school shooting

Bullet-resistant backpacks
Teresa Crawford)/AP
August 09, 2019 - 6:45 pm
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 argue they are using tragedy as a marketing opportunity and exploiting parents' worst fears. Safety is...
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Andrew Golden
Rodney Freeman/The Jonesboro Sun via AP, file
July 29, 2019 - 11:43 am
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A man who was 11 years old in 1998 when he and a friend fatally shot four students and a teacher at their Arkansas middle school has died in a crash on a northeastern Arkansas highway, the State Police said. Drew Grant, 33, who had legally changed his name from Andrew Golden...
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Broward County police
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
June 26, 2019 - 12:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Two additional deputies have been fired as a result of an internal affairs investigation into the response to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that killed 17 people, the Broward County sheriff said Wednesday. At a brief news conference, Sheriff Gregory...
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In this Dec. 14, 2012 file photo, Alissa Parker grieves with her husband, Robbie, as they leave a staging area after receiving word that their daughter, Emilie, was one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Jessica Hill/AP Photo, File
June 18, 2019 - 6:48 am
UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. By Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who have...
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"Temple of Time"
Wilfredo Lee/AP, file
May 20, 2019 - 7:39 am
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A wooden temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high school mass shooting was set ablaze Sunday in a symbolic gesture of healing. The "Temple of Time" public art installation was set afire at a ceremony hosted by the cities of Parkland and Coral Springs...
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Columbine shooting victim Austin Eubanks
Bebeto Matthews/AP, file
May 19, 2019 - 9:37 am
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting and later became an advocate for fighting addiction has died. Routt County Coroner Robert Ryg said Saturday that 37-year-old Austin Eubanks died overnight at his Steamboat Springs home. There were no...
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Police outside Parkrose High School
Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:17 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a...
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Devon Erickson
Joe Amon/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File
May 15, 2019 - 12:41 pm
DENVER (AP) — Two students suspected of opening fire at their school are charged with over a dozen counts of murder and attempted murder as well as theft and arson, prosecutors said Wednesday. The charges came on the same day a memorial service was being held for the one student who was killed in...
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Devon Erickson
Joe Amon/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File
May 10, 2019 - 12:40 pm
DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors leading the case against two students accused of shooting nine classmates, one fatally, in a suburban Denver charter school have until next week to decide what charges to pursue, a judge ruled Friday. The decision by District Judge Theresa Slade delays hearings that had...
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A mock lockdown drill.
Rachel Denny Clow/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, file
May 10, 2019 - 7:19 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. A...
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