Ohio school district recruits staff for ‘armed response teams’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

RIVERSIDE, Ohio – The Mad River School District is taking a new approach to school security. District officials approved a plan last month to create an armed response team using existing staff who will complete a three day, 26-hour training program to allow them access to weapons that will be stored in schools throughout the […]

Teen driver crashes into school while playing ‘Pokemon Go’

By Victor Skinner on Friday, July 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

BERWICK, Australia – Victoria Police highlighted an “Onix-ceptable – Pokemon Go no no” this week after “a motorist made an unplanned PokeStop” while playing the popular new augmented reality game. Victoria Police leading senior constable Julie-Anne Newman posted about the incident on Facebook, and apparently thought the ordeal was quite punny. “Casey Highway Patrol is […]

PA school board votes to station armed officers at all schools

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

MONROEVILLE, Pa. – The Gateway School Board takes student safety seriously, so they’re putting armed police officers in all schools to ensure they’re protected. The board voted 7-2 Tuesday to hire several retired police officers to help the two trained officers who currently patrol the district’s seven school buildings, CBS Pittsburgh reports. “The new plan […]

SNAP: Teacher runs naked through elementary school hallways

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

WORCESTER, Mass. – A gym teacher at Rice Square Elementary School was hauled by police to the hospital after students allege he stripped off all his clothes and ran around the school Tuesday. “Knowing that a naked guy coming at me is threatening me is kind of scary,” 12-year-old Marco Girardi told WHDH. Girardi was […]

Dozens of NJ schools receive bomb threats — just this week!

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

ELMWOOD, N.J. – Nearly two dozen New Jersey schools in 14 towns received bomb threats this week, marking at least the fourth round of widespread calls since January. Passaic County Sheriff’s officials were discussing bomb threats with students at Passaic High School Wednesday morning when they were interrupted by the most recent round of automated […]

Newtown teacher arrested for bringing gun to middle school

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, April 7th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

NEWTOWN, Conn. – A Newtown, Connecticut middle school teacher was charged with a felony for carrying a pistol with him to school Wednesday. A teacher at Newtown Middle School reported that colleague James M. Adams was carrying a gun on campus Wednesday morning, and a security guard detained Adams and called police around 9 a.m. […]

School: Trump t-shirt violates student dress code

By Victor Skinner on Monday, April 4th, 2016 in Uncategorized 8 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. – A Green Bay high school student was banned from wearing a t-shirt supporting Donald Trump to school because officials allege it violates the student dress code. WFRV reports that an unidentified student at Preble High School in Green Bay was told by school officials Thursday not to ever wear a Donald […]

CIA leaves ‘explosives’ on bus that hauled kids to school for two days

By Victor Skinner on Friday, April 1st, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Loudoun County school bus hauled special needs students to and from school for days – about 145 miles – before officials realized the CIA left explosives in the engine compartment. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the CIA both confirmed in statements yesterday that the federal agency left the explosive “putty-type” […]

SWAT team descends on middle school during squirrel situation

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Squirrel! Three men who were attempting to eradicate the varmints from a Hot Springs apartment complex Wednesday inadvertently triggered a lockdown at Gardner STEM Magnet School, KCCI reports. A Gardner teacher told police she saw three men with rifles running near the front of the building around 8 a.m., so she […]

First graders accused of plotting to poison classmate

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized 3 Comments

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – An Alaska charter school suspended three first-grade girls for plotting to kill a classmate with “poison.” Anchorage police told KTUU three first-graders at Winterberry Charter School planned to poison a classmate with a silica gel packet they believed to be toxic in hopes of killing the young girl. “Three students in the […]

COPS: Teacher strangled student in front of classmates

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

FALL RIVER, Mass. – Massachusetts mother Nicole Brennan said her son’s experience at school last week is causing “horrible flashbacks” and ongoing trauma that’s frozen the boy with fear. “He has horrible flashbacks,” Brennan told Fox 25. “He clenches all up, just builds up and cries. He is just so sad.” The 12-year-old special needs […]

Lunch lady faces felony for bomb threat at Detroit-area high school

By Victor Skinner on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

HARPER WOODS, Mich. – Police arrested an elementary school lunch lady in connection to a bomb threat at Harper Woods High School, and the woman now faces a four-year felony. Police arrested Ebony Holloway, 28, after she allegedly called Harper Woods High School shortly before 11 a.m. Monday and said she was going to blow […]

Dozens of schools evacuated after ‘robocall’ bomb threats

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 in Uncategorized No Comments

ARLINGTON, Va. – Nearly two dozen schools in New Jersey and Virginia received bomb threats by robocall last week, prompting many to evacuate or impose a lockdown while police searched the buildings. NBC Washington reports seven Northern Virginia schools received bomb threats by a robocall round mid-day Friday, and authorities are investigating whether they’re related […]

REPORT: Beef over boy sparks 30-girl brawl at PA high school

By Victor Skinner on Monday, February 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized 8 Comments

PITTSBURGH – Police expect to file criminal charges against as many as 30 girls involved in fight at Pittsburgh’s University Preparatory School Monday morning. Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh told about 30 students were arrested after a fight between four female students at the school broke out around 9:45 a.m. and devolved into a […]