"I am a high school senior who three days ago was worried about which of my friends would receive flowers for Valentine's Day." ... Now, "my main concerns are funerals, gun control and whether or not I am going to be shot wherever I go," says Delaney Tarr, a senior at Stoneman Douglas High School, Tarr spoke to a crowd Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at the U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale during rally for gun control.
After searching campus for more than an hour, authorities said they found no victims or evidence of an active shooter. Kent police said there was a “large police presence” around the campus and asked people to avoid the area.
Three of the seven charged with three misdemeanor charges each in the No DAPL protest that shut down I5 and allegedly caused an accident in Feb. 2017, appear in Whatcom County Superior Court Friday morning, Feb.16, 2018.
Though there is no single profile for school shooters, people at risk for hurting themselves or others often exhibit warning signs before committing acts of violence. Knowing the signs can help prevent crimes and get people the help they need.
President Donald Trump said he would make a trip to Parkland, Florida after the deadly school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. About four minutes into his address to the nation, he spoke directly to "America's children" telling them that those who felt scared and alone are "never alone" and that there are people who care about them. Trump encouraged those kids to ask for help.
Snow geese flock to rural areas of the western Skagit County lowlands every fall and winter, where they feed on the leavings of crops in harvested fields. Flooded fields around Farm To Market Road offer the best viewing opportunities, as well as Fir Island, a state wildlife area.