School Shootings

After two school shootings last year, lawmakers named mental health services in schools a top priority. Many schools across the state say they need more: more counselors, therapists, funding and support.

Noblesville Community Reeling After School Shooting Threat Friday

Nov 17, 2018

Noblesville community members and school leaders held a meeting Saturday to address a racially motivated school shooting threat made against Noblesville High School on Friday.

Lisa Sobek, a leader with the Noblesville Diversity Coalition, says people want to a place to share emotions and ask how they can foster community-wide change.

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Last Updated: May 25 at 11:30 p.m. The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Authorities say a student is in critical condition and a teacher is stable after they were injured in a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School Friday morning. A male student is in custody and is the only suspect in the shooting.

Air in the Rust Belt blog

Today:   we close out the month of April with a reminder about an important public presentation at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso on Monday evening.  Two dynamic speakers  are dealing with the proliferation of violent video games, bullying and school shootings.  It's a program sponsored in part by Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds, and he talks about the speakers and the topics.

Montana Public Media

Today:   Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds joins us to talk about a special program coming up on April 30th at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso, where two nationally-known speakers will talk very candidly about the dangers of bullying and violent video games, as they relate to the ongoing issue of school shootings.  The Porter County Safe Schools Commission is working with the Sheriff's Department on this program.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on school safety following the mass shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The committee is hearing from a Stoneman Douglas teacher as well as from the father of one of the shooting victims, Florida lawmakers and Justice Department officials. Watch the hearing live.