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Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Stratford, Conn. Town Council Votes To Name School For Slain Teacher

The Town Council in Stratford, Conn., voted Monday to name a school after a teacher who was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and hailed as a hero.


Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy To Biden: Tighter Gun Control Is Needed

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.


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New Jersey Lawmaker Calls For Silent Alarms In Schools

A New Jersey lawmaker has thrown out an idea to keep schools safe in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.


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As Sandy Hook Students Prepare To Return To School, They Also Cope With Anxiety

Students who survived the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will soon return to classes at another school in Monroe, and many have been experiencing anxiety.


AR-15 Assault Rifle (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Assault Rifles, Ammo Flying Off Shelves After Newtown Massacre

Gun enthusiasts have been stocking up in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre – flocking to gun shows to get their hands on parts and weapons out of fear that lawmakers will take a harder stance on gun control in the coming year.


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Bloomberg: Armed Guards In Staten Island Schools Are A ‘Terrible Idea’

A proposal on Staten Island to put retired police officers with guns in all borough schools received a blunt response from Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week.


Guns seized from a car following a police chase in Queens (credit: NYPD)

Police Wonder If They’ll Need To Confiscate Assault Weapons In Event Of Ban

Amid talk of reinstating the assault weapons ban that expired eight years ago, police departments nationwide are thinking of ways to confiscate such weapons.


Newtown School Shooting Victims Composite (credit: CBS 2)

Last Newtown Massacre Victims Laid To Rest

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has ordered state flags to return to full staff beginning at sunset Saturday night, after the last of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre were laid to rest.


New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn: NRA Plan To Avoid Mass-Shootings Is ‘Stupid, Asinine’

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn slammed the National Rifle Association’s suggestion on how to prevent further school shootings.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie On Guns: A ‘National Discussion’ Is Immediately Warranted

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday that gun control is among the issues that must be examined to prevent tragedies like the deadly elementary school shootings in Newtown, Conn.


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Report: Newtown Gunman Adam Lanza Spent Days In Basement Playing Call Of Duty

A neighborhood plumber said in a published report this week that Newtown, Conn., gunman Adam Lanza spent his days in the basement of the house he shared with his mother, playing violent video games amid posters showcasing military equipment.


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Allison Wyatt Remembered For Generosity, Talent In Drawing

Allison Wyatt is being remembered a kind and generous girl with a penchant for creating art.


Caroline Previdi, 6 (credit: family photo)

Newtown Victim Caroline Previdi Was ‘Always Wanting Others To Smile’

“Silly Caroline” Previdi was remembered after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that took her life for her infectious grin and giving heart.


Grace McDonnell, 7 (credit: Facebook)

Gracie McDonnell Called ‘The Love And Light’ Of Her Family

Grace Audrey McDonnell’s grandmother said in a published report that her “girly-girl” loved playing dress-up with her jewelry and wearing pink.


Jesse Lewis, 6 (credit: Facebook)

Jesse Lewis Was Leading Other Children To Safety When He Lost His Life

Before going to school Friday morning, Jesse McCord Lewis, 6, had hot chocolate with his favorite breakfast sandwich — sausage, egg and cheese — at the neighborhood deli in Newtown, Conn.