Sandy Hook elementary http://wcbe.org en In Connecticut: Prayers, Grief, Questions And Stories Of Heroism http://wcbe.org/post/connecticut-prayers-grief-questions-and-stories-heroism <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4rwdriJpkc</p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 12:06:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 27477 at http://wcbe.org In Connecticut: Prayers, Grief, Questions And Stories Of Heroism Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy http://wcbe.org/post/small-conn-town-trying-cope-scale-mass-shooting Newtown, Conn., is a white-collar community an hour and a half northeast of New York City. It's the kind of place where crime is rare and the biggest thing that happens each year is the Labor Day parade.<p>Now the peace and quiet has been shattered, and residents are trying to make sense of what's happened.<p>Hours after the shootings that left so many people dead, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church opened its doors for a prayer vigil. Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:34:00 +0000 Jim Zarroli 27468 at http://wcbe.org Small Town Tries To Cope With Unimaginable Tragedy How To Talk To Your Kids About The Conn. Shootings http://wcbe.org/post/how-talk-your-kids-about-conn-shooting When acts of violence against children become national news, it's natural for kids to worry and wonder what it means for them.<p>So amid the coverage of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., that have claimed the lives of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/12/14/167248541/developing-shooting-at-elementary-school-in-newtown-conn">20 schoolchildren</a>, what should parents do for their kids?<p>"The key thing is limiting their exposure to news media, TV," says <a href="http://www.childrensnational.org/FindADoctor/Profiles/Daniel-Fagbuyi-3185.aspx">Dr. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:00:00 +0000 editor 27452 at http://wcbe.org How To Talk To Your Kids About The Conn. Shootings Schools Have Become More Secure Since Columbine, Experts Say http://wcbe.org/post/schools-have-become-more-secure-columbine-experts-say Even as Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., suggests that more could be done, the whole culture of school security has undergone a revolution since the 1999 Columbine school shooting, experts say.<p>"Schools are far more secure than they were at the time of Columbine," says Paul Timm, president of RETA Security Inc., a school security consultancy.<p>For one, he says, "They keep most exterior doors secured, which is something they didn't pay much attention to before."<p>The actions of first responders on the scene of a school shooting incident have also changed, Timm s Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:28:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 27442 at http://wcbe.org Schools Have Become More Secure Since Columbine, Experts Say Tragedy In Connecticut: 20 Children, 6 Adults Killed At Elementary School http://wcbe.org/post/developing-shooting-elementary-school-newtown-conn <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIA0W69U2_Y</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 27430 at http://wcbe.org Tragedy In Connecticut: 20 Children, 6 Adults Killed At Elementary School