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  • 5 dead, 2 others injured in Saskatchewan school shooting

    January 22, 2016 6:39 PM

    TORONTO - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says five are dead and two others are injured after a school shooting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Trudeau said from Davos, Switzerland that the suspect is in custody. The grade 7 through 12 La Loche Community School is in... more »
  • 1 dead in Texas college housing complex shooting

    October 9, 2015 2:51 PM

    HOUSTON - Houston Police say one person is dead and another wounded after a shooting at a Texas Southern University student housing complex. University spokesman Kendrick Callis said the shooting was reported around 11:30 a.m. Friday at University Courtyard Apartments on the edge of the Houston campus. Callis said the... more »
  • Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside school

    December 12, 2014 2:58 PM

    PORTLAND, OR - Police say a shooter wounded two boys and one girl outside an alternative high school in what may be a gang-related attack in Portland, Oregon. Sgt. Pete Simpson said Friday that the victims are believed to be students at Rosemary Anderson High School, which serves about 190... more »
  • Report questions role of wealth in Newtown shooter's care

    November 22, 2014 10:47 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A review of the educational and mental health background of the man who carried out the 2012 Newtown massacre asks whether the race and affluence of his family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems. A report released Friday by the Connecticut Office... more »
  • Teacher takes plea after gun discharges at school

    November 5, 2014 1:52 PM

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah schoolteacher whose gun accidentally went off in an elementary school bathroom is agreeing to pay a fine and take a firearm-safety class as part of a plea deal. Authorities say Michelle Montgomery has already paid $200 to replace a toilet that exploded when her... more »
  • Washington school shooter's death ruled suicide

    October 27, 2014 1:42 PM

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. - Authorities officially released the names and causes of death of one of the victims and the gunman killed during the Washington state high school shooting. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Monday that 14-year-old Zoe R. Galasso died of a gunshot wound to the head and... more »
  • Washington school shooter's death ruled suicide

    October 27, 2014 11:08 AM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - Authorities officially released the names and causes of death of one of the victims and the gunman killed during the Washington state high school shooting. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Monday that 14-year-old Zoe R. Galasso died of a gunshot wound to the head and... more »
  • Hospital: Teen wounded in school shooting dies Play Video

    October 27, 2014 2:00 AM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three. Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett said 14-year-old Gia Soriano died Sunday night. Another girl was... more »
  • Police: Shooter used rifle in Oregon school shooting

    June 10, 2014 2:26 PM

    TROUTDALE, OR - Officials say a lone gunman armed with a rifle killed one student and injured a teacher at an Oregon school before the shooter was found dead. Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said Tuesday authorities have tentatively identified the gunman, but aren't ready at this point to release... more »
  • Police: Gunman kills student in school shooting

    June 10, 2014 12:15 PM

    TROUTDALE, Ore. - Police in Oregon say a gunman fatally shot a student at a high school near Portland. Authorities said Tuesday the suspect also was dead and the situation is stabilized. The Multnomah County sheriff's office said there were reports of shots fired about 8 a.m. at Reynolds High... more »
  • Students arrested for Instagram school threats

    April 17, 2014 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the School Drug Task Force arrested two students in East Baton Rouge Parish after they said the pair posted threats against their school on the social media network Instagram. An East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson said the Westdale Middle School students made threats... more »
  • Lawyer: Boy jailed in Philly shooting not to blame

    January 19, 2014 10:33 AM

    PHILADELPHIA - The attorney for a 17-year-old boy charged with shooting two students inside a Philadelphia school gym says his client isn't responsible. Police have said they charged Raisheem Rochwell based on surveillance video and witness information from the shooting Friday afternoon at Delaware Valley Charter High School. Police say... more »
  • 2 students shot in Philly school gym; boy held

    January 17, 2014 3:53 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Police say up to three boys may have been involved in the shooting of a couple of fellow students at a Philadelphia high school gym. They say one boy has been captured near his home and one or two more are being sought. The shooting happened Friday at... more »
  • New Mexico boy, 12, shoots 2 classmates at school

