| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers.
It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:30 AM
A week after the horrific gun rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School, some Americans have shown their grit by going shopping. For guns and ammo.
Yes, as graves were still being dug for tiny coffins in Newtown, Conn., bidding on eBay for four Glock...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Last week's tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., has the country asking itself: What has happened to our society? Is it lax gun control laws? Underfunding for treatment of the seriously mentally ill? The breakdown of the nuclear family? Violent video games?...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:07 AM
President Obama called for new proposals for reducing gun violence during an address Wednesday.
He appointed Vice President Joseph Biden to head an inter-agency panel to come up with "a set of concrete proposals by January that I intend to push...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He was a loner, a 20-year-old whom Newtown High School classmates remembered as a skinny, shaggy-haired boy "who never really talked at all" and who stayed tight to the corridor walls when he walked, often clutching his laptop.
There was a common...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:24 AM
With memories of last week's school massacre still hauntingly fresh, most students in Newtown will return to the classroom Tuesday with their sense of normalcy shattered.
They'll see more police and more counselors in their buildings. But nothing can...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
All summer long, Printers Row invited kids ages 5-16 to send in book reviews. For the past five weeks, we've published most of the critiques we received, but we couldn't print them all. To see additional reviews, visit chicagotribune.com/printersrow....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:05 AM
OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie
July 14 & 15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
"Live the risk of being" is a mantra given to Bud Clayman, a sufferer from both Asperger...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz
Razorbill: 256 pp, $17.99
Every high school student could use a friend like Colin Fischer, the protagonist in a new teen mystery novel called, as...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:06 AM
WASHINGTON -- The gunman in the Newtown massacre fired 154 bullets from his Bushmaster military-style rifle in less than five minutes, killing 20 first-graders and six adults. He brought with him 10 large-capacity magazines, each holding up to 30 rounds,...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 1:49 PM
The father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza met with the parents of one of the children killed Dec. 14 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, his spokesman said Thursday.
CBS News first reported that Peter Lanza met with Robbie and Alissa Parker, whose 6-year-...