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MARYSVILLE, WA - OCTOBER 24: Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School write messages and prayers during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

3 Fight for Lives After Washington School Shooting

Three students fought for their lives in Seattle-area hospitals Sunday, days after being shot in the head during an attack at a high school on Washington’s Puget Sound.

10/26/2014

The FBI says the number of shootings in which a gunman opens fire on a crowd of people has increased in recent years. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

FBI Report: Recent Increase in US Mass Shootings

The number of shootings in which a gunman fired into a crowd has increased dramatically in recent years, according to an FBI report released Wednesday.

09/24/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Teacher Who Penned Shooting Books on Leave

A Maryland middle school teacher who wrote two futuristic books about a school shooting has been placed on leave and taken in for a mental health evaluation.

09/03/2014

Montgomery College. (Credit: George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Threat Prompts Increased Security at Montgomery College

Security will be tight around Montgomery College’s three campuses Wednesday following a threat about a school shooting.

03/05/2014

Two students were shot inside of a Philadelphia high school Friday afternoon. (credit: CBS Philadelphia)

Police: 2 Philadelphia High School Students Shot

Police are reporting that two students have been shot at a Philadelphia school.

01/17/2014

Connecticut Community Copes With Aftermath Of Elementary School Mass Shooting

Police Release Documents on Newtown Massacre

Police in Connecticut released thousands of pages of documents Friday from the investigation into last year’s school massacre in Newtown, which could shed additional light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman.

12/27/2013

Police evacuate Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo. following reports of a gunman in the school. (credit: Heather Burke/@Heather Burke)

Student Gunman Wounds 2 Classmates in Colorado School Shooting

A Colorado sheriff says a suspect in a Denver-area high school shooting has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

12/13/2013

Credit: WNEW reporter Karen Adams

National Cathedral Vigil Remembers Newtown Victims

Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.

12/12/2013

Sandy Hook School

Report: Newtown Shooter Obsessed With Columbine

A report on the Newtown school shooting says that the gunman had an obsession with mass murders but that investigators did not discover any evidence he had indicated to others an intention to carry out such a crime.

11/25/2013

A carved-wood "VT" rests on the grave of a Virginia Tech student killed along with 26 other students and 5 University staff members when Cho Seung-Hui, a 23-year-old undergraduate at the school, went on a shooting rampage. (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wrongful Death Verdict Reversed in Va. Tech Massacre

The state’s highest court on Thursday threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, but the ruling won’t shake the heightened diligence on the nation’s campuses following the lone gunman’s rampage at Tech, campus safety advocates said.

10/31/2013

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