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School officials are rarely held liable in the aftermath of school shootings, but in some cases massive settlements have been paid out.
Local school districts hoping better security will help prevent next tragedy Paducah Sun
DRAFFENVILLE -- Immediately after the Marshall County High School tragedy, its school officials and others from area districts raised questions about ...
Aftermath of gun violence: 'It stays with you' Cincinnati.com
Hollan Holm was shot while at his high school Bible class. Grazed, he called it for years. Now, he's had enough. It's time to face this tragedy.
20 years later: Heath High School shooting victim continues to inspire KFVS
WEST PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - December 1 marks the 20th anniversary of the Heath High School shooting in West Paducah that left three dead and five injured.
Heath High School Reflects 20 Years After Shooting WKMS
Twenty years ago today a west Kentucky high school lost three students after 14-year-old Michael Carneal opened fire on his classmates. A *service* at Heath.
20 years ago, another Kentucky school was attacked. Locals have never forgotten CNN
For longtime residents in western Kentucky, Tuesday's shooting at a local high school brought back painful reminders of another deadly attack two decades ago.
Marshall County High School shooting deadliest at Kentucky high school since 1997 The Courier-Journal
Tuesday's shooting marked the deadliest at a Kentucky school since 1997, when three were killed at Heath High School in West Paducah.
Suvivor of Kentucky's Heath High School shooting reacts WHAS 11.com (subscription)
Tuesday's school shooting hits home to those impacted by a deadly school shooting at Heath High School in west Paducah. That's just 35 miles west of Marshall ...
Memories of a School Shooting: Paducah, Kentucky, 1997 The Atlantic
On December 1, 1997, a freshman opened fire on a prayer group at my Kentucky high school, killing three. I knew his sister. I saw the bodies. This is what ...
Memorial Service to Remember Victims of Heath High School Shooting 20 Years Ago WKMS
McCracken County Schools is hosting a memorial *service* next month to reflect on 20 years since a high school shooting in west Kentucky.
Past school shooting survivors to send notebooks, letters of compassion to Marshall Co. High School WSMV Nashville
"They are not alone." That's the message one woman's sharing. She says there are people across the country connected through the same traumatic situation.
Local, region state roundup: Former WKU student sentenced to 4 years in lethal shooting The Messenger
When Erika Davis dropped off her son, Alex Davis, at Western Kentucky University to begin his senior year in the summer of 2017, she could not have predicted ...
Heath High School shooting survivor reflects on 20th anniversary Murray Ledger and Times
WEST PADUCAH – Friday marked 20 years since a teenager opened fire at Heath High School, killing three students and injuring five more.
'They are damaged.' Plea deal unlikely for Marshall County shooting suspect Courier Journal
The Marshall County community braces for the first year remembrance of school shooting Sam Upshaw Jr., Louisville Courier Journal.
Jenkins-Smith weighs in on the progress of Marshall case Murray State News
Elizabeth Erwin News Editor firstname.lastname@example.org How do those affected by a school shooting move on afterward? When does the time come for closure?
Life after a school shooting: 'It changes a community forever' Evansville Courier & Press
Two years before Columbine, there was a school shooting in Kentucky. Like dozens of other school shootings, the country has largely forgotten its story.
Heath High School shooting survivor returns to see memorial renderings WPSD Local 6
It was an emotional return for Missy Jenkins Smith. The survivor of the Heath High School shooting was back at the school Tuesday to see renderings of a new ...
Survivors speak out: Two decades of school shooting survivors speak out about solutions Deseret News
The Deseret News spoke with ten people who lived through school shootings. For them, preventing gun violence is more than a policy debate.
Heath High School shooting victim still saving lives 20 years later WPSD Local 6
One of the Heath High School shooting victims, Nicole Hadley, may be gone, but she's still helping others live their lives.
Safety in our schools: Paducah Public Schools WPSD Local 6
PADUCAH – Local 6 is asking school districts in our area how they plan to keep your children safe this year. One of the districts that has agreed to speak with us, ...
How Does a Novelist Write About a School Shooting? The New York Times
Richard Russo reflects on readers' reactions to “Empire Falls,” his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, which was published in 2001, when school shootings were not ...
Former chief deputy coroner recalls helping build court case in Heath shooting WPSD Local 6
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY – First responders and law enforcement officers descended on Heath High School the day 14-year-old Michael Carneal opened ...
Appeals court upholds ruling denying plea withdrawal in Paducah school shooting case – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News The Lane Report
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 3, 2013) —The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals today unanimously upheld a July 2011 U.S. District Court ruling that denied Michael ...
Survivor's tale: Heath High School shooting survivor discusses consequences of gun violence, bullying Lexington Herald Leader
Twin sisters Missy and Mandy Jenkins were turning 16 in a few short weeks. They were running late for school, and Missy didn't have time to hug and kiss her ...
