| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Adam Lanza's father has broken his silence and, as we did in the immediate aftermath of the Newtown school shootings, we misunderstand.
Peter Lanza reached out to author Andrew Solomon of The New Yorker at the first anniversary of the day when his 20-...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:16 AM
In all the reporting of the shootings at The Mall in Columbia, one sentence hit me like a punch in the gut.
"His mother right now is struggling for a reason to live," said Ellis Cropper of the woman who raised 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar, who shot...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:21 AM
The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 6:35 PM
On the anniversary of the Newtown schoolhouse massacre, dozens of people stood in a Baltimore church Saturday and solemnly shook bells, an audible symbol of their enduring concern about gun violence in America.
A year ago, 20 children and six adults...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:01 AM
One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping.
Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Teenager Kendall Reitz set out to become an advocate for improved mental illness awareness in the aftermath of last year's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., when a disturbed 20-year-old named Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 children...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:47 AM
In his letter published in the Dec. 26 issue of the Towson Times ("Banning guns is not the answer; gun abuse more complex") , R. Devereux Slingluff cites an event in China on the same day as the mass murder in Newtown, Conn., when a man slashed 22...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It has been one month since the devastating tragedy in Newtown, Conn., and most of us are still trying to come to grips with the events of that terrible day. When gun violence rips through a community it is always hard to bear, but when the victims of the...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:00 AM
I was stunned to read Susan Reimer's remarks about the mother of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter, Adam Lanza ("Nancy Lanza, Newtown's forgotten victim," Dec. 27). Ms. Reimer makes some astonishing statements.
For example, Ms. Reimer writes that...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Fourteen members of the defending national champion Loyola men's lacrosse team took time from their holiday break today to travel to Newtown, Conn., and lead a youth clinic in the town rocked by a mass shooting last month at Sandy Hook Elementary School....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:06 AM
As the nation continues this week to deal with the grief and heartache left behind by the murder of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, let there also be a moment set aside for exultation. Let a banner be raised for the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:06 AM
I don't usually praise any man, nor do I play politics much, thus, I can honestly say that President Obama's Speech/Prayer last night was truly genuine.
Many will say that his speech was a preface to more gun regulations and some will say that...