A college in suburban Philadelphia is offering four full scholarships to siblings and dependents of the Connecticut school shooting victims.
Pennsylvanians are lining up to buy firearms in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shootings, but dealers say gun owners’ anxiety over a potential gun-control crackdown was driving up sales before the Sandy Hook massacre.
“She went after him; she saved adults and children,” said Salem High School music teacher Maura Schwartz.
Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?
Members of the Amish community where a gunman killed five girls in a one-room schoolhouse in 2006 are writing letters to reach out in sympathy to parents in Newtown, Conn.
Ed Rendell says that the Sandy Hook tragedy is proof there needs to be more gun control laws.
A statement posted on Dick’s website expresses sympathy for the victims’ families. It says sales of modern sporting rifles will be suspended during “this time of national mourning.”
One by one teachers at Herbert Hoover Elementary School read off the names of the children and staff killed in Newtown.
A vigil in the city of Salem on Monday evening included prayers for Salem High School choir director and music teacher Maura Schwartz and her family.
A grieving Connecticut town braced itself Monday to bury the first two of the 20 small victims of an elementary school gunman and debated when classes could resume—and where, given the carnage in the building and the children’s associations with it.
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.
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.
Dover police say a Pennsylvania couple has been arrested in connection with the home invasion killing of a diner owner.
A Monsignor who tried to get the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to deal with so-called ‘problem priests’ more than 15-years ago, has testified that he was rebuffed by Monsignor William Lynn, one of two defendants in the clergy abuse trial.