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Storm clouds gather over homes that were destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Thunderstorms slow Oklahoma tornado cleanup

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week. The first […]

05/23/2013

Aerial view of a demolished home from a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

2 infants among 10 kids killed in Oklahoma tornado

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office says two infants are among 24 people killed by the tornado that ripped across the Oklahoma City area this week. The office announced Wednesday that it […]

05/22/2013

Briarwood Elementary School destroyed by a tornado, Moore, Oklahoma. (AP Photo)

Teachers credited with saving students in Okla.

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The principal’s voice came on over the intercom at Plaza Towers Elementary School: A severe storm was approaching and students were to go to the cafeteria and wait for their parents […]

05/21/2013

Ex-janitor gets jail for secret OC school filming

  SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former janitor who secretly taped girls in an elementary school bathroom has been sentenced to nine months in the Orange County jail. City News Service says Angel Rojas […]

05/14/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama honors fallen Newtown educators with medals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is bestowing the Presidential Citizens Medal on the six adults killed in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting in December.

02/15/2013

Los Angeles Unified School District

Prior sex abuse claims made against LA teacher

LOS ANGELES (AP) — While it took nearly a year to bring charges against fourth grade teacher Robert Pimentel, the reaction by LAUSD shows reforms put in place have reshaped policies over dealing with sexual abuse by teachers.

01/24/2013

security camera

Companies donate security technology to Newtown

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut company said Friday it has nearly finished installing state-of-the-art security equipment at a school to which students were moved after the deadly Newtown school shooting.

01/18/2013

(AP Photo)

Mountain lion found in Santa Barbara backyard

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A mountain lion roaming a Santa Barbara neighborhood has put residents and an elementary school on alert while wildlife experts prepare to tranquilize the animal.

01/07/2013

Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — The youngsters who survived the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to class Thursday for the first time since the shooting rampage, settling in at their old, familiar desks but in a different school in a different town.

01/03/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

New school for Newtown students renamed Sandy Hook

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — Sandy Hook Elementary School parent Vinny Alvarez says he took advantage of an open house at his daughter’s new school to thank a teacher who helped protect her class from a rampaging gunman.

01/02/2013

State Police respond to shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut.

Remains of Conn. gunman claimed for burial

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The body of the man who killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school has been claimed for burial.

12/30/2012

LA gun buy back

LA gun buyback collects more than 2,000 weapons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A one-day gun buyback program in Los Angeles brought in 2,037 firearms.

12/27/2012

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