    January 14, 2014 10:49 AM

    ROSWELL, N.M. - Officials and witnesses say a 12-year-old boy drew a shotgun from a band-instrument case and shot and wounded two classmates at his New Mexico middle school before a teacher talked him into dropping the weapon. A boy was critically injured and a girl was in satisfactory condition... more »
  • Police to update investigation on school shooting

    December 30, 2013 7:05 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Investigators plan to release updated information about a shotgun attack on a suburban Denver high school that fatally wounded a 17-year-old girl. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson scheduled a news conference for Monday morning on the Dec. 13 shooting at Arapahoe County High School. Claire Davis, a... more »
  • Colo. school shooting victim still critical

    December 16, 2013 12:41 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Administrators are being allowed back into a high school in suburban Denver when a 17-year-old girl was shot and critically wounded Friday by a classmate who then took his own life. Officials haven't said when classes at Arapahoe High School will resume. Her family says Claire Davis... more »
  • Sheriff: School shooter dead, two students hurt

    December 13, 2013 2:35 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Authorities near Denver said a school shooter is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot, but not before at least two other students were hurt. Authorities said the shooter was armed with a shotgun, and a device that may be a Molotov cocktail was found at the scene... more »
  • Sandy Hook parents play key role in gun control debate

    December 11, 2013 10:11 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence. After 12 months of personal suffering and political frustration, they have become key players in an effort to pressure Congress... more »
  • Newtown releases 911 calls from school shooting

    December 4, 2013 2:36 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn.- Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming. The operators urge the people inside the school to take cover as they reach out to town officials and... more »
  • Newtown to release 911 calls from school shooting

    December 4, 2013 6:29 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn.- Recordings of 911 calls from the Newtown school shooting are being released. A state prosecutor dropped his fight to continue withholding the tapes this week after an order to provide them to The Associated Press, which has sought the recordings in part to examine the police response to... more »
  • Conn. to end fight of release of Newtown 911 calls

    December 2, 2013 4:08 PM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut prosecutor says he will not appeal a judge's order to release 911 recordings from last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III led the investigation into the Dec. 14 shooting that killed 20 children and six women. He said Monday... more »
  • Report due on Sandy Hook shooting investigation

    November 25, 2013 7:25 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Investigators are planning to release a long-awaited report on the Connecticut school shooting, nearly a year after the massacre of 20 children and six women inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. The summary report could provide some of the first official answers to questions about the history... more »
  • 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school, gunman loose

    November 13, 2013 2:54 PM

    PITTSBURGH - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman. School officials say three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in... more »
  • Family IDs teacher as Nev. school shooting victim

    October 21, 2013 11:38 AM

    SPARKS, Nev. - Family members have identified a math teacher as the staff member who was killed while trying to stop a shooter at a northern Nevada middle school. Chanda Landsberry says her 45-year-old brother-in-law, Michael Landsberry, died in the Monday morning shooting at Sparks Middle School. The suspected gunman... more »
  • Public access barred at Newtown school demolition

    October 15, 2013 8:09 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Contractors demolishing Sandy Hook Elementary School are being required to sign confidentiality agreements forbidding public discussion of the site, photographs or disclosure of any information. Selectman Will Rodgers says officials want the Newtown school where 20 children and six educators were fatally shot last December to be... more »
  • Oklahoma teen found guilty in school shooting plot

    September 25, 2013 9:08 AM

    TULSA, Okla. - A teenager has been convicted of plotting to kill students and teachers in a mass shooting at a northeastern Oklahoma high school. The Washington County jury on Tuesday found 19-year-old Sammie Chavez guilty of planning to cause bodily harm and recommended a 30-month prison term. The... more »
  • Sandy Hook students return to school for new year

    August 27, 2013 7:54 AM

    MONROE, Conn. - Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes Tuesday in a neighboring town. Newtown's first day of school is Tuesday. The Sandy Hook Elementary School students are being bused to the neighboring town of Monroe,... more »
  • School employee helped avert tragedy in standoff

