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Blumenthal Seeks To Close ‘Black Hole’ Of Gun Violence With Background Checks For Ammo

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said that while convicted felons and others are prohibited from purchasing guns, there is nothing to stop them from buying ammunition.


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Putnam County Won’t Give Names Of Gun Permit Holders To Journal News

Experts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.


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Putnam County Officials Expected To Deny Request To Release Gun Info

A story published by the Journal News on Dec. 23 was accompanied online by maps with the name and address of each pistol or revolver permit holder in Westchester and Rockland counties.


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CBS 2 Weekend Program Links: Dec. 29-30

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.


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Reaction Mixed After Journal News Reveals Names Of Gun Permit Holders

Following the Newtown school shootings, reporters obtained the information by filing a Freedom of Information Act


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Montana Woman Collecting Paper Hearts Of Love To Send To Newtown, Conn.

Gala Thompson founded Paper Hearts Across America just days after the Dec. 14 shooting rampage that left 20 first graders and six female educators dead.


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Gun Buyback Events Held Across Conn. In Aftermath Of Newtown School Massacre

Officials hold a series of gun buyback events in New Haven and Bridgeport in the aftermath of the Newtown school massacre.


Newtown seventh grader Max Goldstein and his brother have started a movement to rid the United States of violent video games. (Photo: handout)

Newtown 7th Grader Starts Movement To Rid America Of Violent Video Games

Violent video games are drawing new scrutiny in the wake of the Newtown elementary school tragedy. Some gamers are already giving them up … voluntarily.



Is It Time To Arm School Administrators? Newtown Tragedy Pushes Envelope

The shocking Newtown elementary school tragedy has some calling for extreme measures — like giving principals guns. While some applaud the idea, others say guns have no place in schools — no matter what the circumstances.


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Therapist Who Counseled Adam Lanza’s Parents Says Mom Didn’t Like Leaving Gunman Alone

Marriage therapist Paula Levy recalled Monday that during about 10 two-hour sessions, Nancy and Peter Lanza were respectful of each other and concerned about their son’s needs.