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Newtown, Connecticut: Teacher Arrested for Bringing Gun to School

Newtown, Connecticut: Teacher Arrested for Bringing Gun to School

A teacher in the Connecticut town that was site of one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history was arrested Wednesday after police say he brought a gun onto school grounds. Jason M. Adams, a teacher at Newtown Middle School, was carrying a concealed firearm for which he had a permit, Newtown police said. He was stopped inside the …

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Large Fight Cancels Class at Youngstown East High School

Large Fight Cancels Class at Youngstown East High School

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Police are responding to a large fight that started in the cafeteria at East High School in Youngstown Tuesday morning. Dozens of officers went to the school, and police put six people into police cars in handcuffs. Youngstown Police expect at least six people to be charged in the fight. Police did not release information on what the …

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Hot Springs, Arkansas: 2 Teens Charged After Reported Rape in High School Locker Room

Hot Springs, Arkansas: 2 Teens Charged After Reported Rape in High School Locker Room

Two 14-year-old boys pleaded not guilty Tuesday after being accused of raping a fellow student at a Hot Springs, Arkansas, high school. The two entered the not-guilty pleas in a preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon. Both boys are being held at the Garland County Juvenile Detention Center and have their next hearing on March 11, said Kirk Zaner with the Hot …

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School Board Settles over Principal Hypnotizing 3 Students Who Died

School Board Settles over Principal Hypnotizing 3 Students Who Died

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — The families of three high school students who died after being hypnotized by a former principal will receive $200,000 each from the Sarasota County School District under a settlement agreement unanimously approved by the School Board on Tuesday. The Herald-Tribune reports that the $600,000 settlement closes a bizarre, yearslong case that began after former North …

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Pueblo County High School Locked Down Due to Student Gas Mask, Trench Coat Prank

Pueblo County High School Locked Down Due to Student Gas Mask, Trench Coat Prank

Pueblo County High School has been placed on lockdown while Pueblo County Sheriff’s deputies investigate what authorities believe is a Halloween prank. Superintendent Ed Smith said a female student was seen walking in the hall between class periods wearing a gas mask and long trench coat. A student alerted a teacher, who reported the incident to school administrators. The student was immediately …

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Man Commits Suicide at Southside High School Alabama

Man Commits Suicide at Southside High School Alabama

GADSDEN, Ala. —There were some scary moments at Southside High School on Wednesday afternoon when police say a man committed suicide on campus. Southside Police said they received a call from a woman that her husband, 50-year-old Charles Roland McDaniel, was headed to the school to see his children one last time before taking his own life. Police spotted the …

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University of Delaware says Lantern Remnants, Not Nooses Were on Trees

University of Delaware says Lantern Remnants, Not Nooses Were on Trees

Three objects found hanging from a tree on the University of Delaware’s Green in Newark were not nooses or evidence of a hate crime as first suspected, school officials said Wednesday morning, but remnants of paper lanterns left after an event. Critics immediately dismissed that conclusion as “a cover-up.” UD officials had initial condemned the apparent hate crime. “I just …

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5th-Grader Hero Rescues Students Trapped Inside a Partially Submerged Bus

5th-Grader Hero Rescues Students Trapped Inside a Partially Submerged Bus

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida fifth-grader is being called a hero after rescuing three other students trapped inside a partially submerged bus near Tampa. According to the Tampa Bay Times, the school bus was carrying 27 students from Mary E. Bryant Elementary School on Thursday when it went off the road and careened into a shallow pond. That’s when Nicholas Sierra sprang into action. …

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