At the bar, everybody knew her name.
Nancy Lanza was the one who, if she heard you were short on cash, regularly offered to pick up the tab at My Place.
Two or three nights a week, Lanza – the mother of the gunman in Connecticut’s horrific school massacre – came in for carryout salads, but stayed for Chardonnay and good humor. The divorced mother of two – still smooth-skinned and ash blonde at 52 – clearly didn’t have to work, but was always glad to share talk of her beloved Red Sox, gardening and a growing enthusiasm for target shooting.
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AP/The Modesto Bee
A California school teacher has quit his job and left his wife and kids to move into an apartment with an 18-year-old student less than half his age.
The Modesto Bee says the teen’s mother, Tammie Powers, has waged a Facebook campaign against the teacher since her daughter moved out of the family’s home last week and into a Modesto apartment with 41-year-old James Hooker. View full article »
Investigators have recovered the cellphone of missing Florida mother Michelle Parker, the Orlando Police Department said Thursday.
Authorities would not disclose the date or location of where Parker’s iPhone 4 was discovered, but police said in a press release that the phone was found in “remarkably good condition” and is currently undergoing forensic testing. The serial number on the phone confirmed that it belonged to the woman, police said. View full article »