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August 20, 2014
Calif. cops thwart teens' school shooting plot

Calif. cops thwart teens' school shooting plot

Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at an LA high school, arresting 2 students who planned to kill as many people as possible - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Police: Calif. teen made school shooting threats as prank

Police: Calif. teen made school shooting threats as prank

The teen, who was arrested after investigators served a search warrant at his home, wrote the posts to get a reaction from his friends - Full Story
August 14, 2014
Police to civilians: Tweeting during shootings can tip off suspects

Police to civilians: Tweeting during shootings can tip off suspects

Police in Wash. are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what cops are doing - Full Story
August 08, 2014

AR-15 'swatting' hoax prompts large Fla. police response

A 911 caller led police to an Oviedo subdivision Friday morning after falsely reporting that a shooter armed with an AR-15 rifle shot and killed someone - Full Story
July 26, 2014

School shootings redefine roles for today's SROs

At the annual meeting of the National Association of School Resource Officers last week, police trained for active shooter scenarios - Full Story
July 17, 2014

Judge sets new Dec. trial date for Colo. theater gunman

Defendant James Holmes had been scheduled go on trial in October, but the judge ordered a delay - Full Story
July 16, 2014

1 wounded in Las Vegas shopping mall shooting

Police are looking for a gunman after one person was shot in the shoulder at a Las Vegas mall - Full Story
July 12, 2014

Report: Police couldn't access live video of Navy Yard attacks

The contract security guard who was monitoring the surveillance videos locked the door to the control room and didn't contact law enforcement - Full Story
July 09, 2014
Sandy Hook shooting responders honored

Sandy Hook shooting responders honored

Connecticut State Police honored more than 300 people, including state and local police, firefighters, emergency dispatchers, paramedics, psychiatrists and forensic examiners - Full Story
July 07, 2014

States look to gun seizure law after mass killings

As officials across the country grapple with how to prevent mass killings, some are turning to a gun seizure law pioneered in Conn. 15 years ago - Full Story



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