June 29, 2018

Capital Gazette shooting suspect barricaded door, tried to ‘kill as many’ as possible: Officials

WJLA-TV(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) -- A community is reeling a day after an alleged gunman targeted the local Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland and gunned down five unsuspecting employees. The suspect, Jarrod Ramos, allegedly walked into the newspaper office at 888 Bestgate Road in Annapolis with a shotgu..
June 29, 2018

Capital Gazette intern who called 911 during newsroom shooting: ‘I thought we were going to die’

iStock/Thinkstock(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) -- When a gunman stormed into the newsroom of the local Capital Gazette newspaper, intern Anthony Messenger made his first-ever call to 911. The college senior continued to call for help as shots were being fired -- but couldn't speak into the phone. "I though..
June 29, 2018

In the wake of Capital Gazette mass shooting, journalists react: ‘We love this damn job’

Twitter/@jessica_roy(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) -- In the aftermath of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, LGBTQ communities around the country united around the phrase “love is love.” When a gunman opened fire during Sunday service at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this ..
June 29, 2018

How a Maryland paper covered a mass shooting in its own newsroom

Twitter/@capgaznews(ANNAPOLIS, Maryland) -- The blood was fresh on the newsroom floor and the grief of its staff raw, but the Capital Gazette of Annapolis, Maryland, promised it would publish a newspaper on Friday. Hours later, freshly printed papers were on doorsteps around coastal Maryland. Just ..