school shootings


A judge has scheduled a February 26 trial date for a wrongful death lawsuit against five school officials stemming from the 2012 Chardon High School shootings.

Hilliard Police

A Franklin County judge has ordered a 17-year-old boy be tried as an adult on suspicion of plotting a shooting at Hilliard Davidson High school last year.

Training Teachers For An Active Shooter

Jun 14, 2017
Annie Wu

Some Ohio teachers will be spending part of their summer break training for next fall. They’re preparing in case of an active shooter in their schools. 


One of the ways Ohio schools and youth groups are combating gun violence and bullying is through free programs offered by an organization founded by the parents of the more than 20 children slain in the Sandy Hook elementary school shootings of 2012.

Hilliard Police

A Hilliard Davidson High School student has been arrested on charges of plotting a shooting at the school. 

Butler County Sheriff's Office

A judge has ruled the Butler County teen accused of opening fire inside a school will be kept in juvenile detention until he turns 21.


Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says two 14-year-old Madison Junior/Senior High School students knew a boy had a gun at school before he allegedly opened fire in the cafeteria, injuring four other students.

Armed Man Arrested Near Site Of Middletown School Shooting

Mar 3, 2016
Butler County Sheriff's Office

Butler County Sheriff's deputies say a man found asleep in his car with guns and ammunition inside was arrested near the school where two students were shot in the cafeteria earlier this week.

State School Board Urged To Not Support Arming Teachers

May 14, 2013

Top Ohio law enforcers are urging members of the state school board not to support arming untrained teachers with guns in response to recent school shootings, including one last year in northeast Ohio.