A 14-year-old student at Price Middle School in Atlanta was shot in the head or neck on Thursday afternoon. The student was taken to the hospital; his condition has not been officially released, but reports say that he is alert, conscious and breathing.
Tragic events can have a big effect on what radio stations play on the air and in the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, CT at Sandy Hook Elementary last Friday station program directors have been examining their playlist and removing songs that could be deemed as offensive and insensitive in light of recent events. Kesha's latest song, "Die Young", was quickly climbing the charts but plumm
Authorities have released the names of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in which Adam Lanza, 20, reportedly killed 27 people, as well as himself. Lanza's rampage began when he shot and killed his mother, Nancy, at her home before he drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed six adults and 20 children before taking his own life.
How do you explain the unexplainable to children? Today, parents across the country, including myself, were faced with this -- fumbling over words while explaining the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown - located only 20 miles away from my own daughter's elementary school.
Update - 3:35pm
All alerts lifted - there is no longer an active threat . Authorities again confirmed two deaths from the shooting - one of them a Virginia Tech Police Officer. A weapon was recovered near the scene of the second victim. Suspect is still at large.
Update - 3:05pm
Awaiting 3:30pm press conference. School website still shows alert is active and campus is on