Survivor: I will never be OK until we stop school shootings USA TODAY
I am angry that the party in control of our government offers only thoughts and prayers — and more guns.
Santa Fe High School Attack Is Latest US School Shooting NBC 7 San Diego
A shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, is the latest in a string of deadly school shootings. Here's a look at recent U.S. school shootings and some of the ...
Webb: School shooting survivor: 'It makes you sick' Evansville Courier & Press
Hollan Holm was driving home when the news broke: The very thing he had lived through and was trying to stop had happened again.
The Class of 1946–2018 New York Magazine
Survivors of school shootings in America over the past 72, including the attacks at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, Virginia Tech, and ...
'Everyone suffers': Ever wonder what it's like to be shot? These people know all too well Cincinnati.com
A new podcast examines survival stories to explore the long-term effects of gun violence in the U.S..
NRA President to Speak at West Kentucky GOP Rally Ahead of Annual Political Picnic WKMS
The president of the National Rifle Association is the featured speaker for a Republican rally in west Kentucky the night before an annual political picnic.
US school violence incidents since 1927 Q13 News Seattle
Here is a list of incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present. This list ...
Kentucky Moves To Add Guns To Schools After School Shooting NPR
The Kentucky legislature is considering arming teachers and administrators in response to a school shooting there Jan. 23.
School district sees many changes in 20 years since deadly shooting WPSD Local 6
About 20 years after the Heath High School Shooting, a memorial dedicated to the victims will move to a new location.
Safety in our schools: McCracken County WPSD Local 6
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY – The McCracken County school district is taking extra steps this year and investing in your students' safety. First grade teacher Joy ...
What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me NPR
I remember back during the 1997-98 school year when we were all stunned by five school shootings within a period of eight months in places few Americans ...
Active shooter drill: Marshall County teachers training to be protectors WPSD Local 6
A warning: Some may find the sounds and images in the video above to be disturbing. MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Active shooter training exercises were held ...
Marshall County High School students prepare to protest Oliver North WPSD Local 6
MURRAY, KY — On Thursday, the campus of Murray State University was quite and calm. Friday, it's expected to come alive with people attending a GOP rally ...
City of Paducah to Recognize 'National Gun Violence Awareness Day' WKMS
The City of Paducah is joining communities across the country on June 2 recognizing National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
Protesters March Through Murray State Campus As Oliver North Speaks At GOP Rally WKMS
Survivors of gun violence in west Kentucky led protests against the Friday visit of National Rifle Association leader Oliver North to a Republican rally at.
Murray State campus will be closed during rally featuring Oliver North WPSD Local 6
MURRAY, KY — One day before the Fancy Farm picnic, Oliver North will visit Murray State University. Large crowds are expected to attend to hear the president ...
Safety in our schools: Fulton Independent WPSD Local 6
FULTON, KY — Daniel Farmer is decorating his classroom and gearing up for his sixth year of teaching in the Fulton Independent School District. “I love the ...
NRA Leader Oliver North Gets Warm Welcome From West Ky. Republicans WKMS
Retired Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North was greeted with a standing applause welcome at a Republican rally Friday night at a rally at Murray State University.
Memorial service for Heath HS shooting anniversary WPSD Local 6
It was December 1, 1997 that a 14-year-old-student opened fire on his classmates at the high school. Nicole Hadley, Jessica James, and Kayce Steger were ...
Today In History, Dec. 1: Michael Flynn | Archives Madison.com
One year ago: Retired general Michael Flynn, who served as President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about ...
Hoosier History: On This Day, December 1 CBS 4 Indianapolis
Today is Saturday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2018, with 30 to follow. Today's Hoosier Highlights in History: On Dec. 1, 1816, Thomas Lincoln, with his wife Nancy ...
School-Shooting Specialist Bill Bond on Why Lockdowns Save Lives New York Magazine
Bill Bond, specialist for school safety at the National Association of Secondary School Principals, has spent more than a decade speaking and consulting on ...
Kentucky Weighs Proposal To Allow School Staff To Carry Guns NPR
Last month, a shooter killed two students and injured 18 other people in a Kentucky high school. The state legislature is now considering a bill that would tap ...
'You Have to Redefine Normal': Leading Schools in the Aftermath of a Shooting Education Week
In the unfortunate club of principals and K-12 administrators whose schools become the site of unthinkable violence, the best source of guidance to navigate the ...
Rep. Will Coursey's bill to increase mental health services in schools passes KY House overwhelmingly The Lake News
FRANKFORT – State Rep. Will Coursey's effort to increase the number of mental-health professionals in Kentucky's schools took a step closer to becoming law ...
Marshall County Sheriff's office holds active shooter training WPSD Local 6
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY – Discussions continue in our community to keep you safe. Marshall County Sheriff's Office hosted a training Monday night on church ...
