Sixth-grade student killed in Iowa school shooting, suspect dead

A sixth-grade student was killed on Thursday morning and five other people wounded when a 17-year-old opened fire at an Iowa school on the first day of classes following the winter break, law enforcement officials said. The suspect was identified as Dylan Butler, a student at Perry High School, officials said at a news briefing.…

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International schools in Spain shut after bomb threats

Several international schools in Spain were checked by police with sniffer dogs while others did not open on Monday after they received emailed bomb threats which the Interior Ministry described as being hoaxes. A police source in Zaragoza confirmed that four international schools in the city received such threats, and that the French Lycee Moliere…

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School security officer made, sold explosives with teenage student

A California school security officer has admitted to making explosive devices with a student and selling them on social media, according to federal prosecutors. On Monday, Angelo Jackson Mendiver pleaded guilty to conspiring to engage in manufacturing and dealing in explosive materials and mailing explosive devices, as well as to making false statements to FBI…

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Anonymous bomb threats made against all public schools not credible, says Baltimore County Schools

Anonymous bomb threats made against public schools in Baltimore County were not credible, according to Baltimore County Public Schools. “There have been reports of school systems across the state and nation receiving anonymous bomb threats in recent days,” according to the school system. This morning, school officials in Baltimore County notified parents about a bomb…

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Russia: 2 dead, several injured in school shooting

A 14-year-old girl shot and killed a classmate and wounded five others before killing herself at a school in the western Russian city of Bryansk, investigators said Thursday. Regional Governor Alexander Bogomaz described the shooting as a “terrible tragedy.” He said the five people wounded were all children with minor or moderate injuries. “According to…

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More bomb threats – and more all-clears – at two Montgomery schools

Students were evacuated from two Montgomery County high schools Monday as police there were again forced to respond to bomb threats targeting schools that ultimately proved unfounded. The schools were Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, a previous target, and Rockville High School in Rockville. By 1:30 p.m. police had searched and cleared those…

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