Violence

December 11, 2017 - 6:10 am
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Westmont Hilltop schools in Cambria County are closed following a social media threat to harm students. In a statement, Superintendent Timothy Williams on Monday said Upper Yoder Police are trying to determine the credibility of the threat. However, because the process is...
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In this undated photo provided by the San Juan County Sheriff's Office is William Atchison. A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Atchison, a former student at small-town Aztec High School, had legally purchased a handgun at a local store a month ago and planned the attack, authorities said. (San Juan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 08, 2017 - 6:23 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A 21-year-old gunman who disguised himself as a student to get into a New Mexico high school where he killed two students had caught the attention of U.S. investigators more than a year ago, authorities said Friday. William Atchison, a former student at small-town Aztec High...
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Aztec High School is shown in Aztec, N.M., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Students hid in their classrooms, some behind locked doors or in closets, as a gunman opened fire Thursday inside a New Mexico high school, (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
December 08, 2017 - 1:51 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Authorities say heroes helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters Friday that a substitute teacher heard the...
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Police escort buses moving students and faculty from Aztec High School after a shooting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec, N.M. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 5:17 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 3:15 p.m. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says several acts of bravery helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a small-town high school. Authorities say a student opened fire Thursday at Aztec High...
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Students are led out of Aztec High School after a shooting Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Aztec, N.M. The school is in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation. (Jon Austria /The Daily Times via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 2:58 pm
AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A shooting at a New Mexico high school left two students and the suspect dead Thursday, authorities said as schools throughout the small town shut down for the day. Police did not release any details about the shooter but confirmed the other two people who were killed attended...
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Heather Gooze, Las Vegas shooting witness, cries as she testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, entitled: "Firearm Accessory Regulation and Enforcing Federal and State Reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 06, 2017 - 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. The House...
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December 06, 2017 - 12:56 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — University of Pittsburgh police say they are investigating the use of a stun gun to incapacitate a patient who escaped from an area hospital. WTAE-TV aired video that shows university police using a stun gun on a woman who escaped from UPMC Presbyterian hospital Monday night...
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Two people hug as they wait to be reunited with students on lockdown near Graham-Kapowsin High School, Frontier Middle School, and Nelson Elementary School, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Graham, Wash. Authorities said two students were shot near the high school Tuesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
December 05, 2017 - 8:05 pm
GRAHAM, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities say two male students have been shot near a high school in the small city of Graham near Tacoma. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday both victims were hospitalized and expected to survive, but that their conditions were not immediately...
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December 05, 2017 - 3:20 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of three young men in the death of Tennessee high school student Zaevion Dobson (all times local): 2 p.m. A prosecutor at the murder trial of three young men say at least 34 shots were fired in a shooting that killed a Tennessee high school...
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December 05, 2017 - 5:51 am
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says actions by Myanmar's government to "dehumanize" the Rohingya minority are likely to fan more violence and draw in communities from across the region. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein also urged the Human Rights Council to consider asking the U.N. General Assembly...
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