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School lockdown drills prepare kids for the worst

School lockdown drills prepare kids for the worst

They include "locks, lights, out of sight" run-throughs twice a year.

December 13, 2014 8:00 pm Related Loading…
Police: Gunman kills student in Oregon school shooting

Police: Gunman kills student in Oregon school shooting

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A gunman shot and killed a student Tuesday at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon shortly after classes started and was found dead himself as police arrived, authorities said. The attack panicked students at Reynolds High School in Troutdale after a loc…

June 10, 2014 9:44 amLoading…

Photos: Motive of Sandy Hook School shooter unknown

Nearly a year after Adam Lanza shot his mother to death and then massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., prosecutors closed the case Monday with a report that sketched a chilling portrait of a young man with a twisted fascination with violence. But they were unable t…

November 25, 2013 8:48 pmLoading…

Report analyzes common factors in school attack incidents

An recent study from the state of Massachusetts' Commonwealth Critical Infrastructure Program about school shooting incidents.

October 09, 2013 10:45 amLoading…
School shooter in ‘killer’ T-shirt, flips off families in Ohio court

School shooter in ‘killer’ T-shirt, flips off families in Ohio court

CHARDON, Ohio — Wearing a T-shirt with “killer” scrawled across it, a teenager cursed and gestured obscenely as he was given three life sentences Tuesday for shooting to death three students in an Ohio high school cafeteria.

March 19, 2013 9:39 amLoading…

Teacher, staffer convince Calif. school shooter to surrender

TAFT, Calif. — A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a rural California high school on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another but missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member, officials said.

January 10, 2013 2:19 pmLoading…

AZ attorney general proposes arming 1 educator per school

PHOENIX — In the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is proposing a plan to allow one educator in each school to carry a gun.

December 26, 2012 4:04 pmLoading…

Group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 200 Utah teachers are expected to pack a convention hall on Thursday for six hours of concealed-weapons training as organizers seek to arm more educators in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting.

December 26, 2012 1:45 pmLoading…

Israel rejects US gun lobby claims on its security

JERUSALEM — Israel’s policy on issuing guns is restrictive, and armed guards at its schools are meant to stop terrorists, not crazed or disgruntled gunmen, experts said Monday, rejecting claims by America’s top gun lobby that Israel serves as proof for its philosophy that the U.S. needs more…

December 24, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

Blog: Tucson vigil for Connecticut shooting victims on Sunday

Homicide Survivors, Inc. will host a local candlelight vigil for Connecticut shooting victims tomorrow - Sunday, Dec. 16 -  evening.

December 15, 2012 1:57 pmLoading…
Man killed mother before deadly school rampage

Man killed mother before deadly school rampage

A man opened fire Friday inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children.

December 14, 2012 10:56 am Related Loading…

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