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.
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.
The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
An anonymous poster claimed he plans to attack theater-goers attending the Spike Lee-directed play at the Longacre Theater in Midtown
Stephen Barton of Southbury is lucky to be alive. He was in the movie theater when that mass shooting unfolded.
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.
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.
Hans Zimmer, the composer for “The Dark Knight Rises,” has composed a song dedicated to the Aurora, Colo., shooting victims.
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.
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.
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