Twin Cities Security Company Points To Threat Suppression System To Stop ShootersA Twin Cities security company believes buildings have the potential to stop mass shootings. WCCO revisited the inventor of a suppression system to see the difference it could make in schools or in a place where terror again struck this weekend.
School Safety Grant Gets 1,265 ApplicantsThe applications combined ask for $259 million to improve school safety, more than 10 times the available funds.
Gov. Dayton Signs Bonding Bill, But Isn't Happy About ItGovernor Mark Dayton has signed the majority of this year's bonding bill, despite having serious concerns over the amount of money it dedicates to certain projects.
Republicans Unveil $50M School Safety Plan, Nothing On Gun SafetyAfter Minnesota Senate Democrats unveiled their plan to improve safety in the state's schools earlier this week, Republican House members are making their ideas public.
Wisconsin Gov. Signs School Safety LegislationGov. Scott Walker has signed a school safety bill that would provide money to help district make building improvements, but places no limits on guns.
POTUS Doesn't Set Age For Guns, Defers On Arming TeachersPresident Donald Trump's plan to prevent school shootings doesn't increase the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21 — an idea Trump publicly favored just last month — and leaves the question of arming teachers to states and local communities.
Dayton Debuts Measure Aimed At Making Minn. Schools SaferGov. Mark Dayton is ready to lay out his plan to fund safety and security improvements in schools across Minnesota.
Minn. GOP Legislators Propose Statewide School Security OverhaulTop Republican Senate leaders today proposed a major overhaul of security systems at Minnesota schools.
School Safety Tips For Younger KidsSchool is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it's a great place to get started.
Minn. House Passes Anti-Bullying BillThe Minnesota House has passed a bill requiring all public school districts to create policies aimed at reducing bullying. The bill passed Monday by a vote of 72-57. It was introduced after a rash of high-profile bullying incidents in school districts across the state.
Franken To Discuss Safety Issues At Eagan SchoolMinnesota Sen. Al Franken is meeting with education officials at an Eagan middle school to discuss ways to ensure school safety in Minnesota.