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May 21, 2015
Survey: Schools ramping up safety measures post-Newtown

Survey: Schools ramping up safety measures post-Newtown

The uptick came during a four-year span that saw an overall decrease in violent crime reported by schools - Full Story
May 13, 2015

5th-grade student takes school guard's gun from holster

District has asked a private security guard not to return after a fifth-grader was able to pull the officer's gun out of its holster - Full Story
May 12, 2015

2 men in custody after shooting near UCSB

Violence again struck the community a year after a 22-year-old's rampage left six students dead - Full Story
May 07, 2015

University of Rhode Island police to start carrying guns

Move makes it the final public university in the nation to arm its officers - Full Story
April 29, 2015
Wash. teacher's quick action may have saved armed teen

Wash. teacher's quick action may have saved armed teen

A school police officer says he was just a step away from having a clear shot at the teen, who had fired 2 rounds before walking toward students - Full Story
April 27, 2015

Teacher tackles teen, stops Wash. high school shooting

No one was injured after a 16-year-old shot toward the ceiling in the school commons before classes began Monday - Full Story
April 16, 2015
Suspect in NC college shooting says he's a neo-Nazi

Suspect in NC college shooting says he's a neo-Nazi

Kenneth Morgan Stancil III said he killed Ron Lane earlier this week because Lane had made sexual advances to Stancil's 16-year-old brother - Full Story
April 15, 2015
Police: NC college shooting suspect hitchhiked to Fla.

Police: NC college shooting suspect hitchhiked to Fla.

Suspect, whose face and neck are covered in dark, self-administered tattoos, was armed with a knife and carried almost $500 - Full Story
April 14, 2015
Colo. bill would make schools liable for campus violence

Colo. bill would make schools liable for campus violence

The bill is a response to several fatal school shootings, most recently a 2013 shooting at Arapahoe High School in Littleton - Full Story
April 14, 2015
NC college killing being investigated as hate crime

NC college killing being investigated as hate crime

Suspect was captured Tuesday after entering a campus print shop Monday and firing once at his former supervisor with a pistol-grip shotgun - Full Story



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