Bowling Green Students Rally to End Gun Violence in Schools WKU Public Radio
You could call it Walkout Wednesday at high schools all over Kentucky-students leaving class in solidarity to end gun violence. “This protest is not about.
Introducing Aftermath, a New Podcast About Gun Violence Survivors The Trace
Ever imagine what it's like to be shot? Reporters Amber Hunt of the Cincinnati Enquirer and Elizabeth Van Brocklin of The Trace traveled the country talking to ...
School shooting survivors united by a chain of grief — and hard lessons passed on Yahoo Sports
School shootings didn't begin, or end, with Sandy Hook. Yahoo News looks at the aftermath of four of these tragedies and the lives they changed.
Gun control advocates urge lawmakers to reject bills that would loosen Kentucky's gun laws WDRB
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) -- There is a gunfight at the Kentucky State Capitol. The fight is over who is allowed to carry a gun and where. Hollon Holm of ...
Convicted Heath High School shooter Michael Carneal has a new hearing date WDRB
It's to find out whether he can withdraw his guilty plea.
‘Like rubbing salt in a wound.’ Oliver North draws protesters and praise in Murray Lexington Herald-Leader
Protesters criticized Republicans' decision to invite future NRA President Oliver North to make a speech the night before Fancy Farm.
Mass School Shootings: A History ABC News
As the numbers of the dead from a Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting climbed into the double digits, it's hard not to remember that we have been here ...
The Cause of School Shootings: We're Missing the Mark Huffington Post
Guns and mental illness are merely attributes of these shootings, they are not the reason why numerous kids are killing people. It is time we stopped foo...
Paducah native, former big-league pitcher Daniel Webb dies at 28 in ATV crash Lexington Herald Leader
Former Heath standout died Saturday night after accident about 70 miles west of Nashville.
Daniel Webb's father speaks out after son's death WPSD Local 6
Daniel Webb's father says his son's memory is helping shape a new generation of ball players.
Funeral arrangements announced for Daniel Webb WPSD Local 6
PADUCAH, KY – Funeral arrangements have been announced for former Chicago White Sox pitcher and Heath High School graduate Daniel Webb, who ...
Colorado school faces accusation that it could have prevented shooting Los Angeles Times
In Colorado, Arapahoe High School administrators are accused of not heeding warning signs before a recent campus shooting.
Less-than-lethal weapons could be used by trained school staff in deadly situations under Ky. bill WDRB
SB 162 would allow school districts to authorize school staff to use less-than-lethal weapons such as firearms that shoot rubber bullets or bean bags, tranquilizer ...
A Parently Obvious: 11 school shootings in the first 23 days of the year Evansville Courier & Press
In Miles' first week of kindergarten last year, he came home telling us about all his drills and what he'd do for each one. A fire drill had them lining up in an ...
History of School Shootings Cleveland News - Fox 8
(CNN) — Here is a list of some violent incidents at U.S. schools over the last 20 years: February 27, 2012 –– Chardon High School, Chardon, Ohio. Student ...
Under Bill, Kentucky Schools Could Tap Teachers And Staff To Carry Guns WVXU
Kentucky schools would be able to designate “marshals” responsible for keeping a gun on campus in order to stop a mass shooting, under a new bill filed in.
Sheriff Jon Hayden won't seek reelection, endorses Matt Carter WPSD Local 6
PADUCAH, KY — After more than a decade in charge of protecting families in our area, McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden will not seek reelection.
Killings said to have been inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio film The Basketball Diaries spotlighted on CopyCat... Monsters and Critics.com
A high-school shooting claimed to have been inspired by a scene from Leonardo DiCaprio film The Basketball Diaries is spotlighted tonight on REELZChannel ...
Remembering Tom Butler WPSD Local 6
PADUCAH, KY – Longtime WPSD-TV anchor and journalist Tom Butler died Friday, March 31, 2017. Family and friends are remembering the man you ...
15 Years After Columbine, Are Schools Any Safer? NPR
The mass shooting at Columbine High School spurred schools to adopt "zero tolerance" policies. Do they work? NPR Education Correspondent Claudio ...
Roots of a Rampage The Nation.
It's still unclear what motivated the Newtown shooter, but the small towns where such deadly outbursts tend to occur have some things in common.
20 years later: East Carter school shooting The Independent
Twenty years ago this coming Friday, the unimaginable happened in an East Carter High School classroom.
Among worst US school shooting incidents | | journalstar.com Lincoln Journal Star
The worst school shooting incident in the United States occurred on April 20, 1999, when students Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, killed 12 students and ...
A school shooting in Goddard, 30 years later Kansas.com
On Jan. 21, 1985, 14-year-old James Alan Kearbey's shooting rampage at Goddard Junior High School shocked the nation.
The Grim Realities of Gun Violence on a Human Body The Mary Sue
"You don't suffer some of the wounds these patients suffered and just move on with life. They will have this for the rest of their lives."
