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One Fund Boston administrator Ken Feinberg. (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

One Fund Boston Administrator Praises Giving Spirit Of Public, Discusses Difficult Job Ahead

Kenneth Feinberg was named the administrator of the One Fund Boston. He has previously administered the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the BP oil spill fund and other disaster relief funds.

04/25/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Obama, Bloomberg Rip Senate For Failing To Expand Background Checks For Guns

Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.

04/17/2013

The movie theater in Aurora, Colorado where 12 people were killed is seen on Jan. 17, 2013 (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

MPAA Changing Movie Ratings System As Country Deals With Aurora, Newtown

The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies.

04/16/2013

Sen. Frank Lautenberg/Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: lautenberg.senate.gov, carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Lautenberg, McCarthy Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Measure

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg didn’t waste any time introducing a measure that would limit ammunition magazines to hold ten bullets. Tuesday was the first day in the 113th Congress that bills could be introduced. A companion measure was also introduced in the House by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy and has 48 co-sponsors.

01/22/2013

Stephen Barton On The Couch

Aurora Shooting Survivor Speaks Out On Gun Violence

Stephen Barton, one of the survivors of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, happens to live near Newtown, Conn., and is on a mission to make a difference.

12/19/2012

Stephen Barton (credit: YouTube)

Bloomberg Going All Out To Get Obama And Romney’s Attention On Gun Violence

Will there be questions at the first presidential debate about curtailing gun violence? New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to force the issue by running television ads — demanding a plan from the candidates.

10/01/2012

The Century 16 movie theatre is seen where police said a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises" July 20, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. (Photo by Thomas Cooper/Getty Images)

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Professor Placed On Leave Over Colo. Theater Massacre Joke

A young man who lost his father in the Colorado movie theater massacre was subjected to a cruel joke. The quip came from his own professor – and now there are calls for the professor to be fired.

08/16/2012

"The Dark Knight Rises" Midnight Premiere (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawyer Charged With Breach Of Peace After Taking Gun To ‘Batman’ Movie

Sung H. Hwang, president-elect of the New Haven County Bar Association, said at a news conference that the charges against him threaten “our constitutional right to bear arms.”

08/08/2012

The Longacre Theatre (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Twitter Complies With NYPD Subpoena After Threats Against Broadway Theater Discovered

An anonymous poster claimed he plans to attack theater-goers attending the Spike Lee-directed play at the Longacre Theater in Midtown

08/07/2012

The movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, where James Holmes is accused of opening fire in a deadly rampage. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Connecticut Man Shot In Aurora Theater Massacre Pledges Return To Colorado

Stephen Barton of Southbury is lucky to be alive. He was in the movie theater when that mass shooting unfolded.

08/02/2012

Lloyd Morgan, 4, was shot dead in the Bronx on July 22, 2012. (credit: Facebook)

WCBS 880 Audiofile: July – The Month In Sound

It’s been a violent month, both here in New York and across the country, and that’s how we begin our July Audiofile of the big stories these past 31 days.

07/31/2012

(credit: Hope for the Warriors)

Stories From Main Street: NYC Firefighters Riding To Denver To Help Post-9/11 Vets

The roar of a Harley-Davidson, the open road, and the wind in your hair. For a group of New York City firefighters, this is not your typical vacation.

07/30/2012

Hans Zimmer (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Composer Hans Zimmer Pays Tribute To Colorado Shooting Victims

Hans Zimmer, the composer for “The Dark Knight Rises,” has composed a song dedicated to the Aurora, Colo., shooting victims.

07/28/2012

Actor Christian Bale and his wife Sandra Blazic visit the memorial across the street from the Century 16 movie theater July 24, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

‘Dark Knight’ Star Christian Bale Visits Shooting Victims, Memorial Site In Aurora, Colo.

Batman star Christian Bale visited survivors of the Colorado theater shooting Tuesday and thanked medical staff and police officers who responded to the attack that killed 12 people and injured 58 others.

07/25/2012

Crosses stand at the makeshift memorial to the 12 movie theater shooting victims across the street from the Century 16 Theater July 24, 2012 in Aurora, Colorado. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Flags At Half-Staff In NJ To Honor Colo. Shooting Victims

Twelve people were killed and nearly 60 more were injured when police said 24-year-old James Holmes, dressed in body armor and armed with an assault rifle, a shotgun and handguns, walked into a theater in Aurora, Colo. and opened fire on Friday.

07/25/2012

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