| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I wonder if Adam Lanza, the killer of those babies at Sandy Hook Elementary School (Newtown, CT), ever abused animals or shot at them with all those guns his mother collected. Do you know? -- S.H., Denver, CO
A: I don't know the answer, but your...
| Sep 29, 2013
In the volatile debate over gun rights in Illinois, there is at least one prohibition that both sides of the issue claim they want: The dangerously mentally ill should not be allowed to own a firearm.
The shooting deaths of 12 people at the Washington...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Turn on the news.
We've become far too used to that sentence. It usually means something horrible has happened. We heard it when O.J. Simpson was being chased by police cars. We heard it when planes flew into the World Trade Center.
We heard it Friday,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:58 PM
A 42-year-old Rockwood man accused of taking a gun into the Turkeyfoot school the same day as the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., was placed in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program after a hearing Tuesday in Somerset County court....
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The Sandy Hook Support Fund imbroglio serves as a lesson no town should ever have to learn: how to handle the millions of dollars that flow in from kindhearted people after a mass tragedy.
Well-meaning local leaders are at odds with grieving families of...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:52 AM
DENVER (AP) — The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on the books there was little acrimony.
The state's latest batch of gun control laws —...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:31 PM
With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed.
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:29 AM
Does the religion of Aaron Alexis really matter? Religion News Service reporters Cathy Lynn Crossman and Sarah Pulliam Baily write about whether Alexis being a Buddhist is relevant or not:
A killer Buddhist? It doesn’t seem to make theological...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
While law enforcement officials have released few details of the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre to Connecticut residents, state police and Newtown officers have increased their trips across the country, in some cases sharing graphic details...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:55 PM
She is 46, a teacher, wife, mother — and prisoner in her own home.
In the past two years, she has called Orlando police 39 times, whenever her son has turned violent. At 19, his 250-pound body — with a third-grader's maturity —...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Un niño de 8 años de edad, de Louisiana intencionalmente disparó y mató a su anciana cuidadora después de jugar un videojuego violento, informó CNN esta mañana.
Marie Smothers fue declarada muerta en la escena con una herida de bala en la cabeza en...