| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:57 PM
School security will be improved, but no system can prevent a crazed person determined to harm people, as Adam Lanza did Dec. 14 in a Newtown school where he murdered 20 students and six educators, then killed himself.
That was the message from town...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:49 AM
STURGIS, S.D. - Rachel Scott was a 17-year old girl who was among those killed at Columbine High School in 1999, but years after her death, her message of kindness is still being spread around the world. Rachel's father and stepmother started Rachel's...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:36 AM
PBS has announced plans to broadcast a weeklong series of documentaries and news specials surrounding the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, "After Newtown," from Monday, Feb. 18, to Friday, Feb. 22.
One of those specials, a psychological profile of the...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Let's stop talking about "gun control."
The term scares many of the people whose support is needed for gun sense, common sense, to keep military-style assault weapons with quick-loading 30-round magazines from the hands of another deranged killer.
| Jan 2, 2013
A 37 year old New York woman is charged scamming people looking to help victims in connection with the deadly school shooting in Connecticut.
Police say the woman posed as an anut of one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. Prosecutors...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:07 AM
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Four gun shows, all about an hour's drive from Newtown, Conn., all canceled.
A show in White Plains, N.Y., — brought back a few years ago after being called off for a decade because of the Columbine shooting...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:49 PM
SOUTH BEND – In the wake of the Newtown shooting, South Bend's Common Council president believes there should be an armed officer at EVERY school. Students at Riley High School in South Bend are used to seeing police officers around, not only...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 9:24 PM
I am not a particularly brave or noble person. But like every other parent I know, I possess an unwavering certainty that I would lay down my life for my children.
Yet we parents also know that we can't always protect our kids from danger, a fact that...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The National Rifle Association, silent for a week after the horrific massacre of 20 first-graders and six women who tried to protect them at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, finally broke its silence.
At a "press conference" at which no...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
After the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, then Superintendent Jane Hammond remembers impassioned pleas from the parents of the murdered children: Get rid of the school library where their children died.
"They didn't want people walking where their...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:35 AM
When the National Rifle Association promised "meaningful contributions" to prevent another massacre like the recent horror in Newtown, Conn., I didn't expect much, but I hoped for more than what we got.
After an allegedly mentally ill gunman killed 20...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
There are families in Newtown, Conn. who are enduring the holidays without their children. There are empty spots on couches, unwrapped presents and those who weep at the sight of them.
The Dec. 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School —...