Rather than surrounding Arapahoe High School after reports of a school shooting, law enforcement officers moved quickly inside to confront the shooter. Following established protocols, teachers went into immediate classroom lock-down.
The Colorado school removed 'sexual harassment' from the 6-year-old boy's record, resolving the issue for his mother, she said. But the incident invited more criticism of schools' zero-tolerance policies.
Newtown, Conn., families who became gun control activists after the horror of last December are today part of a revitalized movement. Their big push for reform of federal gun laws failed, but the picture in the states is more mixed.
On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.