- Active shooter training part of college security plans Updated: Oct-10-15 2:02 pm
DETROIT - Some of Michigan's larger universities and community colleges say they have plans for police officers to deal with gunmen on their campuses and measures in place to keep students and staff safe.
- Knowing what to do if shooting starts still hazy at colleges Updated: Oct-10-15 10:17 am
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little more than brief online guidance on what to do if there's a gunman on the loose, a review by The Associated Press finds.
- Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town Updated: Oct-09-15 8:34 pm
ROSEBURG, Oregon - Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions on Friday when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.
- St. John Parish considers increasing school security Updated: Oct-05-15 11:12 am
EDGARD, Louisiana - The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board is considering installing electronic fencing and metal detectors at the parish's two high schools after a knife was found on the newly renovated East St. John High School campus.
- Q&A: Gun control prospects in GOP-run Congress remain remote Updated: Oct-02-15 5:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Another mass shooting, another appearance by a stricken-looking President Barack Obama expressing anguish and frustration over congressional inaction on gun control laws.
- Newtown families' suit against gun maker sent to state court Updated: Oct-01-15 11:36 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A wrongful death lawsuit filed against gun maker Remington by families of some Newtown school massacre victims has been sent from federal court back to state court, where it may have a better chance of succeeding.
- Gun industry group gets US support for safety drive Updated: Sep-20-15 9:33 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The gun industry's Newtown-based national trade association and lobbying organization has received a $2.4 million federal grant to promote gun locks and firearm safety, an award the group says is its first under the administration of President Barack Obama.
- Safety experts question classroom barricade devices Updated: Sep-19-15 12:39 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A nationwide push allowing schools to buy portable barricade devices they can set up if an active shooter enters their building has school security and fire experts questioning whether they're really safe.
- Danbury schools to adopt Sandy Hook anti-violence programs Updated: Sep-13-15 12:39 pm
DANBURY, Connecticut - Danbury schools are introducing new anti-violence programs developed by the Sandy Hook Promise organization.