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N.R.A. Details Plan for Armed School Guards

NRA - New York Times

Officers and a bomb-sniffing dog were on hand as the gun-rights group’s unveiled its recommendation that every school hire armed guards.


Dad poses as gunman to test school security

School Security

A Texas man is facing third-degree felony charges of making a terroristic threat after he allegedly told elementary school staffers he brought a gun to the building.


One student critically wounded in California school shooting

A student armed with a 12-gauge shotgun opened fire in a California high school on Thursday, critically wounding a fellow student before two staff members talked the boy into putting down his weapon, authorities said.


Video: Teachers trained to take down killers

School employees in San Antonio, Texas, are being offered free self-defense courses from a local gym.


NRA calls for armed police officer in every school

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby called Friday for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."


Ind. man with 47 guns arrested after school threat

A northern Indiana man who allegedly threatened to "kill as many people as he could" at an elementary school near his home was arrested by officers who later found 47 guns and ammunition hidden throughout his home.


6 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Christian college in Oakland

Oikos Shooting

Six people were killed and three wounded Monday when a gunman opened fire at a small religious college in Oakland... Pastor Jong Kim, who founded Oikos University about 10 years ago, told the Oakland Tribune he was unsure if the alleged shooter had been expelled from the school or dropped out voluntarily. He said he heard about 30 gunshots while remaining in his office for safety.


N.H. School on Lockdown After Shooting

One person is in custody after two people were shot in the New Hampshire town of Pittsburg, authorities say. New Hampshire State Police say one suspect is in custody following the shootings, which occurred around 11 a.m. and left one person dead and two others wounded.


Three killed in University of Alabama shooting

Three faculty members at the University of Alabama in Huntsville were killed on Friday when a biology professor started shooting during a faculty meeting, police and university officials said.


Report updates response gaps at Va. Tech shooting

Some Virginia Tech officials warned their own families about 90 minutes before a campus-wide alert was issued in the 2007 slayings of 32 people, according to a revised state report that details new fumbles in the response to the worst mass shooting in U.S. history....


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