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'Exponential' increase in school shooting drills since Sandy Hook
The secretary at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School made a split-second decision on a Tuesday morning last month: to get all the children inside the building within seconds of hearing gunshots. "Because that call was made then, 47 seconds later, we had a completely locked-down school. Ten seconds
Sandy Hook: Five years later, victims' families find new purpose
Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan, and Mark Barden, who lost his son Daniel, helped start Sandy Hook Promise with several other families who lost loved ones in the shooting.
5 years after Sandy Hook shooting, plans for a permanent memorial take shape
Five years after 20 children and six educators were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school that shocked the nation, the community of Newtown, Connecticut is close to designing a permanent memorial that will honor them. The process of constructing a memorial to the victims of the Sandy
What the 'most armed man in America' has to say about mass shootings
Colorado gun shop owner Mel Bernstein became casually known as the “most armed man in America” after acquiring thousands of high-powered weapons, bazookas and machine guns. His firearms collection dwarfs the number of guns -- 47 -- allegedly found in the Las Vegas hotel suite and two homes of mass
Mass shootings in the country have been increasing
Active shooter incidents are becoming more frequent and deadly in the country with the Las Vegas mass shooting now the deadliest shooting in modern history.
A look back at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting 5 years later
It was a cool summer night on July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado as "Batman" fans took their seats at the Century 16 movie theater for a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises ." The highly anticipated third installment of the Batman trilogy opened to packed auditoriums at midnight showings
A gun is discharged in a US school about once a week: advocacy group analysis
The gun violence at a California elementary school last week is hardly uncommon in the U.S., which has seen an estimated 220 shootings -- including suicides and accidents -- in schools and colleges since the start of 2013, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a nonprofit that advocates for gun
6 deadliest US school shootings since 1966
In a Virginia Tech dormitory a lone gunman shot and killed two people beginning what would become the deadliest shooting spree in US history. 32 were killed including the gunman 33 die and nation in shock. Schools should be places a safe. Keys sanctuary. Or sanctuary is violated. The impact from
Teen girl accused of plotting school shooting released from hospital, charged
A Maryland teenage girl accused of plotting a shooting at her high school was released from the hospital this morning and taken into custody, where she was served with outstanding arrest warrants, officials said. Nicole Cevario, 18, had been in the hospital since March 23, after her father told
Maryland teen plotting school shooting referred to Columbine , Newtown in diary, police say
A Maryland teen accused of plotting a school shooting mentioned the Columbine High School massacre and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in a diary discovered by investigators, according to authorities.