Virginia Tech massacre

This photo taken Nov. 25, 2013 shows University of Maryland Police Department Police Chief David Mitchell, second from left, and UMPD Police Officers, from left,Mike Weller, Robert Jenshoej, and Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas, walking on a sidewalk at the extended jurisdiction area of the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

College police forces increasingly expand reach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police officers who patrol America’s colleges are empowered these days to do far more than respond to campus emergencies. Campus police around the country are increasingly expanding their jurisdiction beyond the […]


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POLL: Anger, concern follow Conn. shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans were angrier about last month’s horrific school shooting in Connecticut than they were about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a new poll.


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Could shooting be a gun-control tipping point?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The question surfaces each time a mass murder unfolds: Will this one change the political calculus in Washington against tougher gun control?


Sandy Hook Elementary School

Latest on Conn. school killings: 20 kids, 6 adults shot

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – A man opened fire inside the school where his mother was a teacher, killing 26 people, including 20 children. The killer committed suicide and another person was found dead at a second scene, bringing the toll to 28.



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