| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:45 AM
“Columbinus” will have the family of Isaiah Shoels in its audience next Friday, March 15.
The documentary play, recently extended at American Theater Company through April 7, is about the school shooting at Columbine High School in...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In the three months following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, people around the world have raised more than $15 million, spread out over more than 60 funds.
The cash dwarfs fundraising totals that followed last year's movie theatre shooting...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:00 PM
As he stood near the front door of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of Dec. 14, shattered glass near his feet, Monsignor Robert Weiss knew he was as close to evil as he would ever get.
Newtown police officers had asked the pastor of...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:04 PM
On Nov. 27, 2012, Carley Shaffer heard the familiar sound of an incoming text on her cellphone.
Nonchalantly, the 14-year-old James Buchanan High School freshman picked up her phone thinking it was a routine message from her friend.
But, it was...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Chicago's American Theater Company has announced a significant extension its hit production of "Columbinus," the work about the Columbine High School shootings, and will postpone its planned production of "Hair" until 2014.
"Columbinus" will now play...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:23 PM
Two-time defending national football champion North Dakota State signed Warner standout Jarrod Tuszka Wednesday.
The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Tuszka is a projected defensive end. The three-time all-stater did it all for Warner, playing linebacker, tight...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
You could tell the people from the Columbine community by how they reacted to the many gunshots in the show. Their whole bodies would flinch. And then they would breathe out deeply, compose themselves, maybe put an arm around the person in the next seat...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Kindness rained Tuesday morning at Top of the World Elementary School.
Students, teachers and administrators filled the Laguna Beach school's multipurpose room for an end-of-the-year celebration for Rachel's Challenge, a nonprofit that honors people who...
| Feb 3, 2013
Unlike the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut, the horrific death of Hadiya Pendleton last week might not have been enough all by itself to spark U.S. Senate hearings on gun violence.
Yet the urban teenager's tragic case is sadly far...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:55 PM
When an artist is telling a story about a shooting that killed children in a school, a very real shooting like the one that forever scarred the soul of Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., that artist has a moral obligation to raise his or her game....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
A strange thing happened at Taft Union High School in Fresno, Calif. this month. A student brought a gun to school and shot a classmate, but no one died. A teacher and school supervisor talked the gunman into surrendering. Both were unarmed.