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Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings
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LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat the intractable problem of school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunshot detection systems that identify where shots […]

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Sol Pais likely killed herself Monday, long before “massive manhunt” that closed hundreds of schools, undersheriff says
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Florida teenager Sol Pais likely killed herself Monday evening on Mount Evans, never knowing that she was the target of a police dragnet more than 50 miles away or that her actions had incited panic as the 20th anniversary of Columbine approached, said the Clear Creek County undersheriff who led the search for the young […]

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Woodland Park schools to close Wednesday following credible threat
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COLORADO SPRINGS — A credible threat has spurred Woodland Park School District RE-2 to close its schools for at least one day. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that graffiti found in a Woodland Park High School girl’s bathroom made a specific threat for Wednesday. Woodland Park police determined the threat to be credible, but have […]

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Schools close as manhunt continues for Adams County deputy shooting suspects
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More than a dozen schools are closed Thursday morning as law enforcement agencies continue to search for two suspects in the fatal shooting of an Adams County sheriff’s deputy. Deputy Heath Gumm, 32, was shot and killed while responding to a call in Thornton Wednesday night. One suspect is in custody but two suspects were […]

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