3 hrs ago
SWAT teams guarded Sandy Hook students
A police road block is at the entrance to the new Sandy Hook Elementary School on the first day of classes in Monroe, Conn., Thursday, Jan.
12 hrs ago
The Daily Record
Letter: Hypocrisy in call for conscience
In reference to the "Call for Conscience" by the advocates for gun control, I am sure we all have heartfelt sympathy for the families who lost their precious ones in Newtown, Conn., and to any parent who has ever lost a child.
16 hrs ago
Town Meeting Approves $285K for Improved School Security
Burlington Town Meeting voted to appropriate funds to be used to increase school security during the Wednesday session of the annual May Town Meeting.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Business of Gun Sales and Politics
In the aftermath of the gut-wrenching massacre of 20 elementary school children and six adult staff members, last December, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in ways big and small Americans' cultural views on guns have remained the same.
Newtown officials withhold death certificates
More than five months after the Sandy Hook shootings, the town clerk's office is steadfast in its refusal to release death certificates for those slain Dec.
The Miami Herald
Colorado sheriffs sue over new gun restrictions
Colorado sheriffs upset with gun restrictions adopted in the aftermath of last year's mass shootings filed a federal lawsuit Friday, challenging the regulations as unconstitutional.
The Stamford Daily Voice
Danbury Educators Spring Forward For Sandy Hook With 5K Race/Walk
DANBURY, Conn. Although no district felt the impact harder than Newtown, teachers in Danbury lost friends and colleagues as well in last December's massacre at Sandy Hook.
Gov. Bill Haslam signs bills geared at school security, tax reduction
Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law that will allow teachers with law enforcement training to carry weapons in classrooms.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Daily Caller
Maryland governor signs tough gun control law
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Thursday signed into law one of the United States' toughest gun control measures, even as opponents vowed to overturn it.
The Fairfield Daily Voice
Fairfield Burglary Suspect Faces New Charges
FAIRFIELD, Conn. Fairfield Police have filed new charges against a man accused of committing a string of burglaries in Fairfield, Westport and other towns last fall.
Ct. lawmakers seek federal funds for Sandy Hook school
Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are attempting to secure federal funds to help Newtown build a new elementary school after last year's massacre -- and they say senators owe the residents after failing to support legislation that would have expanded background checks for certain gun purchases.
Toughened school safety bill wins final passage
Public schools, already required to have written crisis management plans, will now have to coordinate those plans with local law enforcement and emergency preparedness officials - and hold annual safety drills to rehearse them.
Little-Used State Laws in California Can Help Keep Weapons Off the...
Little-Used State Laws in California Can Help Keep Weapons Off the Street - BB&K Attorney Laura Crane and Law Enforcement Specialist Paul Cappitelli Explain How Cities and Police Agencies Can Tap Into the Laws Gun violence is rampant in the news.
Your View: How does society define 'violence'?
"If it bleeds, it leads." That has been the journalistic mantra for ages and that axiom has been applied intensively and often recently.
Wed May 15, 2013
Protesters for Stricter Gun Legislation Take to Framingham Streets
Holding signs that read "never forget Newtown" and "no gun is worth the life of a child," local residents protested a lack of congressional action on gun control regulation Tuesday.
Silicon Alley Insider
Meet The Private Equity CEO Playing On Prince Harry's Polo Team Later Today
Today he'll play in The 3rd Annual Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup in Greenwich, Connecticut for Sentebale , a charity he launched to benefit needy children in Lesotho.
'Campus carry' gun legislation moves closer to a Senate vote
Legislation allowing guns on college campuses bounced back to life in the Senate on Tuesday as a House-passed bill moved closer to a vote on the Senate floor with less than two weeks left in the session.
VP Joe Biden: 'No legal reason' the US can't tax violent media
Vice President Joe Biden has been on the front lines of the gun violence debate since the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in December.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Cedar Grove will see more police presence in schools
Director of Special Services Christopher Kinney, Cedar Grove Sgt. John Kennedy and Bill Fearon deliver a presentation at Cedar Grove High School on May 13.
Fate of Newtown death certificate bills in doubt
The fate of legislation being urged by the Newtown town clerk to restrict the public's access to death certificates appears to be in doubt as the General Assembly inches toward adjournment.