Connecticut School Shooting
Carmen Lobis, of Delaware County, will never get tired of talking about his grandson. 6-year-old Benjamin Wheeler was one of the victim’s of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls left President Barack Obama, like so many others, reaching for words. Alone on a spare stage after the worst single day of his presidency, the commander in chief was a parent in grief.
Sunday was an important day in local churches as parishioners looked to the pulpit to help make sense of the Connecticut tragedy.
A gun show in Montgomery County drew a huge crowd on Sunday, despite calls for stricter gun control after a shooting rampage at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Worshippers hurriedly left a church Sunday, saying they were told there was a bomb threat not far from the elementary school where 20 kids and six adults were massacred.
A day after one of the nation’s deadliest shootings, school districts locally and across the country are wondering if there’s more schools should be doing to ensure their children’s safety.
The Christmas Village of Philadelphia had a moment of silence to remember the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
Many parents here and across the country are trying to find the right words for their own children about the school shooting in Connecticut.
At this point, indications are that Ryan Lanza had nothing to do with his brother’s plan.
The Philadelphia School District has released a statement on the deadly shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.
There will naturally be a lot of fear and anxiety following this shooting, but experts say it’s important to reassure children they’re safe and encourage them to express their feelings.
Governor Markell has also ordered the American and Delaware flags at state buildings and facilities also be flown at half-staff until the end of the day on December 18.
The announcement was made on Friday evening in response to the tragic school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left more than 20 people dead.
In a video recording, Christie expresses his condolences to the families of the victims.
“We never thought it could happen here” is the usual response after such horrific incidents, says a South Jersey security consultant.