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Uncle Remembers Connecticut Shooting Victim

The uncle of a six-year-old victim in the Connecticut elementary school shoot says his niece was friendly girl who offered him and his wife support.

12/16/2012

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Frisco Students Organize Vigil To Remember Conn. School Shooting Victims

The tragedy may have happened 1600 miles away, but at Liberty High School in Frisco, students are grieving.

CBS 11–12/14/2012

From a Dallas Independent School District drill developed to help deal with a security threat at school.
(credit: DISD)

North Texas Districts Review Safety Plans After School Shooting

A tragedy like the one that hit the small Connecticut town of Newtown underscores the concern of parents everywhere that their community may not be immune to senseless violence.

CBS 11–12/14/2012

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Gov. Perry Asks School To Review Emergency Procedures

State officials are directing Texas school districts to review their emergency operation plans in the wake of the school massacre in Connecticut.

12/14/2012

A woman holds a child as people line up to enter the Newtown Methodist Church near the the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. (credit: Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

How To Talk To Your Children About Tragedy

Parents across the country are struggling to find words to talk to their children regarding the Newtown, Connecticut shooting that killed 20 young children.

12/14/2012

President Barack Obama wipes tears as he makes a statement in response to the elementary school shooting in Connecticut December 14, 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. According to reports, there are 27 dead, including the shooter, 20 of them children, after Ryan Lanza, 24, opened fire in at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Reports say that Lanza was dead at the scene and his mother, a teacher at the school, is also dead. His brother has also been found dead in Hoboken, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Statement By President Obama On School Shooting In Newtown, Conn.

President Barack Obama spoke at about 2:15 local time for about five minutes regarding the tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.

12/14/2012

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McKinney Student Arrested After Threatening School On Facebook

A student at McKinney Boyd High School was detained on Monday night after making threatening statements on facebook. The McKinney Police Department received several tips on the posts, which included details on how to carry out a mass shooting at the high school.

10/23/2012

Cummings Junior High School (credit: KWTX)

Police Shoot & Kill Armed 8th-Grader In Texas School

Police shot and killed an armed 15-year-old student Wednesday at a Texas junior high school.

01/04/2012

A customer looks over a .45-caliber pistol in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas College Students May Soon Be ‘Packing Heat’

Students and professors could soon be ‘packing heat’ at universities across the state. Proponents say the move could deter a ‘Virginia Tech’ type of situation. Opponents think the proposed bill will make campuses less safe.

CBSDFW.COM–02/21/2011

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Brookhaven College Lifts Lockdown For Gunman

A Dallas County Community College was on lockdown for about an hour Monday after a report that a suicidal male student with a gun was barricaded in a campus bathroom.

10/03/2010

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