Teen Cites Protection As Reason For Having Loaded Gun At St. Paul High SchoolA student who brought a loaded gun to his high school in St. Paul told police he was trying to protect himself from gang members. The 16-year-old boy pleaded guilty Thursday in juvenile court to felony possession of a dangerous weapon on school property.
Superintendent: Loaded Gun Found In Backpack In St. Paul High SchoolA loaded gun was found Wednesday morning in a student's backpack at Harding High School in St. Paul. Superintendent of St. Paul Schools Valeria Silva says the gun was discovered after a teacher called for authorities to do a search for marijuana.
Mayo Study: Teachers More Likely To Develop Speech Disorders Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they've stumbled upon what appears to be an occupational hazard for school teachers. They found that teachers are more likely to have progressive speech and language disorders. The neurologist who led the study found teachers were about three-and-a-half times more likely to a develop speech and language disorder than Alzheimer's disease.
H.S. Sports Teams Cope With Frigid SpringIt’s no secret. Many Minnesotans are sick of the long winter season and so are thousands of high school students who've had to practice inside and cancel games.
Harding HS Sends Origami Cranes To Sandy Hook For SupportSome local students are sending something special to Connecticut to help comfort the Sandy Hook community.
Police: SUV Hits, Kills Teen Girl In St. Paul A teenage girl died Thursday afternoon in St. Paul after a speeding SUV barreled over a sidewalk and hit her while she and a friend were sitting on a grassy embankment, police said.