Second Acts

In a year overwhelmed by a certain political controversy, many other stories had briefer moments in the media sun. Here are the sequels

JONESBORO "No One Will Ever Forget"

I don't think any of us will ever be the same," says Connie Tolbert, who has worked for 15 years as a secretary at Westside Schools in Jonesboro, Ark., site of one of the most disturbing crimes in recent memory. Last March Mitchell Johnson, 13, and Andrew Golden, 11, went to school armed with three rifles, seven handguns and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition. They were angry, it was said, because Mitchell had been spurned by a girl he had a crush on. After Andrew pulled a fire alarm, the pair methodically opened fire as...

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