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  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Jesse's Words: 'Noturing, Helin, Love'

    Sometime before Dec. 14, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis wrote three words on a chalkboard in his family's Newtown kitchen. "Norturing, helin, love." Not long afterward, Jesse was one of 20 first-graders gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School. His...
  • As school security ratchets up, 'first person a parent or visitor meets' remains key deterrent

    As school security ratchets up, 'first person a parent or visitor meets' remains key deterrent
    Roslyn Road Elementary in Barrington is buttoned down about as tightly as a school can be these days, with a video surveillance system, buzzer-equipped doors and a driver's license scanner that checks visitors against a sex offender database. Even...
  • College district chancellor to discuss campus safety

    The Coast Community College District chancellor will respond Wednesday to campus safety concerns that faculty voiced earlier this year. This spring, the academic senates at Orange Coast College and Golden West College passed resolutions hoping to...
  • While Connecticut Waits, Police Talk Newtown Shooting Across U.S.

    While Connecticut Waits, Police Talk Newtown Shooting Across U.S.
    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...
  • Brave school clerk talked man out of U.S. school shooting bloodbath

    Brave school clerk talked man out of U.S. school shooting bloodbath
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A woman credited with convincing a gunman holed up in an Atlanta-area school to put down his assault rifle and surrender to police says the man was suicidal and preparing to die in a bloodbath before she talked him out of it. "He...
  • Atlanta area shooting revives issue of gun access and mental health

    Atlanta area shooting revives issue of gun access and mental health
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A 20-year-old man who fired an AK-47 in a suburban Atlanta elementary school has a history of mental illness and once threatened in a Facebook message to kill his brother, according to the suspect's lawyer and family. A school clerk...
  • Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards

    Eastern Shore professors to get bulletproof whiteboards
    Calling "campus violence a reality" to prepare for, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore announced plans Thursday to spend $60,000 on the Clark Kent of teacher supplies: an innocuous-looking white board that can stop bullets. The high-tech tablet...
  • Ex-officers form campus security unit

    Ex-officers form campus security unit
    A former Costa Mesa police officer and a cadre of other law-enforcement veterans say they believe they've come up with a viable plan to prevent violence in schools Jess Gilman, a 27-year police veteran, retired from Costa Mesa's department in October....
  • What Gun Control Advocates Should Learn From Colorado

    In Colorado, the gun lobby has taken its revenge. The NRA and other pressure groups financed and helped organize the first recall campaigns allowed under Colorado law to take out two key Democratic state senators, John Morse — the upper chamber'...
  • What gun control advocates should and shouldn't learn from a recall defeat

    In Colorado, the gun lobby has taken its revenge. The NRA and other pressure groups financed and helped organize the first recall campaigns allowed under Colorado law to take out two key Democratic state senators, John Morse -- the upper chamber's...