A White North Carolina woman was arrested last week and charged with several crimes after she walked around a Connecticut neighborhood pointing a realistic-looking BB gun at civilians and police officers. Elaine Rothenberg ended her bizarre act by aiming at officers and yelling “boom boom boom” at them before throwing the fake firearm down.
The U.S. Capital shooting incident in Washington, D.C. Thursday (Oct. 3) afternoon put the city back under a veil of terror, just weeks after Aaron Alexis wreaked havoc at the Washington Navy Yard. As authorities scramble to reclaim calm, details are emerging about the 34-year-old Stamford, Conn. woman who was shot and killed by after […]
A complaint brought against the Hartford, Conn. school system alleges that instructors on a field trip asked Black students to reenact a moment of slavery last fall, complete with heavy usage of the n-word. A parent of a former female student at the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy filed the complaint back in March, but now the […]
Being a parent means sometimes making tough decisions. Which is why a bus-riding mother in Connecticut found herself between a fight, and a hard place, when she had to throw her baby at a random stranger to deliver the fade.
An elderly Connecticut man let his ax do the talking, after he was kicked out of a local Dunkin’ Donuts location. Wilfred Levine was booted from the establishment Wednesday (March 6), for being drunk and loitering, only to return to seek vengeance.
President Obama has heard the public’s cries over the lack of attention he’s paid to the gun violence in Chicago and finally returned home Friday (Feb. 15). Speaking at the Hyde Park Academy, the commander in chief stood on the platform of stricter gun laws, and the banning of high magazine rifles, but pointed out […]
A Connecticut woman was arrested for pulling out a loaded gun at Chuck E. Cheese, Monday (Feb. 4). Tawana Bourne was arguing with another parent when she showed her weapon.
Parents and family members of thoes killed in the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary gave emotional testimony Wednesday (Jan. 30), urging lawmakers to do something about gun control. During the hearing, held at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn., family members called for the banning of assault rifles, and stricter screening practices.
The students of Sandy Hook Elementary returned to school Thursday (Jan. 3), nearly a month after the shooting massacre that rocked the nation and killed 20 children. Chalk Hill Middle School, an unused facility near Sandy Hook, will act as the new location for the students. Volunteers worked hard to prepare the classrooms, which mirror that […]
Connecticut shooter Adam Lanza will have his DNA studied in hopes of finding a scientific answer as to what drove him to commit such a heinous crime. Nearly two weeks ago, Lanza shot 20 children and six faculty members at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He also killed his mother prior to shooting up the school.
Xavier University is paying tribute to the shooting victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School by way of their basketball uniforms. The school’s basketball team debuted its new uniforms Saturday (Dec. 22).
The New York Post was so desperate for an interview with Ryan Lanza, the brother of Connecticut shooter Adam Lanza, that they settled for a Facebook exchange. A person pretending to be Ryan told the paper that he was also a victim of his brother’s heinous shooting spree. “I am a victim,” the Ryan poser wrote. “I […]
A discussion about Sandy Hook turned into a mini-shootout when a Missouri man got tired of talking, and let his gun speak for him. Lester Davis of Wenzville, was put behind bars for pulling out his weapon during a discussion in All Cuts Barber Shop, Tuesday (Dec. 18).
After a few days of silence, the National Rifle Association has offered its condolences to the shooting victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School last week. The NRA is known to cause controversy over its stance on the right to bear arms, but like many around the globe, they were struck by the heinous crime that […]
President Barack Obama and the entire nation was faced with grim news this past Friday when 20-year-old lone gunman Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., killing 26 children and adults before turning his weapon on himself. Shaken by the news and swiftly moving into action, President Obama addressed the grieving community […]
Authorities worked overtime to complete the task of positively identifying those killed by the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Friday (Dec. 14). 20 children were killed in the tragic incident, most of whom were six and 7 years old. Of the total, eight were boys and 12 were girls. 18 […]