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Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre

The proposal calls for placing a bond measure seeking $60 million to $70 million on a future ballot to pay for the demolition of the existing school and construction of a new school to replace it just west of the current site. Under the superintendent`s plan, the new campus would still be called Columbine High School, "honouring the pride and spirit the community has with the name," and its school mascot and colours would remain unchanged.

Jun 07, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

Two students arrested in Colorado school shooting make first appearance

Two teenage students accused of fatally shooting a classmate and wounding eight others in a suburban Denver school made separate court appearances on Wednesday, a day after their arrest on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

May 09, 2019, 06:23 AM IST

Nine dead, 17 others shot at in Brazil shooting

Among the dead were five school children, one adult who worked at the building, one person who was standing just outside the school and the two adolescent shooters, police said. 

Mar 13, 2019, 19:51 PM IST

Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill three weeks after massacre

Florida lawmakers, spurred by last month`s deadly high school shooting, gave final passage on Wednesday to a bill to raise the legal age for buying rifles, impose a three-day waiting period on all gun sales and allow the arming of some school employees.

Mar 08, 2018, 09:55 AM IST

Eight injured in French school shooting, teen held

A 17-year-old student has been arrested after opening fire in a school in the southern French town of Grasse, injuring eight persons and prompting the government to issue a terror warning.

Mar 16, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack

The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose.

Dec 16, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

Three teens injured in Portland school shooting: US Police

Three teenagers were shot and wounded on Friday near a Portland, Oregon, alternative high school, police said, and officers were searching for a suspect who ran from the scene following the gunfire.

Dec 13, 2014, 06:37 AM IST

Teen kills teacher in Estonia school shooting

 A female teacher was shot dead on Monday by a teenage male pupil in a high school rampage in Estonia, the first case of its kind in the Baltic state.

Oct 27, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Obama calls gun control ``biggest frustration``

US President Barack Obama Tuesday called for greater national effort against gun violence just hours after a latest school shooting happening in the US State of Oregon Tuesday left two dead, including a student.

Jun 11, 2014, 07:47 AM IST

Shooting at school in New Mexico, 2 hurt: Police

Officials in New Mexico say at least two children are being treated for injuries after a school shooting.

Jan 15, 2014, 00:04 AM IST

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school; gunman sought

Pittsburgh school district spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says the students were shot outside Brashear High School yesterday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they`d all taken to school earlier in the day.

Nov 14, 2013, 10:18 AM IST

US school suspect had nearly 500 rounds, say cops

Suspect in Atlanta-area school shooting took photo of himself with AK 47-rifle and packed nearly 500 rounds of ammunition before attack to shoot more than half the school`s students, police has said.

Aug 22, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

Schools evacuated after shooting threat in US

All schools in Monterey Park, a city beside Los Angeles, were evacuated on Thursday morning after police received an anonymous phone call threatening a shooting in an unknown campus.

May 16, 2013, 22:56 PM IST

Weapons arsenal found in Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza`s home

Arsenal of weapons, guns, gun safe with shotgun shells, bayonet and several swords were found in Adam Lanza`s home, gunman who carried out Newtown school massacre, according to search warrants.

Mar 28, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Armed guards at school will create more violent America: NY Mayor

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has lashed out at the US National Rifle Association`s suggestion saying such a move will create a "more dangerous and violent" America.

Dec 22, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

US school shooting: `Gunman and his mother visited gun ranges`

Adam Lanza, the 20-year-old who slayed 26 people, including 20 children, and his mother both spent time at a gun range in Connecticut.

Dec 17, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

US shooter’s mom feared as he ‘burnt himself with lighter’

Roughly a week before Adam Lanza went on a shooting rampage, Nancy Lanza reportedly told a friend that she feared her always-eccentric son was “getting worse.”

Dec 17, 2012, 12:30 PM IST

US school shooter killed himself as police approached

Adam Lanza, who massacred 26 people at an elementary school in Connecticut, committed suicide as soon as he heard police approaching.

Dec 17, 2012, 11:08 AM IST

US Shooting: Sandy Hook teacher ‘who took bullets for kids’ remembered

A first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School was killed when she tried to shield her students using her body from the maniacal shooter.

Dec 16, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

US Shooting: School library clerk saved 18 kids

A brave worker at the Connecticut school rescued 18 kids from the gunman by hiding them in a library supply closet, as Adam Lanza went shooting.

Dec 16, 2012, 12:39 PM IST