School safety

FILE - In this March 15, 2013, file photo, teacher Astrid Barrios, center, listens as Milford police detective Carlos Sousa, left, debriefs participants after a lockdown exercise at Milford High School in Milford, Mass. The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two separate U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students who are told, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
May 10, 2019 - 6:44 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic. At a growing number of schools around the country, they also reflect guidance to students, at least in some situations, to do what they can to disrupt shootings. A...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2019 file photo, Devon Erickson, an accused STEM School shooter, appears at the Douglas County Courthouse in Castle Rock, Colo. Erickson and another suspect in the suburban Denver school shooting are due back in court as prosecutors file charges in the violent attack that killed a student and wounded multiple others. Prosecutors also are expected to decide Friday, May 10, whether to charge the younger suspect, Maya McKinney, 16, as an adult. (Joe Amon/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)
May 10, 2019 - 5:08 am
DENVER (AP) — Both suspects in a suburban Denver school shooting are due back in court Friday as prosecutors file charges in the attack that killed a student and wounded eight others. The district attorney's office also is expected to decide whether the younger suspect will be charged as an adult...
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An American flag unfurls in the wind in a small tribute placed below the sign for STEM School Highlands Ranch following Tuesday's shooting, in Highlands Ranch, Colo., Thursday, May 9, 2019. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 09, 2019 - 2:56 pm
DENVER (AP) — 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...
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May 08, 2019 - 3:50 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that will allow more classroom teachers to carry guns in school, a response to last year's mass shooting at a Parkland high school. DeSantis signed the bill in private Wednesday and issued no statement. It was one of...
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Police tape remains near the scene following Tuesday's shooting at STEM Highlands Ranch school, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 08, 2019 - 11:15 am
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 12:05 p.m. The U.S. Marine Corps says a student who helped subdue one of the Colorado school shooters is Brendan Bialy, a member of the Marines' Delayed Entry Program. The Marines said Wednesday that...
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RETRANSMIT WITH ALTERNATE CROP Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 08, 2019 - 1:46 am
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's worst school shootings just weeks ago. Douglas County sheriff's officials said Devon...
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Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, right, confers with guard Jamal Murray during a break in the action against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Monday, April 29, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 07, 2019 - 7:47 pm
DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone was shaken Tuesday by the school shooting that occurred in his neighborhood a few hours before his team's playoff game against the Portland Trail Blazers. "That's a community I live in. I know thoughts and prayers are never enough, but ... from...
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Armed police officers and others are seen outside STEM School Highlands Ranch, a charter middle school in the Denver suburb of Highlands Ranch, Colo., after a shooting Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Authorities said several people were injured and a few suspects were in custody. (Courtney Harper via AP)
May 07, 2019 - 4:06 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a school shooting in suburban Denver (all times local): 5 p.m. Authorities say eight students were injured in a shooting a suburban Denver school, and several are in critical condition. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said at a news conference...
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May 07, 2019 - 1:51 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting at a suburban Denver school has injured two people. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says deputies are trying to find the shooter or shooters, calling it an "active and unstable scene." The shooting occurred at STEM School Highlands Ranch...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke pauses to watch the scenery Monday, April 29, 2019, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 06, 2019 - 9:58 am
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is learning that reliable jokes during the campaign don't always make kids laugh, especially when they're want to talk about serious issues. The former Texas congressman spoke to an 8th grade civics class in Newton, Iowa, and took...
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