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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

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  • Badly targeted gun gripes

    Badly targeted gun gripes
    Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
  • Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby

    Chris Davis interested in participating in Home Run Derby
    Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering. Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby? Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
  • News and social media run amok

    News and social media run amok
    In the Newtown massacre, as in all such tragic events in a free and open society, both the news and social media went all-out to provide the fullest coverage of what happened and why. The latter is not yet fully known. In too many instances, though, the...
  • Carroll County announces school safety program

    Carroll County announces school safety program
    Carroll County Public Schools joined with local law enforcement agencies Friday to announce the Adopt-A-School Program, which aims to increase school security and enhance health and safety instruction with the participation of police officers....
  • Keeping Laurel High safe without armed resource officers

    Keeping Laurel High safe without armed resource officers
    With a sharper focus on school security in the weeks following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, administrators at Laurel High School said their priority is always the safety of students and staff, and the school works regularly with Laurel Police to...
  • Owings Mills: Concerned county students send 'snowflakes' to Sandy Hook

    The horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut stunned a nation and left everyone wondering how they could be of help. School children across our country wanted to do something to help the survivors and the "Snowflakes for Sandy Hook"...
  • O'Malley is likely to introduce gun control measures

    O'Malley is likely to introduce gun control measures
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat, said this morning that he considering introducing a gun control package in the upcoming legislation session and reiterated his opposition to assault weapons like the one used in the Newtown massacre. "I think you can...
  • O'Malley likely to introduce gun legislation

    O'Malley likely to introduce gun legislation
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he will likely introduce a gun control package in the coming legislative session and reiterated his opposition to assault weapons like the one used in the Newtown massacre. The Democratic governor said he has directed...
  • Calvert County student suspended for bringing toy gun on school bus

    Calvert County student suspended for bringing toy gun on school bus
    A Calvert County elementary school student was suspended last week for bringing a toy gun onto a school bus to show a friend, according to a lawyer representing his family. At a two-hour meeting Friday between officials, the boy, his parents and the...
  • Gun petition fails, NRA lawsuit looms

    Maryland's new gun control law will not head to voters now that organizers of a petition drive to halt the law failed to turn in any signatures before Friday night's deadline. "This means there were no successful petitions this year," Stephen Ackerman...
  • Autism fundraiser in Towson honors Newtown shooting victim

    Autism fundraiser in Towson honors Newtown shooting victim
    As the world watched the tragedy unfold late last year in Newtown, Conn., Bob and Michele Gay, Maryland natives, lived through what Michele would later refer to as called a "long, difficult, numb sort of day." Their 7-year-old daughter, Josephine "Joey"...
  • Should disturbing news affect our parenting choices?

    Should disturbing news affect our parenting choices?
    The world recently learned of the astounding story of the three women who were found alive in a house in Cleveland after being kidnapped on the streets about 10 years ago. Two of the women were teenagers when they disappeared.   I’ve never been...