School Safety

July 23, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two former Temple University police officers have been sentenced to decades in prison in the beating death of a woman two years ago. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that 49-year-old Aaron Wright was sentenced Friday to 60½ to 141 years and 43-year-old Marquis Robinson was...
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July 12, 2018 - 4:04 pm
The U.S. Secret Service is offering help for schools struggling with how to recognize students who might attack the school. The federal agency published guidance Thursday in response to the shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school that killed 17 people in February. The report focuses not just...
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Sheriff and chairperson, Bob Gualtieri, of Pinellas county, Fla., speaks during a state commission meeting as they investigate the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre and how Broward school district and others access threats, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 12, 2018 - 2:48 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's gun and mental health laws likely could not have prevented school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying last year the semi-automatic rifle authorities say he used to kill 17 people even if they had applied to him, the state commission investigating the shooting...
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Sheriff and chairperson, Bob Gualtieri, of Pinellas county, Fla., speaks during a state commission meeting as they investigate the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre and how Broward school district and others access threats, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 10, 2018 - 4:44 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Mental health counselors told the mother of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz she shouldn't let him buy guns, but she ignored their concerns and he began assembling an arsenal before her death last year, officials said Tuesday. Lynda Cruz was "an enabler" who...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, groups of students leave Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Students and teachers at a Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 told investigators how they watched classmates die, had bullets whiz past them and huddled in fear until they were rescued by police, in some of the most dramatic records released from the Valentine’s Day massacre, Friday, June 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
June 29, 2018 - 8:38 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Students and teachers who survived a Florida high school massacre told investigators how they watched classmates die, had bullets whiz past them and huddled in fear until they were rescued by police, in some of the most dramatic records released so far from the mass...
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June 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI leaders and local law enforcement officials are studying shootings in schools to piece together trends and come up with ways to prevent future violence, officials said. The FBI on Wednesday hosted a daylong session at its headquarters to discuss common warning signs of...
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A transport officer, right, helps immigrants Dilma Araceley Riveria Hernandez, and her son, Anderson Alvarado, 2, get off the bus after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 6:20 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A group of mothers and fathers who were separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border broke down in tears as they talked about the uncertainties of being...
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FILE - This file screen shot taken from YouTube shows a still frame from the video game "Active Shooter." Acid Software, the developer of the school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children, has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal. The developer said Tuesday, June 19, 2018, that purchases of the game were temporarily suspended as its representatives tried to resolve the issues with PayPal. (YouTube via AP, File)
June 20, 2018 - 11:04 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Acid Software said Tuesday that purchases of "Active Shooter" were "temporarily disabled" as its representatives...
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David Hogg, co-author of #NeverAgain, discusses the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during an interview in New York, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Fourteen students and three staff members were fatally shot and multiple others wounded during the school massacre, on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 19, 2018 - 7:38 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The polarizing survivor of the Parkland mass shooting has been falsely labeled a crisis actor, vilified by the NRA and called names by TV hosts. And David Hogg isn't avoiding self-criticism in his new book. In fact, he calls himself "arrogant," ''skinny" and details his...
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Anne Ramsay, mother of Parkland High School shooting victim Helena Ramsay, speaks to the media during a news conference on Friday, June 15, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The family is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
June 15, 2018 - 7:33 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Helena Ramsay was wise beyond her years, shy until you got to know her and discovered she had a wicked wit. She dreamed of seeing the pink dolphins in the Brazilian rainforest — a dream her mother said was cut short by the gunman who killed Ramsay and 16 others at...
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