School violence

Sarah Rogstad, right, hugs Morgan Rogstad, grade 9, after being reunited at the Tipler Middle school reunification center on Tuesday December 3, 2019, in Oshkosh, Wis. Earlier, police responded to an officer invloved shooting at Oshkosh West High School after an armed student confronted a school resource officer. (Wm. Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP)
December 03, 2019 - 6:29 pm
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin high school resource officers have found themselves on the front lines in two student shootings in the past two days, underscoring how police in schools can face life-or-death situations and likely adding to the debate over the best ways to respond to school threats...
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Becky Galvan, center, consoles her daughter, Ashley Galvan, a 15-year-old sophomore, with her father Jose Chavez outside Waukesha South High School in Waukesha on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Gunshots were exchanged between a student and a school resource officer inside Waukesha South High School, according to school officials. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 7:59 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A police officer shot an armed male student in a classroom at a suburban Milwaukee high school Monday morning after the teenager pointed a gun at officers, a police chief said. Officers performed life-saving measures on the 17-year-old Waukesha South High School student, who is in...
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Waukesha South High School students find their waiting parents and friends and hug after they leave the building following shots fired inside the school, Monday, December 2, 2019. A suspect is in custody after a student exchanged gunfire with a school resource officer Monday morning, a spokeswoman for the school district confirmed. (Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 1:58 pm
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a suburban Milwaukee high school shooting (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A Wisconsin police chief says an officer shot an armed male student at a suburban Milwaukee high school after the suspect refused to disarm and pointed his gun at officers. Waukesha Police...
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November 27, 2019 - 2:53 pm
LAKE VILLAGE, Ark. (AP) — Police in southeast Arkansas have identified a suspect in a drive-by shooting that killed a University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff women’s basketball player and injured her brother. Lake Village Police Chief Percy Wilburn says authorities are searching for 41-year-old...
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Professor Alex Wai, Vice President of the Polytechnic University, takes in the vandalized campus as he leads a team of school officials and first aid providers to look for holed up protesters on a roof top of the campus in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam refused to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters despite a local election trouncing, saying Tuesday that she will instead accelerate dialogue and identify ways to address societal grievances. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — A weeklong police siege of a university in Hong Kong may be winding down, closing one of the more violent chapters in the city’s long-running anti-government protests. A search of the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus Tuesday found just one woman, in weak condition, and a senior...
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November 25, 2019 - 8:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sending false shooting and bomb threats to schools in the U.S. and Britain. The Department of Justice says Timothy Vaughn of Winston-Salem, North Carolina was a member of the Apophis Squad, a collective of hackers...
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Jill McCluskey speaks at a news conference in Salt Lake City on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Jill and Matthew McCluskey, back right, parents of Lauren McCluskey, a University of Utah student and track athlete who was fatally shot on campus, are fighting a claim by the college that their lawsuit should be dismissed because their daughter’s killer wasn’t a student. (Trent Nelson/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 3:24 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The parents of a University of Utah student and track athlete who was fatally shot on campus are fighting a claim by the college that their lawsuit should be dismissed because their daughter’s killer wasn’t a student. Campus police could have contacted the killer’s parole...
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Bryan Muehlberger shares a hug following the memorial service for his daughter, Gracie Anne Muehlberger, 15, at Real Life Church, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Valencia, Calif. Muehlberger was one of two students killed Nov. 14, 2019, shooting at Saugus High School. (Dean Musgrove/The Orange County Register via AP)
November 23, 2019 - 10:17 pm
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at a church to celebrate the life of one of two students killed at a high school in suburban Los Angeles. The family and friends of Gracie Anne Muehlberger recounted stories Saturday at Real Life Church of a vibrant teenager who was admired...
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November 23, 2019 - 10:46 am
BYRON, Ill. (AP) — A former player is suing his northern Illinois high school, its football coaches, administrators and a former teammate over alleged hazing, including an incident in which he and other players were forced to run naked across a field. The Rockford Register Star reports that the...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, at podium, talks about the arrest of a 13-year-old boy and the seizure of a rifle and ammunition after the teen threatened to shoot other students and staff at his Los Angeles-area middle school, at Sheriff's headquarters in downtown Los Angeles Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Villanueva said deputies serving a search warrant at the boy's home Thursday discovered an AR-15-style gun, 100 rounds of ammunition, a list of names and a drawing of the school. Villanueva said the boy said he would carry out the shooting Friday at Animo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School in Willowbrook, an unincorporated county area near South Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Brian Melley)
November 22, 2019 - 6:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deputies arrested a 13-year-old boy and seized a semi-automatic rifle after he threatened to shoot other students and staff at a Los Angeles-area middle school, authorities said Friday. In a separate case, a boy at another school was taken into custody involving a planned...
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