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A Los Angeles Metro Police officer stands watch on the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus after it was placed on lockdown following reports of a shooter in Los Angeles, California June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Murder-Suicide Kills Two At UCLA, Shuts Down Campus

A murder-suicide killed two people at the University of California, Los Angeles on Wednesday, shutting down the campus for two hours as officers in camouflage and tactical gear responded to reports of a shooting.

June 1, 2016

Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security

At least two families of Sandy Hook victims are suing the town of Newtown.

January 13, 2015

School District Was Discussing Mental-Health Funding On Day Of Shooting

The day of the shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Superintendent Becky Berg was discussing a $10 million grant for mental health services in her school’s district.

November 3, 2014

U.S. School Shooter ‘Invited Victims To Lunch’

The police take a closer look at the shooting in a Seattle area high school and find that the shooter sent text messages to his victims, arranging to meet them at lunch in the cafeteria.

October 28, 2014

Second Victim Of Washington State High School Shooter Dies

Gia Soriano, one of the victims injured in a high school shooting in Washington, passed away on Sunday night.

October 27, 2014

Student Gunman Wounds Seven At Washington School: Police

As many as seven people are injured as the result of the latest school shooting.

October 24, 2014
Some parents are being thrown in jail for "education theft," enrolling their children into schools in districts they do not live in.

Ohio High School Shooter T.J. Lane Caught After Prison Escape

By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times Fugitive T.J. Lane was apprehended Thursday night about five hours after he escaped from an Ohio prison, according to Ohio Highway Patrol. He was located not far from the Allen Correctional Institution, which he escaped from with another inmate around 5:30 p.m., according to authorities. No one was injured […]

September 12, 2014

2 Dead, Student And Shooter, At Oregon High School

By Michael Muskal and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times One student has been killed and the shooter is also dead at Reynolds High School near Portland, Oregon, police said Tuesday morning. At a televised news conference, Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson told reporters that the violent situation, which began at 8 a.m., was contained and […]

June 10, 2014

Gunman Reported Dead After Shooting At Oregon High School

By Michael Muskal and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times A gunman is dead at a Troutdale, Oregon, high school and the situation has been brought under control, according to the Multnomah County sheriff’s office. Students, who had been locked in place, were evacuated from Reynolds High School and were being reunited with their parents in […]

June 10, 2014

Mental-Health Services Seen As Key To Stopping School Violence

By Mary Niederberger, Rich Lord and Joe Smydo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH — Teaching students alternatives to violence and improving their access to mental-health services are among the best ideas officials say they have for preventing the kind of bloodshed that has struck a long list of schools, including Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa. But […]

April 11, 2014

Alleged 12-Year-Old U.S. Shooter ‘Planned’ Attack: Police

Los Angeles (AFP) – The 12-year-old gunman accused of wounding a teacher and two students when he opened fire at a New Mexico middle school planned his attack, police said Wednesday. “We found evidence to believe it was thought out, and planned, prior,” New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas told reporters. In the latest […]

January 16, 2014

Suspect Caught After Shooting At Roswell, New Mexico Middle School

By Michael Muskal and John Glionna, Los Angeles Times ROSWELL, N.M. — There has been a shooting at a middle school in Roswell and the shooter has been taken into custody, police said Tuesday. Two patients, identified only as minors, were being “treated and evaluated” at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, said Brooke Linthicum, spokeswoman for […]

January 14, 2014