| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:13 AM
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Two men stand anxiously at the classroom entrance and another lies seriously wounded beside a wall outside. "Don't come down here, I'm telling you — I'll kill 'em," a man inside the classroom shouts to officers snaking...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Is keno addictive? Does it drain more money from the poor than others? Does it increase crime, divorce, bankruptcy? What is the experience in other states?
We don't know the answers to these questions because keno was slipped into the budget bill a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Springfield, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed into law two separate gun measures aimed to keep public schools safer. The first is a three-part law that deals with teaching kids about gun safety and requires schools to train for active-shooter...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:36 AM
More than 600,000 Los Angeles Unified School District students returned to class Tuesday after summer break and were greeted with enhanced security measures, new disciplinary rules and expanded health services.
The new safety programs follow in the wake...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When students in the Los Angeles Unified School District return to school on Tuesday, they'll be met with beefed-up security in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
For the upcoming year, the nation's second-...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:39 PM
SOUTH BEND – In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, Indiana has established a school safety grant program.
Schools can get matching grants up to $50,000 for making security upgrades, threat assessments, or hiring school resource officers....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The cable, movie and broadcast lobbies are throwing their support behind Senate Commerce Committee chairman Jay Rockefeller's proposal for a comprehensive study of videogame and video violence, introduced in the wake of the Newtown massacre in December....
| 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 12, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Whether you are for or against the National Shooting Sports Foundation's lawsuit to overturn Connecticut's new gun control law, you will probably approve the grounds on which the challenge is based. I am not hoping, or expecting, this lawsuit to...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:27 PM
If only the state police would release their long-awaited report on the criminal investigation into the Sandy Hook school shooting, questions about "leaks" would become moot.
It has taken state law enforcement officials too long to investigate the Dec....
| Jul 7, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Now that Chris Davis is assured the starting spot at first base on the American League All-Star team, another obvious question is lingering.
Will he represent the AL in the Home Run Derby?
Official word is supposed to come Monday, when New York...
| Jun 26, 2013
The sounds of gunshots and screams echoed through the halls of the Somerset County Technology Center Wednesday afternoon.
But the blue-handled guns were fake and the screams came from police officers, trainers and other officials who were...