| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Students, teachers and staff at Baltimore Highlands Elementary teamed up last week to start a chain reaction of kindness in hopes of diminishing bullying in school.
Their efforts, which began Sept. 16, are part of a year-long program called Rachel's...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Shortly after public school students returned to classes last week in Harford County, the optimism that comes with a new year was darkened by tragedy in a neighboring community.
The story is familiar to just about everyone in the Baltimore area: A...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Ten Maryland schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Friday.
Six elementary schools received the honor: Crofton Meadows in Anne Arundel County, Woodholme in Baltimore County, Ring...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The parents of a Colorado high school student who critically wounded a classmate before fatally shooting himself apologized Monday and said they were praying for his victim's recovery.
"We are shattered by the tragic events that took place on Friday...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Roslyn Road Elementary in Barrington is buttoned down about as tightly as a school can be these days, with a video surveillance system, buzzer-equipped doors and a driver's license scanner that checks visitors against a sex offender database.
| May 28, 2013
| 6:54 PM
It was the "worst-case scenario," according to notes recovered by police in western Oregon.
In that plan, according to newly revealed court documents, Grant Acord wrote that he was going to go to his first-period class at West Albany High School, duck...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Utah bomb plot: A boy arrested on suspicion of planning to blow up his Utah high school had visited the principal at Columbine High School to ask about the 1999 massacre there....
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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"There’s more." That's what a cop tells Kate (Maria Bello) and Bill (Michael Sheen) after informing them that their son, Sammy (Kyle Gallner), was killed during a college campus shooting spree in which nearly 20 people died. In...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 5:44 AM
Within hours of the shootings at a Colorado movie cineplex, Greg Zanis was on the way from his Aurora, Illinois, home to the scene in Aurora, Colorado.
He was bearing 12 crosses to commemorate the victims, just as he has done for thousands of other...
| Jun 18, 2009
Murder suspect Steven "Boston" Colver's MySpace page had a link to a Japanese Anime film that featured a knife wielding killer. He is accused of helping stab Joanne Witt in her El Dorado Hills home. Witt's daughter, Tylar Witt, is also in custody for...
| May 21, 2010
| 4:36 AM
"Grey's Anatomy" has a history of strong finales. With the exception of Cristina's wedding -- which I'll excuse because that was the year of the writers' strike -- each season-ender has been poignant enough to move me to tears. This......
| Jun 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Well, here's one way to celebrate the end of high school. Sandia Ahlers graduated from high school this morning, and this evening she's staging Columbinus in the Mandell Theater at the Orlando Shakespeare Center. Not bad. Ahlers, and fellow Oviedo High...