The same Colorado community that witnessed the horrible movie theater shootings last fall at the premier of Batman suffered another mass shooting incident this morning. A hostage situation in a home near Denver resulted in three people dead plus the alleged shooter gunned down by police...
On Facebook, a Richland parent responded to that story by complaining that their child's teacher had talked to them about the shooting. The parent thought that was inappropriate -- it was the parent's job to decide how, or if, they share the sad news with the child.
We noticed other parents discussing this issue on Facebook and we got curious: how many of you had this discussion on Friday or over the weekend?
Now that several hours have passed since the initial reports of the Newtown, Connecticut shooting, it appears the reported death toll is official 26, with 18 of those being children. The school educated classes in Kindergarten through the fourth grade.
The following famous people are believed to have, or have had, ties to the area of Newtown, Connecticut where the horrific school shooting occurred this morning:
Actor Anthony Edwards is believed to have purchased a house in the area of Newtown known as Sandy Hook (the shooting was at Sandy Hook Elementary) from children's author and illustrator Steven Kellogg...
As news reports come out of Newtown, Connecticut this morning we keep hearing residents say they can't believe it happened there. Indeed, this 300-year-old town of 27,000 residents is indeed "sleepy" and rural by most standards.
The game Scrabble was invented there and it is, or was, home to both the author and illustrator of the Magic School Bus series, author and illustrator Steven Kel
Details about the victims of the mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater have been scant thus far, but the name of one woman killed in the attack has now been made public — and the details of the days leading up to her death are downright eerie.
Police are investigating four different drive-by shootings that occured up and down the Yakima Valley last evening. Fortunately, no one was injured according to Yakima County Sherriffs officials, but several houses were struck by multiple bullets.