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.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/02 — The then-Florida sheriff’s deputy assigned to protect the high school where 17 died in last year’s massacre has filed a rebuttal to a commission’s conclusion that he was “derelict in his duty,”
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/23 — 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.Read more »
By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 01/17 — The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed in October by an ex-boyfriend can be heard telling campus police that she was worried for her daughter’s safety in audio recordings released Thursday.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/11 — New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Friday over his handling of February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/24 — Dispatch recordings show a University of Utah student grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.Read more »
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 12/12 — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/30 — Another Florida deputy who responded to February’s Parkland high school massacre has been suspended.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that Deputy Edward Eason had been placed on restricted duty,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/21 — The sheriff leading the state commission investigating Florida’s high school massacre says he now believes trained,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/20 — The Florida sheriff’s captain who oversaw the initial response to February’s Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law enforcement officials saw as their inaction during the initial minutes after the first shots were fired.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/13 — Two students told investigators they reported the Florida high school shooting suspect to an administrator for making threats but felt they were not taken seriously,
MOSCOW (AP) 10/18 — The Latest on the Crimea school attack (all times local): 4 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called the deadly shooting and bomb attack by a teenager in Crimea a “result of globalization”
JULIS, Israel (AP) 09/13 — 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.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) 08/23 — A woman who police say had a sexual encounter with two college football players in Connecticut and later made false rape allegations so she wouldn’t lose a potential boyfriend was sentenced Thursday to one year in jail.