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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 07:59 AM CST

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

Will Newtown Prompt Gun Reform in Washington?

The never-ending and seldom-evolving debate over gun control has arguably reached its moment of truth: If the massacre of 20 schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn., doesn’t prompt America to clamp down on firearms,...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 08:21 PM CST

A History of Crime, Mass Shootings and Gun Control

A History of Crime, Mass Shootings and Gun Control

America's struggle over gun violence and the right to bear arms has been raging for decades. Here's a look at key events in the United States' long, tortured relationship with crime and guns:  1791: The...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 07:30 AM CST

The Future of School Security

The Future of School Security

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary will stand as one of those before-and-after days in America. Things will never be the same at schools across Connecticut and beyond, as communities try to keep their children...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 02:16 PM CST

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

Obama on Guns: Words Need to Lead to Action

President Obama announced that he is making an administration-wide effort to solve gun violence and has tapped Vice President Joe Biden to lead an inter-agency task force in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM CST

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police Radio Recording Reveal Early Moments of Newtown Shooting

Police radio recording shows confusion in the early moments of the Newtown shooting.

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 12:47 PM CST

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Lanzas Had Virtually No Prior Police Contact; ME Probes Genetics

Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he's seeking genetic clues to help explain why a shooter killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown elementary school. Dr. H. Wayne Carver tells The Hartford Courant...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:56 PM CST

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

Heroic Teacher, Children Laid to Rest in Newtown

The 27-year-old first-grade teacher who was gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School trying to shield her first-graders was among the victims of last week's massacre being laid to rest Wednesday. Services...

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 11:46 PM CST

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Obama Sets Jan. Deadline for Gun Control Proposals

Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama tasked his administration Wednesday with creating concrete proposals to reduce gun violence that has plagued the country. "This time, the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 07:16 PM CST

Irving ISD Explains Its Security Procedures

Irving ISD Explains Its Security Procedures

The Irving ISD says it wants concerned parents to know that the district is and will continue to do everything possible to keep students safe.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 12:32 PM CST

Some Newtown Students Return to Class

Some Newtown Students Return to Class

Students in Newtown, CT, are headed back to class just days after the tragedy.

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