Newtown Massacre

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Playground Honoring Sandy Hook, Superstorm Sandy Victims Opens In Sea Bright

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.

04/07/2013

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Connecticut Lawmakers Reach Deal On Gun Control Legislation

Connecticut state lawmakers came to an agreement Monday on what they said will become some of the nation’s toughest gun control laws.

04/01/2013

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School Security Task Force Set Up For Bergen County

Officials in Bergen County, N.J., formed a task force Monday to focus on school security assessments.

04/01/2013

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Mayors Against Illegal Guns Out With New Ad Featuring Newtown Families

The group co-founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg also organized Thursday’s “National Day To Demand Action” against gun violence.

03/28/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Upset About National Rifle Association Robocalls, Postcards

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.

03/25/2013

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Issues Pro-Gun Control Ad Campaign, Spars With NRA Chief

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.

03/24/2013

A man pays tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (Photo credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Seeks Release Of Information On Newtown Massacre After Gunman Details Leaked

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.”

03/21/2013

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Cuomo: Allowing 10-Bullet Magazines Doesn’t Constitute Gun Control Rollback

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.

03/20/2013

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Stuffed Toy Helps Survivors Cope With Sandy Hook Massacre

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.

03/13/2013

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Surge In Business For Upstate Firearms Establishments Since Gun Law Passed

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.

03/10/2013

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Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Support Of Gun Control

Twenty-six cyclists were biking from Newtown, Conn., to Washington, D.C., this weekend to send a message.

03/09/2013

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Coach Recounts ‘Cinderella’ Story As Newtown HS Basketball Team Pulls Out Upset

Newtown High School’s boys’ basketball team has given the grieving Connecticut town something to cheer about.

03/05/2013

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Lawmakers Offer Mental Health Proposals In Response To Newtown Massacre

Members of the gun violence working group are scheduled to discuss Tuesday which consensus recommendations they plan to forward to legislative leaders.

03/05/2013

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Cuomo Not Open To Changes In Substance Of Gun Control Law

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.

03/04/2013

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New London Gun Buyback Nets Dozens Of Weapons

The buyback, which began on Saturday, has already netted 40 handguns, 38 long guns and an AK-47, according to police.

03/03/2013

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