school shootings

December 21, 2018 - 12:43 pm
The parents of a man killed in a 2012 mass shooting say the White House's new school safety recommendations include a "significant inaccuracy" about a campaign they founded. A federal report released this week urged media outlets not to use shooters' names in coverage of school shootings. It said...
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December 20, 2018 - 1:04 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Bodies. Chaos. The smell of gunpowder and blood. A deputy wandering aimlessly, muttering to himself. Officers who arrived at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the minutes after a gunman killed 14 students and three staff members Feb. 14 described the confusion,...
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University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, left, with John Nielsen, a former commissioner for public safety, speaks at a news conference presenting the findings of a review of the Lauren McCluskey case, in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
December 19, 2018 - 6:22 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An investigation into the death of a University of Utah student shot by a man she briefly dated found her friends had reported his controlling behavior and interest in getting her a gun nearly a month before the shooting, but that warning never made it to police. The probe...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. President Donald Trump’s school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline. The commission was led by DeVos and made dozens of policy recommendations in a report released Tuesday. Trump created the panel in March following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 18, 2018 - 5:06 pm
The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to roll back an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that critics say left schools afraid to take action against potentially dangerous students. The recommendation was among dozens issued in a new report by...
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December 18, 2018 - 11:06 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A 16-year-old girl was shot dead in front of fellow students in her high school's bicycle shed Tuesday, Dutch police said. A 31-year-old suspect, police said in a statement, was arrested shortly after the shooting at the school, which was identified by local media as...
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December 09, 2018 - 11:20 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting. The documents that a court ordered...
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As first lady Melania Trump applauds, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed in the Parkland shooting, after Pollack spoke during a Hanukkah reception, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. At right is Pollack's wife, Julie Phillips. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 06, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a Florida school shooting victim helped the White House celebrate Hanukkah on Thursday and lauded President Donald Trump as a "fighter" who has "retaken Washington for the American people." Trump said the menorah was being lit in the East Room in memory of 18-year-...
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December 03, 2018 - 2:22 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — William Peace University in North Carolina says a possible gunman was reported on campus and is telling people to shelter in place. In a tweet, the school said a gunman was reportedly on his way to the campus. School spokesman Ian Dunne said Raleigh police are on the scene to...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 photo, a makeshift memorial of flowers rests on bushes outside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Mass shootings, hurricanes, fires - for many people across the nation, 2018 was a year of loss unlike any other. As the quintessentially American holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, some will abandon traditions or chose not to mark the holiday at all. Others will celebrate new friendships forged in the wake of tragedy. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 21, 2018 - 4:02 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mass shootings, hurricanes, fires — for many people across the nation, 2018 was a year of loss unlike any other. As the quintessentially American holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, some will abandon traditions or choose not to mark the holiday at all. Others will...
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November 21, 2018 - 6:50 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon's military has freed nine children and their teacher who had been kidnapped by gunmen Tuesday from a school in Kumba, in the country's restive English-speaking South West region, a military official said Wednesday. Armed gunmen abducted the students from Lords...
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