Nearly 100 students walked out of Hoosac Valley High School on Wednesday morning in the bitter cold to hold a ceremony in remembrance of the 17 killed during last month's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Mount Greylock Regional School junior Karen Magnusdottir McComish remembers how she felt the day the 26 people were gunned down in a Connecticut elementary school.
She never expected to have the same feelings more than five years later when 17 people were killed at a Florida high school.
Hundreds of city students left class on Tuesday to protect gun violence.
Students organized the walkout in the wake of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead.
The local students honored those killed or injured while making a statement calling for stricter safety and gun control measures.
On Monday night Sgt. Nicholas DeSantis heard gunshots and started heading in that direction. He noticed a suspicious car speeding away and chased it down. It led to the arrest of four individuals on gun-related charges.
Police Chief Michael Wynn and his command staff then went and looked at the 911 calls reporting the shots. All four of the calls the department received were from the opposite side of the incident from where DeSantis was at the time. That means if he hadn't seen the car, he wo
Common Folk will host the play "Venable 8: Three Lessons on Gun Violence" followed by a conversation in hopes to disarm the difficult discussion about gun violence in schools.
The local artist's collective production of the three-act play this week examines gun violence in the classroom, why it occurs and how it can be prevented.
Residents of South Pittsfield received a wake up call this weekend when a 17-year-old man was shot on Bartlett Avenue.
The incident was a little too close for comfort for the area which hasn't seen the type of violent crime while other areas have. The City Councilors representing two South Pittsfield wards have set a meeting in hopes to bring residents together discuss safety.