Esme’s Blog: Another School ShootingA day before the anniversary of the shooting that claimed 26 lives in Newtown Conn., another school shooting had a nation collectively saying, "Not again" on Friday. Mass shootings suddenly seem part of the American landscape. A push in the aftermath of the Newtown massacre for tougher gun control laws failed.
Accent Signage Preps For 1-Year Since Tragic Mass ShootingFriends, family and co-workers of those who died in a mass shooting at a Minneapolis business last September are quietly preparing for a one-year anniversary of the tragedy. Friday, Sept. 27, will mark one year since Andrew Engeldinger opened fire at Accent Signage in Minneapolis shortly after being fired from the company.
Mpls. Police Participate In Intense, Active-Shooter TrainingIt's happened in small towns like Newtown, Connecticut, suburbs like Aurora, Colorado and as close as a small business in Bryn Mawr, Minnesota. The Minneapolis Police Department gave WCCO an exclusive look as its officers went through an intense training drill to stop an active shooter last week.
Child Killed By Gunman In OakdaleOne man is in custody after randomly firing a handgun at multiple locations in Oakdale Monday night, killing a 9-year-old child and injuring two others.
Hennepin Deputies Train For Shooting Disasters It was a chaotic scene as police and county deputies swarmed onto Accent Signage property in Minneapolis last September 27. There had been a workplace shooting with multiple victims.
Wis. Man Bought Gun 1 Day Before Spa Shooting A medical examiner says the wife of the suspected gunman was among three women killed in a shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa.
Police Find Fire, Chaos At Wis. Spa Where 7 Shot, 3 KilledA Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife's tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and shot seven women, three fatally, before killing himself, a police chief said.
Minneapolis Dispatch Makes Changes After Workplace ShootingThe City of Minneapolis says it plans to change the way it handles emergency calls in the wake of last month’s deadly mass shooting at Accent Signage.