School safety

April 18, 2018 - 12:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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In this Jan. 8, 2018 photo, Park County School District 6 board chair Kelly Simone, center, listens to members of the community voice their opinions on Policy CKA, which would allow armed personnel in schools, during a public forum about the policy in Cody, Wyo. The Wyoming school district where the U.S. education secretary famously suggested teachers might need to carry guns to protect children from grizzly bears is about to vote whether to do just that. The Park County School District No. 6 board votes Tuesday, April 17, 2018, on allowing trained school employees to carry concealed firearms. (Rebecca Noble/The Cody Enterprise via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 11:17 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming school district where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizzly bears voted Tuesday on doing just that, though concerns about school shootings worry parents more than the possibility of big...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:52 pm
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a suburban Detroit man charged with shooting at a black teenager who knocked on his door (all times local): 3 p.m. A retired, white Detroit firefighter is charged with assault with intent to murder after a shot was fired at a black teen who police say...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A black 14-year-old boy who got lost in a Detroit suburban neighborhood while trying to get to school was shot at by a white homeowner after knocking on a door to ask directions, prosecutors said Friday, citing home security video and the account of the boy. Jeffery Zeigler, a...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2017 file photo, Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott speaks to the media in Montpelier, Vt. Scott is set to sign the first significant gun restrictions in the state's history during a Statehouse ceremony on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
April 11, 2018 - 1:49 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont on Wednesday raised the age to buy firearms, banned high-capacity magazines and made it easier to take guns from people who pose a threat — the first significant gun ownership restrictions in state history, signed into law by the Republican governor. It's a remarkable...
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April 11, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A conservative commentator who tweeted about using "a hot poker" to sexually assault a 17-year-old survivor of the Florida high school shooting has lost a second St. Louis broadcast job. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Esther-Mireya Tejeda of Entercom Communications said...
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April 10, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Academy of Arts and Letters condemned the "abhorrent" conduct of members facing sexual harassment allegations, but declined to take further action. Authors Sherman Alexie and Garrison Keillor and architect Richard Meier are among the academy members who have been...
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In this March 2, 2017 photo, Moderator Jamie Allman, host of Allman in the Morning, sits at a City of St. Louis Mayoral Debate filmed at Vue 17, in Richmond Heights, Mo. The conservative commentator who tweeted that he would use "a hot poker" to sexually assault a survivor of a Florida high school shooting resigned from KDNL-TV, a St. Louis TV station. (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 2:24 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A conservative commentator who sent a tweet saying he would use "a hot poker" to sexually assault an outspoken 17-year-old survivor of the Florida high school shooting has resigned from a St. Louis TV station and been taken off the radio after several advertisers withdrew from his...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, Jaclyn Corin, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and one of the organizers of the rally, speaks during the "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control in Washington. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are traveling around the country to talk about gun control. “I’ve been invited to synagogues and churches and colleges and high school walkouts, and it’s so much, and I wish I could go to everything,” said Corin, who is part of the core group of “Never Again MSD.” “It’s the best problem in the world where everybody wants to help us and wants to include us.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 10, 2018 - 12:42 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey, Colorado, Los Angeles, Raleigh-Durham — the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students reel off their upcoming travel schedule at a dizzying pace. This is their new life, traveling the country advocating for gun control, all while trying to keep up with their...
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April 09, 2018 - 9:14 pm
(WWL.com) -- Lawmakers approve legislation to allow students to have a bulletproof backpack at school. West Monroe Senator Mike Walsworth says parents are looking at ways to make sure their children can protect themselves, if a shooter enters the school. He says this is one option. “You can do it...
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