school shooting

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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STEM School Highlands Ranch
David Zalubowski/AP
May 08, 2019 - 3:36 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The lone fatality in the Colorado high school shooting was Kendrick Castillo, a friendly 18-year-old who leaped from his desk in a literature class and charged the two attackers, sacrificing his life to buy classmates time to escape. Another 18-year-old preparing to...
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Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
AP Photo/David Zalubowski
May 08, 2019 - 9:00 am
By Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's worst school shootings just weeks...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz listens during a hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. T
Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool, File
April 24, 2019 - 9:23 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The public defenders for the Parkland school massacre defendant unexpectedly asked to withdraw from the case Wednesday, saying the 20-year-old man will soon inherit nearly a half-million dollars and no longer qualify for free legal representation. The Broward County...
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Relatives embrace next to the coffin containing the remains of 17-year-old Claiton Antonio Ribeiro, a victim of the mass shooting at the Raul Brasil State School, in Suzano, Brazil, Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Andre Penner/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 7:18 pm
SUZANO, Brazil (AP) — Two young men who stormed their former school in southern Brazil armed with a gun, crossbows and axes, killing seven people, were trying to emulate the 1999 Columbine attack in Colorado and had been planning the assault for months, police said Thursday. Friends and former...
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Emma Rothenberg, left to right, with her mother Cheryl Rothenberg and sister, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Sophia Rothenberg embrace at a memorial marking the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting at the school in Parkland, Fla.
Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP
February 14, 2019 - 8:17 am
UPDATED: 11:30 a.m. By Terry Spencer and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond observed a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
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In this Jan. 16, 2019 file photo, Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits during a status hearing at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool
January 23, 2019 - 1:48 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions. Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio told...
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North Miami Police Department and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Police take part in an active shooter drill at North Miami Senior High on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
Al Diaz/Miami Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
Kristen Johanson
November 08, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It seems like a mass shooting could happen anytime, anywhere. Law enforcement officials actively conduct drills and practices for police officers and emergency personnel, but what can do you do to protect yourself? "Your first course of action is to find an escape...
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Dylan Jarrell
Shelby County Detention Center
Dan Wing
October 24, 2018 - 7:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio, CNN) — A Burlington County, N.J., woman is being hailed a hero after helping thwart a school shooting in Kentucky. Koeberle Bull of Lumberton, N.J., says she got a threatening message on Facebook last Wednesday from a man named Dylan Jarrell, whom she had never met, in...
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Masada-Armour, an Israeli company, says it has come up with a first-of-its-kind protection gear against the threat of school shootings -- a bulletproof backpack that can transform into a bulletproof vest in less than two seconds.
The Self Defense Company via AP
September 13, 2018 - 3:45 pm
JULIS, Israel (AP) — An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings — a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest. Masada-Armour says its backpack also deploys a protective vest in less than two seconds by flipping out...
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