School Shooting

Antoinette Tuff and Rashad Richey

Bookkeeper Turned Hero Stops by Real Talk

WAOK’s Rashad Richey chatted with Antoinette Tuff, an Atlanta woman who is most known for preventing a mass shooting from occurring at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in 2013. Antoinette Tuff stopped by Real […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2014

File photo of rifles. (Photo by AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

School District Will Allow Officers To Carry Long-Range Rifles

Resource officers at Gainesville schools will have access to long-range rifles after the school board approved a measure at its Monday meeting.

12/18/2013

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School District Considers Allowing Assault Rifles At Schools For Resource Officers

A meeting was held between parents and teachers from three schools in Gainesville to discuss a proposal that would allow for a rifle to be housed in each educational facility.

10/01/2013

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911 Call Discusses School Gunman’s Mental Health

A woman whose family once took in the suspect in an Atlanta-area school shooting said Wednesday that he was mentally ill but never violent in the past.

08/21/2013

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Parents Wait, Worry After Ga. School Shooting

Rufus Morrow was at work when he got a phone call with the worst news he could imagine: Shots fired at his daughter’s elementary school. He drove “about 90 mph” to Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy where 800 or so students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade had been evacuated Tuesday in an Atlanta suburb.

08/21/2013

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20-Year-Old Charged In Ga. School Shooting

A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.

08/20/2013

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Official: Suspect In Custody In Elementary School Shooting

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

08/20/2013

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UK Man Pleads Guilty Over Tenn. School Threat On Facebook

A British man has pleaded guilty for threatening to kill 200 people in a Facebook posting that caused thousands of Tennessee children to stay home from school.

04/26/2013

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Police Say Gun In Grady High Shooting Was Stolen

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A Grady High School student who was injured when a gun discharged outside the Atlanta school could face more charges because police say the gun was reported stolen. Atlanta police say the […]

WAOK-AM–03/06/2013

Photo from Jean Ross WAOK-AM

1 Student Shot In Atlanta Middle School

Two people have been shot and one person has been taken to the hospital after a school shooting in Atlanta.

01/31/2013

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