P. Solomon Banda and Kathleen Foody Associated Press Published 5:36 PM EDT May 9, 2019 Denver – A security guard credited with capturing one of the two suspects in this week’s suburban Denver school shooting fired his weapon inside the school, a law enforcement official with knowledge of the case told The Associated Press on Thursday. The security guard has not been identified but is a former Marine who has stayed out of the public eye since Tuesday, when two suspects opened fire at the STEM School Highlands Ranch, killing one student and injuring eight. Two news organizations cited anonymous sources reported that authorities are investigating whether the guard mistakenly fired at a responding sheriff’s deputy and may have wounded a student. The law enforcement official spoke to The Associated Press on anonymity because the official was not authorized to make information public. The official did not address whether anyone was hit by the security guard’s … [Read more...] about Guard who detained school shooting suspect opened fire
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Kantele Franko, Associated Press Updated 7:04 am CDT, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 FILE - In this March 23, 2019 file photo, former Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis reflects about the upcoming 20th anniversary of the mass shooting at the suburban Denver high school. More than a dozen principals from U.S. schools impacted by shootings have formed a support network for the next colleagues who join their unenviable ranks. The Principals Recovery Network will also advocate for resources to help schools prevent violence. The initial group of 17 includes DeAngelis and a principal from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. DeAngelis says it’s a network each participant wishes they’d had. less FILE - In this March 23, 2019 file photo, former Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis reflects about the upcoming 20th anniversary of the mass shooting at the suburban Denver high school. More than a dozen ... more … [Read more...] about Principals from schools with shootings form support network
Lisa Marie Pane Associated Press Published 12:18 PM EDT Mar 17, 2019 A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter when they came face to face with the magazine cover. It showed the two gunmen who had carried out one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history. Sanders realized that few people knew much about her father, who saved countless lives. But virtually everyone knew the names and the tiniest of details about the attackers who carried out the carnage. In the decades since Columbine, a growing movement has urged news organizations to refrain from naming the shooters in mass slayings and to cease the steady drumbeat of biographical information about them. Critics say giving the assailants notoriety offers little to help understand the attacks and instead fuels celebrity-style coverage that only encourages future attacks. The 1999 Colorado … [Read more...] about Should media avoid naming the gunmen in mass shootings?
Gene Puskar, Associated Press Updated 2:31 pm CDT, Saturday, October 27, 2018 A SWAT team arrives at the Tree of Life Synagogue inPittsburgh, Pa. where a shooter opened fire injuring multiple people, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. A SWAT team arrives at the Tree of Life Synagogue inPittsburgh, Pa. where a shooter opened fire injuring multiple people, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. Photo: Gene J. Puskar, AP Scroll through to see U.S. mass shootings over the years. Scroll through to see U.S. mass shootings over the years. Photo: Associated Press August 26, 2018The Jacksonville LandingJacksonville, Fla. Killed: 2, plus the gunmanInjured: NineShooter: David Katz August 26, 2018 The Jacksonville Landing Jacksonville, Fla. Killed: 2, plus the gunman Injured: Nine Shooter: David Katz Photo: Laura Heald … [Read more...] about AP sources: At least 10 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue attack
Updated 1:06 pm PDT, Friday, October 26, 2018 This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in blackface for a Halloween costume is wrong. She faced a swift backlash for her morning show segment on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, and wrote later that she realized that such behavior is wrong. >>Remember when... Celebrity scandals through the years less This Sept. 21, 2017 file photo shows Megyn Kelly on the set of her show, "Megyn Kelly Today" at NBC Studios in New York. Kelly is apologizing to her NBC News colleagues for questioning why dressing up in ... more Photo: Charles Sykes, Associated Press 1) Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s Sex Tape The Baywatch babe and Mötley Crüe drummer rocked the world when their private frolicking became one … [Read more...] about The Latest: Megyn Kelly’s lawyer: ‘next steps’ talks ongoing