Newtown School Massacre
Parents, teachers and public safety officials will meet Wednesday night to discuss school safety at Montgomery County schools.
Some parents in Newtown, Conn., are urging local education officials to consider stationing police at all town schools as they put together their budget proposal.
Reid Epstein, White House Reporter for POLITICO
Parents of children slain in the Connecticut school massacre called for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies as New York moved to become the first to state to pass stricter gun control laws and politicians worked to confront gun violence.
More than 30,000 people are expected to attend a gun show at the Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend.
Brad Bushman, professor of communication and psychology and Ohio State University
The District's attorney general announced Friday that NBC journalist David Gregory won't be charged for illegally displaying a high-capacity gun magazine on his show "Meet the Press," citing Gregory's lack of criminal history and his First Amendment right to debate public policy.
Josh Gerstein, White House Reporter for POLITICO
Vice President Joe Biden vowed urgent action against gun violence in America Wednesday, pledging steps by the Obama administration that he said could "take thousands of people out of harm's way" and improve the safety of millions more.
Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday named the members of a newly created panel tasked with reviewing school policies and procedures, as well as funding and resource challenges, to ensure the safety of students and educators in their classrooms.
A Point of Rocks man says a song played several times recently by a local radio station is insensitive to the victims of the recent shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Stafford County students returning to school Wednesday will see more sheriff's deputies in the hallways.
Sandy Hook Elementary School students will return to a new school after winter break. To help make it a welcoming environment, the Connecticut PTSA is asking for paper snowflakes that volunteers will string throughout the school.
Twenty angel statues are now on display at the National Cathedral in honor of the 20 children killed in the Newtown, Conn. shootings.
Lawmakers from both parties voiced their willingness Sunday to pursue some changes to the nation's gun laws, but adamant opposition from the National Rifle Association has made clear than any such effort will face significant obstacles.
The community of Newtown, Conn., is wrapping up funerals and memorial services for the 26 children and adults killed on Dec. 14 at an elementary school. A look at services held Saturday:
Anne Arundel County public schools reported mass absences Friday following rumors of a school shooting and in the wake of the Newtown massacre.
It happened after Columbine, Virginia Tech, Aurora, Colo., and now Sandy Hook: People figure there surely were signs of impending violence. But experts say predicting who will be the next mass shooter is virtually impossible _ partly because as commonplace as these calamities seem, they are relatively rare crimes.
Gun sales have increased in the wake of the Connecticut shootings that gave rise to talk about new guns restrictions. And Friday morning, business was brisk at local gun shops in Virginia.
At 9:30 a.m. Friday, places of worship will ring bells for the lives lost in Newtown, Conn.