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The Only Two Living US Mass School Shooters Who Are Not Incarcerated
Adam Lanza killed himself. So did Seung-Hui Cho at Virginia Tech. And so did Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold in Columbine . And Christopher Harper-Mercer in Roseburg. And Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista. If you go down the list of mass shootings at U.S. schools, most of the killers turned the guns on
Meet the Activists Using Social Media to Turn Hashtags Into Rallying Cries
When 20-year-old Sergio Mejia stood on a busy street corner in southern California raising his arms in prayer for Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, he quickly drew a crowd. In the YouTube video of Mejia’s public plea for peace, passersby can be seen reacting with surprisingly strong emotions. “Thank you for
After Shooting, Alleged Gunman Details Grievances in ‘Suicide Notes’
A man claiming to be Bryce Williams called ABC News over the last few weeks, saying he wanted to pitch a story, and wanted to fax information. He never told ABC News what the story was. This morning, a fax was in the machine (time stamped 8:26 a.m.) almost two hours after the shooting. A little
Tom Llamas ABC News Official Biography
Tom Llamas is an Emmy award-winning journalist and anchor of ABC News "World News Tonight" Sunday, joining the network in September 2014 as an anchor and correspondent reporting for all ABC News programs and platforms. Prior to ABC News, Llamas was an investigative reporter and anchor of the 5 p.m.
Columbine Shootings' Grim Legacy: More Than 50 School Attacks, Plots
ABC News Tracks the Aftermath in the Years Since 1999 Colorado School Shooting
Before Newtown, How 4 Other Schools Handled Reopening After Tragedy
A panel of 28 Newtown officials voted unamimously for a plan to tear down Sandy Hook Elementary school, the site of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, and rebuild a new school in its place. Twenty first-graders and six educators were killed when a gunman opened fire at the school in
Couple Survives Boston Marathon Bombing and Virginia Tech Massacre
Ryan and Kelly Willard Had Flashbacks to the Va. Tech Terror While in Boston
State of the Union to Feature Victims of Gun Violence
When President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress Tuesday night to deliver his State of the Union address, numerous Democratic members will bring victims of gun violence as their guests. After Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was critically wounded in January 2011, lawmakers organized a State...
Newtown Victims' Families Join Gun-Control Activists on DC March
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Near-freezing temperatures didn’t stop several thousand gun-control activists from bearing their pickets today, carrying signs emblazoned with “Ban Assault Weapons Now” and the names of gun violence victims in a demonstration organized as a response to the mass shooting in ...
Biden: Mental Health Check May Have Prevented Virginia Tech Shooting
Vice President Biden says a mental health check on gun sales may have averted the 2007 mass shooting on Virginia Tech‘s campus. Biden’s comments came after a roundtable discussion in Richmond today that included experts involved with the gun control commission convened after the university...