Latest School violence News

The Latest: 12 students,1 teacher killed honored at ceremony

Apr. 21, 2019 5:20 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local): 6 p.m. A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting has ended with the names of 12 students and a teacher killed being read aloud, accompanied...

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

Apr. 21, 2019 5:19 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school's survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a...

Probe: Ex-chancellor's spouse accused in up to 10 complaints

Apr. 20, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — At least seven students or staff — perhaps as many as 10 — reported being sexually harassed by the husband of former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper, according to an investigative report. Kopper's husband, Alan "Pete" Hill, was banned from...

Woman's brutal killing in Bangladesh triggers protests

Apr. 19, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Dozens of protesters took to the streets in Bangladesh's capital to demand justice for an 18-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her Islamic school's principal. Nusrat Jahan Rafi told her family she was lured to the...

Police shooting of man near Kansas school ruled justified

Apr. 19, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

FAIRWAY, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have found that police were justified in shooting and wounding a man believed to have been firing shots near a suburban Kansas City elementary school. KMBC-TV reports that the Johnson County, Kansas, District Attorney's Office made the announcement Friday after reviewing...

2 high school students charged with threatening violence

Apr. 19, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

MEHLVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Two suburban St. Louis students have been charged with threatening violence at their high school. Charges say 18-year-old Clara Hulsey and 17-year-old Simon Scheipeter posted a message Tuesday to social media saying "all u mfs gon drop dead when this colt 45 blast u by the lockers."...

The Latest: Columbine moves ahead with memorial events

Apr. 19, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a woman believed to have posed a threat to schools in Colorado (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Columbine High School is moving ahead with ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of an attack that killed 13 people, and the community is awaiting more...

Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

Apr. 19, 2019 6:26 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to buy a shotgun and...

For school shooting survivors, trauma has no time limit

Apr. 18, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year. Talking to therapists at the school in Parkland, Florida, didn't help. Each session had a different counselor,...

Cruz attorneys want to question his mental counselors alone

Apr. 18, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys for the suspect in last year's Florida high school massacre told a judge Thursday that if she doesn't allow them to question his former mental health counselors without prosecutors' knowledge and presence she risks causing a lengthy delay to his trial or a...