Latest School violence News

Girl in custody after having gun at Idaho middle school

Sep. 23, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

RIGBY, Idaho (AP) — A 13-year-old girl has been taken into custody after having a firearm at Rigby Middle School in eastern Idaho, authorities said Thursday. It's the same school in May where a shooting injured two students and a custodian. After the latest incident,...

Court documents: Video shows fight, school shooting

Sep. 23, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Surveillance footage from inside a Virginia high school where two students were shot earlier this week shows a student opening fire in a hallway after a teacher broke up his fight with one of the shooting victims, according to court records. The...

Detroit-area high school student faces threat, gun charges

Sep. 23, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area student has been charged after allegedly threatening a high school security guard and being caught with a gun. The teen was to appear Thursday at a preliminary hearing for carrying a concealed weapon, an intentional threat...

2 students at same Chicago school killed just hours apart

Sep. 22, 2021 20:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two teenagers who attended the same Chicago high school were killed just hours apart, the latest violent tragedy involving young people in the city. “It’s heartbreaking. They call it the Simeon curse because we lose a student every year. When is it...

3 McNeese FB players among 5 arrested after campus shooting

Sep. 22, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Three freshmen defensive backs on the McNeese State football team are among five 18- and 19-year-old men accused of various crimes, including one linked to a drive-by shooting near a campus apartment complex, authorities said Wednesday. The...

School bus stop shooting: 1 student dead, 1 hospitalized

Sep. 22, 2021 18:11 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A drive-by shooting at a school bus stop in Kentucky left a 16-year-old student dead and another hospitalized Wednesday morning, police said. A third child was injured as the youths waited at the bus stop just west of downtown Louisville,...

Student, 15, found with gun after threat to security officer

Sep. 22, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

TAYLOR, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old Detroit-area high school student was found carrying a gun and arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot a school security officer. Officers found the loaded gun in the teen’s fanny pack Wednesday morning at Taylor High School,...

Shootings, school fights in Peoria; police: 'time to act'

Sep. 21, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The mayor said Peoria is at a “breaking point” after three shootings so far this week, the city's 23rd homicide in 2021 and a major fight at a high school. More than a dozen people from the school district, city hall and other groups stood with...

3 students injured in shooting outside Wichita school

Sep. 21, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three students suffered gunshot wounds during a lunchtime shooting Tuesday outside a Wichita high school and three other teenagers have been arrested, police said. Police responded to citizen 911 calls of a disturbance that unfolded on a sidewalk...

University to pay $1.6M to students assaulted by employee

Sep. 21, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State University has agreed to pay $1.6 million to 13 female student-athletes whose complaints about being sexually assaulted by an athletic trainer were mishandled by the university, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. The payment is...