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While dogs are playing a key role in the wake of this school shooting, they also could prevent some school shootings from occurring in the first place by detecting guns and ammunition in schools before they can be used. This is is a proposal that could generate the political compromise necessary to pass ...
A dreamcatcher handed from school to school after a shooting is making its way from Townville, South Carolina to Parkland, Florida. The Superintendent of Townville Elementary School will deliver the framed dreamcatcher to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were gunned down by ...

Top Idaho House and Senate leaders who spoke about school shootings Tuesday agreed the state has not done enough to address the problem and protect students. The lawmakers' statements at a lunch forum with the media were a stark difference from Gov. Butch Otter's remarks in February, when he ...
The Swain school system lockdowns came eight days after the Parkland, Florida, shooting left 17 students and staff dead, but it also follows decades of growing angst over school shootings since Columbine in 1999. If Columbine High changed the game in making people feel vulnerable in places meant to ...
Javon's mother Mariama Davies was moved to tears by her son's actions, and by the fact that he was so used to the idea of school shootings that he had planned for the unthinkable. "It's really hard, because he's so young," she said. "He just shouldn't have to go through that period because -- for what?
19, 2018 file photo, Nikolas Cruz, accused of murdering 17 people in the Florida high school shooting, appears in court for a status hearing in Fort Lauderdale, ... the wishes of the 17 families whose children were killed and that time is better spent finding solutions to the problem of mass school shootings.

Long before the attack in Parkland, Fla., the 2014 discipline guidelines, which encouraged schools to examine their discipline disparities and to take stock of discriminatory policies, were already on Ms. DeVos's radar — but not because they were seen as a possible culprit in the next school shooting.
Families of the 16 children and teacher killed in the Dunblane massacre 22 years ago today send a message to survivors of last month's Parkland school shooting in Florida, who are planning a protest to push for US gun law reform. The Dunblane shooting led the UK to bring in some of the strictest firearms ...
This undated photo provided Monday, March 12, 2018, by Shenise Abercrombie shows her niece Courtlin Arrington, a Huffman High School student that was fatally shot on Wednesday in Birmingham, Ala. The aunt of the 17-year-old killed by a fellow student at the Alabama school last week has called for ...
A judge on Monday ordered the release of video footage expected to shine another spotlight on the Broward Sheriff's Office response in the initial minutes of the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 people. The video clips, however, won't be released until noon Thursday at the earliest. That delay was to ...
The public should be allowed to see the security video filmed outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last month's shooting, a judge ruled Monday. The South Florida Sun Sentinel and other media organizations sued the Broward County Sheriff's Office last month for access to the video, ...
In a video posted today to his channel, YouTuber Jake Paul speaks with survivors of the tragic school shooting that took place last month at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as well as state senator Marco Rubio, in an awkward and at times tone-deaf new video that he hopes will help “activate ...
Teller County man arrested over school shooting threat had aborted fetus in his bathroom, records show. Jason Scott Smith remains in jail on a $50,000 cash-only bond ...
6th Grader Writes Heartbreaking Will In Case Of School Shooting. Javon Davies said he wrote the letter giving away his cat and video games “just in case something happened.” By Alanna Vagianos ...
MOORE: What are we teaching them right now? Mostly, we're we're teaching them about violence and what could happen. They're not even able to learn. SIEGLER: Moore says one of her biggest fears is that nothing will change and the school shootings will keep happening. Kirk Siegler, NPR News, Aztec ...
Big Story: Even gun owners and dealers search for answers in school shootings. Thomas Geyer tgeyer@qctimes.com .... Neither VenHorst remembered a school shooting when they were in school in the 1970s and 1980s. They wonder what's changed. “Kids play these video games all day long, and they're ...
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump's plan to combat school shootings will include helping states pay for firearms training for teachers and a call ... described the plan as a fulfillment of Trump's call for action in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 students and staff dead.

