Shooting http://nhpr.org en Vigil Held For Fallen Brentwood Police Officer Steve Arkell http://nhpr.org/post/vigil-held-fallen-brentwood-police-officer-steve-arkell <p>During a vigil for fallen Brentwood police Officer Steve Arkell was held Tuesday night, hundreds of Brentwood residents and members of surrounding towns gathered, candles in hand, to mourn and celebrate the life of a man who served the community he grew up in.</p><p> Wed, 14 May 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Ryan Lessard 48444 at http://nhpr.org Vigil Held For Fallen Brentwood Police Officer Steve Arkell For Many N.H. Schools, Sandy Hook Brought Security Needs To Forefront http://nhpr.org/post/many-nh-schools-sandy-hook-brought-security-needs-forefront <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many schools in New Hampshire enhanced their security in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. a year ago.</span></p><p>Those new measures come at a big cost to school districts.</p><p>And they’re forcing school officials to decide what type of security works for their buildings and their communities.</p><p></p><p>Even the head of Nashua’s school district needs clearance before he’s allowed into any of the city’s 17 schools.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:41:39 +0000 Michael Brindley 39967 at http://nhpr.org For Many N.H. Schools, Sandy Hook Brought Security Needs To Forefront Details Emerge About Officer-Involved Shooting In Manchester http://nhpr.org/post/details-emerge-about-officer-involved-shooting-manchester <p>In a press release from the N.H. Attorney General&#39;s office, new details surrounding the fatal police shooting of a Canterbury woman have been released. It describes the car chase that led to the shooting but not the specific circumstances that caused the state trooper to fire his weapon.</p><p>Here is an excerpt from the release:</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:09:27 +0000 Ryan Lessard 36076 at http://nhpr.org Why No "National Tragedy" Label For The New Orleans Shootings? http://nhpr.org/post/why-no-national-tragedy-label-new-orleans-shootings <p>From the Newtown shootings to the Boston marathon bombings, the last year has seen no shortage of tragic acts of violence that have dominated news coverage. But one story appeared as no more than a blip on the national news radar: that of a neighborhood mother’s day parade in New Orleans, <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/12/new-orleans-mothers-day-shooting" target="_blank">where shots were fired</a> and 19 people were wounded. Two suspects were arrested late last week, but for days, the incident stood as the largest mass shooting in the United States with perpetrators still at large – so why weren’t we bombarded with media coverage? Our guest is <strong>David Dennis Jr.</strong>, a journalist and New Orleans native<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/may/15/new-orleans-shooting-not-national-news" target="_blank"> who wrote about the issue</a> for the UK Guardian.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 20 May 2013 14:03:55 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27808 at http://nhpr.org Why No "National Tragedy" Label For The New Orleans Shootings? A Mass Shooter's First Victim http://nhpr.org/post/mass-shooters-first-victim <p><strong>Patrick Radden Keefe's</strong> <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/02/11/130211fa_fact_keefe">stunning investigation</a> into mass shooter Amy Bishop's past has gone hyper-viral. The New Yorker writer joins us to talk about Bishop's 1986 shooting of her younger brother, and how family dynamics may have played into her 2010 murder of three colleagues at the University of Alabama.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:47:28 +0000 Virginia Prescott 22285 at http://nhpr.org A Mass Shooter's First Victim A Note to Listeners http://nhpr.org/post/note-listeners <p>Earlier this week, Word of Mouth aired a segment on "Machine Gun Safari," a recreational attraction in New Hampshire that allows visitors to fire assault rifles in a safe, controlled environment. In response to today's breaking news from Connecticut, we have unpublished the blog associated with that segment. We made this decision not to create the illusion that we did not air this story, but in keeping with our desire to be sensitive to our audience and staff as details of today's tragic story unfold.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:18:08 +0000 Rebecca Lavoie 18495 at http://nhpr.org Two Dead After Shooting Near Empire State Building http://nhpr.org/post/shooting-empire-state-building-leaves-least-one-dead-streets-closed A shooting near the iconic Empire State Building this morning has left two people dead — one of them the gunman who first opened fire — and has shut down streets around that Manhattan landmark.<p>Police do not believe there's any link to terrorism. Instead, they suspect the gunman had some sort of work-related grievance.<p>The man, identified by police as a 53-year-old, opened fire with a handgun around 9 a.m. ET. He killed a former co-worker, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and then walked away from the street scene. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:08:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 11506 at http://nhpr.org Two Dead After Shooting Near Empire State Building Official: 1 officer killed, 4 injured in Greenland shooting http://nhpr.org/post/official-1-officer-killed-4-injured-greenland-shooting <p>GREENLAND, N.H &mdash; Attorney General Michael Delaney says 48-year-old Greenland Police Chief Michael Maloney was the officer killed during a drug raid-turned-shootout that left four other officers wounded. &nbsp;</p><p>Delaney confirmed early Friday that Maloney was the officer killed as authorities were conducting a drug investigation in the small town of Greenland. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:48:35 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown & Associated Press 3098 at http://nhpr.org Official: 1 officer killed, 4 injured in Greenland shooting The Interrupters: Replacing Weapons with Words http://nhpr.org/post/interrupters-replacing-weapons-words <p>A campaign known as CeaseFire aims to stop the cycle of violence in Chicago through the process of mediation.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:42:45 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1839 at http://nhpr.org The Interrupters: Replacing Weapons with Words