| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:42 PM
We know of no connection between the shootings at Newtown and mental illness. The most we have heard is that the shooter was an awkward kid who may or may not have had Asperger's syndrome, which has never been associated with gun violence before.
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:02 PM
As many as a half-dozen first graders may have survived Adam Lanza's deadly shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School because he stopped firing briefly, perhaps either to reload his rifle or because it jammed, according to law enforcement officials...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:36 PM
When early news reports speculated that Adam Lanza, the shooter in the mass killing at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, had Asperger's syndrome, parents of children with the diagnosis cringed.
"We sort of get sideswiped with this twist on it,"...
| 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
| 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?...
| Apr 28, 2013
Data entry is repetitive and hard to do well — that is, quickly and accurately. Shane Foley is great at it.
The 21-year-old Ellicott City man works on two computer screens, eyeing images of handwritten sheets on one and clicking the information...
| 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-...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:17 AM
"Body Awareness" is a strange little comedy, and a smart one at that. It defies easy categorization or even deciphering.
Produced by Island City Stage and Empire Stage, the play by Annie Baker is getting its South Florida premiere at the cozy Empire...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A 14-year-old girl and her 19-year-old boyfriend arrested in the killing of her father in his Ellicott City home this month were indicted and charged as adults by a grand jury this week, according to court records.
Morgan Arnold, a Mount Hebron High...