School Safety

FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies during a Senate Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations hearing in Washington. The dramatic Senate testimony by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford comes as DeVos considers new guidelines that could drastically change the way allegations of sexual violence are investigated on college campuses. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
September 30, 2018 - 8:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — She choked back tears and testified that he sexually assaulted her. He angrily swore that he didn't. The dramatic Senate testimony last week by Christine Blasey (BLAH'-zee) Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh came as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (dih-VAHS') considers...
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This photo provided by the news site Guiamedianeira, shows a gun, knives, and other items that were carried by a teenager that opened fire on students at a school in Medianeira, Parana state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. The teenager opened fire leaving two students injured, authorities said. In a statement, the state's secretary of education said the shooter and another teen who was with him had been taken into custody. (Arildo Kehl/Guiamedianeira via AP)
September 28, 2018 - 1:47 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A teenager opened fire at a school in southeastern Brazil on Friday, leaving two students injured, authorities said. The shooting happened in the city of Medianeira in the state of Parana. In a statement, the state's secretary of education said the shooter and another teen who...
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September 24, 2018 - 7:14 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor has demanded three years in prison for Jean-Claude Arnault, the man at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that is tarnishing the academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize. Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden and the...
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September 14, 2018 - 6:39 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Body camera video from two campus police officers in Oregon shows they ordered a legally armed black man to drop a gun before opening fire, killing him. Portland State University released the video Friday after Officers James Dewey and Shawn McKenzie were cleared of wrongdoing...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, Austin Boutain, a suspect in the fatal shooting of University of Utah student Chenwei Guo, is led out of the University of Utah Department of Public Safety in Salt Lake City. Boutain, an ex-convict charged with gunning down a University of Utah student with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man, pleaded guilty to murder and kidnapping charges Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP, file)
September 12, 2018 - 6:20 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An ex-convict pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a University of Utah student from China using a gun stolen after another slaying. Austin Boutain, 24, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the plea agreement that allowed him to avoid the death...
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September 08, 2018 - 6:35 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Marjory Stoneman Douglas's first home football game of the season paid tribute to the 17 victims of the February massacre on its campus, with the number 17 displayed on the field and on every player's helmet. The tributes carried over to the scoreboard. Douglas beat South...
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This undated photo made available by Florida Department of Corrections shows Brenda Woodward under arrest. The extensive criminal and drug abuse history of Woodward, Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz's biological mother, could be a key factor in whether he is sentenced to die for the massacre that killed 17 people, legal experts and officials say. Woodard, 62, played no role in Cruz's upbringing after giving him up for adoption after he was born. ( Florida Department of Corrections via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 2:44 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The extensive criminal and drug abuse history of Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz's biological mother could be a key factor in whether he is sentenced to die for the massacre that killed 17 people, legal experts and officials say. The mother, 62-year-old Brenda...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Jim Piazza speaks about the importance of passing anti-hazing legislation named after his son, Timothy Piazza, a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at a fraternity, as his wife Evelyn wraps her arm around him outside of the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Timothy Piazza's parents have settled with Beta Theta Pi's national organization. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 8:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parents of a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking have settled with the national organization of the fraternity he was pledging, their lawyer said. The amount for which Jim and Evelyn Piazza, the parents of the late 19-year-old Tim...
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Samuel Woodward talks to his attorney Edward Munoz before being led out of a court hearing at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Woodward is charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein. (Paul Bersebach/The Orange County Register via AP, Pool)
September 04, 2018 - 9:46 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — About six months before he was stabbed to death in what prosecutors call a hate crime, a gay University of Pennsylvania student graphically discussed hopes to have sex with the man now charged in his killing, an investigator said Tuesday. Blaze Bernstein texted a friend...
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Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, to begin his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
September 04, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose teenage daughter was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting tried to shake the hand of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a break in Tuesday's confirmation hearing. Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the February 2018 attack, approached...
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