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Kentucky high school shooting survivor reflects on El Paso, Dayton  WKYT

Mass shootings bring up bad memories for one survivor of a tragedy at a Kentucky high school.

McConnell Says Senate Will Debate Bills Addressing Gun Violence  NPR

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says there will be a debate on bills addressing gun violence. But he's up for re-election in 2020 and his home state is fiercely ...

I Am Local 6  WPSD Local 6

I am Local 6: Assistant chief photographer Chad Darnall moving on to shape young minds at local high school. By Leanne Fuller; Jul 17, 2019. We're saying ...

For second day in a row, crowds assemble to protest Sen. Mitch McConnell, demand action on gun violence  WLKY Louisville

For the second day in a row, crowds assembled to protest Senate Major Leader Mitch McConnell and demand action on gun violence. More than 100 people ...

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.

Aftermath of gun violence: 'It stays with you'

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.

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 ...

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.

Her sister died in the Paducah school shooting: 'I couldn't believe this could happen again'  The Courier-Journal

The sister of a victim in the 1997 shootings at Paducah's Heath High expressed shock to see another shooting just 35 miles away in Marshall County.

Suvivor of Kentucky's Heath High School shooting reacts  WHAS (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 ...

Trial for Marshall County school shooting suspect moved to Christian County  Courier Journal

The trial for Gabe Parker, accused of shooting 16 students in 2018 at Kentucky's Marshall County High School and causing two deaths, has been moved.

'They are damaged.' Plea deal unlikely for Marshall County shooting suspect  Courier Journal

Unlike Michael Carneal, who pleaded guilty to life without parole for 25 years in a 1997 school shooting, both sides say Gabe Parker will go to trial.

History not on the side of Marshall County shooting victims in lawsuit  Courier Journal

School officials are rarely held liable in the aftermath of school shootings, but in some cases massive settlements have been paid out.

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.

US school violence fast facts  WLOS

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

‘You Can’t Put It Behind You’: School Shootings Leave Long Trail of Trauma  The New York Times

Three apparent suicides in Parkland, Fla., and Newtown, Conn., have alarmed people still grappling with the mental trauma created by school shootings.

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.

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.

Design Plans Unveiled for New Heath High School Memorial  WKMS

Design plans have been unveiled for a new memorial honoring the victims of a 1997 school shooting in west Kentucky.

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 ...

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 ...

Jenkins-Smith weighs in on the progress of Marshall case  Murray State News

Elizabeth Erwin News Editor 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.

H. Gene Strietelmeier  The Republic

H. Gene Strietelmeier COLUMBUS, INDIANA H. Gene Strietelmeier passed away at home on Sunday, July 7 at 4:10 p.m. surrounded by family. Gene was born ...

Morning Briefing for Tuesday, August 6, 2019  Kaiser Health News

So-called red flag laws that let police take guns away from people with mental illness have support from both advocates and opponents of gun control.

School safety bill prompted by Marshall County shooting wins House OK  Courier Journal

FRANKFORT — A bill meant to enhance school safety, prompted by last year's shooting at Marshall County High School that killed two students, passed the ...

Kevil, KY native graduates from US Air Force basic training  KFVS

U.S. Air Force Airman Trevor C. McReynolds graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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 ...

Former chief deputy coroner recalls helping build court case in Heath shooting  WPSD Local 6

Former McCracken County coroner, and current commissioner, Jerry Beyer played a vital role in collecting evidence and building a case after the Heath High ...

Louisville recognizes National Gun Violence Awareness Day  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The City of Louisville recognized National Gun Violence Awareness Day on Friday and urges residents to wear orange over the ...

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.

Santa Fe High School Attack Is Latest US School Shooting  NBC Bay Area

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 ...

With trial date determined, change of venue becomes next issue for Parker case  Murray Ledger and Times

BENTON — More than a year after a deadly shooting at local high school, the wheels of justice appear to be finally turning a little faster.

McCracken County Jail deckhand course  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — Inmates at the McCracken County Jail will now have the opportunity to learn the basics of becoming a barge deckhand. The jail is partnering up ...

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 ...

Heath shooting survivor says student marches an encouraging sight  WPSD Local 6

Paducah City Commissioner Sarah Stewart Holland was a student at Heath High School when the 1997 shooting happened. She said her heart breaks for ...

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.

Morgantown, KY man charged with shooting of Marion, KY woman  WPSD Local 6

MARION, KY — A Morgantown, Kentucky man was arrested after he allegedly shot a Marion, Kentucky woman. Around 10:17 p.m. Monday, Kentucky State ...

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 ...

REPORT: Marshall County man killed by dogs  WPSD Local 6

UPDATED 3:30 p.m. — Kentucky State Police say an autopsy was performed on Brian Butler who was found laying on the side of the roadway Saturday night.

Davis retiring after 16 years as Paducah Tilghman principal  Paducah Sun

Art Davis has had the longest tenure of any principal at Paducah Tilghman High School, administering the school since 2003. His professional career in ...

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 ...

Sky 6 — Through the Lens: Bicycle-pedestrian trail  WPSD Local 6

CALVERT CITY, KY — A new path will make it possible to ride your bike or walk from Calvert City to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park. The new path will ...

'Everyone suffers': Ever wonder what it's like to be shot? These people know all too well

A new podcast examines survival stories to explore the long-term effects of gun violence in the U.S..

Safety in our schools: McCracken County | News  WPSD Local 6

McCracken County School District is taking extra steps this year and investing in your student's safety.

Trigg County aims to make active shooter training as realistic as possible  WPSD Local 6

With two school shootings so close to home and many others across the nation, police in Trigg County, Kentucky, are training for the worst.

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 ...

