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Sandy Hook: State police publish thousands of files on massacre

Middletown - Connecticut State Police, Friday, released thousands of documents from their investigation into the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings which took place just over a year ago.

Alberta teen charged with threatening school shooting on Facebook

Red Deer - After the youth was arrested and charged, Alberta's Justice Minister said threats made on social media sites are treated just as seriously as if the threat was made in person.

California school district buys small arsenal of AR-15 rifles

Fontana - A southern California school district has purchased a small arsenal of assault rifles it plans on storing in locked safes for police to use in the event of a future school shooting.

California school district buys small arsenal of AR-15 rifles

Fontana - A southern California school district has purchased a small arsenal of assault rifles it plans on storing in locked safes for police to use in the event of a future school shooting.

3 shot at Texas college; alleged gunman arrested

Houston - An argument in the library of a Texas community college ended with shots fired and three people hospitalized with injuries.

Three Quebec City teens charged in school shooting plot

Quebec - It is alleged the students discussed carrying out a mass shooting at their suburban Quebec City school on Facebook. Police and school officials believe the teens were serious about committing mass killings.

Annual gun show in Wisconsin may have to find a new venue

After 20 years running, the Indianhead Rifle and Pistol Club may need to find a new venue for their gun show, which in the past has been held at the local elementary school.

Sandy Hook students and staff will head back to school Thursday

Newtown - Students and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School will resume classes on Thursday since last month's last shootings that claimed 28 lives, including the perpetrator.

Across the world, people weigh in on the Tragedy of Newtown

The emotional shock of what happened in Newtown, Connecticut resonated with the world. It expanded into the world of sports and celebrities as well.

Shooting reported at Connecticut elementary school

Newtown - A shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has been reported and witnesses say multiple ambulances have responded, according to NBC News report.

NY man charged with threatening to kill Obama, murder children

Saratoga Springs - An investigation by the U.S. Secret Service and the Saratoga Springs Police Department led to the arrest of the man. He faces two charges of making a terroristic threat after allegedly threatening to assassinate Obama and kill elementary school children.

What Motivates Violent Behavior Like School Shootings?

There’s a reason the lone gunman, the lonely, socially estranged individual, and the person who feels worthless is often the profile of the killer. It turns out that those who have been socially rejected often are aggressive towards others.

Psychiatric Drugs Turning Kids into Killers

With recent school or teen shootings now totaling 54 dead and 105 wounded, the mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) says it is time to demand a federal investigation for the sake of public safety.

School shootings: a chronology

In light of the horrible shooting at Virginia Tech University, the deadliest campus shooting in U.S. history, I present a chronology of school shootings in America. Will we ever understand why this continues to happen? Will we ever be able to prevent it
 

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Von Meyer of Cedar Lake  Indiana was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill as many people as ...
Von Meyer of Cedar Lake, Indiana was arrested after allegedly threatening to kill as many people as he could at a local elementary school.
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Student s leave the Marysville-Pilchuck High School after Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in the high sch...
Student's leave the Marysville-Pilchuck High School after Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in the high school’s cafeteria.
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