Request to suppress confession in school shooting denied
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A judge has denied a request to suppress a confession and other statements by a Kentucky teenager charged with fatally shooting two classmates and wounding 14 others at a high...
Man convicted of posting threats in Florida school shooting
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A California man has been convicted of posting online threats and sending malicious messages to relatives of victims of the 2018 Florida school shooting.
Teen accused of making hoax call about school shoooting
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A 13-year-old student is accused of making a hoax call about a school shooting at a Florida middle school.
The teen was arrested Monday on charges of reporting a...
Court rejects appeal over dismissal of Sandy Hook lawsuit
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the parents of two Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims against Newtown and its school...
Santa Fe mourns victims in aftermath of a school shooting that left 10 dead
Dixon man deemed fit for trial in school shooting case
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A 20-year-old man accused of opening fire last year at a northern Illinois high school has been deemed fit to stand trial.
Mom of 2017 school shooting victim sues over sex abuse claim
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The mother of a teenage girl killed in a 2017 New Mexico high school shooting is suing district officials over separate allegations that a teacher sexually harassed and...
Judge: Florida school shooting prosecutor won’t be removed
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a request by defense attorneys in the Florida high school massacre case to remove the state's prosecutors because they won't reconsider seeking...
Court hears Alex Jones’ appeal in Sandy Hook case
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should not have been penalized for an angry outburst on his Infowars web show against an attorney for relatives of some of the Sandy Hook...
Judge: Teen should be tried for Colorado school shooting
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors have enough evidence for a Colorado teenager to be tried for a school shooting in a Denver suburb that killed one of his classmates and injured eight others,...
Report critical of sheriff’s post-Parkland suspension
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis over the Parkland high school shooting should be reinstated, a Florida Senate official said Wednesday, arguing the governor...
The Latest: Judge sends school shooting case to trial
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in a Colorado shooting (all times local):
A Colorado judge says prosecutors have enough evidence to hold a trial for a...
Judge rules case against teen accused in Colorado school shooting that killed 1 and injured 8 can go to trial
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Judge rules case against teen accused in Colorado school shooting that killed 1 and injured 8 can go to trial .
Evidence laid out against Colorado school shooting suspect
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado teenager charged in a school shooting that killed one of his classmates was pressured into participating by a fellow student with a grudge who had recently...
Washington police arrest teen planning Columbine-like attack
COLLEGE PLACE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state teenager has been arrested after his mother reported his journal contained plans of a school attack on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High...
Gunman in North Carolina university classroom shooting that killed 2, wounded 4, pleads guilty to first-degree murder
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gunman in North Carolina university classroom shooting that killed 2, wounded 4, pleads guilty to first-degree murder.
- The Washington TimesWashington state mother turns in son, 17, after finding his school shooting plansOctober 7, 2019
- The Times-TribuneWatch: Controversial Back-to-school, Gun Violence Video (warning: Graphic Content)September 18, 2019
- The Times-TribuneChaput, In Bully Pulpit, Blind To Obvious EvilAugust 8, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewJudge orders Caleb Sharpe to be tried as adult for Freeman High School shootingJuly 24, 2019
- Albuquerque JournalParents of Rio Rancho school shooting suspect chargedJune 18, 2019
2 in Louisiana community accused of school shooting threats
MOSS BLUFF, La. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy is the second student in one Louisiana community to be arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot up a school.
NY schools first to have ‘red flag’ petition power on guns
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's...
Former janitor sentenced for school shooting
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The former janitor of a Milwaukee school whose gun discharged and grazed a student has been sentenced to the four days he's already spent in jail.
Teen accused of threatening shooting at West Virginia school
MAN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia teen is accused of researching armor-piercing ammunition, firearms and police response times to school shootings and then threatening his school.
Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
The Jonesboro Sun. Sept. 7, 2019.
Most people would simply find it unimaginable: A school where four students and a...
Hearing on Florida school shooting prosecutor removal effort
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has set a hearing on an attempt by defense attorneys in Florida's high school massacre case to remove the state prosecutors because they won't reconsider...
Colorado school district says manhunt may have hurt ratings
DENVER (AP) — Officials in a Colorado school district say a police manhunt may have lowered the ratings of two high schools by reducing participation in state tests.
Teen tipster in alleged school shooting plot gets award
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A teen who tipped law enforcement last year to a possible school shooting plot at a Vermont high school was honored by state police with a lifesaving award...
