By Kate Stanhope,
The country is still reeling from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that took the lives of 28 people last Friday. That includes Blossom star Jenna von Oy, who grew up in Newtown, Conn., where the tragedy happened.
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - An Illinois man who fatally wounded a concierge clerk and killed himself at a Las Vegas Strip casino hotel moved with the woman to Las Vegas about three years ago and harbored anger about their breakup, a police homicide commander said Tuesday.
KHQ.COM - The Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers to reports of phony charity solicitations, supposedly on behalf of the families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown on Friday.
BBB recommends donors avoid giving to charities or funds through unsolicited
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah sixth-grader caught with a gun at school told administrators he brought the weapon to defend himself in case of an attack similar to last week's mass shooting at a Connecticut school, officials said Tuesday.
The 11-year-old was
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama is "actively supportive" of efforts on Capitol Hill to reinstate an assault weapons ban. Obama has long backed the ban, but has failed to push for it throughout his first term. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., plans to
TRIBLIVE.COM - At least two Pittsburgh area school districts got special permission on Sunday to arm their security officers.
"We want to have at least one armed officer at each of our schools, starting tomorrow and every day thereafter," said Butler Area School District Superintendant
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A sporting goods chain says it's suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut. Dick's Sporting Goods also says it's removing all guns from display at its store closest to Newtown, where the massacre took
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A group of men is patrolling the grounds of Roosevelt Elementary School in Spokane. The "Watch Dogs" group organized earlier this year as part of a national program to involve more fathers and male role models in schools. They started by
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Some parents may still keep their kids at home -- but schools in Newtown, Conn., are opening their doors today for the first time since Friday's deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The school where 20 children died will remain closed. It's been
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Investors shunned some of the nation's largest gun makers Tuesday, putting up for sale the manufacturer of the Bushmaster semiautomatic rifle used in the Connecticut school shooting and worrying that the attack could soon bring stricter gun