The foundation handling the largest charitable fund set up following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre said Tuesday that it will begin distributing $4 million of that money right away, responding to criticism that it was moving too slowly.
The playground that opened Saturday in Sea Bright honors Newtown special education teacher Anne Marie Murphy. Groundbreaking for the Sea Bright playground was on March 1.
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.
The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.
The annoyance of a telemarketer’s phone call has quickly turned to dismay in Newtown. The controversial calls were made by the National Rifle Association.
The gloves were off as Bloomberg sparred with National Rifle Association chief executive officer and executive vice president Wayne LaPierre as the U.S. Senate gears up for debate on the highly contentious issue.
According to published report, a law enforcement official said gunman Adam Lanza tracked the death tolls and details of other mass shootings on a massive spread sheet and viewed them as “scores.”
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.
Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team has given the grieving Connecticut town something to cheer about.
Members of the gun violence working group are scheduled to discuss Tuesday which consensus recommendations they plan to forward to legislative leaders.
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.