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October 28, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Tacoma teens charged with ‘funny’ school-shooting threats

Two Franklin Pierce High School students were arrested and charged with felony harassment for making threats in two separate incidents on Monday, according to school officials and prosecutors. Willie Painter, a spokesman for the Franklin Pierce School District in Tacoma, said the first arrest occurred during the school day when two students were allegedly overheard making…

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October 28, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Threat to Marysville-area school deemed not credible

An online threat made against a school on the Tulalip Reservation has been deemed not credible, a spokeswoman for the Tulalip Tribes said Tuesday morning. Tribal police are investigating the online threat made against Heritage High School, said a spokesman for the Marysville School District. There have been media reports of a lockdown or a modified lockdown, but spokesman Aaron Toso said the school…

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October 26, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Oso residents sympathize in Marysville tragedy

The Associated Press OSO, Snohomish County — A woman whose home on the edge of the Oso mudslide was damaged by flooding organized an event Sunday to show support for Marysville and Tulalip tribal residents as they deal with their tragedy — the high-school shooting that left two students dead and four wounded. Elaine Young says she was comforted…

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August 1, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Girl wounded in Kitsap school shooting to get $1.2 million

The Associated Press PORT ORCHARD — The family of a girl who was critically wounded when a gun went off inside a backpack at her Kitsap County elementary school has agreed to a $1.2 million legal settlement. The Kitsap Sun newspaper reports that the Bremerton School District is paying $900,000 while the gun owner’s homeowner’s insurance…

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July 17, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Supreme Court overturns decision in Bremerton school shooting case

The state Supreme Court ruled today that prosecutors cannot charge a man with third-degree assault for allegedly providing access to a gun to his then-girlfriend’s 9-year-old son. The boy brought the weapon to a Bremerton school, where it accidentally discharged and injured a fellow student. In a 6-3 ruling, the high court rejected the argument by Kitsap County prosecutors…

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July 11, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Police release 911 recordings from SPU shooting

[do action="brightcove-video" videoid="3671206986001"/] Seattle police this morning released a series of 911 calls recorded when a gunman stormed the Seattle Pacific University campus last month and shot three people, killing one. The calls, which were released after The Seattle Times and other media filed public disclosure requests, are only a portion of the emergency calls recorded during…

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June 16, 2014 at 6:08 PM

Oregon school shooter laid to rest; questions remain

The Associated Press GRESHAM, Ore. — The 15-year-old boy who fatally shot a fellow freshman at an Oregon high school last week has been laid to rest. About 200 friends and relatives of Jared Padgett remembered him for many things Monday, but not the violent act that will forever define him. They recalled a smiling, curious boy who…

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June 13, 2014 at 6:08 AM

Oregon high school graduates remember slain freshman

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Seniors had finished classes and weren’t at Reynolds High School on Tuesday when freshman Emilio Hoffman was shot and killed at the school in Troutdale. But seniors remembered him at Thursday night’s graduation ceremony with a moment of silence. And there was an emotional moment as his older brother walked across the stage. School…

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June 10, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Deputy: Student, suspect dead in shooting at Oregon school

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. |  A fuller story on the shooting is now available here. UPDATE: 10:07 a.m. |  TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon say a gunman fatally shot a student at a high school near Portland. Authorities said Tuesday the suspect also was dead and the situation is stabilized. The Multnomah County sheriff’s office said there were reports…

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