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The residents of Newtown, Conn., are getting help from volunteers skilled in offering comfort. And they do it without saying a word.
On Sunday night, President Obama addressed a crowd of grieving community members in Newtown, Conn., just three days after a mass shooting in the town's elementary school that left 20 children and six adults dead.
Some area gunowners who exchanged guns for gift cards Saturday in Prince George's County said that the Friday shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., factored in their decision to turn in their guns.
The families of the victims of the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech are offering their condolences to those affected by the Connecticut elementary school shooting.
Baltimore City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young says more than 400 city residents got rid of firearms during a gun buyback event held in the wake of Friday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.
Caroline Miller, a Bethesda-based expert in positive psychology, explains that as hard as it seems now, some good really does come from awful things.
In a crisis, experts say talking to children about the event is important, but must be done with sensitivity and awareness.
Teacher Laura Feinstein, a reading specialist, was in the Sandy Hook Elementary school when the shooter started on his rampage. She is the sister-in-law of WTOP anchor Debra Feinstein. Laura Feinstein spoke with WTOP after the shooting.
Heavy rains and a hot summer harmed the Chesapeake Bay's health last year, earning it the second worst grade on a yearly report card issued Tuesday by the University of Maryland's Center for Environmental Science.