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School Shooting

This panic button can save the lives of children in the event of a school shooting. (credit: CBS)

San Dimas Company Says They Can Protect Children Without Impeding Education

School shootings, like the tragedy at Sandy Hook, have had parents and students on edge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

Officials outside Taft Union High School. (credit: CBS)

Alleged Gunman, 16, Charged As Adult In Kern County High School Shooting

The 16-year-old who wounded two people in a school shooting at Taft Union High School has been charged as an adult, Kern County’s District Attorney’s office said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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Officials Identify Victim In Kern County High School Shooting

One student was wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2013

Officials outside Taft Union High School. (credit: CBS)

Witness Says Classmates Were ‘Really Rude’ To Kern County School Shooter

A student who witnessed Thursday’s shooting at Taft Union High School in Kern County said her classmates were “really rude” to the alleged 16-year-old gunman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2013

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Increased Police Presence Begins Monday For LAUSD Campuses In Wake Of Newtown School Shootings

Los Angeles Unified School District campuses reopened Monday after winter break Monday with tighter security in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2013

Lawmakers want to keep toy guns like those pictured above out of the hands of children statewide. (Photo credit: Simi Valley Police Dept.)

Campaign Against Toy Guns Renewed Following Sandy Hook Tragedy

A crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being re-launched following the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left dozens dead.

12/26/2012

Sandy Hook School

Opinion: Guns

Following 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?

12/18/2012

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Northridge Man Buys 100 Cups Of Coffee For Newtown Residents

A Northridge man paid for 100 cups of coffee to be given to the grieving residents of Newtown, Conn., on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2012

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Anaheim Residents Hold Vigil For Victims Of Conn. Mass Shooting

Anaheim was one of the many cities Monday remembering last week’s massacre that ended so many young lives at a Connecticut elementary school.

12/17/2012

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says She’ll Revive Her Plan To Ban New Assault Weapons

Two senators are calling for a national commission to examine mass shootings in the United States, while a colleague says she’s pushing to ban the sale of military-style assault weapons.

12/16/2012

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Friday Night CBS Programming Note

Parents should note that CBS will make no mention of the Connecticut school shooting during our children’s programming tonight, which starts at 8/7c with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

12/14/2012

The feel-good psychologist and author celebrated his 9th year on the Dr. Phil Show, and his 60th birthday this month. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Dr. Phil Offers Advice To Parents Trying To Help Kids Cope With Conn. Tragedy

The images are everywhere. And they are haunting. Disturbing.

12/14/2012

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Trial Of Gay Classmate Killing Nears Close

The trial of a California teenager accused of fatally shooting a gay classmate at school is drawing to a close, with the defense trying to chip away at the prosecution’s argument that the killing was a hate crime fueled by homophobia and white supremacist sympathies.

08/12/2011

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Expert Says Supremacist Views Led Teen To Kill Gay Classmate

A prosecution expert says a California teenager’s white supremacist ideology is the primary reason the murder defendant shot to death a 15-year-old gay classmate.

07/22/2011

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McInerney Friend Testifies He Was No White Supremacist

Prosecutors say Brandon McInerney is a white supremacist who was lying in wait to kill 15-year-old Larry King because he was openly gay. But a friend of McInerney, who is black, testified Thursday that’s not the case at all.

07/08/2011

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