Features: New pastor says church is 'just right' (1/11/19)  Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Southside Baptist Church members recently welcomed Paducah, Kentucky, native Stephen Keene as their new full-time pastor. Keene and his wife, Lorie, ...

'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 ...

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 ...

20 years later: East Carter school shooting | Local News  The Independent

Twenty years ago this coming Friday, the unimaginable happened in an East Carter High School classroom.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

UPDATE: KSP says inmate who escaped out of a Lyon County facility back in custody  WPSD Local 6

Fredonia, KY –UPDATE 9:44 AM: The Kentucky Department of Corrections spokeswoman Lisa Lamb says Davis is back in custody. She says he was arrested at ...

Morning Briefing for Thursday, March 28, 2019  Kaiser Health News

The decision applies only to Kentucky and Arkansas, and many experts expect the administration and other conservative states to continue to move forward on ...

A man is arrested in the death of Mouseketeer Dennis Day  WPSD Local 6

Neighbor jumps into action when dog attacks 6-year-old. GA: BODYCAM SHOWS COPS RESCUING KIDS FROM HOT CARS. FL: BABY ABANDONED AT ...

Authorities release name of woman killed in Union County, IL, floodwaters  WPSD Local 6

UNION COUNTY, IL — The Union County, Illinois, Sheriff's Office has released the name of a woman who died after she and the car she was traveling in were ...

Billionaire Chris Cline dies in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas, governor says  WPSD Local 6

(CNN) — West Virginia coal billionaire and philanthropist Chris Cline died in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas on Thursday, the governor said. “Today we ...

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 ...

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.

Kentucky Leads U.S. in Firearm Background Checks  WKMS

On Black Friday, Kentuckians headed to stores to purchase the typical tablets, televisions and toys. But for some, firearms were the hot item. On that.

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.

Dozens of snakes removed from under Texas home  WPSD Local 6

ALBANY, Texas (AP) — A Texas homeowner who reported seeing “a few” snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house.

With few inmates left, Missouri prison nears closure  WPSD Local 6

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prison is closing soon as part of a push to consolidate resources and increase guard pay, staffing and safety.

How to avoid getting scammed ahead of the 2020 US Census  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — You've probably had a United States census worker call your phone or knock on your door. Leading up to the 2020 census, some calls and visits ...

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.

List tracks incidences of random school violence from 1927 to present

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- After Friday's shooting at Arapahoe High School, many Coloradans have been wondering whether school attacks are especially common ...

Weakened Barry still poses flood, tornado risks  WPSD Local 6

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to ...

Tornadoes strafe Kansas City area in latest spasm of storms  WPSD Local 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and ...

Killings said to have been inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio film The Basketball Diaries spotlighted on CopyCat Killers  Monsters and

A high-school shooting claimed to have been inspired by a scene from Leonardo DiCaprio film The Basketball Diaries is spotlighted tonight on REELZChannel ...

Timeline of School Shootings | National News  U.S. News & World Report

Clarification: An earlier version of this timeline omitted several significant shootings that have taken place at colleges and other schools since the 1960s. Feb.

Murray State campus will be closed during rally featuring Oliver North  WPSD Local 6

One day before the Fancy Farm picnic, Oliver North will visit Murray State University. Large crowds are expected to attend to hear the president of the National ...

How to avoid the I-24 Tennessee River Bridge  WPSD Local 6

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Traveling for Thanksgiving? If so, you'll want to know about alternative routes on Interstate 24. The Kentucky Transportation ...

Car dealerships in southern Illinois collecting supply donations for flooded communities  WPSD Local 6

METROPOLIS, IL — Two car dealership locations in southern Illinois are hosting a supply drive for communities affected by flooding in the region.

President Trump jokes to Putin: 'Don't meddle in the election'  WPSD Local 6

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia's Vladimir Putin “Don't meddle in the election” in their first ...

What's going on in Sudan and what the US is doing about it — explained  WPSD Local 6

What started as a protest against an authoritarian president in Sudan turned into jubilation and dancing on the streets this year after he was deposed.

'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.

A school shooting in Goddard, 30 years later

On Jan. 21, 1985, 14-year-old James Alan Kearbey's shooting rampage at Goddard Junior High School shocked the nation.

Among worst US school shooting incidents | |  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 ...

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.

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.

'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 ...

Why this Stephen King book is so difficult to find  New York Post

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Outraged moms rally against guns in Kentucky schools: 'It doesn't have to be like this'  The Courier-Journal

Advocates for Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America rallied against bills that would relax restrictions on guns at public schools and colleges.

From Declaration of Arms to mass school shootings: America's 244-year-old adventure with gun control  Times Now

From Declaration of Arms in 1775 to the first reported school shooting in the United States of America, the US has failed to strengthen gun laws and citizens' right ...

McCracken co-ed cheer team wins state title, preparing for UCA nationals  Paducah Sun

It's rather uncommon for a team — in any sport — to have a national championship before it wins one at the state or regional level.

Ryland Barton  WKU Public Radio

Ryland is the state capitol reporter for the Kentucky Public Radio Network, a group of public radio stations including WKU Public Radio. A native of.

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 ...

WPSD takes home several awards at 2017 Kentucky AP broadcasters contest  WPSD Local 6

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Winners in the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters 2017 professional and college competitions were announced Saturday in ...

Today in History: December 1, 2018

Today's highlights in history for Saturday, December 1, 2018.

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.

Shark fossil found in Kentucky  WPSD Local 6

It's Shark Week. Did you know sharks once called Kentucky home? One man found proof that you can see for yourself. The shark jawbone is now at the ...

Students fight back as Mid-Continent University demands payment after closure  WPSD Local 6

KUTTAWA, KY — Students continue to fight back as their former university pushes for payment. The defunct Mid-Continent University filed for bankruptcy several ...

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