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Maren Sanchez

Is There Enough Evidence To Prosecute The Alleged Prom Murderer?

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old Connecticut boy charged with stabbing a classmate to death in school on their prom day pleaded not guilty to mur...

Remember Maren Sanchez By Asking the Right Questions

Michael Kimmel | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Michael Kimmel

The story here is men's violence against women. And once again, the media is missing it. That's a problem. Because when the media misses that story, we miss the opportunity to help prevent preventable tragedy, to give all the Marens and Chrises of the world a better chance.

Student Makes First Appearance In Prom Date Stabbing Case

Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A teenager charged in the fatal stabbing of a Connecticut high school student is expected to make his first public court appea...

Maren Sanchez and Rage as the Male Emotion

Ariel Chesler | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Ariel Chesler

Following the recent killing of Maren Sanchez, a 16-year-old honor student in Connecticut, by a fellow student -- Chris Plaskon -- who was apparently in love with her, everyone is searching for root causes for such violence.

Police: Prom Stabbing Suspect Says 'I Did It'

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 04.29.2014 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A teenager charged in the fatal stabbing of a Connecticut high school student told a police officer after the attack: "I did ...

Girl Stabbed Before Prom 'Was Someone Who Moved People'

AP | DAVE COLLINS and JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 04.29.2014 | Crime

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, classmates and others paid tribute Monday to a slain Connecticut teenager, saying she lived...

Connecticut Teen Stabbing Suspect In Psychiatric Care, Likely To Be Charged As Adult

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.28.2014 | Crime

The 16-year-old Connecticut student police say is responsible for the stabbing death of classmate Maren Sanchez, 16, in a school hallway is being held...

Teen Fatally Stabbed Before Prom Was 'A Bright Light'

AP | MICHAEL MELIA | Posted 06.26.2014 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hos...

Student Stabbed At School Was 'Loved And Respected'

AP | DAVE COLLINS and PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 04.25.2014 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy ...

Maren Sanchez and the Gender Gaps No One Is Talking About

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.25.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

We have a national problem with not expecting or teaching boys to control themselves when they are quite clearly biologically capable of doing so. That's a gap no one is talking about on Sunday morning news programs.

Teaching Empathy; A Matter of Life and Death

Marilynn Halas | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Marilynn Halas

As a parent, as a Connecticut resident and as a human being I can only say that I am heart broken and mad as hell. When did killing another child become an option? Why isn't conflict resolution a class in all our schools?

Student May Have Been Fatally Stabbed For Rejecting Prom Proposal

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 04.25.2014 | Crime

A 16-year-old Connecticut girl was fatally stabbed Friday morning in her high school stairwell, and students say she was killed simply because she rej...