Air Force Reveals 34 Nuclear Officers Involved in Cheating Scandal

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_cd8cd6f6f8.jpgUSAF/Getty Images (GREAT FALLS, Mont.) -- The Air Force’s nuclear force is once again drawing negative attention after 34 launch officers have been stripped of their authority to control and launch nuclear-armed Minuteman III missiles because of their role in a cheating scandal at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. Investigators became aware that cheating was taking place on a monthly proficiency test because of another investigation that has already implicated 11 junior officers in using illegal recreational drugs.

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California Arson Suspect Arrested 11 Fires Later

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_38b4e8e8d3.jpgfotokon/Thinkstock (SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- A man suspected of torching at least 11 structures in San Jose, Calif., in the past week was arrested Wednesday night, authorities said. Police did not provide the suspect's name or information about his arrest, saying authorities are still conducting follow-up investigations and interviews. "At approximately 8:10 P.M. tonight the San Jose Police Department's Covert Response Unit (CRU) located and arrested an adult male suspect in connection with the arson fires," according to a police news release.

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Assault Charges Filed Against Alleged NM School Shooter

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_27246dc026.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ROSWELL, N.M.) -- Felony assault charges have been filed against the seventh-grade student accused of Tuesday's middle school shooting in Roswell, N.M. The accused student, Mason Campbell, has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to documents filed Wednesday at the Chaves County Fifth Judicial District Court. The charges are third-degree felonies.

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Is Your Kid Safer Inside or Outside During a School Shooting?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_b63fa05bb8.jpgRich Legg/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The 12-year-old boy accused of firing a shotgun at classmates in his New Mexico middle school this week is in many ways an atypical school shooter, according to an ABC News examination of news stories about school shootings over the past year. At 12, the boy is the youngest person accused of a school shooting in the past 13 months.  But he is unusual in other ways, too.

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Teacher Hailed for Persuading School Shooting Suspect to Drop Gun

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_780a9074f7.jpgIvan Bliznetsov/Thinkstock (ROSWELL, N.M.) -- A New Mexico middle school teacher has been credited with saving many lives when he persuaded a 12-year-old boy into dropping his shotgun after he had wounded two students, according to officials. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said more students could've been injured if not for the heroics of teacher John Masterson, who confronted the alleged shooter Tuesday morning inside the gymnasium at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, N.M.

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