Sandy Hook shooting
Dozens of funeral directors who volunteered or served to help the families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre held an emotional service Saturday, during which they recalled the horrors of the incident.
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.
A gun advocacy group took the first step Tuesday to legally halting the newly-signed gun laws for New York state.
Gun control advocates rallied in Jersey City Saturday, speaking out in the wake of the massacre last month in Newtown, Conn.
Some New Jersey police chiefs have expressed serious doubts about the notion of armed guards in schools.
IntraLogic Solutions Inc. works with 25 school districts on Long Island and has been getting more calls from concerned superintendents, principals and school administrators about boosting security.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal told The Associated Press the proposed legislation will more narrowly define what’s considered an assault weapon under a resurrected ban and forbid high-capacity magazines.
The state Board of Education on Wednesday granted a waiver shortening their school year from the mandatory 180 days to 177 days.
Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.
A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.
A proposed bill in the New Jersey State Assembly would place an extra tax on guns and ammunition to fund public safety improvements.
The Town Council in Stratford, Conn., voted Monday to name a school after a teacher who was killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown and hailed as a hero.
Sandy Hook Promise, formerly known as Newtown United, announced an initiative aimed at preventing future violent tragedies by calling for a national dialogue and action on gun control, mental health care and public safety.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has told Vice President Joe Biden he wants to see the federal government reinstate a ban on assault weapons, and outlaw high-capacity ammunition magazines in the wake of the Newtown school killings.
Vice President Joe Biden has offered to talk with any families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre who would like to speak with him personally, according to a Newtown, Conn., group.