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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • State-wide gun ownership tied to suicide deaths

    State-wide gun ownership tied to suicide deaths
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Twice as many Americans commit suicide in states where most households have a gun than in states with low rates of gun ownership, according to a new study. Several studies have linked gun ownership to the risk of suicide by...
  • Harper online course to boost Comfort Dog handlers

    Harper online course to boost Comfort Dog handlers
    Harper College will begin offering an eight-week online course Jan. 27 that will result in a Comfort Dog handling certificate. Comfort Dogs are sent to the scene of natural disasters or incidents such as the Boston Marathon bombings as well as nursing...
  • A callous app from NRA

    The callousness, the sheer idiocy, of some organizations never ceases to amaze me. A month after the slaughter of 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the National Rifle Association has released a new game that...
  • A word of caution: Facebook trash-talking can be dangerous

    Oh, for the time when trash-talking was just that -- running your mouth for a select group, venting without any intent to act. Those days are no more. Technology has amplified our voices, allowed our messages to reach wider and farther, and that's not...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher Is A Glamour Woman Of The Year [Glamour]

    Glamour.Com Reports: When Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis landed her teaching job at Sandy Hook Elementary, she literally jumped for joy. "As long as I can remember, I'd wanted to teach," she says. "It was a dream come true." Five and a half years later, on...
  • Like Sandy Hook, scene of Fort Hood carnage to be demolished

    Like Sandy Hook, scene of Fort Hood carnage to be demolished
    Ft. Hood, the Texas base that was the site of the worst mass shooting on a military installation, shares a similar sad chapter with Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where one of the worst civilian shooting massacres took place. In both...
  • Boy, 12, opens fire at New Mexico school

    Boy, 12, opens fire at New Mexico school
    A 12-year-old boy armed with a shotgun opened fire at a middle school in New Mexico on Tuesday, seriously wounding two students before a staff member persuaded him to put down the firearm, authorities said. The shooting at Berrendo Middle School in...
  • Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls

    Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls
    The 911 calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown police on that horrible day have finally been released. They reveal great courage. These are remarkable tapes that speak to the professionalism of emergency personnel suddenly thrown into a...
  • Sandy Hook was horrible, but what about 2013's overlooked mass shootings?

    The 48-page report from Connecticut’s state attorney on last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released, and it’s full of horrifying details. Among other things, writes The Times’ Tina Susman, the 20-year-...
  • A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.

    A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.
    A year ago, in the days after 20 schoolchildren and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it seemed for a moment that something had changed in America's long-running cultural debate on guns. A new kind of...
  • Review: George Strait bids farewell (perhaps) at Staples Center

    Review: George Strait bids farewell (perhaps) at Staples Center
    George Strait presents himself in his music as a man of his word, a paragon of constancy in a world besieged by change. Yet from the moment he appeared onstage Saturday night at Staples Center, the veteran country star seemed to be looking for a way out...