Violence

FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, police patrolman John Burgette, 53, a school resource officer for 18 years, bows his head as Scranton High School students stand in silence to protest gun violence for 17 minutes at the high school in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 12:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools, according to a federal study released Thursday amid a heated debate over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. Armed officers were present at least once a week in 43 percent of all...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, police patrolman John Burgette, 53, a school resource officer for 18 years, bows his head as Scranton High School students stand in silence to protest gun violence for 17 minutes at the high school in Scranton, Pa. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 12:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study says armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America's schools as a heated debate rages over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns. According to data from a survey conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics...
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Bea Millan-Windorski, left, raises her fist at drivers in passing vehicles who honked their horns Wednesday, March 28, 2018, as marchers make their way to Traxler Park for the 50 Miles More rally in Janesville, Wis. (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 10:20 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road reached their destination Wednesday — House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination in...
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Bea Millan-Windorski, left, raises her fist at drivers in passing vehicles who honked their horns Wednesday, March 28, 2018, as marchers make their way to Traxler Park for the 50 Miles More rally in Janesville, Wis. (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 8:52 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road reached their destination Wednesday — House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination in...
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Bea Millan-Windorski, left, raises her fist at drivers in passing vehicles who honked their horns Wednesday, March 28, 2018, as marchers make their way to Traxler Park for the 50 Miles More rally in Janesville, Wis. (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 6:54 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road reached their destination Wednesday — House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination in...
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In this Monday, March 26, 2018 photo, from left, Alex Kahn, champlain, Bill Thick Jr., commander, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4073 in Marshall, pose with Chris Walden, a Battle Creek gunsmith and firearms instructor in Marshall, Mich. Walden, hosted several three-hour sessions on gun safety and how to build a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle. (Trace Christenson/Battle Creek Enquirer via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 4:55 pm
MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan gun store owner shrugged off criticism and went ahead with a class that teaches people how to build their own AR-15 semi-automatic rifles like those used in many mass shootings, including last month's massacre at a Florida high school. Chris Walden, who owns Walden...
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Protesters Sarah Hopper, left, and Selame Caldart, right, chant as they lead the 50 Miles More march down West Memorial Drive in Janesville, Wis., House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 4:10 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road have reached their destination — House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination in...
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A group of about 40 students make their way along Old Highway 92 south of Evansville, Wis., on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, as they march to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan's hometown of Janesville to call for stricter gun control laws. An end-of-march event is scheduled at Traxler Park in Janesville on Wednesday, March 28 at noon. (Anthony Wahl/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 2:25 pm
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road have reached their destination — House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination in...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2017 photo, Ronald Smith gets on his bicycle after stopping at the Triple S Food Mart, where Alton Sterling was shot by police one year ago, in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's attorney general plans to meet Tuesday, March 27, 2018, with relatives of Sterling, a black man who was shot and killed by a white Baton Rouge police officer, to inform them whether his office will charge either of the two officers involved in the deadly struggle, according to two family lawyers. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
March 27, 2018 - 11:40 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's attorney general has ruled out criminal charges against two white Baton Rouge police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man outside a convenience store. Attorney General Jeff Landry's decision Tuesday comes nearly 11 months after the Justice Department...
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In this March 24, 2018, photo, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, from Florida's 10th congressional district, responds to demonstrators during a rally in downtown Orlando, Fla., as a part of the nationwide protest against gun violence across the U.S. They have walked out, marched and demanded action across America to stop gun violence. But it's far from certain that the young people behind the "March for Our Lives" movement will be a political force at the ballot box this fall. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
March 26, 2018 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They have walked out, marched and demanded action across America to stop gun violence. But it's far from certain that the young people behind the "March for Our Lives" movement will be a political force at the ballot box this fall. Republicans are skeptical. Democrats are hopeful...
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