School shootings

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, accompanied by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, right, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee markup meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Washington. The committee will vote next week on whether to recommend President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh for confirmation. Republicans hope to confirm him to the court by Oct. 1.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
September 13, 2018 - 12:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee brushed aside a flurry of Democratic attempts to delay the consideration of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, sticking with a schedule that could see him confirmed by Oct. 1. Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington to begin his confirmation hearing. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. Kavanaugh wrote in a response to questions from senators late Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, that he assumed the man had been a protester. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 12, 2018 - 10:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a school shooting victim's father during a break in last week's Senate hearing had he recognized him before being whisked away by security detail. Kavanaugh's explanation for the encounter with Fred...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, Austin Boutain, a suspect in the fatal shooting of University of Utah student Chenwei Guo, is led out of the University of Utah Department of Public Safety in Salt Lake City. Boutain, an ex-convict charged with gunning down a University of Utah student with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man, pleaded guilty to murder and kidnapping charges Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (Spenser Heaps/The Deseret News via AP, file)
September 12, 2018 - 6:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An ex-convict pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a University of Utah student from China using a gun stolen after another slaying. Austin Boutain, 24, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the plea agreement that allowed him to avoid the death...
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September 08, 2018 - 6:35 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Marjory Stoneman Douglas's first home football game of the season paid tribute to the 17 victims of the February massacre on its campus, with the number 17 displayed on the field and on every player's helmet. The tributes carried over to the scoreboard. Douglas beat South...
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September 05, 2018 - 5:20 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida school massacre (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The commission investigating the Florida high school massacre saw a presentation showing that the sheriff's deputy assigned to the school stayed outside the building where...
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September 05, 2018 - 12:56 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Legal experts say the extensive criminal and drug abuse history of Parkland school suspect Nikolas Cruz's biological mother could be a key factor in whether he is sentenced to die for the massacre that killed 17 people. Experts say 62-year-old Brenda Woodard played no...
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Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, to begin his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
September 04, 2018 - 6:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose teenage daughter was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting tried to shake the hand of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a break in Tuesday's confirmation hearing. Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the February 2018 attack, approached...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Jones' request Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20 children and six adults killed in the Newtown, Conn., attack. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
August 30, 2018 - 9:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20...
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Max Schachter, second from left, the father of Alex Schachter, who was killed in the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, watches the Connecticut marching band play during the halftime show dedicated to his son at an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in East Hartford, Conn. From left are, Tim Goldberg, Alex's cousin; Schachter; Patti Goldberg, aunt; and Paul Goldberg, uncle. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
August 30, 2018 - 9:25 pm
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Max Schachter wore his son's University of Connecticut sweatshirt Thursday to the football game between UConn and Central Florida. Alex Schachter was killed in the February shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He had planned to apply to...
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FILE – This undated photo provided by the Upper Darby Police Department in Upper Darby, Pa., shows An-Tso Sun, a Taiwanese exchange student arrested for threatening a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school, Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill, Pa. Sun pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, during a federal court arraignment. Sun previously pleaded guilty to state terroristic threat charges and was sentenced to four to 23 months. (Upper Darby Police Department via AP, File)
August 28, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening to carry out a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Tuesday. An-Tso Sun was arraigned in federal court, where he entered the guilty plea. A judge scheduled sentencing for...
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