Latest School shootings News

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims plan announcement ahead of second anniversary

May. 22, 2024 09:13 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas have scheduled a news conference Wednesday ahead of the upcoming second anniversary of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. The attack at Robb Elementary...

Man gets over 3 years in prison for posting video threatening school shooting in New Hampshire

May. 14, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who posted a Snapchat video last year threatening to shoot up a New Hampshire high school was sentenced to a little over three years in prison on Tuesday. Kyle Hendrickson, 26, had pleaded guilty to charges of interstate threatening communications and...

Serbia prepares to mark school shooting anniversary. A mother says 'everyone rushed to forget'

May. 02, 2024 02:21 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Ninela Radicevic still can't comprehend that her daughter is never coming back. The 11-year-old Ana Bozovic had just arrived to her school in central Belgrade last year when another pupil, 13 at the time, came in and opened fire at anyone standing in his...

Man accused of firing a gun on a North Carolina university campus taken into custody

Apr. 23, 2024 16:44 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man accused of firing a gun during an argument on a North Carolina university campus Tuesday has been taken in custody, police said. Officers received a call at 1:25 p.m. about a potential shooting near a student center at Shaw University in Raleigh, police...

12 students and teacher killed in Columbine school shooting remembered at 25th anniversary vigil

Apr. 20, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A girl who wrote to God in her diaries, a boy with learning disabilities who was just learning to like who he was and a teen who would spend every free minute fishing were among the 13 victims of the Columbine High School shooting remembered during a vigil Friday on the eve of the...

Conditions improve for students shot in Maryland park on 'senior skip day'

Apr. 20, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Three of the five youths shot in a suburban Washington, D.C., park during a high school “senior skip day” gathering have been released from the hospital, while the condition of the most seriously injured has improved, authorities said Saturday. Police in...

Maryland teen charged with planning school shooting after police review writings, internet searches

Apr. 18, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — An 18-year-old Maryland high school student was charged with planning to commit a school shooting after investigators reviewed the teen’s writings and other material, including internet searches and messages, police said Thursday. The student was arrested...

Tennessee judge wants more information on copyright before ruling on school shooter's writings

Apr. 17, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge on Wednesday seemed ready to agree with an attorney for Nashville police that the writings of a school shooter could be released as public record once the investigation is officially closed. But the parents of children at the Covenant...

Tennessee judge set to decide whether a Nashville school shooter's journals are public records

Apr. 16, 2024 20:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Some of the writings of a former student who fatally shot three 9-year-old children and three adult staff members at a private Christian elementary school last year can be released to the public without compromising the investigation, a lawyer for police said in court...

A criminal probe continues into staff at a Virginia school where a 6-year-old shot a teacher

Apr. 11, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A criminal investigation into staff members at a Virginia school where a 6-year-old shot his teacher could shift to why the troubled child’s disciplinary records disappeared after the violence. A special grand jury recently concluded its probe into the...