In the wake of the Florida school shooting that saw 17 students and teachers killed last month, one sixth-grade student's mother was left heartbroken after she discovered that her son had penned a "last will and testament" after his middle school was faced with a threat of similar violence. Sixth grader Javon ...
The 17 tattooed on the neck of Vanderbilt University freshman Abby Brafman represents the year she graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — and the number of people killed there in February's school shooting. Brafman is helping organize a March 24 rally in Nashville. (Photo: Jessica ...
In a call with reporters Sunday evening, administration officials described the plan as a fulfillment of Trump's call for action in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 students and staff dead. "Today we are announcing meaningful actions, steps that can be taken right away to help ...
... the perpetrators of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting may have been compelled to kill after they were abruptly forbidden from playing the computer games to which they had become addicted. Since then, video games have consistently been blamed for, or at least implicated in, school shootings ...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Anthony Borges, who emigrated from Venezuela to South Florida a few years ago, saved lives when he held the door to help other students hide in a classroom during the Valentine's Day massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The soccer player, who was among ...
PARKLAND, FL (CBSNewYork) – Frantic dispatch and 911 calls have been released on the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. As CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports, they reveal the chilling 78-minute search for the shooter, which started as a possible call about kids and fireworks. “Could be ...
CHULA VISTA, Calif. — A South Bay teenager was facing possible criminal charges Thursday following her arrest on suspicion of posting a school shooting threat on a social media website. The Olympian High School 10th-grader was taken into custody at her Chula Vista home and booked into juvenile ...
A group spokesperson also reported that Cruz's decision to carry out the shooting on Valentine's Day was intentional. The Parkland shooting is not unlike many other school shootings: Cruz is male, and his motive appears gender-related. In January 2018, Gabe Parker of Benton, Kentucky, killed two people ...
The first deputy on the scene of the deadly shooting at a Florida high school last month disregarded his training by failing to enter the school and confront the gunman, a senior sheriff's official said Thursday. The officer, former Broward County sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson, alerted dispatchers to the ...
In a newly released recording from the day of a deadly Florida school shooting, the parents of a 17-year-old girl tell a 911 dispatcher their daughter is texting from a classroom where the door's glass was shot out. Later, the student texts that police have arrived. After getting the rest of the message, the ...
A public health approach to school shootings, Astor explains, would be much along the same lines. Instead of waiting for people to, again, be rushed into emergency rooms, you go into the community with preventive resources. You do your best to lower the background levels of bullying and discrimination.
People hug as they pay homage at the memorial crosses, for the 17 deceased students and faculty from the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on ...
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) – A scholarship has been developed at Murray State University in memory of a student shot and killed in January at Marshall County High School. Murray State University's School Of Nursing and Health Professions partnered with the Kentucky Nurses Association to ...
(KUTV)- In the wake of last month's horrific school shooting in Florida, Rep. Steve Eliason (R-UT) says some are taking solace in an app. “In the past week, over 12,000 downloads in Utah of Safe UT app,” Eliason said. The "Safe U-T" app allows students and their loved ones to anonymously report suspected threats.
Family of Scott Beigel, the 35 year-old geography teacher who was killed during the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shootings, escort his casket to the mausoleum after the service at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Photo Credit: Charles Trainor Jr. / Miami Herald via AP.
Boulder police officers are seen near a Subway restaurant off Gun Park Drive in Gunbarrel, where three schools were placed on lockdown Tuesday after a man who had showed up at Cafe Blue with a power washer to clean the shop was mistaken for a possible shooter with an AR-15. On Tuesday morning ...
The world's biggest investment management firm is stepping up pressure on companies that make and sell guns after the Florida school shooting. BlackRock Inc is considering offering investors the chance not to invest in gun firms, and is asking those firms how they monitor safe use of weapons. The US ...
How Many School Shootings Have Taken Place So Far in 2018? The difficulty of agreeing on a common definition of "school shooting" shows just how many different types of firearm incidents occur on school grounds.
The family, who found the media circus in both shootings intrusive and traumatising, want to speak publicly to call for an end to school shootings. "We are not anti-gun, but we are against these weapons of war being so readily available. We need not to fail our kids. People can't believe our family has been ...
Criminology professor James Alan Fox and doctoral student Emma Fridel charted the path of mass shootings and school shootings over three decades, from 1992 to 2015. They used a variety of government and nonprofit data sources, including data collected by the FBI, USA Today, and Everytown for Gun ...
By keeping the national spotlight on the mass murder at their high school — and calling on their peers across the country to walk out of their schools, so as to “no longer risk their lives waiting for someone else to take action to stop the epidemic of mass school shootings” in the United States — the theater ...
Most school shootings, in fact, involved automatic or semi-automatic weapons, most of them bought legally and with a federal background check. That includes the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting, and the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, in which ...
Three involved the sort of mass school shooting now defined by Parkland, Sandy Hook, Columbine and others. Speaking late this month at the California Democratic Convention, Sen. Dianne Feinstein weighed in on America's grim tally of school shootings: "I thought after Sandy Hook, there would never be ...
SAN FRANCISCO — One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate. The accounts addressed the news with the speed of a cable news network. Some adopted the ...
In the aftermath of a 14 February 2017 school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left seventeen people dead, a set of images purportedly comparing the emotional states of President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump in the aftermath of similar tragedies started circulating online, indicating Obama ...
Add Florida School Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Florida School Shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News. ... "This is something [that] has been in the works for two and [a] half years," said Valeski, adding that the Florida high school shooting was a "catalyst" that made the ...
This list includes fatal and non-fatal shootings in K-12 grade schools in Indiana. June 6, 1882: Morristown - Charles J. Gregory, a Morristown teacher, shot Add Anderson, an unruly student who had been expelled and returned to the school. Anderson threatened to whip Gregory and put his hand in a pocket ...
The Parkland, Florida school shooting has spurred student activists into action advocating gun control. But some people believe the problem is with society breakdown not guns. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the NPR ...
PARKLAND (CNN) — The weekend didn't make things any easier for students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Parents had to lay teen children to rest; the family who had taken in shooter Nikolas Cruz said they didn't know they were living with a “monster;” and a tweet from President Donald ...
US President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve background checks on gun ownership, the White House says. He spoke with Republican Senator John Cornyn about a bipartisan bill that seeks to improve the checks in place before someone can buy a gun. The suspect in last week's Florida school shooting, in which ...
In response to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last Wednesday that killed 17 people, some conservatives are suggesting that state governments and the ... As a Fox News commentator told Laura Ingraham on The Ingraham Angle on Wednesday, to stop school shootings, “we can harden the target.
Grief, shock, reflection: the delicate task of reporting on a school shooting ... On Wednesday evening, just hours after the Parkland school shooting had claimed the lives of 17 people, students who had evacuated were sent to a nearby hotel to reunite with ... “These school shootings have to stop,” he said.
"The kids in Newtown were too young to understand what happened and were too young to have their own voice," Grady said, referring to the 20 first-graders killed in the 2012 Connecticut school shooting. "We want to be the voice for those kids and thousands of others." Not every student at the Florida ...


 

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