For 150 years, the Courier Journal has fought for justice and fairness Courier Journal
The Courier Journal, which celebrates its 150th anniversary Nov. 8, has championed civil rights, decried discrimination and battled strip mining.
'They Started and Ended School Together': Remembering Bailey Holt and Preston Cope WKU Public Radio
She wore black Converse shoes and Louisville Cardinals sweatshirts and loved classic rock. He played on the high school baseball team and enjoyed history.
Despite increased security, school shootings continue PBS NewsHour
There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook ...
Stephen King: How author had book Rage pulled from shelves NEWS.com.au
WITH Ray Bradbury's novel about a society where books are outlawed coming alive in HBO's new film Fahrenheit 451, attention has returned to one of the most ...
'Training simulation:' Mass killers often share obsession with violent video games Fox News
A decade after Evan Ramsey sneaked a 12-gauge shotgun into his Alaska high school, where he gunned down a fellow student and the principal and wounded ...
What makes schools safer? CNN International
Sandy Hook Elementary School probably did everything right. Its staff worked every day to create a climate of kindness over bullying. They had lockdown drills ...
Today in History: December 1, 2018 cleveland.com
Today's highlights in history for Saturday, December 1, 2018.
Kentucky schools' response to Sandy Hook slayings is increased training Lexington Herald Leader
The year since 20 children and six adults were shot to death Dec. 14, 2012, at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary has brought changes to Kentucky schools:
Tenure of Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis reflected in lives touched The Denver Post
He considered slipping quietly away from his office — packing and leaving in the dead of night, he jokes, like the Baltimore Colts football team once famously did ...
Sandy Hook Forces Re-examination of Tough Questions New York Times
After the second deadliest mass shooting in the country's history, Americans find themselves debating access to guns, security practices and mental health ...
"We Have to Stop the Violence": How 8 Survivors of Mass Shootings Are Fighting to Make Everyone Safer Glamour
Columbine, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino—the list grows by the day. But these eight women think we can end the cycle of mass shootings. They should know.
Parents of Mass Shooters Say They're Sorry: It's The Least They Can Do Huffington Post
He didn't say much, but he wasted no time. The day after Sediqque M's son committed a brutal massacre at an Orlando nightclub, leaving an astounding 49 p...
Would you know what to do in an active-shooter situation? WAVE 3
There are those who do not believe the public safety campaign of "Run, Hide, Fight" is the appropriate action to take in a hostile situation. Whatever action you ...
Bullying, School Shootings & Potential for Redemption Christian Post
While school shooters Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold continued their killing spree through Columbine High School, one student, Cassie Bernall, hid under a ...
NRA in Ky: 'They sing, everybody sings along' The Courier-Journal
Kentucky's love affair with guns makes NRA's job easy in General Assembly. Most lawmakers get A on group's report cards.
Canaan, Nutt highlight Murray State Hall of Fame Class of 2018 WPSD Local 6
Murray State Athletics revealed its MSU Hall of Fame class of 2018. Highlights of the 2018 group includes 17 combined All-Ohio Valley Conference selections, ...
List tracks incidences of random school violence from 1927 to present kdvr.com
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- After Friday's shooting at Arapahoe High School, many Coloradans have been wondering whether school attacks are especially common ...
Top six local stories of 2017 WPSD Local 6
As we said goodbye to 2017, we asked you to help us determine the top six stories of the year. This Facebook post is no longer available. It may have been ...
Experts: Add Counselors, Not Armed Teachers, to Boost School Safety Education Week News
A panel of school safety, climate, and security experts quizzed by a House committee today largely agreed that schools need more counselors, better ...
Students up in arms over gun laws | News Iowa State Daily
The nation watched closely as the people of Tucson, Ariz., suffered through a shooting that not only ended in six people killed and 12 wounded, but with a ...
Sophomores Shine Through Class of Kentucky Program UKNow
LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 12, 2012) — The 2011-12 academic year has been a banner year at the University of Kentucky with record enrollment, the dedication of ...
Today in History: Dec. 1 WTOP
Here's a look at things that have happened on this date in history, Dec. 1.
The Assault Weapons Ban Didn’t Work Then and It Won’t Work Now Town Hall
Senator Dianne Feinstein is queuing up come January 2013 to retable—yet again—an Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) in order to “severely mitigate the ...
Southampton High School Student Will Not Return To School After Shotgun Arrest, District Says - Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas 27east.com
A 17-year-old Southampton High School senior who was arrested by Southampton Village Police for bringing a shotgun onto school grounds last Wednesday ...
Leading California Anti-Pot Activist Says Marijuana Causes 'Almost All' Mass Murders - Hit & Run : Reason.com Reason
Roger Morgan, who is spearheading the campaign against legalization, says cannabis really is a "killer weed."
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