New Rochelle violence
Parents and other community members in New Rochelle, New York, packed the high school auditorium in the wake of three violent attacks in and near the school in eight days. A student stabbed another to death at a Dunkin' Donuts on January 10, police said. Several students attacked a 15-year-old student at a pizzeria on January 17. And then a 15-year-old student stabbed and wounded another student in class on January 18. Some people blasted the school superintendent for not enforcing a policy that prohibits students from leaving the school during school hours.