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  • Annapolis prays for Charleston shooting victims

    Annapolis prays for Charleston shooting victims
    They had gathered for Bible study at a church in Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday. Then, a 21-year-old man opened fire, killing nine. On Thursday, pastors and members of local churches came together at Mount Olive AME Church in Annapolis to pray...
  • Tragedy makes us wonder if we've progressed

    Tragedy makes us wonder if we've progressed
    It was the kind of unspeakable tragedy that makes you wonder if we've progressed at all since the turbulent 1960s. The same issues that stunned the nation back in 1963, when four young girls died in the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Ala., remain...
  • 'We as a country will have to reckon': Obama echoes gun violence worries

    'We as a country will have to reckon': Obama echoes gun violence worries
    Addressing the shooting deaths at a black church in Charleston, S.C., President Obama condemned the politics surrounding gun control legislation and called for Americans to do something about gun violence.  It’s a call he’s made before....
  • Hillary Clinton calls for action on gun control after Charleston shootings

    Hillary Clinton calls for action on gun control after Charleston shootings
    Saying it was time to “face hard truths about race, violence, guns and division,” Hillary Rodham Clinton called for action Thursday in response to the shooting that killed nine worshipers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C....
  • What the Charleston killings reveal about our national soul

    Joe Riley Jr., the mayor of Charleston, S.C., aptly described the slaughter of nine African American churchgoers in his city Wednesday night as “a most unspeakable and heartbreaking tragedy.” And it was all the more outrageous because of the...
  • Enfield School Board Decides Not To Hire ID-Checkers

    ENFIELD – Board of education members Tuesday night decided not to hire part-time workers to check visitors' identification when entering town schools this fall. Board members, after 15 minutes of discussion, adjourned the meeting and decided not to...
  • Enfield Board Of Education To Consider Hiring Part-Time ID Checkers

    ENFIELD — The board of education Tuesday night will discuss and may vote on a proposed solution to school security for this fall. Schools superintendent Jeffrey Schumann, in a written request, asked the board to consider hiring staff to check IDs...
  • Correction: Dallas Police Headquarters-Shooting story

    In a story June 14 about a shooting at Dallas police headquarters, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the mother of James Boulware, who authorities have preliminarily identified as the gunman, is named Jeannine Howard. Her last name is...
  • Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

    Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable
    James Boulware told family members that he had foreseen a deadly Japanese tsunami and the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting in his dreams. Police say he choked his mother. And he seethed at police, blaming them for the lost custody of his son....
  • 'Smart' guns may help prevent violence — if they can make it on the U.S. market

    'Smart' guns may help prevent violence — if they can make it on the U.S. market
    German entrepreneur Bernd Dietel had a radical idea about gun safety. After a 2002 shooting at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt that left 16 people dead, Dietel envisioned guns with coded digital locks, similar to the ones his company installed on...
  • Proposal To Close School Stirs Emotions In Newtown

    Proposal To Close School Stirs Emotions In Newtown
    NEWTOWN — While construction continues on the brand new state-funded Sandy Hook Elementary School, a proposal to close another of the town's elementary schools is receiving heavy backlash from the community. Signs reading "Save our Schools" popped...