Dayton Orders Flags At Half-Staff After Oregon ShootingGov. Mark Dayton is ordering flags to be flown at half-staff Tuesday to honor the victims of a mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Nine people were killed at Umpqua Community College last week before the gunman killed himself.
Oregon College Gunman Dead In Police ShootoutTen people were killed and seven others hurt after a shooting at an Oregon Community College. Just after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, police responded to calls that said there was an active shooter at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, about 175 miles south of Portland.
Student Charged With Attempted Murder In S. Dakota ShootingA teenage student has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a South Dakota high school principal who was lightly wounded in the arm, authorities said Thursday.
S. Dakota High School Principal Shot, Wounded; Students SafeThe principal of a South Dakota high school has been wounded in a shooting at the school. School officials say a suspected shooter is in custody and students are reported safe.
1 Fatally Shot At Delta State University, Shooter Still ActiveDelta State University in Mississippi is on lockdown after reports of an active shooter on campus.
10 Years After Red Lake Attack, Memories Still HauntA high school math teacher and one of her former students are leading an effort to honor the victims and help the survivors of the school shootings on the Red Lake Indian Reservation a decade ago.
Premeditated Murder Charges Dropped In Waseca Plot Case Some of the most serious charges facing the Waseca teen accused of planning to bomb his school and kill his parents have been dismissed. According to court documents filed on Monday, a judge dismissed the four counts of premeditated murder facing 17-year-old John LaDue. The judge said that the state failed to show that the teen made substantial steps toward killing anyone.
Students In Waseca Return To School After Foiled AttackStudents are back in a southeastern Minnesota school after authorities last week foiled a teenager's suspected plot to attack the school. Counselors were on hand Monday as students returned to the Waseca junior and senior high school building that was the target of the alleged plot. Superintendent Tom Lee says the school is "just trying to get back to normal as quickly as we can."
Waseca Superintendent Credits God For Foiling Teen’s Plot It wasn't typical for churches in Waseca to host services Friday night, but the past few days have been anything but normal.
‘What If We Were Killed?’: Waseca Resident On Teen's Disturbing PlotJulia Speck would often hear her 17-year-old neighbor, John David LaDue, throwing knives and axes at a tree in the front yard.
Minn. Moms Gather In Honor Of Newtown VictimsA group of mothers in Minnesota is joining a national effort to speak out against gun violence and remember the victims of last year's school shooting in Newtown, Conn. On Saturday, a group called Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is organizing 50 events in more than 35 states to honor victims of gun violence.
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.