16-Year-Old Critically Injured in California School Shooting, Student in Custody

Robert Kessler · 01/10/13 01:04PM

UPDATE 3:55 p.m. EST: Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood confirmed in a news conference that the injured student, a 16 year old, is in critical but stable condition. The shooter was talked down by a teacher and school administrator. The shooter apparently had "numerous" rounds in a pocket.

Here's How TV News Dealt With All the Confusing Breaking Information About Today's Sandy Hook Shooting

Kate Bennert · 12/14/12 07:30PM

Which is to say, here's how everyone dealt with all the confusing information surrounding the Sandy Hook shooting this afternoon. There were tentative reports, and then confirmed reports, which were then supplanted by new reports, and the details are only beginning to fall into place now. We do know, however, that there was a shooter and that they killed a lot of people with guns, which is more than enough information to start a discussion.

Robert Kessler · 11/29/12 05:09PM

The U.N. General Assembly has voted to grant Palestine "non-member observer state" status. The U.S. and Israel opposed.


Rich Juzwiak · 05/16/12 01:41PM

The scene in the East Village this afternoon looked a lot like this one, from The Wicker Man. Traffic was at a virtual standstill as police worked to contain the massive beehive in a tree at Bowery and First. At least a dozen people filmed alongside me, plenty of more snapped pictures and even more passersby inquired what the hell was going on to the bystanders. One woman thought the building was being robbed. There was little to no buzzing heard.