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New Details Emerge on Monroe Man's Alleged School Shooting Threat: Report

Peter Jennings, 21, was arrested for making a reference to a school shooting on Facebook last week.

Facebook

Texas high school shooting: Girl shooter dead, 2 injured

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 14-year-old freshman shot and killed herself after shooting and wounding another female student at Alpine High School in west Texas, authorities said Thursday.<p>In the confusion that followed, numerous law enforcement officers rushed to the scene and a US marshal accidentally shot a …

Crime

That’s odd — all the videos in the Jesse Watters’ “Violence in the Classroom” segment share one feature

To question whether you could guess what it is would be a greater insult to intelligence than he is<p>In the “Watters’ World” segment on The O’Reilly Factor Monday evening, confirmation-bias incarnate Jesse Watters presented an “investigation” into “Violence in the Schools” — an “investigation” that …

Facing the Reality of School Shootings

Another day, another tragedy. As a parent, I often tend to look the other way because the reality of these tragic situations are too hard to face. It is too gut-wrenching to put myself in the shoes of parents who have lost their children... too painful to imagine it happening to my own children. So …

Education

When Schools Simulate Mass Shootings

K-12 students are now learning how to prepare for trauma. But at what cost?<p>On April 9th, 2009, I saw the bodies of my fellow classmates lying lifeless and bloodied in my high school parking lot. One was visible through the broken windshield of an overturned Jeep. Four others were flung haphazardly …

Guns

Integrating Two Important Viewpoints in School Violence Prevention

Today, I'd like to write about two diverse advocates of school violence prevention. They represent different aspects of helping to provide solutions to the same problem. One is a strategic, active-shooter-prevention expert in Florida, Rodney Andreasen. The other is Gary Trott, the creator a …

Guns

​​​​​​​Is Discipline Reform Really Helping Decrease School Violence?

A lack of concrete information about student misconduct—and how to address it—may be hindering efforts to make campuses safer.<p>The allegations sound like a parent’s nightmare. Roughly two dozen children at New York City schools were hit, kicked, and bullied by fellow students while administrators …

Education

Parents Will Sue America's Largest School District Over School Violence

With the backing of a pro-charter school advocacy group, the families will file a suit claiming the public school system is failing to prevent bullying and violence.<p>A New York City mother knew something was seriously wrong when the school called to say her eight-year old son had stabbed himself in …

U.S. Political Leaders React to Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando

U.S. political leaders on Sunday offered their condolences in social media tributes after a mass shooting inside a gay nightclub in Orlando left at …

United States

Local officials: Fifty dead in Orlando, Florida, nightclub massacre

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Dunblane’s Snowdrops: How a School Shooting Changed British Gun Laws

Snowdrops are in bloom this weekend as Dunblane shakes off its winter chill and looks ahead to spring.<p>But in this Scottish town, the carpet of while petals marks not just a new season but also the anniversary of a school shooting that led to an immediate change in gun laws.<p>Twenty years ago this …

Everyone needs to see this video: Violence against students by school police isn’t happening more often — it’s just increasingly being caught on camera

This video of a young man being assaulted by a Baltimore City police officer contains graphic content<p>This video of a young man being assaulted by a Baltimore City police officer is raising questions as to whether the victim was a student or an intruder on school grounds. But the victim of the …

Policing

Kansas shooting: Gunman kills 3, wounds 14 at lawn care company

<b>(CNN) —</b> A gunman killed three people in shootings that ended at a lawn care company in Kansas on Thursday, authorities said.<p>An additional 14 people were injured -- 10 of whom are in critical condition at local hospitals.<p>The shooter was also killed by police, bringing the total number of fatalities …

Crime

Kalamazoo Uber driver picked up fares between killings, source says

<b>Kalamazoo, Michigan (CNN) —</b> The man accused of killing six people and injuring two more in a Saturday evening shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, was an Uber driver who picked up and dropped off passengers between shootings, a source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN.<p>The source, who …

Crime

Dave Sanders - Columbine ESPY Award Video Tribute

Mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold gives first TV interview

<b>(CNN) —</b> Her son and his friend killed 13 people at Columbine High School almost 17 years ago. Sue Klebold has lived with guilt since -- guilt for what her son did and how she, a loving mother, raised a boy who became a mass murderer.<p>She has spoken only a few times to the media in the past, but has …

Crime

Deaths of two girls at Arizona high school believed murder-suicide

<b>(CNN) —</b> The deaths of two 15-year-old girls Friday on the campus of an Arizona high school are believed to be the result of a murder-suicide, police said.<p>The 10th graders at Independence High School in Glendale had single gunshot wounds and a weapon was found near their bodies, police said. A …

Crime

Deadly Shooting at Irish Boxing Weigh-In

When gunmen opened fire at a Dublin hotel, with fighters clad in nothing but their underwear, bloody chaos ensued.<p>LONDON — Gunmen dressed in police uniforms opened fire at a boxing weigh-in in Dublin on Friday while the two fighters stood on stage in nothing but their underwear.<p>Three men were …

Afraid

Four Killed In Canada School Shooting

A school shooting in a remote community in Saskatchewan has left four dead and a 17-year-old charged with murder.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Every parent's worst nightmare. That's how Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described the school shooting that left four people dead and several more …

United States

How America Trains Its Officers to Respond to School Shootings

According to the Department of Homeland Security, an active shooter is “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.” These deadly …

Law Enforcement

9 schools in New Jersey receive bomb and mass shooting threats

Nine New Jersey high schools have been evacuated or placed on lockdown, after receiving threats of mass shootings. A caller also said he set bombs at …

When School Shootings Are All That You've Known

We talked to six high-schoolers—and soon-to-be first-time voters—about gun control and feeling safe.<p><i>This has been the year of guns: Charleston, Umpqua Community College, San Bernardino, Planned Parenthood. Just a couple weeks ago, the entire Los Angeles school district shut down in response to a</i> …

Two teenage girls face trial in Colorado for 'planning mass school shooting'

Brooke Higgins and Sienna Johnson, both 16, are accused of plotting to emulate the massacre at nearby Columbine high school<p>Two 16-year-olds have been charged with plotting a mass shooting at their suburban Denver high school, in an exceptional case that finds two teenage girls on trial instead of …

Colorado high school ignored warning signs before deadly shooting, report finds

Administrators at a suburban Denver high school dismissed increasingly obvious warning signs that a troubled student was a threat before he killed a classmate and himself two years ago, a report released Monday shows.<p>Arapahoe High School staff poorly gauged the rising threat Karl Pierson, 18, posed …