A Harford County Board of Education member says the school system needs to create a more comprehensive policy to ensure the safety and security of students and staff in light of the Newtown, Conn. shootings last month.
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.
Carrying on what's become a Baltimore tradition, hundreds of area Jews spent Tuesday up to their elbows in craft paper and care packages, working on community service projects for Mitzvah Day, now in its eighth year.
More than 100 people, many of them children and teenagers, gathered in Bel Air's Shamrock Park Wednesday evening to honor the memory of the 27 people killed in last Friday's Newtown, Conn., school shootings.
Anne Arundel County public schools working with police Tuesday to investigate a second day of rumors that school shootings are planned for Friday have found "nothing credible," said Bob Mosier, a schools spokesman.
By By Andrea F. Siegel and Joe Burris and The Baltimore Sun
Prince George's County Police, with help from Laurel Police, the city government and the local branch of the NAACP, collected 160 guns this weekend at a Laurel church as part of the county's Gift Cards for Guns program.
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold said Tuesday that the county will host a forum in February to discuss mental health initiatives in the county — an event he said is in response to the shootings last week in Newtown, Conn., in which 20 students and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School were shot and killed by a 20-year-old man.
Carroll County Public Schools will soon have buzzer entrance devices and cameras, with key card access at some doors, as the school system reacts to parents' concerns about safety and security in the wake of the school shooting last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.