Half Staff

Veterans say this flag has been flying at half-staff for five months. (CBS/Steve Miller)

Veterans: School Has Flown Tattered Flag Non-Stop For Five Months

They say it’s been untouched, flying at half-staff, since the death of a state official.


An American flag flies at half-staff Friday following the Connecticut school shooting. (CBS)

In Illinois, Flags Lowered To Half-Staff As Officials Express Horror At School Shooting

Gov. Pat Quinn was among the public officials who expressed condolences and horror at the shooting rampage, details of which were still emerging by late afternoon.