School Shooting

Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

Autism/Asperger’s Not To Blame

Some people are linking the shooting in Connecticut with autism, or something called Ausperger’s Disorder. But as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, those alone aren’t the cause — there something else going on to cause this type of violent behavior.

12/16/2012

A New England Patriots fan shows support for the 26 victims of the mass shooting that took place at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn., at Gillette Stadium on Dec. 16, 2012, in Foxboro, Mass. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Allowing Your Soul To Heal

The mass shooting in Connecticut has sent us reeling. So how do we cope? Dr. Dave Hnida says there’s no fix-it for all of us, but there are some things to consider as we assess the tragedy, and search for skills to emotionally survive — both in the shock phase, and the days of adjustment and health in the weeks, months and years ahead.

12/16/2012

People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Psychologists Urge Parents To Talk To Children About Tragedy

Violence like the school shooting in Connecticut is unthinkable for so many of us. It’s hard getting our heads around such a horrible thing, and children really struggle with the news.

12/15/2012

People gather for a prayer vigil at St Rose Church following an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012.  (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Discussing Tragedy With Children Depends On Age, Maturity

No matter where you live or how old your children are, discussing a tragedy, like the elementary school shooting in Connecticut, with children can be difficult.

12/14/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper: ‘Have The Discussion’ On Gun Control

Gov. John Hickenlooper called for a discussion about gun control in Colorado’s 2013 Legislature one day before 20 school children were gunned down in Newtown, Conn.

12/14/2012

Bruco Strongeagle Eastwood is suspected in the shooting at Deer Creek Middle School in unincorporated Jefferson County on Feb. 23, 2010.  (credit: Jefferson Co. Sheriff)

Jurors Watch Bizarre Videos In Trial Of School Shooting Suspect

Video tapings of a man accused of shooting two middle school students are chilling and calculated as well as bizarre and rambling.

10/01/2011

Bruco Strongeagle Eastwood is suspected in the shooting at Deer Creek Middle School in unincorporated Jefferson County on Feb. 23, 2010.  (credit: Jefferson Co. Sheriff)

Jury Selection Begins In Bruco Eastwood Trial

Jury selection began Thursday in the trial of Bruco Eastwood. He is accused of the shooting at Deer Creek Middle School in February 2010.

09/15/2011

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