School Shooting

Court Rules Gun Maker Can Be Sued Over Newtown Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. – A divided Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012. Justices issued a 4-3 ruling that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit and overturned a lower court ruling that the lawsuit was prohibited…

Florida School Shooting Injures One

Victim shot in ankle; suspect in custody

OCALA , Fla. (AP) – Authorities say one student shot another in the ankle at a Florida high school and a suspect is in custody. The Ocala Star-Banner reports the shooting happened Friday morning at Forest High School which was on lockdown. The injured student was taken to a local hospital. Police say the suspected shooter is also a student…

Shooting Investigation at Southern Maryland High School

GREAT MILLS, Md. — The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A sheriff’s spokeswoman says three people have been injured in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland, including the shooter. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cpl. Julie Yingling says there have been no fatalities in the Tuesday morning shooting…

Concerned Parents & School District Gather After Student Safety Threat

Colman, S.D. — With all the focus on school safety after the Florida shooting, an incident at a South Dakota school had parents on edge. Thursday night Colman-Egan school district officials apologized to those parents. The crowd gathered at the school gym for a meeting we weren’t allowed to film. Parents are angry about a recent threat made to students’ safety,…

Sheriff: 3 Dead In New Mexico School Shooting

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) – Authorities say three people are dead following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters that three people believed to be students died Thursday at Aztec High School. He says the shooter also was dead but didn’t say if the suspect was among the three. Authorities said they…

Sheriff: Staff Overpowered Armed Ohio Student

WEST LIBERTY, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say staff at an Ohio school where a junior was shot overpowered the armed student and prevented what could have been a far worse situation. Champaign County Sheriff Michael Melvin says more people would have been wounded at the West Liberty school building on Friday morning without the intervention because the shooter’s intent was…