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Cyclists ride from Newtown to Capitol for gun control

Twenty-six cyclists arrived on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday following a marathon ride from Newtown, Conn.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 06:04pm EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, newtown

Local school systems still work to improve security in wake of Newtown

In the year since the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 28 dead, there have been noticeable changes at local schools to improve security.

Saturday - 12/14/2013, 07:56pm EST

Tags: newtown, Sandy Hook Elementary School

Building a sanctuary to heal a torn Connecticut town

Catherine Hubbard loved animals. But on Dec. 14, 2012, the 6-year-old lost her life at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now, her family is honoring her life-long dream with an animal sanctuary.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 11:52am EDT

Tags: Catherine Hubbard, Jenny Hubbard, animal sanctuary, newtown, Sandy Hook Elementary, Pets, animals

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Cycling from Newtown to D.C.: 'Grace is on our wheel'

This group of riders is named for the 26 children and adults who were killed in the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 04:36am EDT

Tags: newtown, Kate Ryan, Team 26, Monte Frank, bicycling

Sandy Hook teacher: My Goldendoodle reminds me there is good in the world

Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Laura Feinstein was one of nine families who received a Goldendoodle puppy from a litter born on the same day as the school shooting. She shares how her new puppy, Zeus, has brought love and joy into her life since the tragedy.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 12:24am EST

Tags: newtown, Sandy Hook, puppies

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Capitol Hill hearing examines mental health obstacles

Since the Newtown tragedy, the nation has looked for ways to help the mentally ill receive treatment, and a hearing this week on Capitol Hill explored options to improve access.

Saturday - 03/09/2013, 07:33am EST

Tags: mental illness, mental health, darci marchese, newtown

Mental health advocates wary of Md. gun control proposals

The largest advocacy group in the U.S. for people with mental illness has some serious concerns about the direction of proposed gun control bills in Maryland.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:29am EST

Tags: gun control, newtown, National Alliance on Mental Illness, mental health, darci marchese, Maryland General Assembly

3 school safety bills likely to pass Va. General Assembly

The three bills that appear headed for passage were all recommended by a special task force set up by Gov. Bob McDonnell after the Newtown mass shooting.

Tuesday - 02/12/2013, 12:20pm EST

Tags: gun control, newtown, Bob McDonnell

Demand for officers in schools skyrockets

The trend of stationing police officers inside schools is on the rise. At least three districts in the D.C. metro area are publicly mulling an increased security force, along with school systems across the country.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 01:33pm EST

Tags: education, newtown, school resource officer, school shooting

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