SUIT: Teacher failed to pass on warning about WA school shooter

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

MARYSVILLE, Wash. – Families of four teens killed in a 2014 school shooting, as well as a fifth victim who was injured, are suing a substitute teacher for allegedly failing to notify school officials about a warning days prior. The families of the victims allege substitute teacher Rosemary Cooper failed to notify officials when a […]

School bans forks after students won’t stop stabbing each other during lunch

By Victor Skinner on Friday, February 10th, 2017 in Uncategorized 7 Comments

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. – Superintendent Frank Dalmas thinks Sto-Rox High School students have proven they can’t be trusted with forks. After incidents of students forking each other in the cafeteria and other bad behavior, Dalmas pulled the utensils out of the school and instituted other “extreme” security measures that are irking some parents, WPXI reports. […]

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 […]

Chicago school worker shot dead in front of elementary school

By Victor Skinner on Friday, June 17th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

CHICAGO – A Chicago school employee was shot and killed in front of an Austin neighborhood elementary school Thursday, though the school day proceeded as scheduled. Chicago Police told WLS that Nutrition Services employee Denzel Thornton, 25, was shot in the head across the street from Ronald McNair Elementary School shortly after finishing his rounds […]

School cleaning lady mistaken for burglar, Tased by cops

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. – A Tennessee school cleaning lady faces criminal charges after police mistook her for a burglar and shot her with a Taser as she fled the school. The incident sparked questions about the use of excessive force by local police, which prompted the two officers involved to detail their actions in an affidavit, […]

School simulates campus shooting in spoof football video

By Victor Skinner on Monday, November 17th, 2014 in Outrages No Comments

MERCED, Calif. – Merced school district officials are apologizing to parents and “making corrections” to school policy after several school employees created a video of a fake school shooting for rivalry football game against another high school.