By RANDY PENNELLAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two handguns have been seized from the bedroom of a teen who threatened a shooting at his suburban Philadelphia high school a week after a mass killing at a Connecticut elementary school, police said Friday.
The Council Rock South High School
WASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the country needs to reevaluate its values and consider common-sense gun control measures after a mass shooting at a Connecticut school. Duncan was speaking at a Washington elementary school one week after the massacre at
NBCNEWS.COM - A week after the Newtown school shooting in which a young man fatally shot 27 people – 20 of them children – Michelle Obama has penned an open letter to Newtown residents.
Titled "Holding You in Our Hearts," the first lady praises the heroism
NBCNEWS.COM - National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre defiantly blamed violent video games and movies, the media, gun-free zones in schools and other factors during the organization's first public statement following the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week's elementary school massacre in Connecticut. He says in response to an online petition: "We hear you." The president says in a video
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHEN IT'S TIME FOR 'PLAN C'
Facing a revolt by the rank and file, House Republicans scuttle plans to vote on the so-called Plan B, a proposal to avoid the "
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week's elementary school massacre in Connecticut, telling respondents to an online petition, "We hear you."
By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - As President Barack Obama urges tighter federal gun laws, state legislators around the country have responded to the Connecticut school shooting with a flurry of their own ideas that are likely to produce fights over gun control in their upcoming
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Downloading a gun design to your computer, building it with a three-dimensional printer that uses plastics and other materials, and firing it minutes later. No background checks, no questions asked.
Sound far-fetched? It's not. And that is
By PHILIP ELLIOTT and NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Guns and police officers in all American schools are what's needed to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings," the National Rifle Association declared Friday, taking a no-retreat stance in the face of growing calls for