Violence

May 23, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The principal of a Philadelphia charter school says a staff member has been suspended after bringing a gun to the school. Principal Kareem Goodwin told parents in a letter Wednesday that police were called and the unnamed staffer was escorted from the Russell Byers Charter...
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May 23, 2018 - 1:13 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An internal police review in Maine concludes that a Portland police officer followed procedure in the fatal shooting of a man who was brandishing a pellet gun. The Portland Press Herald reports the review released in response to a Freedom of Access Act request says Sgt...
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A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 12:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 11:35 a.m. A church group will host a gathering at a football stadium to honor those killed and injured during a Texas high school shooting. The Santa Fe Highway 6 Ministerial Alliance says it will host "...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, near Houston. (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
May 22, 2018 - 4:57 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school should be seen as a "victim" because he may have recently been bullied, causing him to lash out, his father said. In a phone interview over the weekend with Greece's Antenna TV, Antonios...
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Santa Fe High School freshman, Jai Gillard writes messages on each of the 10 crosses in front the school Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Gillard, was in the art class Friday morning, knew all of the victims of the shooting. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. and came to the school to participate. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:47 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vowed to address school violence and safety in the wake of another mass school shooting. But Abbott's call to do "more than just pray" for the victims comes in a state that has fully embraced its gun culture and resisted previous attempts to scale it...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, mourners wait for the start of a prayer vigil following a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 22, 2018 - 12:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America. The massacre that killed 10 people at a high school in Texas last week was just the latest to happen in a small or suburban city. Of the 10 deadliest school...
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Television newscasters prepare to give updates near a memorial in front of Santa Fe High School on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 9:00 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has more than 1.2 million licensed handgun owners who can openly carry their weapons in public. The state hosted the National Rifle Association's annual meeting two weeks ago. And until Monday, the governor's re-election website was raffling off a shotgun. Guns are so...
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Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Megan Lysaght, manager of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Abroad program (YES), sent a letter to students in the program confirming that Sabika Sheikh was killed in the shooting. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
May 21, 2018 - 4:24 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors. A classmate of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school says Chris Stone and other students tried to...
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Christina Delgado, right, talks about the school shooting as her daughter, London, listens Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Delgado watched in horror last week as the extreme gun violence she had marched to prevent arrived in her town. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School on Friday, killing 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 21, 2018 - 1:13 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The March for Our Lives movement that followed February's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, had inspired a small contingent of activists in Santa Fe, Texas, a conservative city that prides itself on its responsible gun culture. Christina Delgado watched in horror last...
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Host Kelly Clarkson appears on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 20, 2018 - 9:38 pm
An emotional Kelly Clarkson opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in tribute to the recent school children and teachers who died in Texas, barely able to speak as she urged the audience and the world to do more to prevent deadly shootings from happening. Clarkson, who is hosting the show, said she...
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