Nathan James Cruz, 17, was arrested on charges of making a terroristic threat and making a terroristic threat against his family. His mother reported his statements to police.
The numbers are far less than in the U.S. but school attacks are definitely on the increase, prompting soul-searching — and a national debate over strategies to prevent future tragedies.
A pediatric surgeon and his colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center had prepared for a mass casualty event, but the victims of Monday's shooting had already died by the time they arrived.
The parents of a teenager who killed four students at Oxford High School can face trial, the state appeals court said in a groundbreaking case of criminal responsibility for the acts of a child.
In a moment where gun violence has reached record highs, educators say they alone can’t keep students safe.
In 2018, a 17-year-old gunman killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School. But even with an influx of time and money for mental health services, the community is still struggling with grief and trauma.
Frank DeAngelis was principal at Columbine High School in Colorado when 12 students and a teacher were killed there. He helps lead a group that offers aid and a sounding board after each fresh attack.
After Sandy Hook, Katherine Schweit created a program to navigate similar crises. She says the way law enforcement handled the shooting in Uvalde went against everything they trained for.
NPR's Scott Simon remarks on how parents have felt hard times compounding for the last several years between pandemic disruptions and inflation, and now fears over school shootings.
Text messages and items from a journal were offered by prosecutors as reasons to keep Ethan Crumbley in a cell at the Oakland County Jail instead of having him transferred to a juvenile facility.
A 15-year-old charged with killing four students at a Michigan high school will pursue an insanity defense as he, his parents and school officials face a new lawsuit over the November attack.
State AG Dana Nessel said her office is the "perfect agency" to conduct a full review of the shooting that killed four students. The investigation would focus on the events leading up to the tragedy.
Oakland County prosecutor Karen McDonald said the parents of the suspect failed to keep a recently purchased firearm out of the hands of their son, who is accused of killing four classmates.
Oxford High School lost four young students in a shooting this week. The victims, many of them athletes on school teams, were between 14 and 17 years old.
Charges against the boy were announced a few hours after authorities reported the death of a fourth teen from Oxford High School in southeastern Michigan.