‘To the woman in the Target parking lot’ – Daughter of slain Sandy Hook principal shares emotional story

Five years later, even those who have never set foot near Newtown, Connecticut, can conjure the scene painted by police of a first-grade classroom transformed into a killing field. Dawn Hochsprung, the slain Sandy Hook principal, ran toward danger in her attempt to save students. Hochsprung’s daughter, Tina Hassinger, shared a story on Thursday about an unknown hero from that day: the “woman in the Target parking lot:” “To the woman in the Target parking lot, five years later: It […]

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‘To the woman in the Target parking lot’ – Daughter of slain Sandy Hook principal shares emotional story

Five years later, even those who have never set foot near Newtown, Connecticut, can conjure the scene painted by police of a first-grade classroom transformed into a killing field. Dawn Hochsprung, the slain Sandy Hook principal, ran toward danger in her attempt to save students. Hochsprung’s daughter, Tina Hassinger, shared a story on Thursday about an unknown hero from that day: the “woman in the Target parking lot:” “To the woman in the Target parking lot, five years later: It […]

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Two people shot, one dead in Fort Worth home near TCU

FORT WORTH — Local schools are on lock down as two people were shot, one fatally, in Fort Worth home near TCU. According to the Star-Telegram, FW police are currently searching for a suspect who fled around 10:30 AM. The shooting occurred around 9:15 AM in the 3500 block of Rogers Avenue. McClean Middle School and McClean 6th Grade are reportedly on lockdown as a precaution. #BREAKING Two people from a neighborhood close to @TCU (Rogers Avenue by Bluebonnet Circle) have […]

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Two people shot, one dead in Fort Worth home near TCU

FORT WORTH — Local schools are on lock down as two people were shot, one fatally, in Fort Worth home near TCU. According to the Star-Telegram, FW police are currently searching for a suspect who fled around 10:30 AM. The shooting occurred around 9:15 AM in the 3500 block of Rogers Avenue. McClean Middle School and McClean 6th Grade are reportedly on lockdown as a precaution. #BREAKING Two people from a neighborhood close to @TCU (Rogers Avenue by Bluebonnet Circle) have […]

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Michael Slager: Ex-South Carolina cop gets 20 years for killing Walter Scott

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina police officer who killed unarmed black man Walter Scott, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison. US District Court Judge David Norton made his decision after hearing emotional victim impact statements from Scott’s relatives. Norton earlier Thursday had said the “appropriate underlying offense” for Slager, who is white, was second-degree murder and suggested a sentence of 19 to 24 years in prison. Slager pleaded guilty in May to violation of civil rights […]

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Arlington Mall evacuated after officer-involved shooting

ARLINGTON, TX — A scary situation as holiday shopping turns into holiday shooting at the Parks Mall in Arlington. Arlington PD said one of their officers was investigating a possible theft offense at Sunglass Hut when the suspect made a run for it through the food court. The officer chased after him down, but the suspect pulled out a gun. The officer shot the suspect, who is now in the hospital. His condition is unknown. The gun was reportedly a BB […]

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Arlington Mall evacuated after officer-involved shooting

ARLINGTON, TX — A scary situation as holiday shopping turns into holiday shooting at the Parks Mall in Arlington. Arlington PD said one of their officers was investigating a possible theft offense at Sunglass Hut when the suspect made a run for it through the food court. The officer chased after him down, but the suspect pulled out a gun. The officer shot the suspect, who is now in the hospital. His condition is unknown. The gun was reportedly a BB […]

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Casket maker provides free coffins for Texas shooting victims

EDNA – When Trey Ganem heard about the shootings in Sutherland Springs, he jumped in his car and drove 100 miles to the mourning town. The 46 year-old businessman didn’t come just to bear condolences. He had something more tangible to offer: coffins. Ganem runs a casket design company in Edna, Texas, another small town east of Sutherland Springs. His seven employees build personalized coffins that usually sell for about $3,500. He is offering to provide free custom-made coffins for […]

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Casket maker provides free coffins for Texas shooting victims

EDNA – When Trey Ganem heard about the shootings in Sutherland Springs, he jumped in his car and drove 100 miles to the mourning town. The 46 year-old businessman didn’t come just to bear condolences. He had something more tangible to offer: coffins. Ganem runs a casket design company in Edna, Texas, another small town east of Sutherland Springs. His seven employees build personalized coffins that usually sell for about $3,500. He is offering to provide free custom-made coffins for […]

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Is gun control even the right topic after the mass shooting in Texas?

FORT WORTH – Anytime after a mass shooting in America, there are prayers, fundraisers, and vigils, and almost always soon after – there are conversations about gun control. Is that the answer to stop these mass shootings or will that only stop the good guys from fighting back? Was this even an issue of gun control? Here are the facts as we know them: Devin Kelley open fired on a Sutherland Springs Church Sunday morning, killing 26 and injuring 20. […]

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