Jarrod Ramos

Slain Capital Gazette editor Rob Hiaasen’s book of columns to be released on shooting anniversary

Slain Capital Gazette editor Rob Hiaasen’s book of columns to be released on shooting anniversary

“Love Punch and Other Collected Columns,” a collection of the newspaper writing of the former writer and editor Rob Hiaasen, will be released June 28, the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis that claimed five lives.

The book’s publisher, Apprentice House Press, announced on its website that the publication date was deliberately selected “to mark the horrendous occasion of the Annapolis Capital shooting and to honor the journalists whose lives were taken.”

In addition to the 59-year-old Hiaasen, those killed at the newspaper’s office on June 28,...

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