Slain Sandy Hook Principal Was Devoted To Keeping Kids Safe, Say…

Dawn Hochsprung, 47, the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary, was apparently one of the faculty members to immediately run toward the sounds of gunfire (along with school psychologist Mary Sherlach, who was also killed). This morning, two colleagues who had worked with her before she took the post in Newtown, Mark… » 12/15/12 3:00pm 12/15/12 3:00pm

Roger Ebert Calls Out the Media For Glorifying School Shootings

Much of the grieving nation is up in arms about the number of major media gaffes and indiscretions regarding yesterday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Interviewing students as young as second grade who had just been reunited with their parents, for instance. Not to mention the… » 12/15/12 1:15pm 12/15/12 1:15pm

At Least 20 Small Children Among the 28 Dead in Connecticut Elementary …

>At least 28 people are dead—including at least 20 children, mostly kindergarteners—after a gunman opened fire this morning at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, that serves kindergarten through fourth grade. The shooter, is reportedly 20-year-old Adam Lanza, who opened fire on the entire kindergarten class. » 12/14/12 1:39pm 12/14/12 1:39pm