Jan 18, 2013

Pocomoke firm creates bulletproof whiteboards for schools

POCOMOKE CITY — In direct response to the deadly school shooting in Newtown, Conn., armor manufacturer Hardwire LLC has developed a handheld whiteboard for classrooms that can stop a bullet from a handgun fired at point-blank range. “It’s something I don’t think any American can tolerate anymore, and we’re in a position to do something […]

Jan 16, 2013

Baltimore shootings double so far in 2013

Baltimore police say there have been 24 shootings in the city so far this year, double the number there had been this time in 2012. The most recent shootings occurred just before 11 a.m. Tuesday. A 17-year-old girl was fatally shot and a 19-year-old man was wounded as they sat in a pickup truck in […]

Oct 3, 2012

Ex-wife: D.C. sniper had untreated stress disorder

FREDERICK — Something happened to John Allen Muhammad in Saudi Arabia that fundamentally changed the man who once had been the “life of the party,” his ex-wife said. When he returned in 1991 after a three-month tour in the Army, Muhammad distanced himself from others; he was confused, pondering his direction in life, according to […]

Mar 14, 2012

Jury finds Va. Tech negligent in ’07 shootings

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — A jury found Virginia Tech negligent on Wednesday for waiting to warn students about a gunman during a 2007 campus massacre that left 33 dead. Jurors deliberated for 3½ hours before siding with the parents of two students who were killed on April 16, 2007, in the most deadly mass shooting in […]

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