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Police: Student fatally shoots himself at Tempe high school
May 12, 2015 • East Valley TribuneTEMPE - Tempe police are investigating after a student took his own life on campus at Corona del Sol High School Tuesday morning. The student reportedly shot himself on the southern side of campus in a breezeway near the gym, according to police. More
Student arrested after fire set at Tempe high school
May 15, 2015 • ABC15 ArizonaTempe firefighters quickly put out the fire and no one was injured. Police said damage from the fire was contained to the restroom. Investigators from Tempe Police and Fire determined the fire was intentionally set. A follow-up investigation by Tempe ... More
Tempe principal: Fallen Valley Marine 'a hero to me'
May 22, 2015 • azcentral.comThursday evening, as a Tempe high school principal prepared for another graduation, he remembered a former student-turned-Marine who he said had inspired him with his positive spirit. The 21-year-old Marine, Lance Cpl. Matthew Determan, was one of ... More
Records shed no light on investigation into claims that officers pocketed ...
May 28, 2015 • Greenfield Daily ReporterArmendariz underwent an internal investigation for having used a Taser three times on an underage drinker while working off-duty security at a prom two years ago at a Tempe high school. A report said Armendariz used the stun gun after the youth, who ... More
Teen who took his own life remembered with love
May 17, 2015 • ABC15 ArizonaCHANDLER, AZ - Hundreds gathered on Sunday to remember and say goodbye to a student who took his own life on the campus of a Tempe high school last Tuesday. There's still a lot of pain surrounding the death of Marcus Wheeler who attended Corona ... More
Tempe's Brian Walker is 2014 Arizona high school football Big Schools Coach of ...
Dec 20, 2014 • azcentral.comIn his sixth season as head coach, Brian Walker made it the best at Tempe High since its unbeaten, state championship 1996 year. He led the Buffaloes to 12 consecutive wins, before losing to Gilbert Williams Field in the Div. III semifinals. Walker ... More
Ask the Expert: Talking to your kids about suicide
May 15, 2015 • azcentral.comAnswer: We would all like to think that suicide does not pertain to us or our families. But the recent suicide of a student at a Tempe high school and health statistics show it is a topic we should discuss. According to the Arizona Department of Health ... More
Mother sues Tempe over classroom Taser incident
Apr 7, 2015 • azcentral.comHampton, who had served as resource officer at the school since November 2013 and at Tempe High School for seven years prior, said she often joked with students and "keeps her classes light-hearted so the kids can understand the topic," police records ... More
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