Elementary School Massacre
The Newtown, Conn., school that became a slaughterhouse in December has been closed ever since the shooting that killed 20 6- and 7-year-olds and six adults.
President Barack Obama was not heard this week for his weekly radio address; he instead turned it over to the mother of one of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims, who advocated for a tighter gun restrictions.
Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.
Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday said keeping 10-bullet magazines legal is not tantamount to rolling back the nation’s most stringent gun control measure.
Thursday marks three months since the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and many of the families from the school have continued to grapple with the tragedy.
Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.
Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is only open to “technical changes” to correct mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, and not substantive changes.
Members of the Broadway community and other performing arts professionals staged a performance in Times Square Sunday – but not for entertainment or amusement.
Suffolk County police on Saturday launched a training exercise simulating a gunman opening fire in a school.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a strong opponent of the gun industry and supporter of gun control, but he opposed a move by the teachers’ pension fund to sell its stock in companies that make guns and ammunition.
The widower of the school psychologist who was among those killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School has dedicated himself to raising money for agencies that provide mental health services to young people.
Dozens of funeral directors who volunteered or served to help the families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre held an emotional service Saturday, during which they recalled the horrors of the incident.
A gun advocacy group took the first step Tuesday to legally halting the newly-signed gun laws for New York state.