School violence

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2011 file photo, Ann Coulter waves to the audience after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Coulter comes to speak or not. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 26, 2017 - 7:54 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Ann Coulter's appearance at UC Berkeley (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Police at UC Berkeley say they are preparing to deploy a "highly visible" presence of officers on campus, despite the cancellation of Ann Coulter's speech on Thursday. Capt. Alex Yao of the...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Middlebury College students turn their backs to author Charles Murray during his lecture in Middlebury, Vt. After a series of protests around the country, some institutions are rethinking their security and tactics in an age of growing political polarization. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
April 26, 2017 - 3:48 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization. Campus police are trying new tactics to try to keep...
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April 23, 2017 - 1:46 pm
POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Family, friends and the public packed a California church for the funeral of a teacher who was shot and killed along with a student in her elementary school classroom in San Bernardino. Hundreds remembered Karen Elaine Smith on Saturday as devoted to her students, her family...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2011 file photo, Ann Coulter waves to the audience after speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Coulter's planned appearance at the University of California, Berkeley on April 27 has been canceled because of security concerns. UC Berkeley officials say they were unable to find "a safe and suitable" venue for the right-wing provocateur, whom campus Republicans had invited to speak. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 22, 2017 - 10:46 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College...
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April 22, 2017 - 9:49 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn't find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College...
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April 21, 2017 - 11:49 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old Vermont student and charged him with making repeated death threats to students and staff at his school, causing three lockdowns and a cancellation of classes. Josiah Leach, a student at South Burlington High School, was arrested...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, University of California, Berkeley police guard the building where Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos was to speak. The campus is bracing for a showdown next week, when the conservative provocateur Ann Coulter has vowed to speak in defiance of the university's wishes. Officials, police and the campus Republicans who invited Coulter, say there are valid concerns for violence in what is being called an ongoing "Battle of Berkeley." (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
April 21, 2017 - 4:08 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The word "CANCELED" is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter's face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking. The campus is bracing for trouble next week, when the conservative provocateur has vowed to speak in defiance of the...
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