| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Just how long will the ghost of Columbine haunt this country?
This week, thanks in part to a tip from an observant citizen, police in Waseca, Minn., apparently foiled yet another teenager bent on a Columbine-style massacre.
The details of the 17-year-...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:37 PM
A 42-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to firing a Glock more than 50 times at the Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach and was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Mark Gurrola, of Garden Grove, pleaded guilty to 54 felony counts of shooting at...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In Connecticut horror does not befoul Newtown alone. No, as much or more, it degrades Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford and our other tumultuous inner cities. Despite the catastrophic day at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, murder most regularly happens where...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers.
The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:39 PM
In Georgia, it will soon be legal to carry a gun in more places -- including bars, churches and government buildings -- following Gov. Nathan Deal’s signing Wednesday of a bill celebrated by supporters as a victory for the 2nd Amendment but...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:13 AM
The afternoon of Monday, March 31st was a typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m., when cell phones across campus suddenly displayed a text alert that we have never had to send before: "Active shooter on the Owings Mills campus." The same...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A year ago this coming Friday, the Connecticut General Assembly passed and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed into law "An Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention and Child Safety." This bill, which requires owners of semiautomatic rifles defined as assault...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Piers Morgan wrapped his CNN news show on Friday night after three years on the air with a plea for stricter gun control laws.
Although he spent the majority of the one-hour program discussing missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, the host dedicated...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Amid reports of an "active shooter" on campus Monday, Stevenson University students threw their desks against the classroom door, then prayed with near-strangers under computer carts.
Just three days later, elementary and middle school students at...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:51 AM
On Monday, with little fanfare, a law went into effect requiring anyone buying a rifle or shotgun to have a gun permit or eligibility certificate. Thus ended the phase-in of the multifaceted gun safety law passed in 2013 by the General Assembly and signed...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM
The Maryland House gave preliminary approval Saturday to a bill that would make it easier for caregivers to administer medication to patients in mental hospitals against their wishes.
The action clears the way for a final House vote Monday on the...