Us Schools

  • US: Student gunman wounds 2 classmates in Colorado school December 14, 2013

    Centennial: A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire on Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding two fellow students before killing himself. Quickthinking students alerted the targeted teacher, who quickly left the building. The scene unfolded on the eve of the...
  • 35 indicted in America's biggest school cheating scandal March 31, 2013

    Washington: In the largest cheating scandals to hit the US public education system, 35 Atlanta public schools educators and administrators have been indicted on charges of largescale racketeering and corruption. Among those indicted by a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury was Beverly Hall, the former schools...
  • Newtown gunman had access to huge weapons cache March 29, 2013

    Newtown, Connecticut: When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition, taking only four guns, thinking they would suffice. He loaded the weapons into his car, drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School, blasted his...
  • Connecticut school shooting worst day of my Presidency: Obama December 31, 2012

    As the year winds down to a close US President Barack Obama has said the school shooting at Newtown, Connecticut, was the worst day of his presidency. ...
  • US school shooting: Funerals begin for victims December 17, 2012

    Newtown: The small Connecticut town shattered by an act President Barack Obama called "unconscionable evil," holds on Monday the first two of 20 funerals for schoolchildren massacred in their classrooms last week. Meanwhile, schools across the country will reopen their doors to confused and scared children full of questions about...
  • US: Victim's father recalls daughter as loving December 16, 2012

    Newtown: Fighting back tears and struggling to catch his breath, the father of a sixyearold gunned down in the school shooting in Connecticut told the world on Saturday about a little girl who loved to draw and was always smiling, and he also reserved surprising words of sympathy for the...
  • US shooting: A father's heartwrenching tribute to daughter December 16, 2012

    Over 24 hours since the horrific Connecticut school shooting massacre, police have identified all 26 victims, which includes 20 kids. ...
  • Read: Names of those killed in Connecticut rampage December 16, 2012

    Newtown: Below are the names and ages of the 26 people gunned down at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday in the seconddeadliest school shooting in US history: Charlotte Bacon, 6 Daniel Barden, 7 Rachel Davino, 29 Olivia Engel, 6 Josephine Gay, 7 Ana MarquezGreene, 6 Dylan Hockley, 6 Dawn Hochsprung, 47 Madeleine Hsu, 6 Catherine Hubbard, 6 Chase Kowalski, 7 Jesse...
  • US: Obama to attend a memorial service in Connecticut December 16, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will attend an interfaith memorial service on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut, the site of Friday's deadly elementary school shooting. Twentysix people, including 20 children, were killed when a man opened fire inside the school. Hours after the shooting, a tearful Obama said he grieved first as...
  • US: Police probe what made youth kill 20 innocent kids December 15, 2012

    Newtown: Residents of the small Connecticut community of Newtown were reeling on Saturday from one of the worst mass shootings in US history, as police sought answers about what drove a 20yearold gunman to slaughter 20 children at an elementary school. The attacker, identified by law enforcement sources as Adam Lanza,...
  • Read: List of US politicians donating to gun group NRA December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Gun control laws in the United States have come under fire after the mass killing on Friday at a Connecticut school, putting renewed pressure on US President Barack Obama and other Democrats to address the easy availability of firearms. Just an hour after Obama tearfully said on national television...
  • 'Shooter came through front door, started shooting right away' December 15, 2012

    According CNN's Tom Foreman the shooter came from the front door and people started hearing shots right away. By 9:41 or so calls were coming in for 911. The principal, vice principal and psychologist who were in a meeting, came out and went towards the gunfire. The VP came back...
  • UN chief mourns victims of US school shooting December 15, 2012

    United Nations: United Nations SecretaryGeneral Ban Kimoon on Friday voiced his 'deepest condolences over the victims of a school shooting in the US state of Connecticut which killed 20 children. In a letter to Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy, Ban called the Sandy Hook Elementary School rampage 'shocking murders', spokesman Martin...
  • US: Children feared dead in shooting at school December 14, 2012

    Newtown: A shooter opened fire at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, on Friday, killing several people including children, the Hartford Courant newspaper reported. The shooter was also killed. Sandy Hook Elementary School teaches children from kindergarten through fourth grade roughly ages 5 to 10. Television images showed police and...
  • US: Shooting at school in Connecticut, gunman killed December 14, 2012

    Newtown: Connecticut State Police say they are assisting local police in Newtown in response to reports of a shooting at an elementary school. An official with knowledge of the situation said a gunman in the school shooting had been killed. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the...