Teen Threatens to 'Kill All the Girls' After Cheerleaders Refuse to Send Him Nude Photos

An Idaho high school went into temporary lockdown Wednesday after a 15-year-old boy reportedly threatened online to bring a gun to school and “kill all the girls” for refusing to send him nude photos. The student has since been arrested and is being charged with telephone harassment and threatening violence at a… »10/08/15 10:10amThursday 10:10am

Oregon Shooter Described as an Isolated Weirdo Who Hated Organized Religion 

Media outlets are quickly uncovering details about Chris Harper Mercer, 26, identified last night as the shooter who killed ten people and injured seven at the Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon on Thursday. His neighbors describe him as an isolated, cranky weirdo in camo pants who frequently yelled at them,… »10/02/15 10:30am10/02/15 10:30am

Report: Mississippi College Professor Suspected of Gunning Down Girlfriend, Romantic Rival

A geography professor at Mississippi’s Delta State University is suspected of gunning down his girlfriend as well as one of his colleagues. Shannon Lamb has been named as a person of interest in the death of Ethan Schmidt, an assistant professor of American history shot to death in his office on Monday morning. Police… »9/14/15 4:26pm9/14/15 4:26pm

Teenage Boy Arrested After Posting Eminem Lyrics Referencing Columbine

Police in Fresno, California arrested a 15-year-old teenager after he posted lyrics from the Eminem song, “I’m Back,” on his Instagram. The sophomore high school student’s post read, “I take seven kids from Columbine, stand ’em all in a line, add an AK-47, a revolver, a nine, a MAC-11 and it oughtta solve the problem… »9/04/15 12:30pm9/04/15 12:30pm

There Have Been 74 School Shootings in the U.S. Since Sandy Hook

Yesterday morning, a gunman opened fire at a high school in Troutdale, Oregon, killing one and injuring many. This marks the 74th school shooting to occur in the United States since 26 people (20 of them children) were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, CT. The average number of… »6/11/14 10:40am6/11/14 10:40am

School Terrifies Kids With Fake Masked Gunman as Part of a Lesson

Have you ever heard of a bad idea so sublimely tasteless and terrible that you fall to the ground and mutely curse the gods who have forsook you and all of your wretched mortal companions? No? Here's one! A North Carolina public school decided to provide its sixth-graders with an "enrichment lesson" by having… »10/16/13 3:20pm10/16/13 3:20pm

Kindergartner Suspended for Telling Classmates That She Was Going to Shoot Them with Bubbles

The Sandy Hook Elementary shooting has certainly heightened everyone's sensitivity to gun violence in schools, which can be a good thing if teachers and parents maintain their sense of proportion when they spot a sulking, disaffected student, and a pretty bad thing if they start sending kids to juvenile detention… »1/20/13 1:00pm1/20/13 1:00pm

A Third-Grader Brings a Gun to School. You Sadly Know What Happens Next.

Sadly, shootings at high schools and colleges have come to seem all too common, but in a disturbing development, yesterday there was one at an elementary school near Seattle. A boy apparently brought a gun in his backpack to his third grade class, and it accidentally went off and wounded an 8-year-old girl. The… »2/23/12 10:00am2/23/12 10:00am