• My Youngest Son Was Murdered at Sandy Hook. I Worry About the One Who Survived

    5 monthes ago - By Time

    “I've always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here too... I wasn't surprised. I was just scared. “
    These are the words of a student who survived the shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, on May 18. Eight of her classmates and two educators didn't. While the tragic loss of life hurts my heart, it is her words that haunt me. When did we become a country where gun violence and school shootings have become so normal that our children expect them to happen to them one day?
    Those words - that acceptance - are the price of living in America.
    It is hard to feel as if we...
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  • School shooting victims remembered as artistic, history buff

    5 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    SANTA FE, Texas - A history buff who wanted to join the Army leaned against a closet door to keep the gunman from entering and an artistic student who liked red hair dye were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school. Family members and friends of the eight students and two teachers fatally shot Friday fondly remembered their loved ones. They used such words as sweet, hardworking and loving.
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  • School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

    5 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School near Houston. That sent shockwaves through Texas and the nation. But it's unlikely to be a major factor in Tuesday's balloting, which will decide 34...
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  • A Santa Fe shooting victim turned down the suspect's advances, according to her parents

    A Santa Fe shooting victim turned down the suspect's advances, according to her parents

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    On Friday, a gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School , killing 10 people - nine students and one teacher - and injuring at least 10 others.
    The alleged gunman is 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who was a student at the school .
    One of the victims of the shooting was 16-year-old Shana Fisher, who "had 4 months of problems from" Pagourtzis, her parents told the Los Angeles Times.
    "He kept making advances on her and she repeatedly told him no," her parents said.
    These reports fit into a larger pattern of male teens with a history of violent behavior toward women carrying out...
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  • Details Emerge in Santa Fe High School Shooting as Suspect Appears In Court

    5 monthes ago - By MintPress News

    Santa Fe, TX- A 17-year-old high school student identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis opened fire at the Houston-area Santa Fe High School with a shotgun and a handgun, killing 10 people and leaving another 14 people wounded - including a school police officer who confronted the suspect during the attack at Santa Fe High School.
    The Associated Press reported that local hospitals confirmed a total of 14 people treated for injuries related to the shooting, with two listed in critical condition on Saturday at the University of Texas Medical Branch, according to a tweet from the...
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  • These Are The Victims Of The Santa Fe High School Shooting

    These Are The Victims Of The Santa Fe High School Shooting

    5 monthes ago - By CBS

    The 10 victims slain in the Santa Fe High School shooting were not done with life. Far from it. As with other school massacres, the students had much more to learn and accomplish, the teachers more to impart to their young charges.
    There was a newly minted 17-year-old ready to celebrate with friends the following day, a daredevil who was up for any thrill and a Pakistani exchange student who was building bridges between her host and native countries when her father was disabused of the notion that her life would be safe in America.
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