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VP Joe Biden meets with gun owner groups at the White House to discuss efforts to curb gun violence (Credit:  White House )

School Shooting Rattles Calif. As Biden Meets With NRA, Gun Group From Newtown

Two people were wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, Calif., according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.


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NYPD Releases Recommendations For Dealing With A Gunman

The NYPD is trying to make sure a massacre like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., does not happen again.


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Opinion: Guns

Following the events in Connecticut last Friday, there is a fundamental question that keeps crossing my mind: Why did this have to happen? How many more schools need to be shot up before we act? How many children need to die over a Constitutional Amendment that addressed the right for Americans to possess muskets?


Residents Mourn Newtown Shooting (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Volunteers Bring Therapy Dogs To Newtown To Help Grieving Residents

Nora Hayes of western Massachusetts is with the group Therapy Dog International and said she decided to bring her Golden Retriever named Blue after hearing about Friday’s shooting rampage.


Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Newtown Shooter Had Enough Ammo To Kill Every Student At The School

Officials said Sunday that with the amount of ammunition Newtown elementary school massacre gunman Adam Lanza was carrying, he could have killed every student at the school.


SWAT team leaves church after threat (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

All Clear Given After Newtown Church Was Evacuated Due To Threat

Police have since given the all clear, but at least a dozen police officers dressed in camouflage SWAT gear and carrying guns searched the church and adjacent buildings for an hour before announcing it was safe.


A sign for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is seen on a telephone pole in the business area of Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Renew Call To Restore Federal Assault Weapons Ban Following Newtown School Massacre

While Mayor Bloomberg said it is right for President Obama to console the grieving in Newtown, on the assault weapons ban he says it’s time for the president to stand up and lead.


Candlelight vigil at Newtown church (credit: CBS 2)

Newtown Residents Fill Churches, Search For Answers In Friday’s Shooting Rampage

At Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, mourners gathered Saturday night to find comfort, while keeping the spirit of Christmas alive.


New York Giants Helmet With Sandy Hook Elementary School Decal (credit: Joseph Skiba via Twitter)

Giants, Jets To Wear Helmet Decals To Honor Newtown School Shooting Victims

To pay tribute to the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School and the shooter’s mother who was killed at home, the helmets will all include the initials S.H.E.S.


Sandy Hook Elementary School Teacher Victoria Soto (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Hook Teacher Remembered For Heroics To Save Students At Vigil

Hundreds of people stood on the front lawn of Stratford’s town hall to remember Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Vicki Soto.


Mourners gather inside the St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church at a vigil service for victims of the Sandy Hook School shooting. (credit: Andrew Gombert-Pool/Getty Images)

Hundreds Pack Connecticut Churches For Prayer Vigils After Newtown Rampage

With the church filled to capacity, hundreds of people spilled outside, some of them holding hands in circles and saying prayers. Others lit prayer candles and sang “Silent Night.”


Connecticut State Police walk on Dickson Street from the scene of an elementary school shooting on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. According to reports, there are more than 20 dead, most children, after a gunman opened fire in at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. The shooter was also killed. (Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Newtown School Massacre Pushes Gun Control Debate Back Into Limelight

“We’re going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of the politics,” said President Barack Obama.


State police personnel led children from the school, following the shooting. (credit: Newtown Bee Photo, Shannon Hicks)

Officials React To Mass School Shooting In Newtown, Connecticut

Officials from Connecticut and beyond are expressing their shock and horror.


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Jersey Police Chief Advocating Tip System

Extra police monitored Northern Valley High School in Demarest this week after receiving a tip about a possibly shooting.