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First US High School Installs Gunshot-Sensing Microphones Across Campus

Gunshot-detecting sensors that can pinpoint the exact location of shots fired have been installed in the first U.S. high school in hopes police could arrive directly at the scene of a potential school shooting.


Law enforcement gather in the parking lot after a shooting at Sparks Middle School October 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nevada. A staff member was killed and two students were injured after a student opened fire at the Nevada middle school. The suspected gunman was also killed. (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Sparks Middle School Shooter Identified As 12-Year-Old Jose Reyes

Police in Sparks, Nev., say Reyes brought a 9mm ruger semiautomatic pistol from his home and killed a math teacher and shot two other students, before turning the gun on himself.



UPDATE: Student Shot At Taft Union High School; Fellow Student In Custody

A student was shot and wounded at a San Joaquin Valley high school Thursday and a suspect was taken into custody, officials said.



UPDATE: Police End Search For Reported Gunman At San Jose City College

Authorities say San Jose City College is on lockdown and police are investigating reports of a gunman on campus.


Protesters marching with the social activist group CREDO along with other concerned citizens descend on the offices of the NRA's (National Rifle Association)Capitol Hill lobbiest's office demanding the pro-gun lobby stand down in reaction to the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School December 17, 2012, in Washington, DC.    A leading Democratic senator launched a bid Sunday to ban assault weapons in the wake of the latest deadly US school shooting, announcing that she will put a bill before Congress on January 3.Dianne Feinstein, the influential chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said she believed President Barack Obama would support her legislation, also aimed at outlawing magazines carrying more than 10 bullets. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards

NRA Breaks Silence After Newtown School Shooting

In its first comment following the horrific shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the National Rifle Association today said it is “prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.”


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Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?


A former worker at a Sleep Train distribution center said he was fired for answering an emergency phone call.

Worker: Sleep Train Fired Me For Taking Emergency Call

A former worker at a Sleep Train distribution center says he was fired after answering an emergency phone call regarding Wednesday’s deadly Placer County school shooting.


John Luebbers (lower left) and Sam LaCara, seen in a undated school photograph.

School Shooting Suspect, Victim ‘Good Friends’

The motive for the shooting death of a school principal has not been released by investigators, but is all the more puzzling in light of statements from colleagues and neighbors that the suspect and victim were good friends.

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A crowd gathered Wednesday night to mourn the loss of a beloved school principal.

School Holds Vigil For Murdered Principal

Members of a mourning school body gathered for a somber vigil in remembrance of the principal who was fatally shot in his office Wednesday morning.

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Anxious parents wait for their children to be released after a school shooting on Feb. 2, 2011.

Chaos Clouded Aftermath Of Fatal School Shooting

As conflicting information trickled out from officials, terrified parents waited for hours to reunite with their children, many of whom had no idea that their principal had been killed.

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School Officer Shot In The Chest In SoCal

Authorities say a bulletproof vest has saved the life of a Los Angeles school police officer who was shot as he confronted a man near a high school.


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Accidental Shooting At Los Angeles-Area High School Injures Two

Two students were wounded Tuesday when a gun brought to a high school accidentally discharged, a Los Angeles Unified School District spokesman said.