School shootings

October 14, 2017 - 9:48 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen shot dead seven people, including six students, in a raid on a high school early Saturday that appeared to be a revenge attack by a student who had been suspended for fighting, a Kenya police official said. The shooting occurred at dawn at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary...
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October 10, 2017 - 5:10 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan police official says gunmen have killed two employees of a technical university in Mombasa on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast in a suspected extremist attack. The assault occurred as President Uhuru Kenyatta campaigned in the coastal region for fresh presidential elections...
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October 09, 2017 - 10:11 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at the Texas Tech University Police Department headquarters (all times local): 9 p.m. A Texas Tech University police officer has been shot and killed at the campus police headquarters, prompting a lockdown of the Lubbock campus. University spokesman...
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From left, Ryan Donato, Heather Barclay and her sister Tracy Gyurina grieve at a candlelight vigil for Nicol Kimura, a victim of the Las Vegas mass shooting, at Sierra Vista Elementary School in Placentia, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
October 09, 2017 - 10:28 am
PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — The pictures on display behind the row of candles show a glowing, smiling woman. In one, she is jumping in the air wearing cowboy boots, her hair flying behind her. That is how friends and family recalled 38-year-old Nicol Kimura at a vigil on Sunday evening, a week after...
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 1966 file photo, one of the victims of Charles Joseph Whitman, the sniper who gunned down victims from a perch in the University of Texas tower, is carried across the campus to a waiting ambulance in Austin. Survivors of mass shootings say what got them through was leaning on family, friends and counselors. (AP Photo/File)
October 07, 2017 - 10:11 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Every time there's a mass shooting, Adrian Littlefield relives the one that nearly killed him half a century ago when a sniper perched high in a tower fired down on a Texas college campus. There have been dozens of rampages since then, each one a reminder of how his life was forever...
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A little-known device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in South Jordan, Utah. Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock bought 33 guns within the last year, but that didn't raise any red flags. Neither did the mountains of ammunition he was stockpiling, or the bump stocks found in his hotel room that allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic fully automatic weapons. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
October 04, 2017 - 8:01 pm
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock bought 33 guns within the last year, but that didn't raise any red flags. Neither did the mountains of ammunition he was stockpiling, or the bump stocks found in his hotel room that allow semi-automatic rifles to mimic fully automatic weapons. Some recent mass...
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This undated photo provided by Avonna Murfitt shows her son, Adrian Murfitt, of Anchorage, Alaska, who was one of the people killed when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (Courtesy of Avonna Murfit via AP)
October 03, 2017 - 1:06 am
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. They were parents, siblings, husbands, wives, neighbors and friends. They traveled to Las Vegas to see their favorite stars, posting videos and photos to social media. At least 59 of them never made...
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Caleb Sharpe walks into Spokane County Juvenile Court to a packed courtroom on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in Spokane, Wash. A hearing to determine whether the 15-year-old boy will be tried as an adult on charges he fatally shot a classmate and wounded three others at his rural Washington state high school will not occur until next spring, a judge said Wednesday. (Kathy Plonka /The Spokesman-Review via AP)
September 27, 2017 - 7:27 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors filed 51 new charges Wednesday against a 15-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding three others at his rural Washington state high school. Caleb Sharpe already has been charged with first-degree murder and three counts of attempted first-...
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September 18, 2017 - 10:48 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local): 10:40 p.m. In a statement released through their attorney, the family of a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by police urged protesters to act peacefully. Police shot and killed 21-...
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September 18, 2017 - 5:23 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Guns, ammunition, a Molotov cocktail and a school yearbook with pictures of faces marked with X's were seized by police from the home of a Washington state high school sophomore accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding three other students, according to court...
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