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School shooting

At least 2 kids hurt in New Mexico school shooting

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A gunman opened fire Tuesday morning at a middle school in the southeastern New Mexico city of Roswell, critically injuring at least two students before being taken into custody. A 14-year-old […]

01/14/2014

Students comfort each other at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, where a student shot at least one other student at a Colorado high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Arapahoe students go back to school after shooting

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Arapahoe High School students in Colorado returned to class Tuesday for the first time since a fatal Dec. 13 shooting on campus, greeted by increased security and signs on each of […]

01/07/2014

Dec. 14, 2013: A makeshift memorial with crosses for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre stands outside a home in Newtown, Conn., on the one-year anniversary of the shootings. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Police release documents on Newtown massacre

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut released thousands of pages of documents Friday from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown, which could shed additional light on the world of the […]

12/27/2013

Police officers stand at the scene at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, Aug. 20, 2013, in Decatur, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Mother figure: Ga. school suspect was mentally ill

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A woman who took in the suspect in an Atlanta-area school shooting said Wednesday that he was mentally ill but never violent in the past. Natasha Knotts told The Associated Press […]

08/21/2013

Home of Adam Lanza, Newtown shooter. (AP Photo)

Newtown school shooter’s father selling Conn. home

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of Newtown elementary school shooter Adam Lanza is selling his home in Stamford. The Stamford Advocate reports that Peter Lanza’s house in the city’s well-to-do Westover section has an […]

08/05/2013

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Schools, sheriff partner in OC for school safety

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A new partnership between The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and school district officials aims to improve safety within the county’s 28 school districts in the event of a violent attack. […]

08/01/2013

On July 11, 2013, a Clarksville Schools faculty member, top right, carries an air-powered practice handgun to a classroom as firearms instructors, left, watch and students, lying on the floor, portray victims during a training exercise in Clarksville, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Arkansas AG: Schools can’t arm teachers, staff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas school districts can’t use a little-known state law to employ teachers and staff as guards who can carry guns on campus, the state’s attorney general said Thursday in an […]

08/01/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School

Newtown board mulls plans for Sandy Hook school

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Town officials met Friday night to discuss whether to renovate or rebuild the elementary school where 20 first-graders and six educators were shot to death in December or build a new […]

05/04/2013

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Conn. shooting prompts expanded movie ratings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies. CEO Christopher Dodd announced the tweaks at the annual movie-theater convention, CinemaCon.

04/16/2013

Riverview Gun Sales (AP Photo)

Shop that sold gun to Newtown mom loses license

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A shop that sold a gun to the Newtown school shooter’s mother has lost its federal firearms license.

04/05/2013

Home of Adam Lanza, Newtown shooter. (AP Photo)

Arsenal of weapons found in Newtown gunman’s home

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Warrants released in the investigation of the Newtown school shooting reveal that an arsenal of weapons including guns, a gun safe with shotgun shells, a bayonet and several swords were found in the home of the gunman.

03/28/2013

A Colt 6940 rifle.

Fontana school campuses get high-powered rifles

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — High-powered semiautomatic rifles are being stored at Fontana school campuses under a controversial safety program.

01/23/2013

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