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School Shooter Built Makeshift Ladder To Escape Ohio Prison

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A convicted school shooter and two other Ohio inmates managed to get inside a prison's maintenance area and spent several months...

Guard, Inmate Were Hurt In School Shooter's Prison Escape

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Corrections officials say one of the inmates who escaped from an Ohio prison with a convicted school shooter last week was inj...

How Did A Convicted School Shooter Flee Prison?

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JOHN SEEWER | Posted 09.13.2014 | Crime

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Criminal and internal investigations were underway Friday to determine how three Ohio inmates including a convicted killer of thre...

Convicted Ohio School Shooter Captured After Escaping Prison

AP | JOHN SEEWER and MARK GILLESPIE | Posted 11.11.2014 | Crime

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they have apprehended the convicted killer of three Ohio students who escaped from a prison. Ninete...

Smirking Killer Wants His Life Sentence Thrown Out

AP | JOHN SEEWER and KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

A teen who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing three students in a high school cafeteria is challenging an Ohio law that allowed him to be tried as...

School Shooting Victim's Father Dies On Sad Anniversary

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The father of one of three teens killed in a 2012 school shooting in Ohio has been found dead on the second anniversary of his ...

The Macabre Déjà Vu of "Armed While Angry"...and a Solution

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 03.27.2013 | Chicago
Martha Rosenberg

Asking lawmakers to serve their constituents instead of the NRA has failed; it is time to "tell and compel" them with the message of collective economic power!

KILLER To Victims: 'F*** All Of You'

Posted 03.19.2013 | Crime

T.J. Lane, who appeared in court Tuesday morning wearing a t-shirt with the word "KILLER" in marker across his chest, will spend the rest of his life ...

Will Ohio School Gunman Get Life In Prison?

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.19.2013 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — Wearing a T-shirt with "killer" scrawled across it, a teenager cursed and gestured obscenely as he was given three life sentence...

Victims Of Ohio School Shooting Remembered

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 04.29.2013 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — One day after a teen gunman pleaded guilty in the deadly school shooting in northeast Ohio, students marked its one-year anniver...

Ohio School Shooter Pleads Guilty To All Charges

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 04.28.2013 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — A teenager charged with killing three students at an Ohio high school pleaded guilty to all charges Tuesday, the eve of the firs...

Ohio School Shooting Suspect In Plea Talks According To Lawyer

AP | Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — Negotiations are under way for a possible plea deal for a teenager suspected of killing three students at a high school cafeteri...

Attorneys Request More Time In Case Of Teen Accused Of Killing 3 Students At School

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 03.09.2013 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — Because "voluminous" new evidence has emerged, a judge agreed Monday to indefinitely delay the murder trial of an 18-year-old ch...

Alleged High School Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

AP | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — A teenager pleaded not guilty Friday to shooting and killing three students and wounding three others in the cafeteria of a high...

T.J. Lane Officially Charged In Chardon High School Shooting Deaths

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 08.05.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with three counts of aggravated murder in the school shooting deaths of three students and the wo...

Ohio School Shooting Suspect Will Be Tried As Adult

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.25.2012 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio -- A 17-year-old will be tried as an adult in the school shooting deaths of three students, a juvenile court judge ruled Thursday after ...

Ohio School Shooting Suspect Competent For Trial, Judge Says

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 07.02.2012 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — A 17-year-old charged in a school shooting is mentally competent to stand trial in juvenile court in the deaths of three student...

BATTLEGROUND AMERICA: High-Profile Crimes Haunted By Lax Gun Laws | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

The United States is the country with the highest rate of civilian gun ownership in the world. (The second highest is Yemen, where the rate is neverth...

Is Ohio School Shooting Suspect Fit For Trial?

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2012 | Crime

By Kim Palmer CHARDON, Ohio, April 9 (Reuters) - A teenager who confessed to a shooting rampage that killed three students at a small-...

T.J. Lane To Undergo Mental Health Exam In Ohio School Shooting

AP | Posted 05.28.2012 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio — A judge has ordered a mental competency exam for a teenager accused of fatally shooting three students in a high school last mon...

No Rush to Judgment on Mental Health of Afghan Massacre Suspect

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

There is no evidence right now that Staff Sergeant Bales, who was airlifted out of Afghanistan to Kuwait and is now at Fort Leavenworth, is mentally ill. He had been declared fit for his Afghanistan tour despite his traumatic brain injury.

Ohio School Shooting Suspect Had Troubled Family, Court Records Show

AP | Posted 03.15.2012 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio -- Newly released court records underscore the troubled family life of a 17-year-old Ohio boy charged in a school shooting rampage that ...

Hundreds Honor Student Killed In Ohio School Shooting

AP | Posted 03.04.2012 | Crime

CHARDON, Ohio -- Hundreds of people stood shoulder to shoulder along the street on a cold, windy Saturday morning to honor one of three teenagers kill...

Wake Begins For Victim Of Ohio School Shooting

AP | TED SHAFFREY | Posted 05.03.2012 | Crime

EASTLAKE, Ohio — Bullying and metal detectors were on the minds of some mourners as hundreds lined up Friday at a northeast Ohio funeral home fo...

The Shooter Was 'Not Well'

Linda Rosenberg | Posted 05.02.2012 | Impact
Linda Rosenberg

The connection between violence and mental disorders is a myth. What's not a myth is the toll that mental health conditions take on our nation.