| Oct 3, 2006
A spate of school shootings in less than a month has raised fears that even more "copycat" crimes lie ahead - with psychologists warning that news media attention could, in fact, perpetuate the violence.
"When you have someone already on the edge,...
| May 9, 2004
Police charged a 20-year-old man with attempted murder yesterday and issued a warrant for a 17-year-old student in the shooting Friday of four teen-agers outside Randallstown High School - an attack that police believe stemmed from a fight over a girl....
| Sep 19, 2002
The state crime-control office credited by Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend with making Maryland safer directs the largest chunk of its federal grant dollars not to police agencies, but to community and church groups, schools and citizen patrols for...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SEATTLE After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was allowed to have a gun in the first place.
After all, Ybarra possessed a well-documented history of mental...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:58 AM
EUSTIS — A team of deputies and first responders rushed into the high school classroom to help victims with blood smeared across their shirts and limbs — a single bloody handprint slapped on the white wall above them.
But the blood was fake....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:24 PM
In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The final production of American Theater Company's 2014-15 season will concern Chicago public housing, the company said on Wednesday.
The company had previously announced a new musical as their final 2014-15 show, as part of a collaboration with the New...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Two 12-year-old girls have been charged with repeatedly stabbing their middle school classmate in a wooded park near Milwaukee, a shocking attack allegedly influenced by a fascination with a fictional pop culture character.
It’s happened before....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The big shootings still find their own awful way of hitting him.
When he heard about the massacre of 26 children and adults in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, Tom Mauser fled to his office and cried.
Two Saturdays ago, Mauser was at home when his wife,...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will hold auditions for the Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli play, "columbinus", on May 17-18, 2014.
Audition Dates and Times:
Saturday, May 17, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 18, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
| May 2, 2014
| 12:28 PM
When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police.
“He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country?
This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre.
The details of the 17-year-...