| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Three days after the nation marked the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Justice Department officials announced a $1.5-million grant to help reimburse organizations that provided relief efforts to victims.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Details from the timeline of police response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting from a report issued Monday by State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky III:
9:35:39 a.m. — Initial 911 call reporting shots fired in school.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
State police investigating the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have focused some of their efforts on the police response, interviewing local officers to iron out inconsistencies in their versions of events and examining decisions made in the minutes...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Newtown Police Chief Michael Kehoe said his department will conduct a review of its response to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting but that a report released this week shows his officers acted properly.
Newtown police arrived at the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Shock, horror and grief poured out over social media Friday as an all-too-familiar scenario played out when a student opened fire inside Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo.
It was just a day before the anniversary of the school shooting in...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:28 AM
A judge is weighing whether to make public the 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Painful as they undoubtedly are, he should.
The state official in charge of the (long delayed) investigation is fighting to keep them private, but...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Howard County is asking a federal court to throw out a former Fire Department battalion chief's lawsuit, arguing that the Facebook posts that triggered his dismissal were not constitutionally protected because they were "at best, personal opinion or pique...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:34 PM
Parents faced off this week over whether to put fencing up at three elementary schools.
Some spoke before the Newport-Mesa Unified School District board of trustees Tuesday in support of putting up fencing at Adams, Victoria and Roy O. Anderson...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When the first "Die Hard" and "Terminator" movies landed in theaters in the 1980s, both were rated R. But their sequels arrived with PG-13 marks — even though the level of violence had actually escalated.
Critics have blasted Hollywood's movie...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:45 AM
The world was struck with horrible news on Friday, after a deadly shooting occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut. 20-year-old Adam Lanza, went on a shooting rampage killing 27 people – including 20 children – before...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:35 AM
The December shooting rampage that took the lives of 20 first-graders and six members of the staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., has renewed the national debate on gun violence.
South Bend, mercifully, was spared this tragedy. But...