    August 22, 2013 7:17 AM

    DECATUR, Ga. - The 911 tapes from a standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee's calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries. Police said that school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff was heroic in how she responded after being taken hostage... more »
  • Elementary kids at high school day after Ga. gunfire

    August 21, 2013 12:12 PM

    DECATUR, Ga. - Students at an Atlanta-area elementary school are attending classes today at a nearby high school. They were evacuated yesterday from their elementary school because of gunfire at the school. Police say a man armed with an assault rifle and other weapons was able to slip into the... more »
  • Active shooter training today at LSU Lab School

    August 2, 2013 10:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Several law enforcement agencies gathered at the LSU Lab School today to learn more about how to respond to a school shooting. LSU Police, Baton Rouge Police, LSP, and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office took part in the active shooter training with the FBI. ... more »
  • Newtown parents back study for clues to violence

    April 15, 2013 9:14 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence. Jeremy Richman and Jennifer Hensel on Monday announced a scientific advisory board for the Avielle Foundation, which was established with the goal... more »
  • Teachers' group blasts recommendation for armed staff

    April 2, 2013 1:24 PM

    WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Teachers is denouncing a suggestion that schools train selected staff to carry weapons, and that each school should have at least one armed security officer. The head of the teachers' group calls the idea a "cruel hoax" that won't protect children and schools.... more »
  • Authorities: Teen wounded in Ga. school shooting

    January 31, 2013 2:14 PM

    ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's police chief says an armed officer working at a city middle school where a teen was shot was able to disarm the suspect moments after the shooting. Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was shot in the back of the neck Thursday at Price Middle School and... more »
  • Student arrested after bomb threat, evacuation

    January 30, 2013 3:20 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities arrested an East Feliciana High student today after they said another student overheard them threaten to bomb and shoot up the school. State Police said 17-year-old Sean Mahan faces terrorizing charges in connection with the incident, which caused the school to be evacuated. Investigators said... more »
  • Newtown expands scope of planned children's museum

    January 29, 2013 3:47 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Children's museums across the country are helping build a new museum in Newtown, Conn. Plans for the Everwonder Children's Museum have been in the works since 2011. They were supported by Sandy Hook Elementary School Principal Dawn Hochsprung, who was among those killed in last month's massacre.... more »
  • Background checks peak in week after Conn shooting

    January 28, 2013 3:55 PM

    WASHINGTON - The FBI says the week following the Newtown, Connecticut, shooting massacre saw the greatest number of background checks for firearms sales and permits to carry guns conducted within a one-week period since 1998. The FBI says the second highest week was when President Barack Obama announced sweeping plans... more »
  • School systems covering cost of extra security on campus Play Video

    January 24, 2013 10:23 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- The public school system in Iberville Parish is adding more school resource officers to its staff, a direct result of the school shooting in Connecticut at the end of 2012. The Iberville Parish School System is covering most of the cost. The district plans to hire three school... more »
  • Little expected from exam of school gunman's body

    January 11, 2013 7:02 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain his actions. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports that Dr. H. Wayne Carver II,... more »
  • Judge: Man in school shooting not fit for trial

    January 7, 2013 5:42 PM

    OAKLAND, Calif. - A man accused of killing seven people at a small California Christian college has been deemed mentally unfit for trial. A judge issued the ruling Monday and ordered defendant One Goh to return to court Jan. 28. Goh is charged with seven counts of murder and three... more »
  • Judge delays Ohio school shooting trial

    January 7, 2013 10:01 AM

    CHARDON, Ohio - A judge in Ohio has indefinitely delayed the murder trial of an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of three high school classmates. Judge David Fuhry in Chardon, east of Cleveland, said Monday that he will hold a hearing in late January to discuss a new... more »
  • Sandy Hook students, teachers head back to school

    January 1, 2013 10:39 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Classes are starting Thursday at a repurposed school for students who survived a shooting rampage three weeks ago in Newtown, Conn. Desks have been taken to the new building in nearby Monroe along with backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos following the Dec. 14... more »

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