Missouri Middle School Student Pulls Out a GunPrincipal heard about the gun and safely took it from the student.
Phone App Alerts Nearby Police Officers to Scene of School ShootingSt. Louis school leaders and law enforcement on Wednesday heard from a police lieutenant who responded to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012 in Newtown, Conn., when 20-year-old Adam Lanza opened fire and killed 20 children and 6 adult staff members.
University of Illinois Student Arrested For 'Terrorist-Like Threats'The Champaign News-Gazette reports Dany Sammak was arrested Saturday after he made what authorities said were "terrorist-like threats'' and made shooting gestures with his hands.
Opinion: GunsFollowing the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
Quinn Orders Flags at Half-Staff for ConnecticutQuinn said in a statement Friday that Illinoisans are praying for the victims and families in Newtown, Connecticut.