| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:24 PM
In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
So how about the curious finding that the Los Angeles Unified School District has taken possession of Pentagon military surplus that included 61 M16 assault rifles, three grenade launchers and a mine-resistant protective vehicle? (Almost makes you want to...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:45 PM
At a quiet July school board meeting, Compton school police chief William Wu matter-of-factly explained that his officers would need AR-15 semiautomatic rifles to adequately protect students and staff from a heavily armed shooter if such a nightmare...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:21 PM
It was a riveting simulation of tragic events that in recent years have become all too real.
That was the aim of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, which on Sunday morning sponsored the training exercise, "Westfield Annapolis Mall Active Shooter,...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Nearly four months after two employees were shot and killed, the skate apparel and accessory shop Zumiez reopened on Monday in The Mall in Columbia.
The store has been closed since Jan. 25, the day Darion Aguilar, 19, gunned down two store employees...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:03 PM
At a debate among Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Sunday, former West Hartford councilman Joe Visconti said he "never would have signed" the state's 2013 gun safety law. The longtime gun owner also said he wished he had been at Sandy Hook Elementary...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
If it seems that tragedies like the shooting at The Mall in Columbia last month are becoming more frequent, it's because they are. That's what a new study published in the FBI's Law Enforcement Bulletin last month concluded. It found that since 2009,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — They came after midnight, two or more armed individuals so deft that they cut telecommunication cables in an underground vault and outsmarted security cameras and motion sensors at the power substation in a remote corner of Santa...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park will hold auditions for the Stephen Karam and PJ Paparelli play, "columbinus", on May 17-18, 2014.
Audition Dates and Times:
Saturday, May 17, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 18, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
| May 2, 2014
| 12:28 PM
When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police.
“He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...
| 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-...