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FILE - Colin Ferguson arrives in court surrounded by court officers and wearing a bullet proof vest Dec. 10, 1993 for his initial hearing. (Photo POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

New Documentary Marks 20 Years Since LIRR Massacre

On Dec. 7, 1993, a gunman opened fire on a train car filled with commuters leaving New York City. By the time passengers tackled Colin Ferguson, his fusillade had left six people dead and 19 wounded.

12/06/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence as Vice President Joe Biden watches on January 16, 2013. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Unveils Gun Violence Measures

The package includes a call on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazine and it would close loopholes in the gun sale background check system.

01/16/2013

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy talks to high school students about guns - Mineola, NY - Feb 4, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Long Island H.S. Students Get Lesson On Guns

The seniors at Mineola High School were not even born in 1993 when Rep. Carolyn McCarthy’s husband was murdered on a Long Island Rail Road train.

02/04/2011

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

House Passes Resolution Honoring Yankees’ Sheppard

New York congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy introduced the resolution in tribute to Sheppard’s lifetime achievement.

WFAN–11/17/2010