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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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.

12/29/2012

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.

12/22/2012

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.

12/22/2012

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.

12/22/2012

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.

12/19/2012

Adam Lanza (credit: Yearbook Photo/WFSB)

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.

12/19/2012

Allison Wyatt

Allison Wyatt Remembered For Generosity, Talent In Drawing

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

12/18/2012

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.

12/18/2012

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.

12/18/2012

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.

12/18/2012

Catherine Hubbard, 6 (credit: Facebook)

Catherine Hubbard’s Passion Prompts Family To Ask For Donations To Animal Center

Catherine Violet Hubbard had a passion for animals, and her family has asked for donations to an animal center to honor her memory in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.

12/18/2012

Madeleine Hsu

Massacre Victim Madeleine Hsu Lit Up Around Dogs

Madeleine Hsu was a shy and quiet 6-year-old — but she would light up around dogs.

12/18/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Praises Michigan Decision To Keep Restrictions On Concealed Weapons

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday lauded Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder for vetoing legislation that would have allowed for concealed weapons in schools, day care centers in that state.

12/18/2012

National Rifle Association

NRA: ‘We Were Shocked, Saddened And Heartbroken’ By Newtown Massacre

The National Rifle Association released its first statement Tuesday on the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre last week, expressing shock, sadness and heartbreak.

12/18/2012

Dylan Hockley, 6 (credit: Facebook)

Dylan Hockley Died In The Arms Of Classroom Aide During Massacre

Sandy Hook elementary school massacre victim Dylan Hockley had moved to Connecticut from England with his family two years ago, and died in the arms of a classroom aide.

12/17/2012

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