States, politicians back gun-maker in Sandy Hook appeal
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ten states and nearly two dozen members of Congress are joining the National Rifle Association in supporting gun-maker Remington Arms as it fights a Connecticut court ruling...
- Business WireSamsung Awards Three Schools $100,000* for Using STEM to Tackle School Shootings, Pedestrian Fatalities and Healthcare AccessApril 2, 2019
- Business WireFirst of its Kind Teacher Led Coalition Launches With a New Approach to Address School Shootings and Other Acts of ViolenceFebruary 25, 2019
- BusinessWireBrevard Public Schools Implement Instant Emergency Communications System with First RespondersJanuary 2, 2019
- Globe NewswireKARE 11 Debuts Breaking the News Special “Never Again: The School Shooting Generation”November 8, 2018
- BusinessWireMagellan Health Opens a Toll-Free Crisis Line to Provide Free Counseling and Referral Services to Residents Impacted by the High School Shooting in TexasMay 18, 2018
Youth in Freeman school shooting will have public defender
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The youth charged with killing one classmate and wounding three others during a school shooting in Washington state in 2017 will lose his private defense attorney.
Florida school shooting defense wants prosecutors removed
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys in Florida's high school massacre case want a judge to remove the current prosecutors because they won't reconsider seeking the death penalty for the...
School: Guard who wounded student was supposed to be unarmed
DENVER (AP) — A private security guard who officials say accidentally wounded a student during a Colorado school shooting that left one teen dead wasn't supposed to be armed, an online news outlet...
Alaska police arrest students for planning school shooting
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska authorities say two middle school students have been arrested after another student overheard their plans to carry out a school shooting, officials said.
Police: 2 boys in custody for alleged school shooting threat
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Police in Juneau say two 13-year-old boys were arrested after allegedly threatening a school shooting.
The Juneau Police Department in a release say the boys were taken...
Florida teen annoyed by group chat threatens school shooting
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida teenager faces a felony charge after getting so fed up with her little sister's noisy phone that she threatened to shoot up a school.
Attorneys argue to toss school shooting suspect’s statements
BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for a Kentucky teenager charged with fatally shooting two classmates and wounding 14 others at a high school have asked a judge to suppress his statements to...
Ex-coach who chased school shooter will seek Ohio House seat
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An educator who chased away the teenager who fatally shot three students at an Ohio high school says he'll campaign for a state House seat.
Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns
GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young...
Teenager pleads not guilty to Washington school shootings
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A teenager charged with killing one classmate and wounding three others at a Washington state high school in 2017 pleaded not guilty in adult court on Friday.
Court: Expert jail visits in school shooting are public
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — An appeals court has ruled that the names of medical experts who visit the Florida school shooting defendant in jail are public record.
New surveillance center in county that had school massacre
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says a new state-of-the-art surveillance center will play a pivotal role in rapid crime response in his county, where 17 people were killed in a...
Mental exam sought for teen charged in Texas school shooting
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Attorneys representing a teenager charged in a school shooting last year at a Texas high school are seeking a mental evaluation, saying their client cannot understand the...
Mass shootings give rise to bullet-resistant backpacks
NEW YORK (AP) — Companies like Guard Dog Security, TuffyPacks and Bullet Blocker are peddling bullet-resistant backpacks for children in time for the back-to-school shopping season. But critics...
Teen gets 1-year sentence in fatal school shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama teenager has been sentenced to one year in jail for a shooting that killed a classmate inside a high school in Birmingham.
Gunmaker asks US Supreme Court to hear Sandy Hook appeal
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal Thursday of a state ruling against the...
Florida AG seeks to block assault weapons ban ballot drive
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's attorney general asked the state Supreme Court to disqualify a proposed ballot measure seeking to ban assault weapons, saying the measure goes too far in...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A security guard has testified that Nikolas Cruz was such a threat when he attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that he was searched for weapons every...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A high school student has pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a classmate at their school in North Carolina.
News outlets report that Jatwan Cuffie pleaded guilty...
Judge: Teen charged in school shooting to be tried as adult
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A 17-year-old who was 15 when he was accused of shooting four classmates in a Washington state school will be tried as an adult, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Judge will decide if school shooting suspect tried as adult
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A youth charged with shooting four classmates at a high school in Washington state should be tried as an adult because he carefully planned and executed the shootings, the...