Mary Sherlach

Mary Sherlach, Lauren Rousseau, Vicki Soto, Mary Anne Murphy, Rachel D'Avino, Dawn Hochsprung (clockwise) all posthumously honored with Citizens Honors Medal from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society. (credit: Facebook)

6 Educators Killed In Newtown Massacre Awarded Medals Of Honor

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society said it chose the slain educators to receive its Citizen Honors Medal, the highest award it gives to a civilian, after receiving dozens of nominations for their actions during the shooting.

05/06/2013

Kelly And Schumer On Gun Control

Gun Control Supporters Speak Out, With Senate Deal Reportedly Near

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) was joined by NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly on Sunday afternoon to call on Congress to pass gun control measures including universal background checks.

04/07/2013

Mary Sherlach, 56 (credit: Facebook)

Sandy Hook Victim’s Widower Dedicates Himself To Mental Health Fundraising

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.

02/10/2013

Parents and members of the community speak at a public hearing on guns in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Parents, Community Members Speak At Emotional Public Hearing On Gun Control

The parents who spoke at a public hearing, along with hundreds of others, all agreed that a lot must change in the wake of the tragedy.

01/30/2013

Rachel D’Avino, Grace McDonnell, Dylan Hockley, Mary Sherlach and Olivia Engel. (credit: CBS 2)

Funerals Continue As 5 More Sandy Hook Victims Laid To Rest

The funerals for 7-year-old Grace McDonnell, 6-year-old Olivia Engel, 6-year-old Dylan Hockley, school psychologist Mary Sherlach and behavioral therapist Rachel D’Avino were held Friday.

12/21/2012