By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (08/13)
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland State University said Thursday it will disarm its campus police force, more than two years after officers from the department shot and killed a Black man who was trying to break up a fight close to campus.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press (08/11)
NEW YORK (AP) — School officials nationwide should improve mental health resources, monitor student social media accounts and improve physical security measures,
By COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press (07/31)
DENVER (AP) — School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality.
Associated Press (07/29)
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida couple regrets ever taking in a disturbed teenager in the months before he was accused of the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
By COLLEEN SLEVIN (07/25)
A teenager who told authorities that he launched a fatal shooting attack on his suburban Denver school last year with a classmate because he wanted them to experience trauma like that he had experienced was sentenced on Friday to life in prison plus 38 years with the possibility of parole after about two decades behind bars.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) 12/13 — A 13-year-old suspect has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old Barnard College freshman,
CONWAY, Ark. (AP) 11/18 — A former high school student in Arkansas has been sentenced to seven years in prison for devising a plan to shoot up a school.
By CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press 11/08 – Three middle-school students have been charged with plotting to kill multiple people at their upstate New York school with guns and explosives,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/07 — Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported,
DENVER (AP) 08/27 — A private security guard who officials say accidentally wounded a student during a Colorado school shooting that left one teen dead wasn’t supposed to be armed,
By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 06/26 — 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,
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 06/21 — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the attack for weeks and intended to target classmates who repeatedly mocked his gender identity.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/05 — The arrest of a Florida sheriff’s deputy for not confronting the gunman in the Parkland school massacre represents a highly unusual use of the law — and a legally dubious one,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 06/03 — Two people accused of lying about buying the firearm used to kill college athlete Lauren McCluskey have pleaded guilty.
Court documents show 21-year-old Nathan Daniel Vogel and 24-year-old Sarah Emily Lady pleaded guilty Monday to making false statements.
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) 05/24 — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors.Read more »
By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 05/18 — 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.
DENVER (AP) 05/10 — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A Denver-area school where a shooting killed a teenager and wounded eight other students was without a resource officer because of a canceled sheriff’s office contract.Read more »
By KATHLEEN FOODY, P. SOLOMON BANDA and NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) 05/09 — The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun,
By KATHLEEN FOODY and P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) 05/08 — 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 ago.