said.
Sat., April 21, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
For the second time in about a week, a minor was arrested and charged with a felony after threatening classmates over social media.
Tue., April 10, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
New Jersey, Colorado, Los Angeles, Raleigh-Durham – the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students reel off their upcoming travel schedule at a dizzying pace. This is their new life, traveling …
Sat., April 7, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting joined the Rev. Al Sharpton on Saturday to announce a June rally in front of President Donald Trump’s Manhattan apartment to protest …
Mon., April 2, 2018, 2 p.m.
Students at the Florida high school where 17 students and staff members were massacred are now carrying their belongings in clear plastic backpacks in hopes that it will make it …
UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018, 11:52 a.m.
The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing on the campus where the deadly rampage occurred and was sentenced to time served and …
Sat., March 24, 2018
Only three students were shot at an American school Tuesday. Two of them were hospitalized, and only the 17-year-old gunman died. This made the attack at a southern Maryland high …