9 dead, 20 wounded in school shooting in Russia

MOSCOW — A gunman on Monday morning killed nine people and wounded 20 others in a school in central Russia, authorities said. Russia’s Investigative Committee said in an online statement that two guards, two teachers and five students were killed in the shooting in a school in Izhevsk, a city about 960 kilometers (596 miles) … Read more

Infowar’s lawyer: ‘There were false statements’ on Sandy Hook

WATERBURY, Conn. — A lawyer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars empire acknowledged on the witness stand Wednesday that the show and website spread falsehoods about the Sandy Hook school shooting. “I don’t think that we disagree that there were false statements made,” Brittany Paz testified at a civil trial involving Jones’ claims that the … Read more

“It’s going to happen again”: Some say Texas’ mass shooting responses fall short

Texas’ response to school shootings CBS investigates Texas’ response to school shootings 08:43 When shots rang out in Uvalde, Texas, they echoed among a small group of people who knew all too well the pain the survivors at Robb Elementary were experiencing. They’d gone through it themselves, just a few years earlier, at another Texas … Read more

Uvalde Police Chief Fired After ‘Systemic Failures’ In Police Response

The police chief of the Uvalde, Texas, school district was fired Wednesday after the school board unanimously voted to terminate him over the law enforcement response to a May school shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead. Pete Arredondo’s termination, three months after the May 24 massacre, follows an investigative report that found … Read more

Washington state school shooter sentenced to 40 years

SPOKANE, Wash. — Caleb Sharpe, who shot one classmate to death and wounded three others five years ago in a Washington state high school, apologized to his victims before he was sentenced Friday to at least 40 years in prison. Sharpe, who was 15 at the time of the 2017 shootings, pleaded guilty earlier this … Read more

Half of all Texas school districts have no mental health services. Uvalde was one of them.

Mental Health in Texas Schools Mental Health in Texas Schools 10:24 After eight students and two teachers were murdered in 2018 at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, Governor Greg Abbott vowed to find solutions for the lack of mental health resources in schools.  “We need to do more than just pray for … Read more

Half of all Texas school districts have no mental health services. Uvalde was one of them.

Mental Health in Texas Schools Mental Health in Texas Schools 10:24 am After eight students and two teachers were murdered in 2018 at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, Governor Greg Abbott vowed to find solutions for the lack of mental health resources in schools. “We need to do more than just pray … Read more

Half of all Texas schools have no mental health services — including Uvalde

Mental Health in Texas Schools Mental Health in Texas Schools 10:24 am After eight students and two teachers were murdered in 2018 at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, Governor Greg Abbott vowed to find solutions for the lack of mental health resources in schools. “We need to do more than just pray … Read more

Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Wolfgang Halbig Goes Bankrupt in Florida

The defamation trial of right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones made headlines this week, as the former Infowars host had to testify under oath about the lies he spread after the tragic 2012 attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Among this week’s revelations from the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas: Infowarswhich airs … Read more